Search Results for "entrepreneurship" : 7

by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:51 am / in Business, Domestic, New York

Silicon Implant

…at would this future look like? Most importantly, a shift towards such a composition depends on a heavy focus on entrepreneurship in fledgling industries like alternative energy and biotechnology, which have tremendous innovative growth potential. By definition, the successful act of entrepreneurship – risk-taking with the expectation of profit – creates jobs and combats negative economic fluctuations.  In general, national entrepreneurial activi…

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by / on October 2, 2010 at 4:43 am / in Africa, Issue, Main Menu, World

White Collar Gap

…rnment on this front. Some analysts have also claimed that the BEE initiative will fail if it does not stimulate entrepreneurship. Bruggemans believes that “BEE allocates greater weight to the redistribution of existing enterprises as opposed to the development of new black-owned enterprises.” In fact, 60% of the BEE scorecard weighs in favor of redistribution through the ownership, employment, and training components. Only a mere 10% stimulates…

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by / on January 6, 2014 at 4:28 pm / in Cover Story, Domestic, Fall 2013, Judicial, Media

Warrants for Torrents

by When H.R. 3261 was introduced in Congress in the fall of 2011, it generated relatively little commotion. The seemingly innocuous bill, intended “To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes,” was immediately referred to the House Judiciary Committee for discussion and further debate. On November 16, the one and only public hearing for the bill wa…

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by / on November 11, 2014 at 8:13 pm / in Current Issue, Europe, World

Émigré Matters

by “E verything that is learnt here will eventually serve our nation,” proclaimed an upbeat François Hollande to a noticeably young audience in an address held at the start of this year. But the French president’s speech was not at a high school in Paris, a library in Bordeaux, or a university in Grenoble—it took place thousands of miles away in San Francisco, where a large group of his countrymen had stuffed an auditorium to listen t…

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by / on March 17, 2012 at 10:52 am / in Congress, Domestic, Election, Interview, New York

Running in the 15th District

by Illustration by Amalia Rinehart Clyde Williams, a potential challenger for the 15th Congressional District of New York, is laying the groundwork for a campaign against longtime representative Charles Rangel. A former Clinton White House aide and Democratic Party activist, Williams previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff at the Department of Agriculture and as National Political Director for the Democratic National Committee unde…

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by / on October 24, 2011 at 2:30 am / in Editor's Note, Uncategorized

Editor’s Note

by While my layout editors and I are putting the finishing touches on this issue, my peers and members of my editorial staff are downtown participating in the Occupy Wall Street movement. Regardless of where one falls ideologically, the movement is undoubtedly an uprising against the corporate juggernaut that defines our time. The four popular political groups on campus (CU Democrats, College Republicans, College Libertarians, and Inte…

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by / on June 13, 2012 at 2:07 pm / in Domestic, Opinion

What if I’m Wrong?

by photo from Wikimedia Commons I’ve been bothered by a thing or two of late: What if Romney is actually what America needs? What if my political views are wrong? It’s hard to tell. How does, and how should, one decide? Does it really matter? Many don’t bother. David Brooks, in his April 12 op-ed, described the “young idealists” in my generation – “bursting with enthusiasm for some social entrepreneurship project” – but yet disengaged…

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