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How can an entrepreneur make a good first impression with investors?

Your time in front of investors will be limited, so first impressions are key.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on December 15, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What are key partnerships?

As one of nine building blocks of the Business Model Canvas, key partnerships are with those who can help you leverage your business model.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on December 08, 2014
Category:  Growth 
What are key activities?

As one of nine building blocks of the Business Model Canvas, key activities are the things your business needs to be able to perform well.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on December 01, 2014
Category:  Growth 
What are industry forces?

As one of the four building blocks of the Business Model Canvas to help you make your business more responsive to the outside world, the term "industry forces" refers to your competitors.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on November 24, 2014
Category:  Growth 
What are macro-economic forces?

As one of the four building blocks of the Business Model Canvas to help you make your business more responsive to the outside world, macro-economic forces are the broader economic conditions that could impact your business.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on November 17, 2014
Category:  Growth 
What are key trends?

By considering key trends, you'll become aware of whether new technologies are about to undercut your value proposition -- or supercharge it.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on November 10, 2014
Category:  Growth 
How do I achieve sustainability through a pilot?

The right pilot can help a startup achieve sustainability. This involves two main steps.

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Dominique Pahud
on November 03, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What is the difference between self-insured and at-risk?

The services provided by health insurance companies can sometimes be described as "self-insured" and "at-risk."

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Dominique Pahud
on October 27, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What is an intrapreneur?

As opposed to an entrepreneur, who works for his own company, an intrapreneur is a talented person trying to innovate from within an institution, such as a hospital or insurance company.

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Dominique Pahud
on October 20, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What are market forces?

As one of the four building blocks of the Business Model Canvas to help you make your business more responsive to the outside world, the term "market forces" refers to everything related to the customer segments you've included in your business model.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 13, 2014
Category:  Growth