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Entrepreneurial Education

A Young Lupus Patient and Her Innovative Business Training Program

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.23.2016 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Many terminally-ill children are forced to deal with their health challenges before they have developed the coping skills to understand the gravity of illness. It is this fact that predisposes them to depression and feelings of loneliness, being overwhelmed, and worry.

Two Young Entrepreneurs from Ferguson Shine at NFTE's National Challenge

Steve Mariotti | Posted 10.20.2016 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Jacob Tiemann and Destiny Davis from Ferguson hail from NFTE's St. Louis Metro program. They developed and presented their original business plans as part of their entrepreneurial studies at school using NFTE's award-winning, project-based curriculum.

4 Reasons to Rethink Entrepreneurship Education

David Altounian | Posted 04.19.2015 | College
David Altounian

Students need to know how to grow a successful business, whether it's their own or a fledgling startup, many of which need employees who understand entrepreneurial and sustaining business practices. Our success -- and that of our students and their new ventures -- depends on it.

Getting Lean in Education -- By Getting Out of the Classroom

Steve Blank | Posted 09.22.2014 | Education
Steve Blank

This week the National Science Foundation goes Lean on education by providing $1.2 million to educators who want to bring their classroom innovations ...

One of the Top Young High School Entrepreneurs in America Is a High School Senior in a Suburb of Washington D.C.

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.19.2014 | Small Business
Steve Mariotti

His startup company,, is a website designed to encourage high school sports fans to exchange and engage with one another, essentially turning the readers, viewers and users into participating sports journalists.

My Trip to the Jacob Burns Center

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.16.2013 | Entertainment
Steve Mariotti

I knew Pleasantville as the home of Reader's Digest, but I didn't know that it was also home to the Jacob Burns Film Center. Founder Steve Apkon has two buildings -- one is a traditional theater complex while in the other he trained over 65,000 kids in storytelling and film.

The Lean LaunchPad Educators Class

Steve Blank | Posted 08.18.2013 | Small Business
Steve Blank

The Lean LaunchPad entrepreneurship curriculum has caught fire. This week 100 educators from around the world will come to Stanford to learn how to teach it.

The Unexpected Value of Teaching Entrepreneurship

John Dearborn | Posted 11.14.2012 | Business
John Dearborn

With the pace of change in businesses operating in any size industry, much of what is being taught in entrepreneurship classes could mean a great deal to a company's long-term growth and success.

Entrepreneurial Stimulus Package Can Help U.S. Jobs Shortfall

Robert E. Litan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert E. Litan

With little taste for new spending programs, America has another option for creating jobs. It's called entrepreneurship.