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Entrepreneurship

Welcome to the Entrepreneurship Community

Rice and its Jones Graduate School of Business have the No. 1 graduate entrepreneurship program in the U.S., according to the 2021 rankings announced Nov. 17 by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. This marks the second consecutive year the Rice program has topped this category, its fifth time in a top 3 position nationally and the 12th year in a row ranked in the top 10. Rice Business offers an incredibly strong community to create new businesses and realize the key role entrepreneurs play in the economy. Turning an idea into a profitable venture can seem like a daunting task, but may turn out to be the most rewarding thing for your career. Many great entrepreneurs experience many failures before seeing success, but with the courses taught at Rice and a supporting community, our program is fully equipped to assist innovation and turn passion into revenue.

E-commerce UX Design Tips for Design Success in 2021

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In part motivated by the 2020 pandemic—in part as a response to increased industry-agnostic digitization, today’s direct-to-consumer brands are reconsidering the way they approach driving sales. A recent McKinsey report showed that 75% of today’s buyers and sellers prefer to …

By Simona Galant - Springboard
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Bitcoin bull market is fueling another boom in blockchain startup deals

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Coinbase Ventures launched in 2018 on the heels of an unprecedented boom-bust cycle for bitcoin, which saw the currency’s price peak at nearly $20,000 before losing half its value in a little more than a month.

As a cryptocurrency trading …

By James Thorne
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Should You Take a Startup Job During the Pandemic? 5 Tips to Help You Decide

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Taking a job at a startup has always been considered a riskier move than working for a company that’s been around for a while, has a track record of success, and has weathered a storm or two. But if you were …

By Neal Taparia - The Muse
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How to Start a Successful Business: 17 Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Stories

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One thing we can all agree on is that female entrepreneurs don’t get enough press — even the successful ones.

So let’s take a step toward changing that.

Here’s a guest post from Mary Fernandez, a visibility strategist who helps entrepreneurs …

By Jeff Haden
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6 Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Should Avoid

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There is some truth to the old adage, “a mistake is just an opportunity for growth and learning.” A minor error can usually be seen as a lesson on what not to do, so don’t be afraid to mess up now and …

By Eric Porat - Vault
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