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Ted Zoller
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Ted Zoller is president of Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation and vice president of entrepreneurship at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. He is the founding instructor of the “Launching the Venture” course at the Kenan Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he is on the faculty.

As a practicing entrepreneur and an experienced educator, Zoller collaborates with Foundation leaders to advance entrepreneurial activity. At Kauffman Labs, a program of the Kauffman Foundation, he leads major initiatives designed to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs. Kauffman Labs experiments with new ways to launch high-growth businesses and subsequently expand local, regional and national economies. The Foundation continually works to advance entrepreneurship education and training efforts, to promote entrepreneurship friendly policies, and to better facilitate the commercialization of new technologies by entrepreneurs and others, all of which have great promise for improving U.S. economic welfare.

Blog Entries by Ted Zoller

U.S. Entrepreneurs Need A 'True Global Mindset'

3 Comments | Posted September 26, 2011 | 13:04:58 (EST)

Since the 1990s we've heard that the successful startup companies of the future will be "born global," pursuing business and growth internationally from day one. That future has arrived. For entrepreneurs in the United States, and for all of us who support them, a wake-up call is in order. We...

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The Zuck Distortion: Young Entrepreneurs Need Gen X, And Vice-Versa

Posted June 20, 2011 | 13:11:33 (EST)

The new generation of entrepreneurs has captured our imagination. Perhaps this is a function of our fascination with everything new and shiny, or even more likely, our persistent quest for eternal youth. Or perhaps our failed economy yearns for their leadership. Clearly there are stellar examples of young entrepreneurs-turned-overnight-billionaires whose...

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