The Knight In The Boardroom

Fifth Avenue in New York City was bustling with holiday traffic on a recent Saturday morning, as an Uber driver pulled up to the curb in front of St. Patrick’s Cathedral… While a student at local Westmont College, Demetri met some tech entrepreneurs. more

Startup Schools: America’s Most Entrepreneurial Colleges 2015

Top research universities aren’t the only startup launchpads. The Cooper Union, which tops our Most Entrepreneurial College List this year, boasts more founders and owners among alumni and students on LinkedIn than Stanford University and MIT (adjusted for student body size). Middlebury, which ranks second on our list, is one of many small liberal arts colleges reinventing themselves as modern-day startup incubators. …

10 Westmont College

Its entrepreneurship center sends students to Haiti to help launch locally owned small businesses, like food stands and moped taxi services. more

Federal Reserve’s economic outlook dimmer; no timetable on stimulus

“I don’t think the Fed will be ready to slow its bond purchases in September,” said Brian Bethune, an economics professor at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. “Not only is growth running below their target, but inflation is below where they would like it to be.” more