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FresnoStateNews.com » Blog Archive » Fresno State profs receives award

Fresno State’s Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and the Coleman Foundation make the awards annually – this year to Dr. Mohan B. Dangi, …

Who is getting venture capital money this year?

A new study, just published by CB Insights, titled Venture Capital Human Capital Report, summarizes these three characteristics for private early-stage Internet ventures funded in the US during the first six months of 2010. The significant findings include the following:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marty-zwilling/who-is-getting-venture-ca_b_668826.html

Babson freshmen student businesses earn $25,000+ for charities

Babson College student businesses have donated more than $25,000 to charitable organizations while the first-year student employees learned the fundamentals of business.

Teams of first-year students began developing business plans during the Fall semester as part of the school’s required full-year course, Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship.

While learning the nuts and bolts of inventing, developing, launching, managing, and liquidating a business, students put the lessons into practice by launching 16 ventures during the Spring semester.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/babson-freshmen-student-businesses-earn-25000-for-charities-98620349.html

Revitalizing the American Dream

Our highly practical, eminently doable, totally reasonable, 16-point plan to create thousands (upon thousands) of new companies and a million new jobs.

http://www.inc.com/magazine/20100701/revitalizing-the-american-dream.html

Venture capital funding in California gains steam

Venture capitalists are quietly reasserting themselves in what is one of the few bright spots for the California economy. Venture capital investment reached almost $4 billon in California during the second quarter of this year, a 51% gain from the same period last year and the most since the third quarter of 2008. The number of companies they are funding also rose — up more than 8% to 296 compared with a year earlier, according to Dow Jones VentureSource, which collected the data.

http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jul/19/business/la-fi-venture-20100719

The coolest Young Entrepreneurs of 2010

Inc.com’s 2010 30 Under 30 list has 49 of the coolest entrepreneurs. 
This year we decided to honor thirty companies many of whom have multiple founders who are age 30 or younger. Many of the young entrepreneurs who appear on our list embody their generational fascination with all things social. Simply put, they are growing their companies by building communities.
http://www.inc.com/ss/30under30/2010/top-young-entrepreneurs?partner=newsletter_Success