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Watch What Nerds Do With Their Free Time

Entrepreneurs need to stay ahead of trends – it’s vital to their existence… early entrants to any market reap high margins. And trends vary by demographic of course. As such, entrepreneurship requires us to consistently research what’s going on with kids’ social trends and grandparents’ …

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Go Mobile or Go Broke

In 2005 we discovered an innovative way to generate newsletter subscribers using press releases. We were early adopters of this strategy and it worked incredibly well. In fact, the cost to generate a lead was about $0.06 per. And we were generating subscribers by the …

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The 5 P’s of Investing in a Startup – Advice from a VC

I was in a meeting today with a legend in the Canadian venture capital world who has made in excess of $200 million personally throughout his career. He’s done deals all over the world. But, more impressive than the money he has made is the …

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Algolux Raises Big Bucks For Optical Software Concept

When we pull out a cell phone to snap a picture, there is a lot going on inside that device which we take for granted. Take, for instance, the new iPhone 6 Plus. Apple engineers have modestly improved the camera specifications from the last model. …

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The 5 Worst Industries for Entrepreneurs to Enter

Failure. Bankruptcy. Embarrassment. Starting from scratch. These are the biggest fears every entrepreneur has when starting a business. But, for the most part, these outcomes are totally avoidable. There are three sides to every new and eventually successful business. Most importantly, there is the passion. …

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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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Entrepreneurial Blackjack

[dropcap style=”style1, style2, style3, or style4″]E[/dropcap]very gambler knows, when playing at the casino, sooner or later the house always wins… or so we are told. By using his invaluable entrepreneurial skills, Don Johnson, a professional gambler, won $15 million in Atlantic City in a single …

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Snapchat is Facebook’s Biggest Threat, and Zuckerberg Knows It

Snapchat: Social Media With A Short Memory is Taking Over Teenage Lives Recently, Mark Zuckerberg finally was forced to come clean and admit what many have been noticing over the past few years – Facebook is losing ground as the top social media choice among …

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