Entries tagged "Entrepreneur"

This is a Repost from July 13. I thought based on a significant increase in readership I might share the recipe that takes the raw ingredients of a starry-eyed, everything-is-beautiful, young wanabe startup entrepreneur into a realist...  Crankification It's 2003, I start the job in Herndon VA. Today there are 50 employees. Read More

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StartupLand in 2013 saw a year of BS words, BS activities, and few actual events of signicance. In DC we've seen the Fakers create the tone. The Makers retire to their garages where they continue to do the real stuff and the Newbies, following the pied pipers of bullshit. Here's hoping that Read More

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In case you haven’t noticed, I have an issue. Well, okay, I have many issues yet in this essay I’ll focus on just one of them. So back to the opening sentence: In case you haven’t noticed, I suck at spelling and grammar, I don’t know when and if to use Read More

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How can you tell if you're the real deal or just a Startup CEO wantrepreneur? 10 hints: Your expenses are over a million and your revenue is under 500K, and you pay yourself  handsomely You are Faking It until you’re Making It It’s everyone else’s fault you’re failing You pivot every time you exhale Your Read More

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Self doubt is a common issue for startup founders. Am I an entrepreneur or a wantreprenuer. Well thanks to modern neuroscience plus research and development by the organization, Startup Technology And Research On Leadership Employment (STARTHOLE) there is now a definitive professional assessment that will answer the question in minutes. Take Read More

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It’s every startup founder's dream... having a venture capital firm invest in your company.  Let’s celebrate! We’ve finally made it! We’re going to be big….. right? Well most likely not. First off only 20% of venture funded companies are considered a success by their investors, and of the those not every Read More

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...and not one of them looks bigger than 200lbs or so. 10 Biggest Entrepreneurs Under 30   Creating a successful company to make millions before your face gets wrinkled and your hairline starts to recede (well... at least for most) is what these entrepreneurs are all about. Meet 10 entrepreneurs who are booming Read More

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What's it like to start a company, to walk a wire without a net, to try something big? Featuring: 500 Startups’s Dave McClure, Zendesk founder Mikkel Svane. Julia Hartz of EventBrite, Scott Kveton of Urban Airship, Dan Levin COO of Box, Ben Huh, CEO of Cheezburger Network, Jeff Clavier of VC, Read More

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