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The student entrepreneurship marketplace is a marketplace for student organizations that promote entrepreneurial activities and engage with students, said Matthew K. Miller, a professor at the George Washington University who studies entrepreneurship.

It also has a broader scope, including student-run business incubators, online training programs and more.

The question was about student organizations seeking to raise money and, in particular, how they might be funded, Miller said.

“The question is not whether they can raise money, it’s whether they have a way to get people involved,” he said.

The marketplace’s founders, which range from high school students to graduates of college, have come together to form the Student Entrepreneurship Initiative (SEIU), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that operates under the umbrella of the American Council on Education, which is a national education advocacy organization.

SEIU is a partnership between SEIU, the National Association of Secondary School Principals, and the National Federation of Independent Business, Miller added.

“They’re all working together to try to find ways to get students engaged with entrepreneurship,” he explained.

The Student Entrepreneurization Initiative is working to improve student entrepreneurship by making it easier for students to become involved in student organizations, Miller explained.

It’s also encouraging organizations to focus on creating a community of student entrepreneurs that can help them raise funds.

“We have to be thoughtful about how to approach these questions,” he added.

The nonprofit group, which was formed in September 2018, has created a checklist of ways to help student entrepreneurs.

For example, it has a student-led forum that provides resources to help students develop their entrepreneurial spirit, said Jenie M. Fisch, president of SEIU’s National Association on Entrepreneurs, a 501c(3).

SEIU has been working with schools and communities across the country, including Washington State and Florida, to create such forums, she said.

She said SEIU will continue to work with schools to ensure they have all the tools necessary to support their student entrepreneurship efforts.

In the meantime, the student entrepreneurship marketplaces have been able to offer resources and opportunities for students, including online courses, internships, training programs, mentorship and networking opportunities, Miller pointed out.

“You can have the best student-focused organization, but it won’t be as successful,” he noted.

The new marketplace has been able a lot in the last year or so, said Miller.

“Student entrepreneurship is still in a nascent stage,” he acknowledged.

“But there are opportunities to help young people.”

Miller added that SEIU hopes to see more student organizations start up.

“This will help us to get a better understanding of how students are participating in entrepreneurship, and how they are connecting with other students,” he predicted.

“I’m excited to see what students come up with.”