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LC Venture: Ursa Outdoor Releases New Film

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LC Venture: Ursa Outdoor Releases New Film

Freezing temperatures, fragile ice, sharp objects and long approaches sound like a leisurely day outside right? Not for most. Who would ever think to go "have fun" in these conditions. Lucky for us, we can watch all the excitement from the comfort of our cozy couch this winter as the team at  UrsaOutdoor.com takes on area climbing expeditions. 

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5 Tips Every Entrepreneur Must Know

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5 Tips Every Entrepreneur Must Know

Entrepreneurship is intimidating. The word itself is difficult to spell, but does it have to be a difficult process as well? Is this a rare breed of humans or is it a group of people that figured out a similar process that works? Perhaps what drives people crazy is that there isn’t a one size fits all mold of how to be successful in the entrepreneurial world. In school, we’re taught to follow analytically complicated formulas that get us to one answer. In entrepreneurship, we are taught to question things and go against the grain to understand the underlying process. Here are five things that I believe will help you become successful from my experience working with hundreds of entrepreneurs. Let’s get started!

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Design Thinking: a process for creative problem solving

Design thinking is a process of divergent thinking. Divergent refers to a thought process used to come to many possible solutions rather than one correct answer, or convergent thinking. Traditional teaching has focused on analytical ideas and correct answers but in today’s world of technology, anything analytical or data driven can be found though the internet and its many resources. Lets teach each other how to think and problem solve, not how to memorize.

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Customer Supported Agriculture

CSA is a matter of big farms with small organic "gardens" or medium sized farms selling to co-ops and grocers.  CSA is designed to distribute risk. By having consumers pay upfront for their annual share; farmers no longer explicitly rely on a successful harvest to profit. Pain point? - Farmers are currently seeking shareholders by word of mouth with 1980s style websites or non-existent marketing.

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Is My Idea a Viable Business?

Starting a business can be an intimidating concept and uneasy process. Before anyone considers starting a business we suggest entertaining these 7 questions every entrepreneur must answer. Industries are constantly changing and these ideas should be addressed consistently, not just once. Additionally, no idea is a bad idea. Ideas evolve to become viable.

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Good Company feat. Tiffany Lach of Sola Cafe

A hint of sweet icing from cookie decorators floated into the air as students and community members trickled into the room. Small groups conglomerated and the rising decibel level of the conversations made the room hum with activity. As the band picked up their semi-acoustic harmonies, the Lab swelled with energy.

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Education Revolution

Personal growth and progression are developed when a student is vulnerable, creativity is a correlation of curiosity and a simple idea is capable of changing the world. The LaunchCats platform is an education revolution allowing freedom and identity in a white wash academia.

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Stimulate the Over Stimulated

Every effort marketers make to break through the clutter of other advertising is just more clutter. Because of today’s relentless advertising impression, culture has become clutter. Marketing is nothing but persuasion in an oversaturated industry in which consumers are no longer engaged.

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