One of my colleagues who is a great business mentor, Tom Hagemann, developed one of the modules for our FlipZone program, and it really struck me in its depth, simplicity and sophistication. I want to share some of that here.
Leadership determines the path taken by every organization – this is obvious. In startups things can get burdensome and it is important to plan for this as early as possible. Entrepreneurs are full of energy and vision, which are important
In our FlipZone module on Staffing, our subject matter experts provide insight into how to hire well. Poor hiring decisions could be fatal to an early stage company, because work not done well will usually have to be done twice. This
At Innovative Technology Enterprises at UMSL (University of Missouri – St. Louis), we have created an environment that fosters the growth of a variety of companies, large and small. These companies are more than just their products or services. This
On Tuesday, November 1st, 2016, Innovative Technology Enterprises hosted the first ITE|GVMS ProTraining seminar, focusing on intellectual property law. This series of programming aims to inform entrepreneurs on a variety of topics pertinent to their businesses, and many will include
Working for the past few years as a reviewer of Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) grant applications for the National Science Foundation (NSF), I have learned a lot about the elements of a strong proposal. In the process I have