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Survival of the Fittest
Roner Valencia
2/16/2003
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An entrepreneurial company in its second year confronts challenges more

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Fast Growth in the Sensible Lane
Roh Lucas
7/1/2005
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The founder of an Internet-services provider ignores the mantra of the boom years of the late 1990s that fast growth would equal fast profit and opted instead for what he calls a "sensible" approach to building a company. That is a business model based on the need to turn a profit and tactics for doing so, the author writes.

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50 ugly truths of starting your own business...
Roberts Mark Allen
9/22/2009
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Too many people become entrepreneurs with the wrong expectations, in my ebook I create real...

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Giving to Alma Mater Fits Perfectly with Running Public Company
Richardson Karen
6/1/2005
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Karen Richardson's contributions are helping to make sure Stanford engineering students learn about being entrepreneurs.

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Company Giving Fosters Real Estate Empire
Richards Nancy T
3/1/2005
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Nancy Richards could have taken an easier route with her business, but instead chooses to help small, talented companies get established by creating partnerships with them.

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Ancient Materials, Modern Technology, Timeless Challenges
Rhodes Richard
7/16/2001
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Creating value at every stage of the process, an entrepreneur rescues stone from sites threatened with destruction and gives it new life elsewhere. To manage multiple languages, locations, currencies and cultures, he relies on the Internet and high-speed telecommunications.

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How to Win the Valuation Game
Resnick Rosalind
4/30/2010
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With the market for early-stage capital beginning to bounce back, I'm once again fielding calls from entrepreneurs wanting to know how much of their company to give away to investors to raise the money they need to launch their businesses or take them to the next level.

Unfortunately, there's no easy answer to this question. An established business with sales, profits and cash flow may sell for five to 10 times earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization. But it's a lot harder to put a price tag on an early-stage venture that consists of a business plan, a web site and the founder's hopes and dreams. As a result, negotiations between start-ups and prospective investors often turn into angry arm-wrestling matches that end with both sides walking away empty-handed.

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Babson Breeds New Business, Learning and Community Spirit
Rein Shaun
4/6/2010
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First-year undergrads at Babson College in Wellesley, Mass. have come up with 16 new businesses as part of a management and entrepreneurship course.  Each team was made up of approximately 30 students and the businesses vary from imitation sunglasses to wireless mice with 1GB USB storage to an accessory locating gadget.

The class, Foundations of Management and Entrepreneurship is a seven-credit, year-long focus on the world of business where student teams invent, develop, launch, manage and liquidate a business. Students study entrepreneurship, marketing, accounting, organizational behavior, information systems and operations. Babson provides up to $3,000 as startup money for these student endeavors and the businesses will run throughout the spring semester. Any profits are donated to a local community service agency of the team’s choice.

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Anticipating Early Termination of a Strategic Partnership
Porper Daniel S
12/1/2006
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When entrepreneurs sign up strategic partners, the primary focus often is on development and sales of products or services. For their protection, however, entrepreneurs also need to focus on crafting a proper legal framework in the event the partnership needs to be terminated.

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Lessons from Entrepreneurs Who Beat the Odds
Perman Stacey
10/30/2009
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The statistics surrounding the survival rate for small businesses have long been subject to fervid debate. Depending on who you're talking to, the predicted life span for a startup can elicit grim to cautiously optimistic responses.

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