startup

Never Content. Never Idle.

A tech startup team creates a fantastic app, hustles their ass off to perfect it, and then raises several million dollars from VCs to get a favorable valuation and take things to the next level… We often read about tech startup stories similar to that, …

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Who is Your Lead Order?

No investors want to be the first… it’s very similar to your 7th grade dance. Remember when the boys would stand on one side of the gym and girls on the other? You wanted to ask Sara to dance but then it would just be …

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Are You a Winter Soldier?

My eyes are throbbing. It’s almost midnight and I’ve been stuck in my office since 7:30 this morning… writing and researching on the computer with a headset wrapped around my dome. I must have taken 50 calls today and yet didn’t have the time to …

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Entrepreneur or not, working from home encouraged in modern economy

During the economic troubles experienced in the USA over the past few years, families have been doing everything they can to cut back costs and put a little aside in case their situation worsens. As a result, working from home has become extremely popular with …

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Beware of ADD Money

The term ‘respect the money’ in the finance world – particularly within venture capital circles – is frequently used. And it’s sound advice. Any group or individual willing to put up the capital, which will allow you to pursue a new venture, must be respected. …

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Learn to Share if You Want to be a Great Entrepreneur

The new era for entrepreneurs is one that is based on people – lots of people, who share everything. From Bitcoin, to Uber, to Airbnb and now EatWith – it’s all about sharing capacity. You can now get paid to share a ride, a room, …

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What Makes Elon Musk Great?

Focusing on his business acumen, predominantly in regards to Tesla and SpaceX, we’ve written about Elon Musk here at Capitalist Creations quite a bit. But there is much more to the world-class entrepreneur than those two innovative companies. In this Bloomberg Risk Takers special, Musk …

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What Cloud Computing Means for Startup Financing

Guest post from Andy Barkett, CTO for the Republican National Committee and the CEO of Getexp, Inc. Before Instagram became Facebook’s golden child, it was a small startup, raising only $500,000 in its first seed round. The company operated with 16 employees at its largest, …

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Church of Golf

Golf is a sacred sport… it is a sport based on etiquette and honesty – two qualities virtually every religion in the world promotes. And there are no two qualities more important in a business partner, employee or boss than those two right there. As such, …

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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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