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George Washington University (GWU)
http://business.gwu.edu/

The George Washington University was created in 1821 through an Act of Congress, fulfilling George Washington’s vision of an institution in the nation’s capital dedicated to educating and preparing future leaders. Today, GW is the largest institution of higher education in the District of Columbia. We have more than 20,000 students—from all 50 states, the District and more than 130 countries.


Wilkes University School of Business
http://www.wilkes.edu/

A Wilkes University education encourages freedom of thought. By offering small classes with Ph.D.-level faculty, Wilkes provides an environment where students can speak their minds and actively engage in the subject matter—this under the guidance of people passionately interested in their fields—and your progress. As one Wilkes faculty member puts it: We believe you can do things you may not even have dreamed of.

 

University of Cincinnati Center for Entrepreneurship Education & Research
http://www.business.uc.edu/centers/entrepreneurship.html

Founded in 1997, the Entrepreneurship Center's vision and mission is to provide a state-of-the-art entrepreneurship curriculum and research base not only for potential student entrepreneurs and scholars, but also for people in the many organizations that interact with small, entrepreneurial and family owned businesses on a daily basis. The Entrepreneurship Center seeks collaborative efforts between students and faculty from across the University to remove barriers and create gateways to entrepreneurism. Under the leadership of the Center's Founder/Director, Dr. Charles H. Matthews, the University of Cincinnati was ranked as one of the top 50 programs for Entrepreneurship in the U.S. in 2001 (Success Magazine) and one of top 100 programs in the U.S. (Entrepreneur Magazine) in 2003, 2004, and 2005. In September 2008, UC's entrepreneurship program was ranked 21st by Entrepreneur Magazine and the Princeton Review in their sixth annual ranking of the top graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation.

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)
http://www.som.njit.edu/index.php

The NJIT School of Management is at the leading edge of offering this dynamic education to its students. In both classroom and distance learning approaches the school is committed to offering a high quality education that is right in step with the dynamics of the business world. The global economy continues has defined that business today is in a state of transition. Speed and agility are required to be competitive and innovation is a primary driver of business performance. Being a leader in this environment starts at NJIT. It is our goal to show students how to anticipate – adapt – and learn to lead in this business world.

 



Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence (CFEE)
http://business.gwu.edu/management/cfee

Established in 2005, the Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence (CFEE) strives to empower entrepreneurs by integrating academic objectives with GWU's business community. CFEE engages in research and other scholarly activities that make significant contributions to the fields of Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Education, Entrepreneurial Leadership, Women Entrepreneurial Leadership, Family Enterprise, and Emerging Business Development (Small and Medium Enterprise Development).



CoFoundersLab
http://www.cofounderslab.com

We’ve built an online matching system to discover entrepreneurs who are looking to join a startup or are seeking a business partner to join them. Think eHarmony™ for entrepreneurs. Search for co-founders in your city, or post your profile so you can be discovered by entrepreneurs who could turn out to be your perfect match.

 

imSMB.com
http://www.imsmb.com

Create and Update your business online with our Instant Websites! Choose from our great looking, professional designs. Every design works on WordPress, giving you access to thousands of instant features, on the optimum platform, making sure your website gets picked up by Google! TONS OF GREAT DESIGNS THAT FIT YOUR BUSINESS!

 

StratPad
http://www.stratpad.com

StratPad, an iPad app, was designed by Alex Glassey in 2011 to help small- and medium-sized businesses and their consultants with their strategy and business planning. StratPad offers a unique business planning tutorial; walks customers through a step-by-step business planning process; prepares all the reports necessary including a summary business plan and financial projections; lets users graph and annotate their progress towards their business goals in full-color charts. StratPad’s world-wide release date was December 1, 2011. Interim releases occur about every 60 days. The StratPad team is based in Victoria, Canada.

 

The Academic Entrepreneur
http://academicentrepreneur.wordpress.com

Academic entrepreneurs turn the knowledge created in the institution into innovation, form new firms, and make new products and services that change the world.

 

Yellow Sequoia
http://www.yellowsequoia.com

Yellow Sequoia was founded with the goal to popularize the use of simulations within business education. Simulations are defined as “case studies with participants on the inside” so they are just perfect for teaching business. We love simulations and think that in today’s academic environment they offer the best alternative for teaching business. We offer the following services: unbiased advice on the best simulation for your teaching needs, train-the-trainer for specific simulation use and ongoing support, and consulting projects for custom curriculum development and simulation application.