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The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) federal research grant programs are the most important federal programs that spur innovation and entrepreneurship. Suman Saripalli, entrepreneur and SBIR applicant winner, talked with Kauffman eVenturing for a brief eVenturing Audiocast interview (3:03) on how to win one of the federal grants.
Effective leaders can be groomed to manage adversity and sustain high-performance. Based on research conducted with more than 40,000 leaders across industries and sectors, the Gallup organization has identified specific abilities that can lead to success.
Facing facts and forgetting fantasies are vital to accurate forecasting for startups seeking outside investment. This highly practical blog entry provides eleven helpful tips for doing forecasts realistically and presenting them in ways that investors understand and appreciate.
Benchmarking your firm's performance against the performance of others is essential to creating and following a strategic plan. The seven steps listed here from a professional competitive intelligence service will smooth the way to an improved ROI.
Effectively tracking the who, what, where, when, and why of board decision-making in a concise, informative way is imperative, especially for a newly funded venture. This brief blog discussion is followed by an easy-to-use template for recording board minutes in a formal, logical fashion.
This news note cites an article, and#34;The Power of Dumb Ideas,and#34; in which Randall Rothenberg argues that, when it comes to success in business, emphasis on strategy imitation outperforms emphasis on innovation. Source for the article is a Booz Allen Hamilton study of successful business strategies over 30 years.
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is a United States Government corporation designed to work with some of the poorest countries in the world.
If you come across a business term that is unfamiliar or unclear, Value Base Management.net probably can has a definition and an explanation. Check it out and be sure to bookmark it for future reference.
Business owners and their advisers should carefully plan and take appropriate steps to avoid litigation traps in selling their companies, such as not performing due diligence on potential buyers or signing an ambiguous letter of intent without a counsel's review.
Competitive Intelligence Guide: Internet Intelligence Index - Links to over 600 intelligence-related Internet sites, covering everything from macro-economic data to individual patent and stock quote information.
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