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Scott Shane is A. Malachi Mixon III, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of nine books, including:
He is the Editor of the Small Business Research Center at Small Business Trends.
He is also a member of the Northcoast Angel Fund in the Cleveland area. You can reach him at Scott “dot” shane “at” Case “dot” edu.
Should lawmakers in Congress be doing more to protect small businesses from so-called patent trolls?Jul 18, 2016 187 Shares
At the turn of the 21st Century, investing in a young company had a better chance of paying returns sooner than today. The time it takes for companies to go public nowadays is one of the chief reasons why.Jul 14, 2016 186 Shares
Honoring the memory of David Morganthaler, here are 11 pieces of wisdom he passed on before his passing on June 17.Jul 11, 2016 148 Shares
Burdensome student loan debt is hampering the ability for the younger generations to start their own companies. At least, that's the trending belief. That may not be true, though.Jun 27, 2016 738 Shares
What's to account for the recent rapid rise in startup accelerators in the U.S.?Jun 20, 2016 275 Shares
If most new small businesses fail, then why are angel investors still putting all their proverbial eggs in one basket? They should be diversifying their investments instead.Jun 16, 2016 199 Shares
Products like the SELECT Card will help you get deals on products and services your small business could use to help impress and clinch clients and customers.Jun 13, 2016 167 Shares
Fundraising isn't just about finding the money you need to start your business. It's also about the time you need to put into raising it. Here Scott Shane looks at how to address that problem.Jun 6, 2016 307 Shares
You've gt an idea for a product or service and maybe an idea of the kind of customer that might be interests. But research and experience should tell you there's a little more involved when trying to target the precise market that's right for you.May 30, 2016 486 Shares
If investing in successful companies was easy, everybody would be doing it. In fact, investing in businesses successfully isn't just a complicated endeavor. Its one on which even the pros don't always agree on the right approach.May 26, 2016 231 Shares
No matter how ideal the concept of angel investments sounds, it really all boils down to whether or not a startup will make an investor money.May 23, 2016 352 Shares