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HBS Case – How Uber, Airbnb, and Etsy Attracted Their First 1,000 Customers

Thales S. Teixeira is Lumry Family Associate Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. In this HBS Case Study, he discusses three of the most successful “platform” startups to understand the chicken-and-egg challenge of how companies can attract their first customers. New businesses often struggle finding their first customers. The challenge is even more difficult with startups in the sharing

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Bill Reichert – The Art and Science of Building your Business Model Workshop In Silicon Valley

Instructor: Bill Reichert, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures, venture capital investor, serial entrepreneur, author, and creator of The Art of Startup Finance. Produced by VC Taskforce Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT) Doors Open: 5:30 PM Program: 6:00-9:00 PM Location: Hogan Lovells US LLP 4085 Campbell Avenue Suite 100 Menlo Park, CA 94025 Hors d’oeuvres

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Levelling Up – We Grow Slowly Into Greatness

New challenges present themselves, only because one has risen to be able to face them. Think about it — If you hadn’t come this far already, there wouldn’t be your latest, greatest challenge looming ahead of you. You would never know it, and would never have the opportunity to grow through the series of experiences that lead to you your current situation.

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Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report – 95 Percent of Entrepreneurs Worldwide Finance Their Own Startups

The average amount needed to start a business in 2015 was just $13,000. In 2004, it was $54,000 and $65,000 in 2006. WELLESLEY, Mass., – The global financial crisis has left a lingering mark on entrepreneurship across the globe, with 95 percent of entrepreneurs relying on their own funding for startup ventures—this according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2015-2016 Special Report

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Plate My Meal From Israel Help Parents Encourage Their Children To Eat Well

All parents want their children to eat healthy and up to 90% of the parents testify they find it challenging. An Israeli start-up Plate my Meal has an innovative, cheap, fun and easy-to-use solution for parents, children and families. Plate my Meal launched its parent’s 3-step solution for encouraging children to eat healthy. A new habits building product to instill healthy eating

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Mi-Hub Provides Coworking Space and Funding Support For Migrant Entrepreneurs In London

London-based Brazilian-born entrepreneur Rafael dos Santos is opening the capital’s first co-working space in Whitechapel dedicated to supporting migrant entrepreneurs. The migrant-friendly co-working space, will house up to 150 entrepreneurs and provides the necessary tools to run a business successfully. The fully-furnished mi-HUB will include a variety of facilities including boardrooms, private offices and meeting areas. Situated in Batty Street,

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AllplusGT Launches App That Remotely Disables Cellphone Apps

  Company develops app to control inappropriate cellphone use at work, at home and while driving. GUATEMALA CITY, GUATEMALA – AllplusGT announces the launch of ShutOffApp.com, an innovative app that enables users to control inappropriate use of smartphones by either family members or employees. “Our mission is to develop innovative apps for smartphone users,” says CEO Julio Montes. “We intend

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Edmund Hillary Climbing Mt Everest on May 29 1953 – Climb Your Mountain and Plant Your First Prover Flag

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For an entrepreneur, when times are good, cash flow is the oil that keeps a venture running smoothly. But cash is like oxygen at the summit of Mt. Everest, run out of cash and trouble brews really fast. Every entrepreneur planning a new venture faces the same dilemma: – What are the critical capital resources? – How much cash (financial

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Walmart’s Open Call For Entrepreneurs – Bo Jackson Pitches To Get His Products in the Stores

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Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, sells as many as 142,000 different items in its largest Super-Center stores. Walmart has what’s known as their “Open Call” day where the company puts out an invitation to any and all vendors, in this case those who sell “Made in the USA” products, to come to Bentonville one day in June. Some 1,200 vendors

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