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For effective strategic partner recruitment, the author recommends an eight-step plan, which includes identifying your target market, developing partner selection criteria, and developing an alliance plan with a selected partner.
In making their investment decisions, venture capitalists should bet on the product or process in a company over the management team, according to research from the University of Chicago School of Business. The researchers studied 49 venture-backed companies and found surprising stability of the firms' business models compared to management teams.
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.
As a child growing up in Chihuahua, Mexico, Cecilia Levine's English vocabulary didn't include "entrepreneurship," but she certainly could see the difference it made in people's lives. What she couldn't see then was how entrepreneurship would provide her with the tools, resources and passion to improve the lives of thousands on both sides of the U.S.-Mexican border.
As the world becomes flatter, we realize the role that culture and connectivity play in the development of our business models and social networks. Danah Boyd gives us an interesting look at how these elements play into the proliferation of online communities, and how the rules of engagement for these new businesses are also models of behavior and execution for other areas of the entrepreneur's life.
African-Americans are launching and growing businesses at higher rates than other entrepreneurs in the U.S. Whether attributed to corporate layoffs, diversity programs, or targeted business development initiatives, Chicago's Cook County is seeing the highest African-American entrepreneurial growth rates in the nation.
The entrepreneur's role changes throughout the stages of a business beginning with managing day-to-day operations and advancing to leading for growth.
Innovation is commonly thought to be the same as creativity, but according to research from the Gallup organization, creativity is a precursor to innovation only when coupled with business action. This article highlights the ways in which entrepreneurs can foster an environment of innovation, including finding and nurturing talent and developing managers.
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.
The power to make a difference comes when you look inside to find what you have to give.
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