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Community College Entrepreneurship Initiative to Go Nationwide

May 30, 2012

Northeast Ohio's Lorain County Community College (LCCC) plans to bring its unique approach to entrepreneur assistance to other parts of the country with support from the Kauffman Foundation. On Thursday, LCCC announced a $1 million grant from Kauffman would help establish pilot versions of the community college's Innovation Fund in three U.S. communities. The current Innovation Fund provides entrepreneurship education, mentoring and early stage funding for the region's startups. The nationwide effort, dubbed Innovation Fund America, will select its three new communities in the next few months. Read the press release...

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