False Teeth for Cats?

photo credit: emifaulk A group of Sheffield College (UK) students have developed the false teeth for cats. Seventeen-year-old Rachel Gilbert is one of eight animal care students who have come with help for unfortunate felines who have to have their damaged gnashers removed. Rachel is competing on Monday at her own Castle College in the […]

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Pretzel Wars

FSB Magazine: Squeezed between Moe’s Coffee Shop and the Shop N Go minimart on hardscrabble Frankford Avenue, in the heart of working-class Northeast Philadelphia, lies the Philly Pretzel Factory. With its algae-green sign bolted to the building’s khaki stucco exterior, it looks more like a takeout joint than the headquarters of a $40 million empire.

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Yale Students Pitching Businesses

The argument over college versus no college for entrepreneurs may rage on, but at Yale students are pitching their business ideas for the chance to receive funding, according to The New Haven Register. Called “Demo Day,” the annual event has grown into a major opportunity for young Yale start-ups to find the seed money they

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Don’t Compete: Create!

A reader sent in this interesting article from the NY Times about competition and innovation yesterday. He said it might be “a bit heady.” You’ve been warned. My favorite paragraph: One of his core points is that we tend to confuse capitalism with competition. We tend to think that whoever competes best comes out ahead.

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Good Business Idea? Free College!

NBC Connecticut: Four years of tuition at a Connecticut university’s business school? About $120,000. A chance to get it free? Priceless. The dean of the University of New Haven’s business school is issuing a challenge to its incoming freshmen: Bowl me over with your entrepreneurial idea and win free tuition for your undergraduate degree.

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