Monthly Archives: July 2014

Finding Meaning

In this game, students can discover what is most meaningful to them in their lives, knowledge they can take into the ideation process of developing an entrepreneurial concept. Continue reading

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Dump Truck Full of Grapes

In this game, students are told to imagine they have just inherited a dump truck full of grapes, which they must do something with. They can’t give them back, as they have inherited them. They have a limited shelf life and to trash them at the city dump will cost money. The goal is to make money, rather than lose it. They are asked, “What will you do with these grapes?” Continue reading

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The Marble Game

A number of years ago, a young man by the name of Kyle MacDonald began trading up in value from a single red paperclip. Through fourteen well thought out trades, he went from a paperclip to a house. MacDonald’s exercise … Continue reading

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Perceiving Gaps in the Cultural Market

This game offers opportunity for arts entrepreneurship students to gain new insight into perceived gaps (perceived opportunity) in the cultural markets of their communities. Continue reading

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