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Advice - If you think you are the perfect fit for the entrepreneur lifestyle, but you’re not yet sure if you’re ready to start your own, then I recommend that you take a job with an existing startup first to validate the culture...
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#NYCTech -  According to Danae Ringelmann, the cofounder and chief development officer of crowdfunding site Indiegogo, we live in a world that loves to say "no.""The key to thriving and to making it all happen is to turn those obstacles ......
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Resources - It is a miracle that I have ventured into entrepreneurship. My 9-year-old self would have never seen it coming.You have to understand, I was the kid who was never able to sell any of that “World’s Best Chocolate.” I was...
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Advice - I thought I had a golden opportunity lined up. I had the sponsor who was evangelizing my solution internally. I had executive buy-in with the president of the division giving his thumbs up. We had one of their major clients lined up...
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Advice - I remember the first time I ever really dove into coding a website. I decided I wanted to create a website for a craft business I was running, and got it into my head that I would recreate the look and feel of the website of a...
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Advice - Every single company depends on software, and startups are no exception. Software has gone from being critical to every business, to BEING the business.Software creation is an art, a craft, and a process.Building and...
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Advice - As an advisor to entrepreneurs and active angel investors, I often get questions about the realism of the Shark Tank TV series compared to professional investor negotiations. The simple answer is that with all the staging of TV...
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Advice - I recently got introduced to Bobby Martin, serial entrepreneur of First Research and Vertical IQ fame, and author of the new book, “The Hockey Stick Principles--The 4 Key Stages of Entrepreneurial Success.”  I thought he...
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Lifestyle - We all love tech here at Techlicious – we did make a website devoted to it after all. But there's a fine line between loving your tech and loving your tech too much.After much consideration, I've realized that I fall on the...
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Advice - Don’t miss the opportunity to win over the next investor you pitch to. Here are 7 simple ways to stand out from other startups.Have a Real Business in PlaceThe best place to start is by creating a solid business plan that...
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Advice - The New Competitive EdgeWe’re currently experiencing an unprecedented focus on pushing the boundaries of human performance and productivity.This has come about, partly as a response to economic challenges and the increase...
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Advertising - If there’s one buzzword you’ll hear over and over again when talking to marketers or reading about marketing, it’s “storytelling.” Whether you’re in a high rise boardroom strategizing on the next content marketing...
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Advice - If you are a computer repair salesman, and I tell you to make videos about how to repair computers, you might think of it as losing business. You’re probably thinking: “How does teaching my customers how to solve their problems...
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Advice - Interested investors don’t look at pitch decks for very long—just an average of 3 minutes and 44 seconds.A pitch deck is a compilation of text and images that illustrate a venture's story and business model. Pitch decks do...
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Accelerators - Venture capitalists Sam Altman and Jason Calacanis both wrote posts recently on the topic of startup incubator-hopping. Altman says that participating in more than one startup incubator may actually decrease your chances of...
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Advice - The military has long recognized that machine guns are force-multipliers for rifles, but businesses have been slow to capitalize on this concept. Sometimes all the planning in the world isn’t enough for business survival, when...