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Highly informative and practical, this article provides tips from IT managers on managing vendor relationships but can be useful to all any manager. Example: Focus on value and ask the vendors to demonstrate that they can deliver.
This tool addresses the three general approaches to determining fair market value in a company: the income approach, the asset approach and the market approach.
This article discusses the benefits of having a clear, compelling value proposition and provides guidelines to creating this statement that will compel customers to buy your products or services.
Earlier this month, I had the privilege of addressing a roomful of individuals at the 49th Annual Conference of the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) in Kansas City, MO. The theme of this year’s event was "Energizing Entrepreneurship: Monitoring Progress, Making Change,” and...
It sounds like the intro line from a corny recruitment brochure – “Want to make money, change the world – and have fun doing it?”
But according to Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, entrepreneurship might be the way to do just that!
While speaking at the...
So far this year both the number and size of deals by venture capitalists are down over the final quarter of 2009.
A total of 681 deals for $4.7 billion were completed by VCs in the first quarter of 2010, according to a MoneyTree Report released by the National Venture Capital Association and PricewaterhouseCoopers. That dollar amount is down about 10 percent over Q4 2009, but up nearly 40 percent over the same period last year.
"Know when to hold 'em, know when to fold 'em" could be the lament of a VC as well as a poker player. Wait a minute: VCs are poker players! How do you know when to shut down a promising enterprise that's not quite making it? Here are some hints from a VC blog.
Good advice is worth hearing twice. This article doesn't plow any new ground, but coming from a venture capital blog it should command the attention of growth-hungry entrepreneurs.
Much of the good business information is hidden in "the invisible Web," the 80 percent of the Internet not accessible to popular search engines. Good news: there are free and low-cost ways to access business information online. This article includes valuable Web sites to visit when you need information for your business or strategic planning.
Entrepreneurs launching healthcare startups are great candidates for local and national media coverage if they know the best way to tell their stories. Read tips for media pitches.
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