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Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital » Only about 1% of all businesses in the United States ever receive venture financing, and for women, the slice of the VC pie is even smaller.
Gail Simmons on Creating a Career
Living Entrepreneurship
Gail Simmons on Creating a Career » “What is food but a huge window into every culture in the world?”
Athletes, Entrepreneurs, and the Competitive Drive
Living Entrepreneurship
Athletes, Entrepreneurs, and the Competitive Drive » Comparing an entrepreneur pitching her business idea to an Olympic athlete might feel like a stretch, but it shouldn’t. The promise of networking, the allure of funding, the dream of victory, and the satisfaction of leaving every ounce of effort out on the field can sweeten the experience, but competition can be a way of life regardless of the outlet.
Hanging in the Balance with Sophia Chang
Amplifying Social Innovation
Hanging in the Balance with Sophia Chang » Both personally and professionally, Sophia Chang is a master of the balancing act.
Mentors: An Entrepreneur’s Most Valuable Player
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Mentors: An Entrepreneur’s Most Valuable Player » While much is made of the critical importance of finding a mentor, the term can seem as broad as the spectrum of human relationships.
Debating the Exit Strategy
Living Entrepreneurship
Debating the Exit Strategy » For the venture-minded entrepreneur, an end might be a successful business … but then what? What are the different paths to “done” for an entrepreneur starting out? Is it going public, getting acquired, starting a spin-off, or expanding to multiple locations?
How an Alpine Adventure Inspired a Business
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How an Alpine Adventure Inspired a Business » What can the Matterhorn, a 14,000-foot alpine peak, teach an entrepreneur about running a business?
How to Ape Guy Kawasaki
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How to Ape Guy Kawasaki » Guy Kawasaki might balk at the label Legendary Marketing Guru, but his 1.2 million social media followers are voting with their tweets—his writing on marketing, evangelizing, social media, and more spreads far and wide.
All Kinds of Minds: A Conversation with Temple Grandin
Living Entrepreneurship
All Kinds of Minds: A Conversation with Temple Grandin » Dr. Temple Grandin wears many hats: she is a professor, author, animal behaviorist, inventor, autism advocate, and the subject of a Golden Globe Award-winning film. One role she never has considered, however, is entrepreneur.
The Power of PR
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
The Power of PR » Ask any hustling entrepreneur and they’ll tell you: free PR isn’t free. Seeing your company’s name in print and watching new prospects click with your story is gratifying, but it requires an investment of time and energy, and can open you up to risk.