entrepreneur entrepreneur  /ˌɑn trə prə ˈnɜr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who organizes a business venture and assumes the risk for it

Usage(s):

  1. Entrepreneurs are the engine of growth for a nation's economy.
  2. The question that is being looked at seriously by policy makers is whether business schools are mandated to teach entrepreneurs how to set up their businesses.
  3. The aim of a social entrepreneur is to pursue a social cause as well as to make reasonable profit.

News

  1. Social Entrepreneur Peter Thum Is Converting Guns Into Jewelry

    While University of Texas student Cody Wilson has raised controversy by creating the world?s first 3D printable gun, social entrepreneur Peter Thum is taking the opposite tack. Thum has created a company that works with municipalities and law enforcement leaders to repurpose the illegal guns they seize  into jewelry. The resulting pieces include two bracelets, a necklace and a ring in a unisex ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Ernst & Young Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award Winners in San Diego

    Ernst & Young LLP today announced the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 award winners in San Diego. The award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Ernst & Young Announces Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award Winners in Upper Midwest

    Ernst & Young LLP announces the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 Award winners in the Upper Midwest. The award recognizes outstanding high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. Obama told reporters on Tuesday that while bankers shouldn't get rich on the taxpayers' dime, "the rest of us can't afford to demonize every investor or entrepreneur who seeks to make a profit. That drive is what has always fueled our prosperity,...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. One of Habitat's highest-profile volunteers, former President Jimmy Carter, called Fuller "one of the most extraordinary people I have ever known. He used his remarkable gifts as an entrepreneur for the benefit of millions of needy people around the...
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Jimmy Carter Source: FOXNews

  3. "He's strong, he's smart, he's tough, he's vicious, he's violent - all of the ingredients you need to be an entrepreneur, and most importantly, hopefully he's smart because smart is really the ingredient," Trump said.
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: Donald Trump Source: USA Today

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