Monday Links: Global Entrepreneurs; Where B-Schools Fail

Posted by: John Tozzi on November 16, 2009

Global Entrepreneurship Week kicked off today. Follow Laurel Delaney for updates from the World Entrepreneurship Forum in Lyon, France. Jonathan Ortmans and Vivek Wadhwa explain in BW why it matters.

The credit crunch still holds businesses back in South Florida, Jim Wyss reports for McClatchy.

Younger businesses may be the key to job creation, according to a recent Kauffman study. Rieva Lesonsky explains in Small Business Trends.

Tim Berry looks at five essential things entrepreneurs should learn in b-school, but don’t.

Small employers in Massachusetts get hammered by health premium hikes, led by market leader Blue Cross, Robert Weisman reports in the Boston Globe.

Reader Comments

Laurel Delaney

November 21, 2009 4:38 AM


Thanks John ... leaving Lyon, France now Chicago after attending an amazing program at the World Entrepreneurship Forum.

Yesterday's program with the Minister of Entrepreneurship -- Singapore was particularly inspiring.


Plan to report out on highlights via our blog next week.

Laurel
@LaurelDelaney
(http://borderbuster.blogspot.com)

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What's it like to run your own company today? Entrepreneurs face multiple hurdles new and old, from raising capital and managing employees to keeping up with technology and competing in a global marketplace. In this blog, the Small Business channel's John Tozzi and Nick Leiber discuss the news, trends, and ideas that matter to small business owners. Follow them on Twitter @newentrepreneur.

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