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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 
What are customer segments?

As one of nine building blocks of the Business Model Canvas, customer segments are the people and/or organizations for whom you're creating value.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on October 06, 2014
Category:  Growth 
What are some best practices for developing a business model?

The first business model you create is likely to be a predictable one.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 29, 2014
Category:  Execution 
How do you pitch your business model?

Once your business model is refined, it's time to pitch it to potential partners and investors.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 22, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What are some potential problems for co-founders?

Once you've teamed up with your co-founder(s), it's important to be aware of potential problems that can arise later in the relationship.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 15, 2014
Category:  Creation 
How do you test your business model in the real world?

Once you've settled on your business model -- your best guess -- it's time to fail.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 08, 2014
Category:  Execution 
How can early-stage entrepreneurs access networks?

Now, more than any time in history, there is more access to networks for entrepreneurs than ever.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on September 01, 2014
Category:  Creation 
Who are the customers in healthcare?

In healthcare, "customers" are typically not the patients who will use the drugs, devices, and services early-stage companies are developing.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on August 25, 2014
Category:  Creation 
What are some of the leading life science incubators?

There are approximately 1,250 business incubators in the United States, including about 120 with some life science focus.

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Christina Hernandez Sherwood
on August 18, 2014
Category:  Creation