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Lessons from the Startup Bootcamp at MIT

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There was lots of entepreneurial energy in the room at MIT's Kresge Auditorium today -- as a sizable crowd gathered in the morning for a free daylong "Startup Bootcamp" full of lessons from technology entrepreneurs.

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Summer funding for start-ups

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These days, March is apparently the season for young innovators to apply for start-up financing for the summer. Y Combinator, TechStars and DreamIt Ventures all have deadlines within the next ten days for their summer programs for very early-stage high-tech start-ups.

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Innovation to the rescue?

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Will technology innovation eventually help lead the economy out of recession?   Simon Johnson of the MIT Sloan School of Management is predicting "a wave of entrepreneurship,"  which will start "right away" but whose total effect won't be felt for about five years, according to a recent article in The Boston Globe.

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A coming entrepreneurial boom in India and China?

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A new survey of Indian and Chinese professionals and managers who studied or worked in the U.S. and then returned to their home countries finds that more than half may start their own businesses.

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How to find opportunity in a downturn

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Bhaskar Chakravorti of Harvard Business School offers insights about entrepreneurship and innovation during a downturn,

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Is it a good time to start a business?

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The economic news of the last few weeks has been grim. But things may not necessarily be so bad in the start-up sector. Opines venture capitalist Carl Weissman in a recent posting on Xconomy, "The investments that I am making...a

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Tough times for venture-backed IPOs

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The overall U.S. economy may have so far avoided recession, but things are not looking good for young technology companies hoping to go public in the U.S.  That, in turn, is worrisome for the outlook for technological innovation in the country.

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Crowdsourcing Success

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An interesting cover story in the June 2008 issue of Inc. magazine names a T-shirt company called Threadless "the most innovative small company in America."

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Technology Start-ups around the Globe

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It can be hard for fledgling technology entrepreneurs to get a chance to connect with potential investors — and fellow entepreneurs. To address that, a new network called the OpenCoffee Club encourages locals to organize drop-in meetings for those involved in the start-up scene in their city.

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Water as a Business Opportunity

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Looking for the next big opportunity in energy entrepeneurship and venture capital investing? Think water,  argues Bill Aulet, a senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and Entrepreneur- in-Residence at the MIT Entrepreneurship Center, in an article on the Xconomy website.

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