OSU College of Business Professor of Business and Business Program Lead Julie Elston provides commentary on the best cities that an entrepreneurial mind can build a company. Read more here.
Commentary by Jared A. Moore, Mary Ellen Phillips associate professor of accounting and PhD program director in the College of Business at Oregon State University. Read more here.
DulsEnergy, a Portland startup, also secured a $250,000 loan from Business Oregon’s Small Business Expansion Program. The company is commercializing a strain of seaweed developed at Oregon State University as a healthy protein source. (The seaweed strain made headlines a couple years ago due to its bacon-like taste profile.)
A 2016 study suggests that a strong sense of curiosity in employees can equate to a knack for creative problem-solving. The study – carried out by Oregon State University College of Business Assistant Professor Jay Hardy – indicates that employers looking to hire candidates with creative problem-solving abilities would do well to test for curiosity as a personality trait during the recruitment phase. To read the full story, click here.