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Friday April 18 2008

This is a story about a couple of student entrepreneurs, and part of it is about how hard it is to start businesses in the UK.

But this was the bit that particularly interested me:

Both say the final impetus to launch their own company came at Oxford after they joined the university’s student society, Oxford Entrepreneurs (OE) and attended networking events at the Said Business School.

Since its launch five years ago, OE has become the largest student entrepreneur society in the UK, with more than 1,200 members – one in ten of whom are running their own companies.

Student entrepreneur societies.  Interesting.  Maybe you can’t teach entrepreneurship.  But this certainly suggests that you can learn it, if you really want to.  Try learning more here.