In a story we’ve just published, Pamela Ryckman writes about Bizdom U, an intense program in entrepreneurship that helps students like James Smith Moore, shown above, start businesses — and that also has ambitions to revive the city of Detroit.
Interestingly, Ms. Ryckman writes that the program, created by Dan Gilbert, who founded Quicken Loans and owns the Cleveland Cavaliers, “operates on the principle that entrepreneurs are born, not made. Its program leaders do not necessarily believe entrepreneurship can be taught. Instead, an essential part of Bizdom U’s job is to unearth candidates with a distinct combination of vision, ambition, drive and risk tolerance and then mold them into business owners.”
Do you think entrepreneurship can be taught?
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