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Advice - In my experience, inventors and technologists aren’t interested or aren’t very good at building a business, and entrepreneurs aren’t usually good scientists. These people need to find each other and can jointly make a great team...
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AlleyTalk - The producers of the new HBO series “Silicon Valley” take their tech seriously. A dozen consultants, including computer programmers and a web...
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Advice - Every startup founder I know talks about the chaos of their business, which they usually attribute to that burst of growth that is required to get to positive cash flow. They envision a stable environment after that point, and may...
ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET
Lifestyle - We are now in the age of entrepreneurism. How can we be sure? For starters, more than half of millennials consider themselves to be one. What does this mean? According to a whopping 90% of the people polled for this new infographic...
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Lifestyle - Tech has a bit of a bad rap. When people hear about technology, exciting jobs aren’t what come to mind. Many of us think of drones stuck behind a computer, by themselves and the lighting is always bad. But when it comes to what you...
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Advice - It’s most people’s dream to become entrepreneurs. But just how many of them actually end up being an entrepreneur? My answer is very few. From my personal experience, plus a look at the wider community, I’ve come up with a...
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AlleyTalk - Is Silicon Valley shortchanging its most experienced, and perhaps most valuable, workers? An article published in the New Republic details the complaints of "older" workers (think 35) in the hub of American innovation. Programmers...
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Advice - Oh, the lies that entrepreneurs tell themselves. Even when all signs point to the contrary, it can be very easy to make up excuses for why your business isn’t succeeding. Here are some of the worst lies that entrepreneurs tell...
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Advice - If there’s one thing that education can’t fully teach you, it’s confidence. Now, that’s not to say that learning can’t help to strengthen your confidence, but self-belief is more like a wardrobe – you either rock it or you...
The Entrepreneurs Creed
Advice - “My product is great. My vision is sound. My team is amazing.” – The Entrepreneur’s Creed Reality is a harsh place. Almost everything that is worthwhile doing is very hard, and despite what you might learn in school,...
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Advice - If you haven’t heard, there is a hilarious video making the rounds (and by rounds I mean the entire internet) right now that perfectly captures the frustrations of a conference call by showing what it would be like if a conference...
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Advice - Lots of people who start businesses try to control outcomes: 1. A vision for your business’s success. 2. Goals to get you to the successful vision. 3. Try to get the most productive day (out of yourself, or...
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Advice - The age-old debate about what fuels a startup's success is whether they are "driven to win" or have a "fear of failure".  In this lesson, we are going to try and resolve this question once and for all. I think both sides of...
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Advice - Erik Straser, partner at Mohr Davidow Ventures, said that the most important thing you can do for your career is to "figure out how to ride a long wave - some immutable trend that is going to permeate most of the tenure of your...
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Advice - Leaving the corporate world means ditching those stressed-out long nights and enjoying life more, right? How’s that working out for you? There’s no shortage of overstressed, sleep-deprived entrepreneurs. Building a company...
Banks Swapped for Startups Graduates Crave Freedom
AlleyTalk - Fresh out of university, Yuelin Li secured a job as an analyst at JPMorgan in its Equity Sales department before becoming an associate in Credit Research. A stable, well-paid job, Li was in an enviable position given that one in four...

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