BOSIdna is the breakthrough social networking and collaboration platform where entrepreneurs from around the world can connect, learn and grow. BOSI is the acronym for Builder, Opportunist, Specialist and Innovator - the four cognitive segments of entrepreneurs discovered by serial entrepreneur and author, Joe Abraham.

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The BOSI-Certified Entrepreneurship Center

Posted on 04/27/13

At BOSI, our mission is to serve the entire entrepreneurial eco-system with the BOSI methodology and technology. We have a special place in our hearts for not-for-profit entities dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship. This includes small business development centers, colleges, universities, …

BOSI vs. Personality Profiles

Posted on 04/13/13

The world is full of personality assessments – many that have been highly validated through decades of research. So why do we need yet another assessment tool (BOSI)? What makes it similar and different from what already exists? Let’s take …

The BOSI Portfolio Company Program

Posted on 04/08/13

After a year of testing with 13 companies, BOSI has announced its Portfolio Company Program – an opportunity for high-potential companies to work hand-in-hand with the BOSI Accelerator team to build a scalable, sustainable and exit-ready business. Once accepted into …

The research behind BOSI

Posted on 02/24/13

BOSI (also known as Entrepreneurial DNA) was first discovered in the fall of 2008 by our founder Joe Abraham in his startup incubator/accelerator in Chicago. At the time of the discovery Joe and his team were helping ventures ideate, raise …

Is BOSI a game-changer for entrepreneurship?

Posted on 02/24/13

We get emails and calls every week from entrepreneurs, advisors, academics and more thanking us for BOSI and calling it a real “game changer”. For that, we’re thankful. We’ve seen the impact BOSI has on businesses around the world. When …

BOSI Certification - Is it a fit for every advisor?

Posted on 02/24/13

We’re glad to give you our “interview questions” ahead of time so you know what we look for in the ideal candidate for BOSI Advisor Certification. Have you been bit by the BOSI bug? If you’ve read Entrepreneurial DNA, taken the …

10 Reasons to get BOSI Certified

Posted on 02/24/13

We sat back and thought about some of the reasons an advisor would want to go through BOSI certification. Needless to say, we came up with a few dozen reasons. However, after a few arm wrestling matches, we came up …

Advisor Licensing Opens January 2013

Posted on 12/26/12

We’ve spent over 4 years building a firm foundation for the BOSI brand. We’ve released a highly acclaimed book, engaged thousands of entrepreneurs around the world, partnered with the biggest names in entrepreneurship – and we’re just getting started. Starting …

BOSI now a StartupAmerica Platform Partner

Posted on 12/17/12

Startup America launched with the vision to help 100,000 startups – and everyone came alongside them to help. That’s a good thing. But there’s a not-so-good side to that story. Within months, Startup America had secured partnerships with dozens and …

BOSI Accelerator Company Wins Award

Posted on 09/24/12

At the prestigious annual Entrepreneurship Excellence Awards ceremony held in Chicago, BOSI accelerator company Global Womens Leadership Forum was awarded the honor for Top Early Stage company. Maureen O’Brien CEO of GWLF was also featured in this follow up article …

BOSI and CoFoundersLab Team Up

Posted on 09/21/12

Finding the right business partner is one of the most daunting tasks in entrepreneurship. Pick impulsively, without a proven process, based on emotion (or good looks) and you’re setting yourself (and your venture) up for a world of hurt. As …