Presentation, “Bears Make Headlines, Bulls Make Money: Is Wall Street the Entrepreneur’s Best Friend?” will examine the vital role of capital markets in multiple facets of the business world


For the second year in a row, one of’s “20 Most Influential Living Economists” and honorary dean of Grantham University’s School of Business, Dr. Mark Skousen, will kick off the Kauffman Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) at the Kansas City Central Library. GEW started as an idea in 2007, and is now the world’s largest celebration of the innovators who bring their ideas from the drawing board to the business world.

Dr. Skousen will present, “Bears Make Headlines, Bulls Make Money: Is Wall Street the Entrepreneurs Best Friend?” He will examine why getting involved in capital markets remains the best and cheapest way to finance entrepreneurship and new innovation. He will also share his personal experiences with some of the biggest names in investing, including Warren Buffet.

After the presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions, and Dr. Skousen will be on hand to autograph his latest book, “The Maxims of Wall Street.” Admission to attend the presentation is free, but seating is limited. Reservations can be made at: This event is sponsored by Kansas City Public Libraries, the Kauffman Foundation, and Grantham University.

The School of Business is Grantham University’s largest with 14 online degree programs, including business administration, accounting and human resource management. The Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University has been awarded the status of Candidate for Accreditation by the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE).


About Grantham University:

Established in 1951, Grantham University specializes in online education for the working adult student. Grantham’s online undergraduate and graduate degree programs include: Accounting, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Allied Health, Information Technology, Medical Coding and Billing, Nursing, Human Resource Management and Business Intelligence. Accredited since 1961 by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council, Grantham University has compiled a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning six decades of service to education.