entrepreneurship

Startup Innovation: Myths Vs Reality

By Martin at October 25, 2011 | 9:55 am | 0 Comment

Startup Innovation: Myths Vs Reality

Most people think innovation is all about ideas, when in fact it is more about delivery, people, and process. Entrepreneurs looking to innovate need to understand the execution challenge if they expect their startup to carve out a profitable niche in the marketplace, and keep innovating to build and maintain a sustainable competitive advantage. Everyone thinks they more...

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Why Entrepreneurs Needs To Develop X-Factor?

By Martin at October 22, 2011 | 9:13 am | 0 Comment

Why Entrepreneurs Needs To Develop X-Factor?

To be successful as an entrepreneur, you don’t have to be a fabulous person, but it helps. Some people, and some entrepreneurs, have that something extra, like Simon Cowell is searching for on the X-Factor, that you can’t quite put your finger on. But the entrepreneurs that have “it” seem to be able to effortlessly get team members, investors, and customers to more...

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102nd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: Non-profits And For-profits

By Guest Post at October 21, 2011 | 8:33 am | 0 Comment

102nd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: Non-profits And For-profits

102nd 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: Non-profits And For-profits During today’s roundtable, we had a lot of discussion around non-profits and for-profits. Foundups Michael Trout, from Fukui, Japan, pitched Foundups, which he claims will be a platform for Open Corporations. He talked about everything from raising funding for pre-seed entrepreneurs more...

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Productive Relationships Strategies For Your Startup Company

By Martin at October 18, 2011 | 8:28 am | 0 Comment

Productive Relationships Strategies  For Your Startup Company

Just because you are an entrepreneur, or work in a startup, you can’t ignore the rules of building and maintaining relationships. Many despise these experiences in corporate environments, and leave for a startup, only to find that they have to be able to navigate a similar minefield there of workplace and business relationships to be successful. Jan Yager, Ph.D., an more...

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When To Seek Celebrity Endorsements For Your Startups

By Martin at October 15, 2011 | 9:11 am | 0 Comment

When To Seek Celebrity Endorsements For Your Startups

Most startups dream of attracting a celebrity endorsement, and assume that it will take their startup to the stars. There have been some “famous” recent successes in this regard, such as Charlie Sheen using Twitter to promote Internships.com, as well as some failures, including MyFavorites.com using celebrities to promote the books they are reading. Startups using more...

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Want To Start Own Company? Then Use 10 Must (Use) Resources For Online Entrepreneurs

By ajay at October 14, 2011 | 11:53 am | 0 Comment

Want To Start Own Company? Then Use 10 Must (Use) Resources For Online Entrepreneurs

Got a startup idea? So now planning to open your own startup company? Then what's the problem? No idea how to start a company? Or whom to ask for the help? Well,we could help you. How? We are going to provide you 10 must use resources if you want to open a new startup company. 10 Must Use Resources For Online Entrepreneurs 1 FindLaw FindLaw, is the more...

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101st 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: FREE Is Not A Business Model

By Guest Post at October 14, 2011 | 8:46 am | 0 Comment

101st 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: FREE Is Not A Business Model

101st 1M/1M Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: FREE Is Not A Business Model At today’s roundtable, we had a chance to discuss a topic that continues to bother me endlessly – the Internet’s obsession with FREE. MyStream Richard Zelson, from New York, discussed MyStream, a music streaming app that allows multiple people to listen to the playlist of one more...

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10 Reasons which you should not use to become an Entrepreneur

By Martin at October 8, 2011 | 9:18 am | 0 Comment

10 Reasons which you should not use to become  an  Entrepreneur

10 Reasons which you should not use to become an Entrepreneur Every entrepreneur needs to be honest about their strengths and weaknesses, and realistic about their reasons for choosing the startup route. For any entrepreneur, even the best business opportunities, if entered for the wrong reasons, will likely fail. Some of these reasons seem obvious, so forgive me more...

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Why Linear Thinking Is Not Good Thing For Entrepreneurs?

By Martin at October 4, 2011 | 8:37 am | 0 Comment

Why Linear Thinking Is Not Good Thing For Entrepreneurs?

Why Linear Thinking Is Not Good Thing For Entrepreneurs? It’s time for more entrepreneurs to reset their focus, and shift their thinking to completely different ways of doing things. Everyone talks about innovation, but the majority of business plans I see still reflect linear thinking – one more social network with improved usability, one more wind-farm energy more...

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What is your Startup Company’s Valuation?

By Martin at October 1, 2011 | 9:41 am | 0 Comment

What is your  Startup Company’s Valuation?

Once you have a potential investor excited about your team, your product, and your company, the investor will inevitably ask “What is your Startup company’s valuation?” Many entrepreneurs stumble at this point, losing the deal or most of their ownership, by having no answer, saying “make me an offer,” or quoting an exorbitant number. I’ve written about more...

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