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What Uber’s Fall From Grace Can Teach Entrepreneurs

It’s a startup that began with a $200,000 investment from its founders and five years later flourished into THE ride sharing company with a $60+ billion valuation. In 2013, before it became a household name, we knew two things about this brilliant startup (and wrote about …

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Apple Invests $1 Billion in Uber’s Chinese Competitor

Tech companies are becoming car companies and vice versa. What does that tell investors? The industry is setting up for some serious consolidation and M&A. As Apple has struggled to come up with a new tech gadget the world ‘must have’ for five years and …

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Lyft Gets a Lift From Activist Investor Carl Icahn

The ride-sharing industry is changing the way Millenials get around. Led by Uber a few years ago, ride-sharing has taken the world by storm, albeit not without controversy and obstruction from taxi unions. Resistance aside, this is a massive industry, with what appears to be …

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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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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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One of the Most Persistent Entrepreneurs of Our Time

I’m convinced that my son, the precocious toddler, will make an excellent entrepreneur. He is one of the most persistent people I know, a trait he gets from his mother. From trying to steal our 90 pound rhodesian ridgeback’s chew toy from her mouth to …

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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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The Character of an Amazing Entrepreneur

The idea of being an entrepreneur crashes through almost everyone’s mind at some point or another in their lives. Few people follow the idea through to fruition. For most, it typically ends up becoming a passing fantasy. Becoming an entrepreneur is not the best way …

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The New Online Economy – Unconventional Ways to Make Money

The New Economy… [dropcap style=”style1, style2, style3, or style4″]I[/dropcap]n Thomas Friedman’s seminal macroeconomics text, The World is Flat, the renowned New York Times contributor repeatedly warns his readers that economic success in the 21st century will be directly tied to being skilled in a variety …

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Ashton Kutcher: A Great Leader for our Youth and Future Entrepreneurs

We’ve written about Ashton Kutcher’s strong business acumen here at Capitalist Creations in the past. He is an extremely successful venture capitalist and started A-Grade Investments, with Ron Burkle and Guy Oseary. The fund was an early investor in many companies we’ve featured here at …

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