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Advice - Cash flow is a basic survival metric for every startup. Investors check your burn rate to assess your efficiency, and project your remaining runway before you run out of money and into a brick wall. Don’t wait until you are almost...
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Advice - When it comes to entrepreneurship, do most entrepreneurs go for many ideas, or just one big idea? A look at the world’s top entrepreneurs might provide some insight. 960 of the world’s 1400+ (as of 2013) billionaires are...
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Cool Tech - If you’ve $337,000 to spend on a car, and you’ve been debating between a racecar and a bespoke luxury coupe, save yourself the anguish and get yourself the Bentley Continental GT3-R. Here's an inside look.  We had a good week...
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Lifestyle - Researchers find that the optimal number of bites a day for weight loss and health is 100 bites a day, and new products will soon help people chew...
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Advice - This video introduced the idea of customer development and lean startups. An idea and a product aren’t enough, if you want to end up with a successful product: you also have to build a customer base, so that you can sell the product...
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Advice - If you can’t get an intro to a VC, hang up your cleats now. You’re done, game over.” -Mark Suster Choosing an investor is like getting married — except without any of the good parts. There is no reception with your friends...
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Advice - Hiring is a lot like fighting a fire, if you wait too long to deal with it then it might have already burnt your house down. In the early days of your new company (even when it’s just you), there are always a ton of great reasons to...
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#NYCTech - Brian O'Kelley, the founder of AppNexus, is perhaps one of the most successful Internet entrepreneurs in NYC. Called a visionary and "the king of adtech," by Forbes, O'Kelley is responsible for how modern companies have come to...
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Advice - From the beginning, I have maintained that crowdfunding will become an investment standard, the go-to system to raise funds and one of the best methods for sound return of investments. Long before the JOBS Act came into play,...
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Advice - Good investors are always spoilt for choice when it comes to deciding which startup to invest in. This is one of the primary factors that contributes to delay in getting the deal done. Other factors include due diligence, work...
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Advice - Savvy entrepreneurs start testing their ideas on potential customers even before the concept is fully cooked. They have enough confidence in their ability to deliver that they don’t worry about someone stealing the idea to get there...
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Advice - For years, people have tried to correlate an entrepreneur’s age when they launched their startup with the ultimate success of that startup.  Many studies have been done on the topic, including reports by the Kauffman...
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Advice - Discussing what entrepreneurship is really about, with Stewart Thornhill, University of Michigan, and Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments Chairman.
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Advice - According to my high school report card, I shouldn’t be where I am today. My college GPA will concur. Ask around among my former teachers and classmates and they’ll probably recall me as a below average student at best, and...
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Advice - Recently, I wrote about domain experience. While having domain experience is not the end all be all for launching a successful startup, it can give you an “unfair advantage," as Mark Suster put it, over those without such...
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Advice - 'Technical entrepreneurs love their technology and often are driven to launch a startup on the assumption that everyone will buy any solution that highlights this technology. Instead, they need to validate a customer problem and real...

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