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MIT students prefer Indian startups for internships
wwwsiliconindiacom
3/25/2010
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Bangalore: With several foreign students turning to India to gain experience of the cool technologies offered by Indian start-ups, four MBA students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT-Sloan School of Management) are all set to start their internship at the online entertainment portal 'Buzzintown', reports Peerzada Abrar from the Economic Times.

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The Billionaires Who Made Themselves and Their Nations
4/7/2010
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Some people are born rich, but it is the self-made billionaires who inspire people more than anybody else. While most entrepreneurs won’t end up in the 10-digit club, there are lessons to be taken from these elites.

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How to Use Kickstarter to Launch a Business
7/22/2010
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Caroline Mak and her boyfriend Antonio Ramos loved the taste of ginger, but didn't like the sugary-sweet taste of ginger ales and ginger beers on the market.  They weren't spicy enough, nor were they adequately tangy.

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The Corporate Petri Dish
7/23/2010
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Corporate culture" doesn't just happen, it must be nurtured, just like a "culture" in a petri dish, writes the author.

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When Gender Changes the Negotiation
7/23/2010
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Gender is not a good predictor of negotiation performance, but ambiguous situations can cause different behaviors by men and women in negotiations.

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Everything That Happens Is a "Take"
Amos Wally
5/1/2000
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When you get out there thinking you're the most important member of the team, you're headed for failure, says Wally Amos. The founder of Famous Amos Cookies found out the hard way that you can't just indulge your whims and let the chocolate chips fall where they may. How he developed a spiritual understanding, recovered his good name and started a new, more successful company serves as a great recipe for other entrepreneurs.

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Risk in Entrepreneurship
Ashbrook Tom
1/1/2002
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Entrepreneurship means risk, writes the author, a veteran journalist turn dot-com entrepreneur who lived to tell the tale in a best-selling book. In an equally frank article, he speaks about teetering on the brink of financial and marital collapse before securing financing, and advises fledglings to assess their tolerance for risk and level with loved ones before taking the risk-laden entrepreneurial plunge.

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Seeking Financing for a Service Business? Know Your Business Model
Babinec Martin
5/1/2002
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Service companies aiming to grow fast enough to attract financing need to address the weaknesses inherent in such business models, says the founder of a human-resources consultancy.

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8 Tips for starting your business while still holding a full-time job
Bailey Deborah A
5/19/2010
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If you're thinking about entrepreneurship, you've probably heard that you should start your business before you quit your day job. It's good advise, but not always practical.

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When the Business Model is the People
Bakes Phil
5/20/2002
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A business model that aims to consolidate in the fragmented tour-packaging industry must rely on the entrepreneurial owners of the local businesses it acquires, according to the writer. A case is made for developing the people who will build the business, rather than, as is practice for many consolidators, putting them out of business.

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