2015 University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab Class

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The University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the Booth School of Business

Client applications are now being accepted for the 2015 New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

The New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business places teams of four to six MBA students with Chicago-area startups and small businesses to work on a special project over a 10-week quarter. The class gives students exposure to the working environment and culture of smaller companies and the opportunity to work with owners and managers while earning academic credit towards their MBA.

Client companies get to tap the talent and expertise of Booth students through a structured, 10-week class after which they will receive a delivered project addressing their specific business challenge. Past projects have included marketing strategies, sales programs, client assessment tools, investor packages, pricing strategies, developing new markets and even customer-service dashboards.

This course offers a blend of theoretical constructs and practical experience as they relate to emerging businesses through classroom lectures and on-site client experiences. It is taught twice during the 2015-2016 academic year. Once in the Fall quarter starting in late September and once in the Winter quarter starting in January.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a client company for the University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab please visit www.34701.org and complete a client application.

UpCounsel to connect entrepreneurs to lawyers in Illinois

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upcounsel Check out an article featuring quotes from me and Sentient Law, Ltd. about the launch of UpCounsel in Illinois. We’re proud to be a part of this. “UpCounsel, an online marketplace connecting attorneys and small business owners, announced Tuesday it had expanded services to Illinois, the company’s fifth market. The San Francisco-based company, launched in 2012 by Matt Faustman and Mason Blake, uses algorithmic matching to connect entrepreneurs with transparently priced legal help. UpCounsel’s service is also available in California, New York, Texas and Massachusetts, with plans to add a state at least every other month, Faustman said.” Continue Reading here.

Why Does the Firm Arise? – Attractors, Transaction Costs and Organizational Structures

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Previously we’ve briefly touched upon formal cause, attractors and intensive properties. To bring these together more comprehensively, one more topic needs to be discussed. Ronald Coase won a Noble in economics for asking “Why Does the Firm Arise”, in a market economy why are people gathered under one ‘umbrella’ to get things done”. Brave New Cloud AttractorCoase’s answer was that despite the alleged efficiency of the market economy organizations had an advantage because they reduced transaction costs. Read More @ BraveNewCloud.com.

 

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Attention Entrepreneurs: The New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business is Accepting Client Applications!

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The University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the Booth School of Business

Client applications are now being accepted for the New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The class places teams of four to six MBA students with Chicago-area startups and small businesses to work on a special project over a 10-week quarter. The class gives students exposure to the working environment and culture of smaller companies and the opportunity to work with owners and managers while earning academic credit towards their MBA.

Client companies get to tap the talent and expertise of Booth students through a structured, 10-week class after which they will receive a delivered project addressing their specific business challenge. Past projects have included marketing strategies, sales programs, client assessment tools, investor packages, pricing strategies, developing new markets and even customer-service dashboards.

This course offers a blend of theoretical constructs and practical experience as they relate to emerging businesses through classroom lectures and on-site client experiences. It is taught twice during the 2014-2015 academic year. Once in the Fall quarter starting in late September and once in the Winter quarter starting in January.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a client company for the University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab please visit www.34701.org and complete a client application.

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Now Accepting Client Applications!

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The University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the Booth School of Business

Client applications are now being accepted for the New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. The class places teams of four to six MBA students with Chicago-area startups and small businesses to work on a special project over a 10-week quarter. The class gives students exposure to the working environment and culture of smaller companies and the opportunity to work with owners and managers while earning academic credit towards their MBA.

Client companies get to tap the talent and expertise of Booth students through a structured, 10-week class after which they will receive a delivered project addressing their specific business challenge. Past projects have included marketing strategies, sales programs, client assessment tools, investor packages, pricing strategies, developing new markets and even customer-service dashboards.

This course offers a blend of theoretical constructs and practical experience as they relate to emerging businesses through classroom lectures and on-site client experiences. It is taught twice during the 2014-2015 academic year. Once in the Fall quarter starting in late September and once in the Winter quarter starting in January.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a client company for the University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab please visit www.34701.org and complete a client application.