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Starting classes at Pace University in New York City!

Starting classes at Pace University in New York City!

Starting classes at Pace University in New York City! After attending their first and second semester respectively in France and China, students of the Global Entrepreneurship Program are now in the United States where they recently started their last semester of classes over at Pace University, located downtown Manhattan in New York City! To kick-start

Take advantage of international experience to boost your entrepreneurial skills

According to Time Magazine, international study or work experience can not only make you more successful, but it can actually make you smarter overall. In fact, evidence suggests that international experience is extremely valuable for entrepreneurs: it can teach you different ways to approach projects, deal with problems, and alternative methods of communication. In a

Global Entrepreneurship Program – Success Story

Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I like the quote: “You become what you think about most of the time!” My name is Darren O Connell. I’m from Cork in Ireland and currently reside in Shanghai, China since October 2015. I’m passionate about exercise, curious about business and forever inspired by entrepreneurship. Because

Will learning to code make you a better entrepreneur?

Over two decades ago, Steve Jobs proclaimed “everyone should learn how to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think.” Many coders credit learning to code with shaping their thought processes, as well as improving their communication skills. And, of course, it will aid any entrepreneurs in the technological side of their business.

Inspire the next generation: Chinese eco-tour for Global Entrepreneurship Program students

Learning about eco-tourism in China with program graduate In March 2017, 18 students from the Global Entrepreneurship Program descended upon a small village located 40 minutes outside of Hangzhou city center. This diverse group was looking for a different experience to learn more about local culture, environmental protection and sustainable business model ideas to support

Global Entrepreneurship Program: Discover the Success Story of program graduate Tomas Froes

Discover the success story of Thomas Froes, who launch his startup kencko. Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I studied Marketing Management at ISCEM, as an undergraduate in Portugal. Then I started working for Siemens, and pursued an MSc in Management at ISCTE Business School at the same time.. Can you tell us

Innovation and the growing ecosystem of social entrepreneurship

As we’ve noted before, a recent boom in social entrepreneurship is taking place around the world. The reason? Alain Fayolle, professor of Entrepreneurship at emlyon business school, explains “the current financial crisis and its global consequences have increased the need to position social questions at the heart of the global economy.” Sanjeev Rao, expert at

Young female entrepreneurs: on the rise around the world

As Gayle Tzemach Lemmon points out in her Tedx talk ‘women entrepreneurs: example not exception’, the idea of entrepreneurship is often automatically correlated with men. However, this traditional view underestimates the current state of affairs, as young female entrepreneurs are on the rise across the world. According to the European Commission, around 30% of all

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