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Gen Y Hub Launches MultiMedia Platform for Millennials

Gen Y Hub Launches MultiMedia Platform for Millennials

Name of your company and URL? Gen Y Hub: http://GenYHub.com Co-Founder: Britt Hysen Date started? January 1, 2012 What is your product or service? We are a multimedia platform for international Millennials. We host a video, editorial, and social network of elevated and conscious content to enhance and inspire Gen Y skill sets. Our member [...]

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Become an Award Winning Company: 7 Simple Steps to Unlock the Million Dollar Secret Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Become an Award Winning Company: 7 Simple Steps to Unlock the Million Dollar Secret Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Bio of Matt Shoup A lifelong entrepreneur finds himself with $100 to his name and nearly $100,000 in debt. This is March 2005. Fast forward seven years. The company he founded with the last hundred dollars is a multimillion dollar, award-winning brand and a household name in Northern Colorado. With close to $10,000,000 in company [...]

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Interviewing College Entrepreneurs Evolves into a Business: Start It Up TV

Interviewing College Entrepreneurs Evolves into a Business: Start It Up TV

Name of your company and URL? Start It Up TV (http://startitup.tv) Date started? Beta: July 19th, 2011 Official Launch: September 2nd, 2011 What is your product or service? Start It Up TV provides current and aspiring entrepreneurs with valuable resources and information on how to create, launch, and run a business in college. The site [...]

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Discover Your Inner Global Entrepreneur and Spread American Business Principles

Discover Your Inner Global Entrepreneur and Spread American Business Principles

A short authors bio Neal Asbury is a successful entrepreneur, radio host of the weekly “Made in America” broadcast, author, lecturer/educator and advocate for American small business for more than 25 years. As CEO of The Legacy Companies, which exports to more than 130 countries, Neal has raised millions of dollars to purchase under-performing and [...]

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Relevant sharing, the next evolution!

Relevant sharing, the next evolution!

  What is ShareYourCart? ShareYourCart™ is a start-up project launched in May 2011. The purpose of this new project is to allow shop owners to reward those clients that promote their brand via social channels like Facebook, Twitter and, in the near future, Google +. How did it all start? We thought that shopping [...]

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A few hundred dollars and a prayer - the bootstrap chronicles

$100 and an idea — the bootstrap chronicles

It seems like anyone with an idea and a few social-local-mobile buzzwords can raise millions of dollars today. Whether you’re Facebook or just one of the aspiring little guys, the frothy venture capital field can look pretty attractive. But we must remember that the Airbnb, Flipboard and Dropbox’s of the world are the exception — [...]

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You Sold Me at Hello: How to Get People to Buy Without Being a Salesman

Short Author BIO: Award-winning author Doug Johnson has written this book to help businesses survive and thrive during both bad and good economic times. He is president of G. R. Johnson & Son Consulting, a businesss management consulting and coaching firm. His 35+ years of business experience is utilized to help small businesses, large corporations, [...]

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Matthew-Dorman

Tagsellit.com Delivers Free Virtual Garage Sale Services and Solutions as Economy Calls for Creativity

Why did you start your company? Tag Sell It Inc. was founded in October 2007. The development of the website took several months to complete as well as the initial due diligence, legal paperwork, and trademark filings. Our site (www.tagsellit.com) was launched on May 1st, 2008 and remained in beta testing until December 2008. In [...]

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Been there, done that, got the T-shirt

Been there, done that, got the T-shirt

“You can quote me on that!” You know that a major part of the Democratic pitch on health insurance reform is how the package will benefit small businesses and startups? Well, it seems a small entrepreneur has taken them up on that. Hours after Vice President Joe Biden dropped the f-bomb in listening range of [...]

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Financial strategy — the most important, and most overlooked, business strategy

Financial strategy — the most important, and most overlooked, business strategy

“It may look like a movie, but I see dollars, dollars, dollars.” Let’s start with a bit of word association. When I say the word “Miramax,” what immediately comes to mind? You might say, “great movies,” or “Cinema Paradiso,” “Shakespeare in Love,” or “Harvey Weinstein.” All of these are fine, but for someone on the [...]

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Can your business pass the unlimited paid leave test?

Can your business pass the unlimited paid leave test?

Social Strata thinks it can pass the unlimited paid leave test. The Seattle-based business, Social Strata, has been around for 13 years as a social media company (one of the ancients, in other words), and they’ve decided they’re ready for it. Just yesterday, on the Live Cloud blog (which they produced), Social Strata announced that [...]

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IPO’s lose their luster

IPO’s lose their luster

More entrepreneurs are thinking that Sarbanes-Oxley is, in fact, for dummies. All that glitters, it seems, is not golden. In a trend not totally related to recessionary pressures, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are increasingly turning their back on the traditional brass ring of business startups, the initial public offering. Although we’ve all been saturated with [...]

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Malcom Gladwell lays down the laws of entrepreneurship . . .

Malcom Gladwell lays down the laws of entrepreneurship . . .

Malcom Gladwell explains the puzzling failure of Bill Gates and his promising startup company. Malcom Gladwell has in the last few years become one of the favorite “elevator” intellectuals in the world of business and entrepreneurship. If you’ve ever been involved in a start-up, you’re intimately familiar with the “elevator speech,” the 30 second “kernel [...]

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Shoestring Venture for 2010

Shoestring Venture for 2010

We wish you the greatest success and happiness for 2010. Depending on how mathphilic or mathphobic you are, we have either entered the last decade of the naughties or the first decade of the twenty-teens. Either way, it seems we all have big plans to close out the decade (or start the new one) with [...]

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If running a business is a marathon . . .

. . . have you ever wondered what a marathon is like? Come on, you know you’ve heard the expression a thousand times. “Running a business” or “starting a business” “is a marathon, not a sprint.” And you nod your head in agreement as if somebody has actually said something sensible. But outside of the [...]

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In today’s super-entrepreneur category . . .

In today’s super-entrepreneur category . . .

Buy this album and they’ll include a song written just for you. Ezra Furman, leader of the band Harpoons, is offering to “personalize” each and every copy they sell of their third album, Moon Face: Bootlegs and Road Recordings 2006-2009. And I don’t mean that Ezra and his folk-rock meistersingers will sign each CD with [...]

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The spreadsheet formulas every entrepreneur should know, part four: Net Present Value

The spreadsheet formulas every entrepreneur should know, part four: Net Present Value

The Series Introduction 1.) Internal Rate of Return 1a.) Modified Internal Rate of Return 2.) Net present value 3.) Payback 4.) Average 5.) Standard deviation Bonus!) Excel Solver Since we are tightly focusing on the needs of entrepreneurs rather than standard small business owners, of necessity our epic series on spreadsheet formulas has been ushered [...]

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Chew on this — Omar Harmoui edition!

In celebration of Omar Harmoui’s day in the sun — Google just acquired his three-year old company, AdMob, for $750 million in Google stock (total venture capital investment: $50 million) — we dedicate this chew-on-this moment to my favorite Omar Harmoui quote: If you are a person with a laptop and an idea, don’t worry [...]

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Prof. Mark Cannice on venture capital prospects

Prof. Mark Cannice on venture capital prospects

He’s the genius behind the Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index. Professor Mark Cannice, the director of the University of San Francisco’s Entrepreneurship program, is probably well-known to you as the founder and primary researcher behind the quarterly Silicon Valley Venture Capitalist Confidence Index (if, that is, you read rags like the Wall Street Journal [...]

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Steve Monas featured on SingleStartups.com

Steve Monas featured on SingleStartups.com

Steve has spent a lifetime as an entrepreneur, so check out his interview! No, it’s not a dating site for lonely startup companies who would otherwise be hopelessly trolling around CraigsList. SingleStartups.com profiles young, energetic entrepreneurs who just so happen to be single, and publishes articles and interviews on what motivates them, what lifestyle they’ve [...]

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