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Interested in Hosting an Entrepreneurial Global Trade Mission for your High School Students? The Global Trade Mission (GTM) provides a unique entrepreneurial experience for High School students to participate in a simulated trade mission. The partnership between Schools and Community Colleges an/or Universities as well as government and private sectors has provided over 5,000 students opportunities to learn about issues in global trade, cultural diversity, entrepreneurship and business and technology tools. GTM is an outstanding model of business, government, and education working together to address 21st century student skills.
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Entrepreneurial Global Trade Mission -GTM
In entrepreneurship, is ‘ourselves’ our biggest challenge? Our newest on Medium.
(By Faris Alami and Michael Crawford)
Will the Midwest be the new Silicon Valley?
Four years ago, I was a partner at Sequoia Capital, where Drew Houston, Brian Chesky, and a daunting parade of dent-making founders routinely proved that disruption happens in Silicon Valley like…
Only 7% of US undergrads are enrolled in a foreign language course; yet the US economy is more global than ever
Educating future leaders that language matters.
Did you know we're on Twitter too? Follow us for updates and insights on entrepreneurship and global innovation
The latest Tweets from ISM, Inc. (@myISMinc): "6 questions reveal your true entrepreneurial readiness https://t.co/DqK5n1MtpE #entrepreneurship HT @crainsdetroit @techtowndetroit"
What's going on with entrepreneurship and immigration? The Department of Homeland Security has a new proposal out that could be very attractive to foreign entrepreneurs looking to come to the US--
This is the first in a three-part blog series focused on entrepreneurship and immigration. In our next post, we’ll share some thoughts on this issue from the perspective of immigrant entrepreneurs.
Have you ever heard of a B-Corp or wondered about going beyond the bottom-line? Check out purpose-driven entrepreneurship:
The new entrepreneurial triple threat: profit, environment, and people.
Watch Mark Zuckerberg Encourage Young Entrepreneurship in His First Visit to Nigeria
The Facebook founder met with entrepreneurs and developers in a surprise visit.
Silicon Valley chases unicorns, but should global entrepreneurship efforts look for them?
Many dismiss the term "unicorn" — companies with billion-dollar valuations — as meaningless Silicon Valley jargon. Still, this billion-dollar valuation is presented as a benchmark for breakout…
Babson research shows what startup funding looks like globally--
Earlier this summer, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Report for 2015, in which Babson College partook, revealed the most popular funding sources for startups. Now, more GEM findings...
Good mentorship is key in any young enterprise, and the key to a good mentorship is the depth of the relationship--
Many accelerators or incubators targeting global entrepreneurs have a mentorship component. But what makes for a good mentorship relationship? Devex explores.
Miss the August newsletter? Learn more about the Art of Networking at the Troy Community Center. Be amazed by the new realities offered by the 36th GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. And check out Automation Alley's Trade Mission to Cuba!
We're hiring! Come join our global, entrepreneurial team--
Part time Administrative Assistant Internship open job details at myISMinc, Office department, in Troy, MI
Have you heard about Silicon Accra? Learn about Africa's newest global technology gateway
Silicon Accra, an innovation centre, which aims to become Africa’s global technology gateway and promote technology entrepreneurship has been launched in Accra. Silicon Accra is a 60- acre master…
"The changing spirit of entrepreneurship was the foremost concept characterizing change under discussion... Many of today’s leading companies simply did not exist 20 years ago – and many were a result of the Fourth or Digital Industrial Revolution."
Jordi Canals talks to Burda CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen at IESE in Munich
According to RippleWorks, a private foundations that supports emerging market entrepreneurs by providing them with leading Silicon Valley advisors, talent is the only challenge that gets harder as social enterprises grow
It’s the only challenge that gets harder as they scale.
"Social entrepreneurs act as agents of positive change in their communities, rendering opportunities to others by inventing and disseminating new approaches. They initiate sustainable solutions that create sets of social values."
How would you respond to the fact that 21,000 children die every day around the world, equivalent to one dying every 4 seconds, and just under 7.6 millio...
Learn how to develop and launch your own social venture in this FREE course from the co-founder of KIVA, which shows students how social entrepreneurship can be one of the greatest forces for positive change in the world.
One simple idea can lead to job creation, innovative new technologies and the establishment of lasting institutions.
Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus gave an inspirational keynote speech on the need for social business, youth entrepreneurship and how the Olympic movement has a unique power to promote and energize this "spirit" among young people and host cities at the 129th Olympic games.
You can see his full address here:
Nobel laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus gave an inspirational keynote speech on the need for social business, youth entrepreneurship and how the Olympic Movement has a unique power to promote and…
4 things entrepreneurs can learn from the Olympic athletes in Rio
With the 2016 Rio Olympics in full swing, we're watching history being made — staying up way past our bedtimes to catch the re-runs and laugh at the hilarious Olympic memes. Amongst all this fanfare,…
12 Amazing Tech Innovations you'll see at the Olympics
From surveillance balloons to VR, these solutions are helping athletes go for the gold and giving fans new ways to cheer them on.
Rio's favela entrepreneurs turn it up for the 2016 Olymic Games!
If you venture up a quiet side street off the heaving Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro and brave the narrow, cobbled inclines to the Chapeu Mangueira slum, you will find one of the city’
Want to End Poverty? Learn how one start up in Africa is working towards that by creating a business around electricity
I have worked as a social entrepreneur for 14 years, founding two for-profit social enterprises and advising dozens of others. As CEO & co…
Great read on how entrepreneurship translates across different cultures. For example, Stanford Professor Pamela Hinds found that while "start up garage" environments are acceptable in the US, they conveyed a lack of professionalism in India that was deemed 'unacceptable'. Learn more here:
Entrepreneurship may be seen as a key to improving society and economies in America and much of the developed world. But how much faith do other cultures put in it, especially those with vastly…
Learn about impact investing from DBL, backer of Tesla, and a VC with a second-bottom line:
Impact Investing is now front and center for many people and institutions, and is no longer a choice of either/or. That is, a trade-off no…
"Across 60 economies around the world, 68% of working-age adults, on average, perceive high status for entrepreneurs in their societies, and 61% believe they receive positive media attention"
Check out other interesting factoids in the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor:
Through a vast, centrally coordinated, internationally executed data collection effort, GEM is able to provide high quality information, comprehensive reports and interesting stories, which greatly enhance the understanding of the entrepreneurial phenomenon - but it is more than that. It is also an…
Great news! USAID commits more than $38 million to Global Entrepreneurship
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced four new investments
Happy Motivational Monday! Learn how to get beyond negativity:
Alison Ledgerwood joined the Department of Psychology at UC Davis in 2008 after completing her PhD in social psychology at New York University. She is intere...
Global Citizenship is on the rise! People are increasingly identifying themselves as global rather than national citizens, according to a BBC World Service poll.
People are increasingly identifying themselves as global rather than national citizens, a BBC World Service poll suggests.
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