May 25, 2016

Scott Shane


Scott Shane

Scott Shane is A. Malachi Mixon III, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of nine books, including:

Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By
Finding Fertile Ground: Identifying Extraordinary Opportunities for New Ventures


From Ice Cream to the Internet: Using Franchising to Drive the Growth and Profits of Your Company

Technology Strategy for Managers and Entrepreneurs


Fool’s Gold: The Truth Behind Angel Investing in America

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.


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Making Your Online Presence Bug Free

MyCrowd says it will stay on top of your website and apps on the lookout for bugs. It wants to find bugs on these sites before your customers do.


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The Pre-Seed Stage Gap in Student Ventures

Student entrepreneurs often have great ideas for businesses but they lack a working prototype. And it's the prototype that gets funding from investors. Without that prototype, it often remains just a great idea.


Source: Created from data from the National Venture Capital Association

Go West for Capital Young Man (or Woman)

New startup hubs may be springing up all across the country. But that has done little to dilute the out-sized dominance of Silicon Valley Venture Capital. Check out the numbers and see how, for startups seeking VC fundraising, Silicon Valley may be more important than ever.


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Three Indicators of New Franchisor Success

A new study from Franchiseguide.com says it knows three key indicators that likely determine whether a new franchise company is primed for success or destined to close its doors quickly.





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