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9 Lessons From A 10-Time Startup Failure

9 Lessons From A 10-Time Startup Failure | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
What’s it like to live through 10 failed startups and still come out with a 3 million dollar company? Meet Kurt Theobald, Co-Founder and CEO of Classy Llama. He started 10 businesses over the span of 5 years.
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Some good insights from not so successful experiences.

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Marc Kneepkens's curator insight, April 2, 7:59 AM

Fabulous. Please read, don't let failure get you down.

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A New Way to Look at Competitors

A New Way to Look at Competitors | Start-up Life | Scoop.it

Every startup I see invariably puts up a competitive analysis slide that plots performance on a X/Y graph with their company in the top right. The slide is a holdover from when existing companies l...


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That's a great graphical way to depict a company’s high level operational environment.

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Sunil Malhotra's curator insight, November 16, 2013 12:38 AM

Absolutely brilliant visualisation and post! Cut & Keep for any startup/

Joanne Brooks's curator insight, November 16, 2013 10:17 PM
Today most startups are trying to ressegment existing markets or create new markets. How do you diagram that? What if the basis of competition in market creation is really the intersection of multiple existing markets? Or what if the markets may not exist and you are creating one? Today it's all about being visual.
Hanin Abu Al Rub's curator insight, November 18, 2013 2:55 AM

If you care to look...

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Lessons From Youngest Self-Made Female Billionaire

Lessons From Youngest Self-Made Female Billionaire | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
“Failure to me became not trying versus not succeeding” - Sara Blakely “What you don’t know can be your greatest asset” – Sara Blakely Sara Blakely had graduated from college with a communication degree.

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harish magan's comment, September 26, 2013 2:25 AM
There is razor thin difference between success and failure. Only those who keep on trying and minimize the difference on every new effort, finally succeed and arrive in this world announced by Media.
harish magan's comment, September 26, 2013 2:25 AM
There is razor thin difference between success and failure. Only those who keep on trying and minimize the difference on every new effort, finally succeed and arrive in this world announced by Media.
Shelby Stephens's curator insight, September 26, 2013 6:49 PM

Self-made billionaire, motivating article on how following your dreams and the art of not knowing can be a great asset.

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Like It Or Not, You Already Are An Entrepreneur - Forbes

Like It Or Not, You Already Are An Entrepreneur - Forbes | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
Like It Or Not, You Already Are An Entrepreneur Forbes “Whether you're active socially in your community, a serial entrepreneur who starts up multiple businesses, or a lifestyle entrepreneur who is looking to make money and have a business that...
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How AngelList Syndicates could actually hurt some angels, help ...

How AngelList Syndicates could actually hurt some angels, help ... | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
AngelList, a site that helps angel investors invest in technology startups by providing screening information about the companies, last week announced AngelList Syndicates. The new feature lets a trusted angel investor with a ...
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The Four P's of Entrepreneurship - Smashing Boxes

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The Four P's of Entrepreneurship. by Nick Jordan No Comments. Marketing classrooms have long discussed the four P's of marketing: product, promotion, position, and price. I realized it was high time that entrepreneurship ...
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Venture capital deals - Fortune (blog)

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Venture capital deals
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Comcast Ventures led the round, and was joined by Liberty Global Ventures, Vintage Investment Partners and return backers Carmel Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners and Norwest Venture Partners.
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10 Rules To Build A Wildly Successful Business

10 Rules To Build A Wildly Successful Business | Start-up Life | Scoop.it

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Dee Beaudette's curator insight, January 28, 11:12 AM

The rules to business success are often hidden.  This excellent article shed light on 10 key rules that if adopted will help any business become successful. 

Patrick Soto's curator insight, March 6, 9:00 AM

This article gives you 10 steps on how to have a successful business.

POS Maven's curator insight, June 19, 11:25 AM

Build a "Wildly" Successful Business!

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How Funding Works - Splitting The Equity With Investors - Infographic

How Funding Works - Splitting The Equity With Investors - Infographic | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
This infographic shows how funding works for a hypothetical startup splitting equity with angel investors, venture capitalists and IPO.

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Michael Krok's curator insight, July 10, 2013 9:55 AM

Informative visual that shows how a great idea is turned into an IPO. The original idea generator gets less than 20% of the profit.

Gregg Turnbull's comment, July 14, 2013 1:23 AM
Many great infographics on this site. Thanks for scooping Sam
Charles Young's curator insight, September 29, 2013 1:19 AM

A great visualisation of how funding works.

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What I Wish I Knew Before Pitching LinkedIn to VCs

What I Wish I Knew Before Pitching LinkedIn to VCs | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
At Greylock, my partners and I are driven by one guiding mission: always help entrepreneurs. It doesn’t matter whether an entrepreneur is in our portfolio, whether we’re considering an investment, or

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Mike Doherty's curator insight, October 16, 2013 3:42 AM

Never forget your investors are your partners.  Make sure you have a good working relationship before you sign, you will be living with them  for quite awhile.

Timothy Jacquet's curator insight, October 17, 2013 12:32 PM

Well said!

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Hottest Startups In San Diego - Business Insider

Hottest Startups In San Diego - Business Insider | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
Just this month, San Diego-based startup 3D Robotics raised a massive $30 million Series B round to improve its drones and focus more on the agricultural industry. Other than unmanned vehicles, entrepreneurs in San Diego ...
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Want funding? Here's how to pitch to angel investors - CNNMoney

Want funding? Here's how to pitch to angel investors - CNNMoney | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
Want funding? Here's how to pitch to angel investors
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If you're trying to raise seed capital for your business, it helps to know an angel or two -- those wealthy individuals who shell out startup money in exchange for a chunk of equity.
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The Entrepreneur Mindset of 10 Successful Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneur mindset examples from 10 successful entrepreneurs, past and present, from a variety of different fields. Does your mindset align?
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10 Mindsets of Successful Entrepreneurs

10 Mindsets of Successful Entrepreneurs | Start-up Life | Scoop.it
Entrepreneurs are all different. They all have a different entrepreneur mindset that contributes to their success. Their entrepreneur mindset might have to do with their personality or even the field in which they have chosen to work.

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