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How to Pitch Fortune 100 Companies

No matter how good your tech or service may be, if you can’t pitch it extremely well — in a simple yet powerful way — your business will fail. Selling your idea is as important as the idea itself… Founders everywhere, from all types of …

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Judo is THE Sport for Entrepreneurs

The importance of being athletic and active was ingrained in me from a young age. And competitive sports were a huge part of my life from childhood into my early twenties. But when my years as a college athlete ended, I drifted into the typical …

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Top 5 Industries For Entrepreneurs to Enter

Last week I wrote about the five worst industries to start a business in… avoid those like the plague unless you’re looking for daily headaches and a dwindling bank account. In this article, I want to look on the positive side of things and highlight …

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HealthTap Garners $38 Million for Online Checkup Business

I am not old enough to remember the days of doctor’s house calls, but I can only imagine how convenient that would have been. Falling ill these days has become a major pain, even if it’s just for allergies, or the flu, or for anything …

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Titan Aerospace’s Drones Are the Next Facebook Acquisition Target?

By this point, most of you have probably heard the rumor that Facebook is contemplating the purchase of drone maker Titan Aerospace. Indeed, if true, it is a stroke of genius on the part of the folks at Facebook. After all, according to Mark Zuckerberg‘s …

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Raising Millions for a New Kind of Mayonnaise

I’m no Rocky Balboa. I find raw eggs repulsive and studies have shown that they are not meant to be consumed by humans. Unfortunately, there are a number of processed food products that taste brilliant, but they contain unsavory things such as raw eggs. Take …

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Lock8’s Bike Technology – A Hipster’s Dream

It takes more than just great ideas to chisel a great startup. It’s immensely important to have strong people driving it too, and every once in a while you come across a startup with a great idea, driven by great people. That’s what we have …

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Cadillac: Ugly Americanism or a Great Marketing Strategy?

With international competition at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts, as nations compete against one another for athletic supremacy at the Olympics, the timing of Cadillac’s new ad is perfect. However, many do not agree with me. Some find the ad rude and offensive. Essentially, what …

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When it Comes to Being Entrepreneur-Friendly, Canada Whoops the US

As an entrepreneur, what you ideally want from your government is the ability to conduct business as freely as possible, without burdensome regulations that put up roadblocks, and in turn create a ceiling which your business cannot get past. The whole point of why people …

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Apple’s Future in Question Under Tim Cook’s Leadership

The Apple Appeal: Still the Same, or Longing for the Good Old Days? Outside the Apple Store on Michigan Ave, standing in what would amount to a 5- hour line awaiting the brand new 5s/5c iPhone release, I found myself pondering the future of everyday …

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