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Something extraordinary happened in Kansas City last Thursday. For the second year in a row, some of Kansas City's largest organizations participated in a reverse pitch. KCNext, the host and organizer, brought in a capacity crowd of over 200 entrepreneurs and other Global Entrepreneurship Week event participants. There were 65 events in Kansas City spread across a week and a half. But this event was different. This one was special.
Ninety-percent of Silicon Valley's start-ups fail not because of faulty product, but because they don't tap the right market and they don't know their customer. Well-seasoned serial entrepreneur Steve Blank drafts a new model for plotting the path between good idea and market success.
Bringing new board members into your company can be complicated. Brad Feld provides some best practices for managing this complex process, including: recruiting, analyzing current board composition, and establishing selection criteria.
When Arthur M. Blank talks about entrepreneurship - what it takes to create, build and grow a company - he talks about principles. And, when he talks about principles, he talks about giving back.
A mature business facing altered circumstances might need to bring in a partner rather than just an employee, writes the author, who poses a series of questions for founders to address prior to making what could be a difficult leap.
The founder and CEO of American Reading Company, Jane Hileman, has seen her company grow from a few teachers ten years ago to 111 employees today who provide books and reading goals for students to encourage a love of reading. Hileman's goals are revenue growth, profitability, and success.
Marissa Mayer, Vice President of Search Products and User Experience at Google, shares nine lessons learned about fostering creative ideas and innovation based on her experience developing highly successful Web applications at Google.
While confusing to investors, mixing financial investments with philanthropic giving is a concept that is gaining ground. Good Capital is one organization collecting a portfolio of social enterprises and provides funding for their "social good" along with cash returns to their investors.
Many founders have cited the importance of access to mentoring and coaching that the peer-to-peer organizations, as well as industry groups, Chambers of Commerce, and trade associations, have provided for them.
Ron Rubin's profession is tea, but he is also steeped in giving back to student entrepreneurs.
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