Encouraging Young Entrepreneurs

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Description: Micro-Tyco, an organization founded by Mick Jackson, encourages entrepneurial thinking among students in high schools and universities. One of its innovative programs includes giving high school and university students a $1 loan and gets them to turn it into real money. Source: CBC Date: June 6, 2014 Link:http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Business/ID/2462797708/?page=2 Questions for Discussion: Why is it… Read more »

If At First You Don’t Succeed . . .

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Research from the University of British Columbia suggests that initial entrepreneurial success leads to future success. Peter Gustavson certainly hopes this is true. The entrepreneur spent nearly two decades developing Custom House Currency before selling to Western Union. Now he is partnering with another entrepreneur, Marv Holland, to take his company to a new level… Read more »