UC Students Gain New Resources, Opportunities Through Expanded Entrepreneurship Program


24) the expansion of an exciting program that will equip students with more tools and resources] to take their entrepreneurship and innovation to the next level. Reposted from the University of California Press Room.

Techstars and HBCUvc Launch 10-City Startup Weekend Tour to Promote Diversity in Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital


HBCUvc is a nonprofit organization that trains students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) in venture capital and technology entrepreneurship. WASHINGTON, D.C.

A New Way to Help Student Entrepreneurs Succeed: Learnings from the inaugural LaunchPad Lift Cohort, part of the Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars entrepreneurship program


LaunchPad Lift “was the most impactful incubator/entrepreneurship program I have participated in. Together, we help students learn about entrepreneurship, find great mentors, and start successful companies. Entrepreneurship is all about action.

Sushi, passion, and entrepreneurship

Tom Tunguz

Passion is not something you follow. It’s something that will follow you as you put in the hard work to become valuable to the world. Follow a Career Passion? Let It Follow You. In his book “So Good They Can’t Ignore You”, Cal Newport, a college classmate, champions the idea that passion lags work, instead of passion inspiring work. It’s the same philosophy embraced by sushi master Jiro, in the documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.” Jiro should focusses on mastering a practice, making sushi.

Entrepreneurship growth: perception vs reality

Tom Tunguz

The flurry of media activity in entrepreneurship including the spate of new TV shows like X-Factor for tech and Shark Tank, the refocus of the NYTimes and WSJ on technology, and the number of entrepreneurs on mainstream magazine covers gave me the impression that entrepreneurship is on the rise. There’s this idea that we can somehow rely on entrepreneurship to get us out of the job crisis,” said Scott Shane, an economics professor at Case Western Reserve University.

The Creativity of Entrepreneurship: Community Leader Spotlight with João Marinelli


To João, entrepreneurship is all about people, and “our power to transform our realities and reinvent (in a positive way) the status quo.”. To João, the truly amazing thing about entrepreneurship is the way that it gives life to people’s creativity, and helps them use their creativity to change the world. “I I think that’s why I dedicated almost six years of my life to studying entrepreneurship and being an entrepreneur,” João said.

A Fireside Chat on LA’s Tech Scene, Entrepreneurship, and More


The post A Fireside Chat on LA’s Tech Scene, Entrepreneurship, and More appeared first on ReSci Techstars Executive Director Cody Simms & ReSci CEO Jerry Jao sit down to chat on a broad range of topics: Founder’s depression Top Qualities needed as a founder How to transition into an investor What an investor looks for in a startup The truth about.

The Top 5 Leadership Qualities a First-Time Founder Should Practice

Groove HQ

EntrepreneurshipStarting a business is hard.

Infographic: Cyber Security Facts And Stats


Entrepreneurship Web DesignCyber-crime is not a joke but a real fact that most companies had or will encounter. In the infographic below, you can see how crucial cyber-attacks were for well-known companies as well as our weaknesses that hackers can use in their advantage.

6 Marketing Benefits to Getting Certified as a Woman-Owned Business

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EntrepreneurshipIf you’re thinking about getting certified as a woman-owned business, the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is the largest certifier in the United States. There are other certification programs too, particularly at the state level.

If You Don’t Like The Road You’re Walking, Start Paving Another One”.

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10 Steps to Improve Business Networking Skills of Your Sales Team

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EntrepreneurshipIf you are not yet familiar with the term business networking, be sure that you are missing out on plenty of opportunities! In the modern world, business networking is an essential part of the success of any enterprise.

Adam Neumann stepping down: Softbank getting its ducks in a row?

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startup softbank wework entrepreneurship businessAs many had anticipated, WeWork’s CEO, Adam Neumann, is stepping down, and it could all have been about Softbank. Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ».

SaaS Pricing Experts Explain How To Turn Pricing Into Your Biggest Growth Lever In 2018


Entrepreneurship Pricing SaaSThe post SaaS Pricing Experts Explain How To Turn Pricing Into Your Biggest Growth Lever In 2018 appeared first on Chargify Blog.

6 Reasons Why Every Entrepreneur Needs a Blog

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Entrepreneurship Marketing Social Selling content marketing SEOYou’ve surely noticed nearly every business out there has a blog. Whether it’s managed correctly or not, it’s likely there. That’s because we live in the age of information.

Ten Ways to Get the Most out of Conferences


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How to Use Upselling to Increase Customer Happiness, Retention and Revenue

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EntrepreneurshipUpselling doesn’t have to be a dirty word. In fact, it can help you make your customers happier. What comes to mind when you think of the word upsell? For many of us, it might bring up images of sleazy salespeople trying to line their pockets by selling us extra stuff we don’t need. And, […]. The post How to Use Upselling to Increase Customer Happiness, Retention and Revenue appeared first on Groove Blog.

Avoiding the Ten-Year Stock Option Trap (and Other Stock-Option Considerations)


Entrepreneurship IPO Startups Uncategorized Venture Capital expiration stock optionsI’ve increasingly spoken to startup employees who find themselves in a difficult trap.

Hi, I’m Neil Patel, Co-founder of NPDigital. Ask Me Anything!

Neil Patel

You can ask me about entrepreneurship, marketing, or anything else. EntrepreneurshipToday, I thought I would do something a bit different, as 66.9% of my website traffic is brand new.

An Entrepreneur Doesn’t Have To Like Pies To Make Money Off Pies

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business-strategy business-intelligence mark-growth sales entrepreneurshipThey Just Need To See The Value In Selling Pies To People Who Like Pies Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ».

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Setup An Online Store On A Tight Budget


With these guides, you can find topics on Digital marketing, web design, link building, entrepreneurship, social marketing and much more! Entrepreneurship MarketingThinking of starting a small business but worried about finances?

How Predictable Revenue built its innovative Outbound Validation program with CPO Kenny MacKenzie

Predictable Revenue

And that’s the story of entrepreneurship. A few years back,Kenny MacKenzie, Predictable Revenue’s Chief Product Officer had bootstrapped his company, Vandrico, to six figure revenue and a team of 13 people.

Brand Yourself — Beginner’s Guide to Building an Amazing Brand

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10 Learnings Building a Consulting Practice to €150k+ per year

Pierre Lechelle

EntrepreneurshipAbout 4 years ago, I tried to launch a business but failed without grace. The irony is that other entrepreneurs were asking me for advice. I quickly realized that I could help them grow their business. I also realized that I could make a good living out of it.

My 90-day Plan to Build a World Class Network

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writing mark-growth business entrepreneurship self-improvementImagine asking for the insight of the most incredible people in the world… and getting a reply. Continue reading on Marketing And Growth Hacking ».

10 Challenging Business Skills You Need to Master


EntrepreneurshipThe business world is a realm of vaguely defined borders. Business is a place where having the right skills is important. Knowing what those skills are and when to use them isn’t always apparent.

7 Awesome Entrepreneurs shared their secrets at SaaStock 2017

Pierre Lechelle

Entrepreneurship SaaSAs some of you may know, the largest european SaaS conference happened in Dublin on the week of the 18th of September. If you don’t know about SaaStock, you should definitely check it out. This edition gathered 1 500 people from all over the world.

Appearance on the Twenty Minute VC: Financing Thoughts, The Private Equity Sales Process, and More


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Why Being Clueless Can Be a Great Thing

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How hiring our first salesperson led me to recognize that cluelessness is at the heart of entrepreneurship. Make More Happen

10 Characteristics of Dedicated And Successful Entrepreneurs


The words “ Entrepreneurship ” and “ Entrepreneur ” have become very popular in the age of digital technology. Entrepreneurship can be defined in several ways. Entrepreneurship

10 Excuses That Are Holding You Back From Being Great!


If you start a business to free yourself, then dare not oppose the “powers that be”, you undermine the very spirit of entrepreneurship. EntrepreneurshipYou want to have self-awareness and growth? The first step is being honest with yourself to be great at anything.

Marc Nager & Dave Mayer on building rural startup communities


Techstars knows this isn’t true: successful entrepreneurship can happen anywhere. . He is on a mission to bring entrepreneurship to rural America. . Marc and Dave on the economic benefits—and potential—of entrepreneurship in a small town: .

Branding your early-stage software company

Point Nine Land

startup saas branding vc entrepreneurshipA short summary of what I’ve learned about branding reading a bunch of articles online ….and and preparing for Point Nine’s upcoming rebrand (!)

7 Benefits of Owning An Interactive App for Online Businesses


Entrepreneurship ProductivityThere’s something about a good interactive experience that makes it hard to forget. Not only does it provide a delightful experience to a customer, but it leaves behind a special memory.

Digital Marketing: How To Find An Effective Online Marketing Consultant


Entrepreneurship Marketing Productivity OutsourcingAs most transactions are made more and more digitally, it’s time to rethink your online and mobile marketing strategy. With a solid digital marketing strategy and how to implement it, you will be one step ahead of your competitors.

4 Powerful Public Speaking Tips For Marketers And Entrepreneurs


Marketing EntrepreneurshipEntrepreneur or small business owners, need to get out more and engage with their target audience and potential customers, especially if you’re just starting out in your industry.

“Delivering Meaningful Opportunities to do Good Stuff Together:” Community Leader Spotlight with Pascale Hyboud-Peron


Pascale Hyboud-Peron, Co-founder and Director of Venture Centre , has an awesome Twitter bio: “Creating connections and exploring intersections between people and ideas by delivering meaningful opportunities to do good stuff together #entrepreneurship.”.