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148th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Never Too Old To Startup

By Guest Post at November 15, 2012 | 9:39 am | 0 Comment

148th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Never Too Old To Startup

148th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Never Too Old To Startup During this week’s roundtable, we worked with four entrepreneurs, two of whom are premium members of the 1M/1M program. One of them, John Lynch, is our oldest member. At 90, John is doing a startup company in the area of innovative story-telling and legacy preservation for seniors. I hope that all more...

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147th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Kolkata MUST Clinch This Time

By Guest Post at November 9, 2012 | 8:43 am | 0 Comment

147th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Kolkata MUST Clinch This Time

147th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Kolkata MUST Clinch This Time I have been trying to get entrepreneurship development in Kolkata moving since 1995, when I started my own entrepreneurial career. At the time, I was one of the first to set up a Silicon Valley startup with a development back-end in Kolkata. The environment was hard. The infrastructure was more...

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146th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Emerging Kerala

By Guest Post at November 3, 2012 | 8:47 am | 0 Comment

146th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Emerging Kerala

146th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Emerging Kerala I spent the last few days in Cochin, at the inaugural edition of TiECon Kerala. To be perfectly honest, I wasn’t sure how much entrepreneurial energy exists in Kerala today, so I had some concerns about the event. The organizers of TiECon also did not have a clear sense of what to expect. Registration was at more...

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145th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Carbon Trading In Bulgaria

By Guest Post at October 20, 2012 | 8:55 am | 0 Comment

145th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Carbon Trading In Bulgaria

145th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Carbon Trading In Bulgaria Soon I am off to India to deliver the keynote address at TiECon in Kerala and help judge a 1M/1M Pitch-Fest competition next Friday, October 26. Then, on Thursday, November 1, I will be leading the Kolkata 1M/1M Pitch-Fest Competition at iLEAD. As part of a joint effort with local leaders to more...

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143rd 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Kolkata 1M/1M Pitch-Fest

By Guest Post at October 6, 2012 | 9:06 am | 0 Comment

143rd 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Kolkata 1M/1M Pitch-Fest

143rd 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Kolkata 1M/1M Pitch-Fest During today’s roundtable, we spoke with three entrepreneurs. Before I get into the details of those discussions, let me alert you to an upcoming contest. On November 1st, at iLEAD in Kolkata, India, 10 companies will be selected to pitch their businesses during the Kolkata 1M/1M Pitch-Fest more...

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142nd 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Five 1M/1M Ambassadors Win Scholarships

By Guest Post at September 14, 2012 | 8:29 am | 0 Comment

142nd 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Five 1M/1M Ambassadors Win Scholarships

142nd 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Five 1M/1M Ambassadors Win Scholarships During today’s roundtable, we started the session by celebrating five of our high performing ambassadors: Danielle Faber from Ontario, Canada; Erin Frank from Madison, Wisconsin;Javier Hernández Pérez from Madrid, Spain; Shilpa Kolte from Singapore, Malaysia; and Saikat Sengupta from more...

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140th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Hybrid Business Models

By Guest Post at September 1, 2012 | 8:25 am | 0 Comment

140th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Hybrid Business Models

140th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Hybrid Business Models During today’s roundtable, we discussed a diverse range of businesses, the best of which has a hybrid business model, with a deep understanding of e-commerce and physical supply chains. LocalFitTank First, Christina Hall from San Diego, California, pitched LocalFitTank, a service for fitness more...

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139th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Attention, FinTech Entrepreneurs!

By Guest Post at August 25, 2012 | 9:43 am | 0 Comment

139th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Attention, FinTech Entrepreneurs!

139th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Attention, FinTech Entrepreneurs! We started today’s roundtable with a reminder that the TradeKing-1M/1M pitch fest is on as we speak, and the application deadline is September 10. The finals are scheduled for October 4 and October 11. The contest is focused on financial technology entrepreneurs, and TradeKing, an online more...

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138th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: The Free Rider Problem

By Guest Post at August 3, 2012 | 8:37 am | 0 Comment

138th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: The Free Rider Problem

138th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: The Free Rider Problem During today’s roundtable, we had two pitches and two discussions with 1M/1M premium members. instruMagic First, Eyal Eldar from Tel-Aviv, Israel, pitched instruMagic, an iPad app for playing songs on a guitar. Eyal is working with one of the largest sites for sheet music distribution and his game more...

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137th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Date First, Don’t Rush Into A Marriage

By Guest Post at July 27, 2012 | 8:19 am | 0 Comment

137th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Date First, Don’t Rush Into A Marriage

137th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Date First, Don’t Rush Into A Marriage During today’s roundtable, we worked with two 1M/1M premium members, one from Israel and another from Malaysia, and a pharmaceutical entrepreneur from California. Zuznow First, Racheli Levkovich from Tel-Aviv, Israel, pitched Zuznow, a mid-tier solution for transforming more...

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