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America's Roundtable: Entrepreneur Harris Rosen on America's Fiscal Crisis with a Focus on Solutions

On America's Roundtable, we feature one of our nation's most successful entrepreneurs and a leading On America's Roundtable, we feature one of our nation's most successful entrepreneurs and a leading voice from the business arena advancing the significance of responsible capitalism and market-based reforms, Mr. Harris Rosen, President, Rosen Hotels and Resorts, Orlando, Florida - Florida's largest independent hotelier. As a business leader, Mr. Rosen communicates how policies implemented in Washington, DC, affects the decisions made by countless businesses, specifically small and medium-size enterprises. Mr. Rosen's own story about a new major development which had to be placed on hold due to the uncertainties conveyed by Washington, DC, indicates that businesses have been weary about investing into the economy, and as in case of Mr. Rosen, creating hundreds of new jobs. Mr. Rosen addresses the fiscal crisis and presents solutions that highlight the importance of fiscal responsibility and ways to grow the economy and increase tax revenues to pay for legitimate government expenses. During the conversation, the co-hosts of America's Roundtable Joel Anand Samy and Natasha Srdoc lead a discussion with Mr. Rosen on specific proposals that would allow entrepreneurs and business leaders to unleash a new wave of creativity, innovation and advance ideas which would boost economic growth and create new jobs. Founded in 1974, Rosen Hotels & Resorts currently feature a collection of seven Central Florida hotels offering a total of more than 6300 guest rooms, approximately six ... Length: 00:23:50

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Kishore Mahbubani on the success of Asian entrepreneurs and its consequences on the "western world"

Kishore Mahbubani (born in 1948) currently serves as the Dean and Professor in the Practice of Publi Kishore Mahbubani (born in 1948) currently serves as the Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore. His book The New Asian Hemisphere: The Irresistible Shift of Global Power to the East led to intense international discussions, as to whether it is time to acknowledge a fundamental shift in the balance of economic and political power from west to east. Prior to his academic career, Kishore Mahbubani was with the Singapore Foreign Service from 1971 to 2004. During these years, he held positions in Cambodia, Malaysia, Washington DC and New York and served two terms as the Ambassador of Singapore to the United Nations. Kishore Mahbubani received a Master in philosophy from the Dalhousie University, Canada. Length: 00:25:24

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Secretary Clinton Delivers Remarks on the APEC Women's Entrepreneur Summit

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks on the APEC Women's Entrepreneur Summi US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivers remarks on the APEC Women's Entrepreneur Summit, Washington, DC, September 30, 2010. [Go to www.state.gov for more video and text transcript.] Length: 00:00:59

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Sunil Bharti Mittal on Entrepreneurship

When Sunil Bharti Mittal started in business more than 30 years ago in Ludhiana in Northern India, h When Sunil Bharti Mittal started in business more than 30 years ago in Ludhiana in Northern India, he borrowed $1500 to make bicycle crankshafts. Today, he heads the $5 billion Bharti Group, whose flagship company, Bharti Airtel, is India's largest mobile phone operator. Forbes magazine, which estimates Mittal's net worth at some $11 billion, ranks him among Asia's self-made millionaires. Mittal spoke with India Knowledge@Wharton at the US-India Business Council's 33rd annual meeting in Washington, DC, about the leadership and entrepreneurial lessons he has learned during his career. Among them: When faced with a choice between perfection and speed, choose speed; perfection will follow. Length: 00:11:52

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Global Entrepreneurship Week: Unleashing New Ideas

Entrepreneurship is shaping the future of communities around the world. This year, Global Entreprene Entrepreneurship is shaping the future of communities around the world. This year, Global Entrepreneurship Week will involve over 10 million people in more than 120 countries who come together to inspire and challenge both aspiring and existing entrepreneurs. Here in Washington, you can celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and inspire the next generation of entrepreneurial leaders by participating in the regional Global Entrepreneurship Week Unleashing Ideas Kick-off Event at Georgetown University on Monday, November 14. The Unleashing Ideas Kick-off Event will include: - Official Kick-off ceremony for Global Entrepreneurship Week activities in Washington DC/United States including Carl Schramm, President, Kauffman Foundation and Co-Chair, Startup America Partnership - Remarks about promoting Entrepreneurship in DC from Mayor Vincent Gray - Entrepreneurial inspiration from Georgetown's Entrepreneurs in Residence (bios included below) - A reception featuring student entrepreneurs PANELISTS: - Timothy Keenan , President & Chairman of High Performance Technologies - Alyssa Lovegrove , CEO and Founder of New Venture Mentors - Susan Wilson, CEO and Founder of FundHer MODERATOR: - Jeff Reid, director of entrepreneurship and real estate finance initiatives, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University Length: 01:13:39

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Entrepreneurs Share Office and Creativity Space

As corporations in America cut hundreds of thousands of jobs, there are reports that some of the new As corporations in America cut hundreds of thousands of jobs, there are reports that some of the newly unemployed are starting their own businesses. New ventures, however, often face challenges. And in Washington, DC, there is a company where entrepreneurs can share space and resources as well as connect with others who are facing common challenges. Length: 00:02:37

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Isha Fofana Highlights Her Participation in the 2011 African Women's Entrepreneurship Program

Ms. Isha Fofana, Founder/CEO of Mama Africa Women's Museum and Art Center from Gambia, highlights he Ms. Isha Fofana, Founder/CEO of Mama Africa Women's Museum and Art Center from Gambia, highlights her role as a participant in Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's 2011 African Women's Entrepreneurship Program at the Department of State in Washington, DC, on October 3, 2011. [Go to video.state.gov for more video and text transcript.] Length: 00:01:34

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SiNGA, Inc. - Washington, DC

Singa, Inc., is a 501(C)(3) organization based in Washington, DC. We incorporated in 1995 to establi Singa, Inc., is a 501(C)(3) organization based in Washington, DC. We incorporated in 1995 to establish a job-training program to teach skills that empower our program participants to become entrepreneurs in apparel and textile design, niche product development and production, and retail activities. Length: 00:07:00

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Startup Grind Washington DC Hosts Steve Blank and Eric Koestar

Come watch the extra special inaugural Startup Grind Washington DC event as Eric Koester (Co-Founder Come watch the extra special inaugural Startup Grind Washington DC event as Eric Koester (Co-Founder of Zaarly) interviewed Steve Blank (The Startup Owners Manual) Steve Blank co-founded E.piphany, in his living room in 1996. His other startups include two semiconductor companies, Zilog and MIPS Computers He has written several books one call Four Steps to the Epiphany. and his latest book The Startup Owners Manual integrates 10 years of new knowledge. Eric Koester is the COO and co-founder Zaarly, a marketplace to discover and work with talented local service providers that was launched at Startup Weekend Los Angeles. The company has raised money from investors such as Kleiner Perkins, Ashton Kutcher, Meg Whitman, SV Angel, Marc Ecko and others. Eric is a well known writer and author, including the books Green Entrepreneur Handbook (2010) and What Every Engineer Should Know About Starting a High-Tech Business Venture (2009). Length: 00:46:50

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