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University of Vermont PR on Patents and Innovation

Campus Entrepreneurship

I am posting University of Vermont’s press release on the new patent law to highlight the traditional response of research universities to calls for innovation and entrepreneurship. From UVM ‘s release : “The signing of the patent reform bill ensures that the land-grant mission of the University of Vermont continues to fulfill the changing needs of our modern economy,” said UVM interim president John Bramley. via University Communications : University of Vermont.

Milking the kush cow – how to benefit from the weed boom from afar

The Next Web

Unless you have been living in an underground bunker for the last five years, you must have caught a whiff of the legal marijuana industry booming in the 29 US states where consumption has been decriminalized. Marijuana retail sales across the US accounted to $6.5

Team, Team, Team

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Two teams from Ithaca (one of which was mine) and then one team from Vermont and one from Binghamton. On Saturday, we tied both of our games (against Vermont and Binghamton). Vermont team was pissed, but that is soccer. Vermont wanted revenge, clearly.

Eating Dinner Alone

Feld Thoughts

Seth was just landing from Vermont where he had been at Ello for the past few days, Jason was in NY at dinner, and Ryan was already at home having dinner with his family. I arrived home from Boston last night at 5:30pm and realized I had no plans for dinner.

Twitter Link Roundup #318 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

crowdSPRING Blog

Tom Bivins, executive director of the Vermont Cheese Council , thinks it’s time to set aside your cheese anxieties and eat the rind. It’s holiday party season, which means it’s time to bring out the cheese plates!

What is an L3C?

Up and Running

Vermont became the first state to establish the L3C as a legal structure. In 2008, Vermont became the first state to adopt this legal structure, and the first L3C was founded by attorney Robert Lang, one of the leading advocates of the L3C.

Welcome To The Fall Semester

Feld Thoughts

George), Vermont (Burlington), and Michigan (Detroit) in October. I love this time of year. I get up at 5am, catch up on email (holy s**t – is it already 6:37?), write a blog post, go for a run, and then have a completely jam packed day full of working with amazing people. Some days are awesome, some days have crushing challenges, all of them are stimulating. For as long as I can remember, I’ve run incredibly hot from Labor Day through Thanksgiving.

Where To Find The Most Angels To Fund Your Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

This is an online platform connecting entrepreneurs based in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, with Angel investors worldwide.

7 Benefits For Startups Joining The B-Corp Movement

Startup Professionals Musings

Last year, Etsy in New York announced that it had joined the ranks of the now more than 865 companies nationwide as a Certified B Corporation, keeping good company with Patagonia in California and Seventh Generation in Vermont.

Start Here if You are Looking for Angel Investors

Startup Professionals Musings

This is an online platform connecting entrepreneurs based in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont, with Angel investors worldwide.

What is a Social Enterprise?

Up and Running

L3Cs were first formed in 2008, and are currently only legal in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, North Dakota, Rhode Island, Utah, Vermont, and Wyoming, as well as the federal jurisdictions of the Crow Indian Nation of Montana, and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Advances in Biometrics & Privacy

Austin Startup

Recently the Vermont Attorney General’s Office determined that a facial recognition program used by the state’s DMV does not comply with Vermont law and must be suspended. I was amazed — both because lawmakers were paying attention and that the Governor of Vermont asked them to stop.

7 Ways it Pays to Build a Socially Conscious Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

Earlier this year, Etsy in New York announced that it had joined the ranks of the now more than 500 companies nationwide as a Certified B Corporation, keeping good company with Patagonia in California and Seventh Generation in Vermont.

Welcome to The Frontier – An Ode To Startups

Feld Thoughts

That summer, this bumpkin/badass former governor from Vermont running for president (Howard Dean) had found this guy Joe Trippi to run his presidential campaign. Following is a guest post by Zack Rosen , co-founder and CEO of Pantheon. Pantheon is building “A big badass platform that will run 30% of the Internet.” ” They are making it easy for professionals to build, launch, and run websites.

Business Ethics And Social Responsibility

YoungUpstarts

Forbes notes some of the reasons why Seventh Generation, a Burlington, Vermont-based company that produces and distributes green products, was recognized as the best company for the environment.

The Structures of Social Enterprise

Business Plan Blog

Available in: Maryland, Vermont, Virginia, New Jersey, Hawaii, California. Available in: Vermont, Michigan, Wyoming, Utah, Illinois, North Carolina, Louisiana, Maine, Rhode Island.

Sick Leave for Your Employees: Why it Matters

crowdSPRING Blog

The trend has continued, in cities such as Seattle, Portland and the District of Columbia states have also enacted laws requiring paid sick days, with Vermont being the latest to consider new rules.

Play4Skill Raises $400K for Dominoes Gambling

VC Cafe

Players located in any of the 12 states in the United States of America: Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, lowa, Louisiana, Maryland, Montana, Ohio, Tennessee and Vermont, are neither eligible to open an account with Dominoes Stars.

Why Starting A Non-Profit To Create Social Change Is A Bad Idea

ReadWriteStart

The state of Vermont, the first state to enact this type of company , explains that an L3C is “a cross between a non-profit organization and a for-profit corporation.

Weekend Reading

Feld Thoughts

By Sunday night I was tired of reading (but Amy wasn’t) so I went downstairs and watched Finding Traction , the documentary about Nikki Kimball’s monstrous performance on the 273 mile Long Trail in Vermont. I was really tired this weekend (from the week) and didn’t feel like doing anything other than laying on the couch near Amy and reading.

Process vs. outcome

VC Adventure

I’m reminded of my days at a Quaker camp in Vermont where we’d hold lengthy “town meetings” to make decisions. I’ve had a few conversations recently about the right balance between process and outcome. I’ve been involved with a group that’s been very (very) process focused- which has lead to some great discussion, but has hampered action/outcome and it’s got me thinking about where the balance lies between the two.

To B or Not to B Corp

ReadWriteStart

Maryland was the first state to pass benefit corporation legislation in April 2010, followed by Hawaii, Virginia, California, Vermont, New Jersey and New York. Most entrepreneurs know that it’s a good idea to incorporate a startup as soon as possible.

Why Starting A Non-Profit To Create Social Change Is A Bad Idea

ReadWriteStart

The state of Vermont, the first state to enact this type of company , explains that an L3C is “a cross between a non-profit organization and a for-profit corporation.

What Is a Benefit Corporation?

Up and Running

Now, you can create a benefit corporation in: Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington D.C.,

28 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

I moved to Vermont to cycle and ski, and to work in a gourmet food operation in Burlington. The name Switchback was first conjured while I was envisioning myself cycling up the Appalachian Gap, an iconic ride in Vermont, which finishes with a brutal set of switchbacks. The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business?

From the Vault: Give it a Break, Already.

crowdSPRING Blog

and pouring real maple syrup on my pancakes in Vermont. EDITOR’S NOTE: We originally published this post 5 years ago. Seein’ as how we are away right now for a long summer weekend, we thought we’d share this one one more time… enjoy! I left early this morning for the first “real” vacation I have had in over a year and I am looking forward to eating lobster rolls in Maine (hear me, Jeff?)

Process vs. outcome

VC Adventure

I’m reminded of my days at a Quaker camp in Vermont where we’d hold lengthy “town meetings” to make decisions. I’ve had a few conversations recently about the right balance between process and outcome. I’ve been involved with a group that’s been very (very) process focused- which has lead to some great discussion, but has hampered action/outcome and it’s got me thinking about where the balance lies between the two.

6 tips for startups and entrepreneurs: give it a break, already.

crowdSPRING Blog

and pouring real maple syrup on my pancakes in Vermont. I left early this morning for the first “real&# vacation I have had in over a year and I am looking forward to eating lobster rolls in Maine (hear me, Jeff?)

How To Identify & Improve Crappy UX Issues

ConversionXL

Cornerstone Pub & Grill, a restaurant in Vermont had launched a single page, responsive website, so people searching for pub information over Google could see the menu, call the restaurant, and so on.

Be a Benevolent Dictator (And Eight More Lessons For Getting Your Stalled Start-up Off The Ground)

YoungUpstarts

I was thrilled that what I did employed 50,000 people and did business in every state but Vermont, with international operations in China, Japan, Brazil, and Mexico. by Michael Feuer, author of “ The Benevolent Dictator “ Be your own boss.

The Ultimate Office for Athletes and People Seeking a Healthier Lifestyle

David Teten

According to research done by the Vermont Board of Education , exercise is not only healthy for you, but it also increases your productivity.

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Fixing immigration for startups: What the US government can (and should) do right now

The Next Web

After high school, I attended Middlebury College in Vermont, received an incredible undergraduate education, and stayed to pursue a career in America. George Arison is the founder of Shift , a platform to bring convenience and trust to the used car market.

Will Grim Job Prospects Scar Today’s Grads? USATODAY.com Wonders

Campus Entrepreneurship

”A lot of us are silly optimistic, sometimes,” says Amanda Frattarola, 22, who graduated from the University of Vermont in 2011 and found a job as a health and wellness coordinator in Arlington, Texas. Chuck Raasch at USA Today reports on the grim job outlook for many of today’s college graduates. Is it really this bad?

How to Start a Farm: Your Complete Guide to Success

Up and Running

The University of Vermont Extension has a whole lot more to say about hobby farming versus running a farm as a business. Your day begins before the sun has even risen. You don your clothes and rain boots and set out into the crisp morning to feed the chickens and the cattle.

The Venture Capital Secret: 3 Out of 4 Start-Ups Fail

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Vermont. Vermont. Facebook. Twitter. WSJ Live. WSJ Live. MarketWatch. MarketWatch. Barrons. Barrons. AllThingsDigital. AllThingsDigital. Factiva. Factiva. BigCharts. Financial News. Professor Journal. SmartMoney. Student Journal. Virtual Stock Exchange. WSJ Classifieds. WSJ Classroom. WSJ Radio. WSJ Wine. SEARCH. headline. gold man. Companies. Ran gold Resources Ltd. View All Search Results » Subscribe. Log In. Edition. Europe. América Latina. Brasil.

How to Make Mobile eCommerce Convert: What???s Effective In Mobile Design Right Now

ConversionXL

In this example, Tommy received an email from Amazon Local about a weekend getaway in Vermont, and these were the series of screens he received in order to complete the purchase. This is the second of a two-part series on mobile conversion.

How to Find & Fix Terrible UX On Your Site

ConversionXL

Cornerstone Pub & Grill, a restaurant in Vermont had launched a single page, responsive website, so people searching for pub information over Google could see the menu, call the restaurant, and so on.

Reinventing the Office: How to Lose Fat and Increase Productivity at Work

David Teten

Besides the obvious fitness benefits, according to research done by the Vermont Board of Education , exercise is not only healthy for you, but it also increases your productivity.

Top Social Media Measurement and Tracking Tools

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This Week in the NYC Innovation Community – January 25, 2010

This is going to be BIG.

You are now free to marry the soon to be released Apple Tablet in California, New York, Arkansas, Ohio, Maine and Vermont. To get this list in your inbox each Monday morning, sign up here. This just in: Six states have now lifted the marriage ban. The rest of you will just have to go to one of these events to try to find human life partners: Monday, January 25th 6:00PM The Future of Music: with Lyor Cohen, CEO Rec.

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