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Business Insider takes a look at 20 startups that are about to take off in a big way.
Humera Fasihuddin, the director of the Invention to Venture program at the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance answers five essential questions that all entrepreneurs need to consider.
Started with one Lincoln, limousine service now has more than 30 vehicles.
RALEIGH – On the day her divorce became final in 1990, Carrie Peele charged a total of $15,000 on three credit cards to buy a blue, 1986 Lincoln Town Car.
Peele wasn’t going on an emotional spending spree to boost her spirits. Instead, she was founding a business.
Thus was born Blue Diamond Limousines & Sedans, which provides transportation services to customers ranging from visiting celebrities to out-of-town executives to teenagers on prom night. Back then, Peele was the sole employee, the blue car was the only one available – and it didn’t take Peele long to regret her choice of hues.
If you think you only need a business plan to go fishing for capital, you are sorely mistaken.
A business plan--thoughtfully assembled and diligently updated--is the very blueprint for any company. It sets direction, facilitates communication and establishes performance metrics. Better yet, well-articulated business plans force business owners to constantly weigh the strengths and weaknesses of their operations.
This is the final part in the series. Gary Schoeniger discusses his interview with one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs John Osher and the mistakes that startups make. Below is Part Four: Mistakes with the Overall Startup Vision. Part One discussed Startup Mistakes in Research...
It can be tough to determine a concrete amount of money to raise for a startup. Mark Suster debates this issue facing many young startups.
Women entrepreneurs are making their mark in business ventures. Get insight on what works for some women entrepreneurs in their startup...
Fifty-three billion smackers. That's how much telecom tycoon Carlos Slim Helu, the wealthiest human on the planet, is worth by Forbes' latest exhaustive count. (Actually, the tally was $53.5 billion--when you're dealing in 10 digits, every decimal place counts.)
Those kinds of numbers can't help but make you think: What exactly does it take to amass that kind of wealth? More important, do you have it?
Accenture's Liz Tinkham interviews salesforce.com's Polly Sumner about entrepreneurship that occurs in both large and small companies. They both agree that innovation and risk-taking occur in any-sized company where the culture emphasizes "no idea is a dumb idea." Sumner advises young entrepreneurs to not fear risk: every failure teaches you a valuable lesson, and once learned, success is that much sweeter.
Why the Hurt Locker is an excellent example of film making entrepreneurship.
This is the third part in a four part series. Gary Schoeniger discusses his interview with one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs John Osher and the mistakes that startups make. Below is Part Three: Mistakes in Management. Part One discussed the mistakes in Market Research...
For the third time in three years, the world has a new richest man.
Riding surging prices of his various telecom holdings, including giant mobile outfit America Movil, Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim Helu has beaten out Americans Bill Gates and Warren Buffett to become the wealthiest person on earth and nab the top spot on the 2010 Forbes list of the World's Billionaires.
Slim's fortune has swelled to an estimated $53.5 billion, up $18.5 billion in 12 months. Shares of America Movil, of which Slim owns a $23 billion stake, were up 35% in a year.
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