Our guest blogger, Carrie Bedingfield, the founder of OneFish TwoFish, talks about the need for entrepreneurs and startups to develop ‘super content’ to position the business with the right markets, raise awareness and grow the business.
Posts Tagged ‘entrepreneurship’
For many years Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning has successfully utilised mentoring and peer learning as key elements for many of its programmes and activities that are directed specifically at nascent and novice entrepreneurs. Mentoring, of course, provides the opportunity for such novices to learn firsthand from seasoned and experienced entrepreneurial individuals. And, whilst we might all agree that entrepreneurship is not a solo activity, here at Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning we also have a firm belief that the learning for entrepreneurship should not be solo either and so we encourage collaborative learning, most often with diverse groups of peers.
The main topic on the economic agenda these days is ‘growth’ or how to attain growth’. Growth is held as the measure of success for both enterprise and the nation as a whole. However, there is much less talk of the impact and implications of a growth agenda. Dr Shima Barakat discusses how the drive for enterprise growth is impacting the sustainability agenda.
The CfEL Research team engaged with entrepreneurship educators at the recent Learning by Development conference at Laurea University of Applied Science in Leppävaara, Finland, to gauge opinion about a tool designed as part of EU-funded CAL4INO (i.e. Creative Activities in Learning for Innovation) for measuring creative learning activities and received surprising but interesting reactions.
The BBC’s Apprentice show has more of a focus on Entrepreneurship with participants competing for investment in their business venture but is it really reflective of the entrepreneurial journey and does this result in meaningful entrepreneurship with benefits for society as a whole?
EnterpriseWISE is no ordinary course. It is a course designed specifically to meet the needs of women in science, engineering and technology – the most underserved entrepreneurial community in the world.
As he embarks on a Visiting Professorship at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, Shai Vyakarnam considers the practical support, structures and ecosystem needed in India for accelerating the commercialisation of technology and transferring knowledge to the wider community.