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3 Tactics to Breed Innovation

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Great ideas need adequate space to develop. Follow these three rules to make sure you stay out of the way. (Read More) 

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Young Start-Ups Turn to Pitch Competitions as Launching Pads

For the business-minded crowd, there’s a growth of opportunity in college-based contests for aspiring entrepreneurs, hoping to catapult their budding ventures into the stratosphere. Read More

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Making the Transition to Entrepreneurship: 4 Steps

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So many of the entrepreneurs I work and speak with are women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s with awesome business-building ideas and the intellectual and network capital to make it happen. Some are first-time entrepreneurs; others are serial entrepreneurs; others are … Continue reading

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Crafting a killer investor pitch

Infographic of the structure of a perfect startup elevator pitch. Based on a survey of angel investors and some other sources. This should work as a blueprint for preparing an elevator pitch for networking events, demo conferences etc. Read More

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Winning a quick pitch competition

The pitch contest offers a thrill that few other events can deliver: You have only a few terror-filled minutes to successfully demo your product (using shaky wi-fi, no less) in front of a firing line of judges who can—and will—find … Continue reading

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For Entrepreneurs, Switching Careers Can Be A Good Thing

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“It is important to understand that innovation happens in many ways. We should not get hung up on thinking an innovation is a massive breakthrough. Innovation often comes in a series of steps,” recommends Kay Koplovitz, Chairman & CEO at … Continue reading

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