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Three Often Overlooked Benefits of Joining a Peer Group of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

When Brannon Poe first heard of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization , it was from a friend in Texas. no doubt, but starting things is what energizes most entrepreneurs.”. The post Three Often Overlooked Benefits of Joining a Peer Group of Entrepreneurs appeared first on THE BLOG.

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The Best Entrepreneurs Are Hyper Competitive & Hate Losing

Both Sides of the Table

This is part of my series on what makes an entrepreneur successful. I originally posted it on VentureHacks , one of my favorite websites for entrepreneurs. I started the series talking about what I consider the most important attribute of an entrepreneur : Tenacity. You need to be extremely gifted on some fronts to be enormously successful as an entrepreneur – but still human. Entrepreneurs play to win and they take losing seriously.

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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2017: Failing Forward

Entrepreneurs' Organization

From 13–19 November 2017, we’ll share exclusive content designed to inspire and inform every entrepreneur—whether you’re in start-up mode or you’re a battle-scarred founder. Fear of failure can be paralyzing, but determined entrepreneurs conquer those fears and act anyway.

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#22. Medium Founder Ev Williams Shares New Thoughts On Future of Creator Economy and More

Entrepreneur's Handbook

His first major company was Blogger (acquired by Google in 2003) which was where the term “blog” was first popularized. Medium is also the home of Entrepreneur’s Handbook. Get content like this from Entrepreneur’s Handbook by following us on Medium , Instagram , and Twitter. #22.

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Telegraphing

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

I recall when my partner Brad and I were raising our first USV fund, back in 2003, and potential investors wondered about my blogging habit. We explained that telegraphing would bring entrepreneurs to us. They asked if I was making a mistake telegraphing our investment thesis for everyone to see, including our “competitors.”

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Advice from Warren Rustand: Put Your Head Down and Walk Into the Storm

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Written for EO by Kalika Yap , an Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) member in Los Angeles. Yap is a thriving serial entrepreneur whose businesses include Citrus Studios , Luxe Link , and the Orange & Bergamot.

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Welcome, BizLink Orange!

Source Link

Today marks the start of Global Entrepreneurship Week, an annual initiative that shines a light not only on the value entrepreneurs bring to our communities and global economy, but also the importance of building infrastructures that make it easier for them to start and scale their businesses.

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How to Succeed in Engineering Consulting

Entrepreneurs' Organization

His recently published works include contributions to Renewable Energy World, BPlans.com, Entrepreneur Architect, and Tech.co. FINANCES Guest contributors LEADERSHIP Productivity andrew armstrong consulting engineering entrepreneurs' organization tips

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Retool, Repurpose, Redeploy

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Eric Ludwig is a member of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Cleveland chapter, which he joined in 2003. Coronavirus has given many entrepreneurs an unlikely opportunity to embrace and truly live their companies’ core values.

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Lessons Learned After 15 Years in Business

Entrepreneurs' Organization

2003 / Great service really does win business. But in 2006, I found my peer group by joining the Entrepreneurs Organization —and it was a game-changer. Jill Nelson is the founder and CEO of Ruby ® Receptionists , which recently reached its 15-year anniversary.

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EO Member Spotlight: Moisés Cohen (EO Panama)

Entrepreneurs' Organization

With more than 12,000 members in 161 chapters and 50 countries, the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) continues to make a mark on the lives of those entrepreneurs who are transforming the world. In 2003, Moisés started a food voucher business, Vale Panama.

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Forging EO Richmond: Lessons Learned from Launching an EO Chapter

Entrepreneurs' Organization

And while every chapter and every launch is unique, entrepreneurs around the world will certainly relate to his journey of building something from nothing. They’ll be dealing with EO members, and we all know entrepreneurs can be both demanding and determined.

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Any Business Can be a Social Enterprise: My Experience Growing a Business to Give Back

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Best Practices Entrepreneurial Journey general Goal Setting Inspirational Legacy Make a Mark members Technology WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS #EOBeyondBorders Heather Terenzio partnerships social enterprise software development technology Techtonic Group

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Q&A with Meg Salyer

Innovation 2 Enterprise

McGee Award and was the 2003 Journal Record Woman of the Year. What advice would you give to entrepreneurs pursuing a startup in Oklahoma? Oklahoma is very friendly to entrepreneurs. Reynolds Governor’s Cup (now the Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup ) competition.

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How To Decide If Your Startup Idea Is Worth Pursuing

Entrepreneur's Handbook

When the idea finds the entrepreneur Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash After founding multiple startups, including Yodle, which sold after growing into a $200M+ revenue line business, I had settled into advising student entrepreneurs at Wharton.

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“This is my EO journey”

Entrepreneurs' Organization

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) has been helping entrepreneurs achieve transformational growth since 1987. Beth Chernick was EO New York’s chapter manager from 2003 to 2020. How can one not grow when surrounded by entrepreneurs and “leaders of leaders”?

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In Love, In Partnership: How One Couple Finds Success at Home and at Work

Entrepreneurs' Organization

They started their first joint venture, Blue Moon Pizza, in 2003. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) helps the world’s top entrepreneurs learn and grow through peer-to-peer learning, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and connections to experts.

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Money Out of Nowhere: How Internet Marketplaces Unlock Economic Wealth

abovethecrowd.com

Four years later, in May of 2003, they launched Taobao Marketplace, Alibaba’s answer to eBay. entrepreneur Internet marketplaces Uber Uncategorized Venture Capital Web/Tech Marketplace ridesharing Sharing Economy(*) Benchmark is/was an investor in companies labeled with the asterisk. In 1776, Adam Smith released his magnum opus, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations , in which he outlined his fundamental economic theories.

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The Truth About Convertible Debt at Startups and The Hidden Terms You Didn’t Understand

Both Sides of the Table

My initial reaction to Adeo when we spoke was that while it may have solved some issues (debt versus equity) it didn’t solve the ones that I’ve been warning entrepreneurs about most loudly. A standard entrepreneur retort I heard back then (2008-09) was “I don’t know what my company is worth now. What the entrepreneurs were really saying is, “I don’t want to take a lower valuation now, while I don’t have customers or a full team.

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Meet Tatiana Glad, our New Global Executive Director

Impact Hub

As an Impact Hub entrepreneur, I see opportunities to really give momentum to what we have built – to bring our impact makers to scale, evolve our network into a strong ecosystem that leverages complementarity across our diverse contexts, and widen access to a range of community partners.

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Input from women key to successful companies

Innovation 2 Enterprise

We need more entrepreneurs creating more business plans to produce more products that many, many people in large international markets will buy. I have been thinking lately about how the seeds of innovation get planted — in an individual. In a family. In a state.

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The unbundling of professional learning and entrepreneurship education

TechCrunch

Launched in 2003, LinkedIn quickly became the first global professional social media network by offering an easy way to make and track professional connections. Rhys Spence. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

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i2E Inc. and the George Kaiser Family Foundation co-lead a $4 million investment in Tulsa-based THG Energy Solutions

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Founded in 2003 and acquired by current management in 2011, THG Energy developed and markets the Energy Intelligence Suite platform that collects electricity, gas, water and waste data for more than 50,000 commercial accounts in all 50 states, providing best practice benchmarking and analytics. The Oklahoma Angel Fund is a pooled fund of individual angel investors, managed by i2E, which offers another source of potential investment for Oklahoma entrepreneurs. May 21, 2019.

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The Art of Simple Questions: How Simple Questions Lead to Great Innovations

Guy Kawasaki

The implication is that entrepreneurs should start with megalomaniac goals in order to succeed. From Forbes FYI, Winter 2003) Steve Wozniak built the Apple I because he believed there was a better way to access computers than having to work for the government, a university, or a large company. Books Entrepreneurship Innovation Entrepreneur Pitching The Art of the StartThere is a myth that successful companies begin with grandiose ambitions.

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Valuation Workshop – The Art of Negotiation Between Investors and Founders

Angel Capital Association

By: Emily Angold, ACA Marketing Manager As an entrepreneur and seasoned angel investor, Bill Payne understands the critical importance of education to make well-informed decisions that determine the success or failure of a startup. Get to Know Bill Payne: Bill Payne is an active angel investor, board member, and educator for entrepreneurs and angel investors. In 2003 he was engaged in the formation and startup of the Angel Capital Association (ACA).

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Patch Animation Pushes the Boundaries of Short  Film Development with Innovative Use of Unreal Engine Technology in ’Stached

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

Entrepreneurs David Romani II, Kelly Farmer, and Sofia Soldevila always knew they wanted to bring great stories to life through animation. Part of the proceeds from ’Stached will support, griefHaven®, an organization that has provided grief support and education since 2003.

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WJR Business Beat: Industry Sectors Facing Major Change In 2022 (Episode 348)

StartupNation

On today’s Business Beat, Jeff talks about sectors undergoing sustained disruption and what it means for entrepreneurs. Are you an entrepreneur with a great story to share?

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10 Financial Decisions Before Starting Your First Business

Smart Hustle Magazine

Most businesses collapse due to financial factors such as the entrepreneur running out of cash , being incapable of paying workers, or not supplying enough goods to stay afloat. He has been a member of the California State Bar since 2003.

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The VC Inclusion Clause #MovingForward

Both Sides of the Table

If you’re an entrepreneur who would like to see this clause in more startups please ask your VC to include it in future term sheets and link to it from their home page. “We He suggested an idea that comes from the NFL called “ The Rooney Rule ” enacted in 2003 in an effort to end the era of all-white football coaches in a league with > 75% African American players. Many of us had experiences of asking entrepreneurs, “Why are none of our candidates women?”

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Making Sense of the Stock Market Drops in Relation to Venture Financing

Both Sides of the Table

I’ve seen friends (and family members) lose much of their savings that way over the years because “Black Swans” happen and in 1987, 2001, 2003 & 2008 (just to name a few from my memory) huge market gyrations caused much financial distress to people seeking short-term gains. They reminded me that the market is now higher than 2008 when it crashed (note: it’s also higher than it was in 1968, 1988 and 2003 – all of these are irrelevant).

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Tattoos and YCombinator Demo Day

This is going to be BIG.

It was June of 2003. The problem is that the program simply attracts only "the best"--a group of entrepreneurs who, at first, self select and believe they fit this criteria and then displays whatever patters Paul Graham and his team believe to be indicative of success. Most promising entrepreneurs that show well off the bat still need a lot of hands on help and guidance. I sat in a little ink shop on Rivington Street called Porcupine Tattoo.

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Detroit Entrepreneur Survived BAD SEO and Now Russia’s War on Ukraine

Smart Hustle Magazine

Vladimir Gendelman is an entrepreneur who immigrated from Ukraine in 1989, with just a few hundred dollars between him and his two parents. Smart Hustle Small Business Podcast · Bad SEO and Surviving Ukraine – This Entrepreneur’s Journey.

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Rustic Canyon Speaks out on GaiKai Exit, Changing Nature of VC, LA Tech & More

Both Sides of the Table

12:00 It seems like there’s a shift in the VC world to more ex-entrepreneurs. 33:15 Have you noticed a change from 2003 to now in the “serendipity factor” of Santa Monica? Nate Redmond is the managing partner of Rustic Canyon Partners – he’s probably one of the youngest managing partners of a major fund you’ll meet. And no wonder, lately he and his partners are on a tear, investing out of their $200+ million VC fund.

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S3 Ventures, Tacora close on new funds to boost Austin startups

TechCrunch

While building a company here between 1994 and 2003, I saw the Texas ecosystem firsthand and was excited about what it offered,” Smith told TechCrunch. “It This is a complete white space where oftentimes entrepreneurs are confused and don’t know how capital markets work.

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How to Win Consulting, Board, and Deal Roles with Private Equity and Venture Capital Funds

David Teten VC

You can work as a consultant, an interim executive, a board member, a deal executive partnering to buy a company, an executive in residence, or as an entrepreneur in residence. . VC Entrepreneurs in Residence . Certain VC funds proactively seek out qualified Entrepreneurs in Residence.

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Why You Need to Ring the Freaking Cash Register

Both Sides of the Table

I remember just a decade ago in 2003 when we all laughed at how dumb people in the 90′s were talking about the race to “capture as many eyeballs as possible” before your competition. I with every entrepreneur would forward that article to their favorite journalist so we could stop having this conversation of “yeah, but company so-and-so isn’t profitable!” I work with a lot of startups.

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Get to Know Richard de Silva of Highland Capital

Both Sides of the Table

I took the opportunity this past week to publish summary notes of some of the VCs and entrepreneurs I had interviewed on This Week in VC. One of my goals in doing the show was not only to educate entrepreneurs but also to put a human face on many of the VCs in our industry as VCs can be hard to get to know. He does not bring his Blackberry to meetings and hopes to give entrepreneurs the same respect he wanted. Are you thematic in your investing or entrepreneur focused? (11:40-14:15).

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