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Hungry Entrepreneurs Always Seem To Find Capital

Hungry Entrepreneurs Always Seem To Find Capital | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Every startup needs access to capital, whether for funding product development, for initial rollout efforts, acquiring inventory, or paying that first employee. Most entrepreneurs think first of bank loans as the primary source of money, only to find out that banks are really the least likely benefactors for startups. Thus “creative” really means maximizing non-bank financing. While sizing up the alternatives, I couldn’t help but pick up a recent book by Karlene Sinclair-Robinson with the creative title of “Spank the Bank: The Guide to Alternative Business Financing.” She plumbs the range of possibilities she has gained through personal experience as…
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Startup Advice

Startup Advice | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
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Back to startups, a wonderful list of advice, by Sam Altman, on his blog. 

Well, that sure is a list of almost 100 advice but all valid anyway. Still those might not be applicable to everybody or every situation but if startup is anywhere around your mind, make use of these as a checklist.

Not all, just pick 10 to 20 and make them your own checklist for success.

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Anh VU's curator insight, August 30, 2013 9:35 AM

How to master & apply these principles for those who do not grow up with capitalistic concepts & practices? Such as young generation in Vietnam.

Inam Ullah's curator insight, August 31, 2013 1:15 PM

not bad

 

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Techstars' David Cohen on How to Get the Most Out of Accelerators

Techstars' David Cohen on How to Get the Most Out of Accelerators | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
The co-founder of Techstars talks about some of the common misconceptions about startup accelerator programs.
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Can you start a successful business with just $10? This man did

Can you start a successful business with just $10? This man did | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Rwandan entrepreneur Cephas Nshimyumuremyi started a booming skincare business with just $10 -- and has made that investment go a long way.
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(Report) Global Entrepreneurship Trends: What Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know

(Report) Global Entrepreneurship Trends: What Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
This week the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) released their 2014…

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Entrepreneurs: What Are You Most Thankful For?

Entrepreneurs: What Are You Most Thankful For? | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it

As a contributor to Forbes.com, I get to talk to many entrepreneurs. And yes, they often talk about how people have helped them along their journey.

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The Top 20 Cities For Young Entrepreneurs

The Top 20 Cities For Young Entrepreneurs | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Young entrepreneurs hoping to strike stratup gold have a lot to take into consideration, and which U.S. city will provide the friendliest environment and the best shot at success for their new venture should absolutely be on the list.
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The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups

The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Last week a company we enthusiastically backed, uBeam, led by a very special entrepreneur, 25-year-old Meredith Perry, announced a $10 million round of financin
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Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane Reminds Startups That Luck Takes A Lot Of Work

Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane Reminds Startups That Luck Takes A Lot Of Work | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
"Being lucky is just so much work," Zendesk CEO Mikkel Svane told our co-editor Alexia Tsotsis during a fireside chat at TechCrunch Disrupt London today. As a..
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13 Lessons From America's Best Entrepreneurs

13 Lessons From America's Best Entrepreneurs | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Everyone can learn a thing or two from these entrepreneurs.
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See if any of these ideas can help you.

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Inside Accel Partners’ $US200m search for Australia’s next tech titan

Inside Accel Partners’ $US200m search for Australia’s next tech titan | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
From Mark Zuckerberg to Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar, California’s Accel Partners have a habit of backing future billionaires. Here, Accel partner and Atlassian chairman Rich Wong talks about his firm’s search for the next one in Australia.
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Another truly interesting piece demonstrating how Australia is definitely on the rise when it comes to startups and drawing attention from the major US investors. 

The ecosystem still has progresses to make but there is no denying the quality of the founders and ventures being built in the country.

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9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention

9 Tips for Winning Investors in the 5 Minutes You Have Their Attention | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Mark Twain noted few souls are saved after the first 10 minutes of the sermon. Your pitch has, maybe, half that time.
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More tips to understand what investors want.

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Japan is finally opening up to the rest of the tech world

Japan is finally opening up to the rest of the tech world | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Will Japan be able to marry its strong history of hardware innovation and build mass appeal for the next generation of software-based technology firms?
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Pioneering Tech Blog GigaOm Is Shutting Down

Pioneering Tech Blog GigaOm Is Shutting Down | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
GigaOm, a tech blog founded by journalist turned VC Om Malik, is shutting down after finding itself unable to repay creditors. The site has been serving up tech news (and has served as a direct competitor to TechCrunch) since 2006.
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How the right VC can help when you hit a down patch

How the right VC can help when you hit a down patch | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
GUEST:As a startup closing your first round of funding, everyone is excited by your potential, investing in “the dream”.
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One Learned Skill Contributes to Success More Than Any Other

One Learned Skill Contributes to Success More Than Any Other | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
The CEOs of the fastest-growing companies in America have a single, learned attribute that makes them more successful than anyone else. You can learn it too.
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Jan Moore's curator insight, February 7, 12:05 PM

Stop planning and take action. You can learn as you go along.

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Continue your skill-set development.

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100 Books That Could Change your Life Forever

100 Books That Could Change your Life Forever | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
When I was younger, I never really liked reading. As I grew up, I kept hearing successful people say that the best habit they had was reading so I decided to give it a try. Well, I should have star...
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Space startups aim to get rich on emerging commercial space industry - Al

Space startups aim to get rich on emerging commercial space industry - Al | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it

Startups believe the first trillionaire will come from a space startup – but it’s not without risk

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Startups must become their own media

Startups must become their own media | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs can now manage their own media voice, Scoop.it's CEO says. Here's how!
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A journey into the Singapore startup ecosystem

A journey into the Singapore startup ecosystem | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Let's follow Florian Cornu, a corporate turned entrepreneur turned VC turned ecosystem builders in his journey through the Singapore startup ecosystem
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The Future Of French Robotics

The Future Of French Robotics | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
French robotics can boast of several innovative robotics startups, entrepreneurs and researchers. But robots aren’t ubiquitous in the French industry, which..
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12 Questions Every Founder Should Ask an Accelerator

12 Questions Every Founder Should Ask an Accelerator | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
With hundreds of accelerators now available, choosing the right one for your company is absolutely critical. Here are some key questions to ask before handing over your equity.
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Entrepreneur Business Ideas

Entrepreneur Business Ideas | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
This post is uniquely created for providing amazing business ideas for aspiring entrepreneurs who are looking to start a business that helps them to gain immense success and reputation.
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How to start a Startup

Sam Altman's slides from the CS183B course "How to Start a Startup". The CS183B course website: http://startupclass.samaltman.com/ Find all the course material…
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Sam Altman (@sama) of Y Combinator on starting a startup

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Meet 12 brilliant African entrepreneurs under 22

Meet 12 brilliant African entrepreneurs under 22 | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Africa, where 70% of the population is under the age of 30, is buzzing with business ideas -- but who are the continent's top young entrepreneurs?
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Entrepreneurship in Africa. A lot of spirit and lots of startups burgeoning. 

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10 Things Angel Investing Taught Me About How To Raise Money For A Startup

10 Things Angel Investing Taught Me About How To Raise Money For A Startup | Entrepreneurship in the World | Scoop.it
Prerna Gupta (co-founder of Khush) is on the other side of the investor pitches now -- and she has 10 pieces of advice you need to read.
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