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The Power of Storytelling As A Strategic Business Tool

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Storytelling is all about winning hearts and minds. Whether the audience are customers, employees, investors, the board of directors or other stakeholders, the end goal is the same: you have to persuade them to your way of thinking. Storytelling is … Continue reading

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La Idea Seeks Entrepreneurs

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Today, the U.S. Department of State, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Accion announced good news for small businesses: the Latin American Idea (La Idea) Partnership will extend its business pitch competition deadline to 5:00pm EDT on … Continue reading

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Richard Branson On The Art Of Starting Up And Starting Over

Startup junkie Sir Richard Branson sat down recently with Executive EditorMichael Noer to discuss what drives him. Noer: What Does It Take To Start So Many Companies? Branson: Inquisitiveness, I suppose. as I traveled in life, I felt I could improve on the … Continue reading

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N-Vision, ideas for a brighter tomorrow, pitch contest

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Do you have an idea for a new product or service?  One of this year’s newest attractions at the Nebraska State Fair will be the N-Vision pitch contest.  N-Vision is an elevator pitch competition to promote innovation and entrepreneurship among … Continue reading

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Winners of Pitch & Grow VII

Congratulations to the Winners of Pitch & Grow VII First Place: Xcellerator Second Place: Memcine Pharmaceuticals Third Place: Cajillion, Inc. Fourth Place: Sassi Bands Read more at www.technologyiowa.org

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Hone pitches for funding, biz competition success

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A well-crafted pitch is essential whether you’re pitching in front of a panel of business plan competition judges or meeting with venture capitalists in a quest to secure funding. Your pitch, in fact, is the single most important tool in … Continue reading

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