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This article provides a helpful list of commonly used terms in the technology and entrepreneurship realm, including barriers to entry, discounted net present value, and the long tail.
In this candid entrepreneurial narrative, Reid Hoffman describes his journey from academia to PayPal, to finally founding the professional networking site LinkedIn. Hoffman suggests that to be a successful entrepreneur you have to take risks where others wouldn't and be willing to deviate from the beaten path.
Greg Waldorf, CEO of the online matchmaking service eHarmony.com, describes the essential components of a successful entrepreneurial career. He believes that working with great people, taking risks, adaptability, passion and timely execution of plans can lead to success for entrepreneurs. He draws parallels between the satisfaction found through finding the right career path and a fulfilling relationship.
This article suggests that there are five key relationships that entrepreneurs running growth companies should work on developing: relationships with customers, employees, vendors, bankers, and mentors.
Steve Burrill, CEO of Burrill &amp; Co., provides an overview of the life sciences industry, reflecting on insights he has gained throughout his career. Along the way, he shares his laws of survival and anecdotes that relate the keys to his success in the areas of biotechnology, venture capital and merchant banking.
Prominent industry leaders team up with Stanford Faculty to discuss entrepreneurial solutions to problems in the areas of international affairs, human health and the environment. They tackle world issues from a global and technical perspective beyond the usual bureaucratic approach with a special focus on developing nations.
The power to make a difference comes when you look inside to find what you have to give.
The tips in this article will help your presentation be a bridge between what you have and what your audience wants.
This tool will help you understand what systems you will need to invest in and replenish on a regular basis.
When asked about your business, you need to have a quick and compelling answer ready--you need an elevator pitch. This article discusses the important aspects of developing and delivering your elevator pitch.
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