I spent some time yesterday talking to an entrepreneur about this topic and I thought I'd share what I told him with everyone.
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Even good communicators average only about half their time listening. Yet experts assert that most people listen with only about 25 percent of their attention, hear about 25 percent of what is said, and after two months, remember only half of that.
The next war will more than likely occur via the Internet. It may be over in minutes. We may be watching the first skirmishes.
The most common way customer financing is done is you sell the customer on the product before you've built it or before you've finished it.
Every bubble is a big-stakes game played for keeps. In it the usual cast of characters appear -- the Smart Money, the Shills, the Marks and the Promoters.
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As the country faces continued economic stagnation and long-term unemployment, private sector innovation remains a ray of hope in an oftentimes bleak ...
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Last week, 60 companies began a three month startup boot camp at Silicon Valley's Y Combinator. If all goes well, they should be worth millions by the...
There are so many programs out there that target entrepreneurs where the winner is awarded cash prizes or small equity investments.
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InvestorRank offers an insightful way to look at the early stage venture capital business.
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"One company does not ...
A day after LinkedIn stormed Wall Street with a staggering $8.9 billion initial public offering, former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers threw cold wa...
You need to understand your business requirements before figuring out how much to raise and from whom to raise it.
The first step in my crowdfunding journey was understanding exactly why the SEC prohibits this form of fundraising.
Rob Adams has spent most of his career catching companies on the rise. As an entrepreneur and institutional investor, he has founded or financed more ...
Gilt Groupe Inc, the online shopping website known for its flash deals, raised $138 million in new funding giving it a valuation of over $1 billion, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.
I've been thinking a lot about the differences between first time and serial entrepreneurs. We invest in both and do not have a preference between the two. But there are significant differences.
It is time for Black America to invest in developing a private capital equity investment infrastructure and a high-growth entrepreneurial ecosystem.
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