If _______, you might be an entrepreneur:
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Seed funding has become the ‘participation award’ of startups. While getting started is easier than ever, ultimate success is tougher than ever.
Every scalable startup will require external funding. A great team with an amazing idea where there is a clear demand is still doomed without the finances to make it happen.
We often think of business as a special function. In reality, it operates in much the same way normal things around us do. In fact, the concepts behind Newton’s Three Laws of Motion are as applicable to business tips as they are to physics.
I can confirm that not only will you increase your network with more successful individuals, you’ll form great relationships, learn from others about what it takes to become a great investor, and (maybe) get an early entry into the exciting and inspiring world of venture investing. You’ll also get a better sense of the big picture of the whole investment cycle.
Entrepreneurs tend to be action oriented with an urgency to “get it done” and see progress. However, we often fail to take the initial steps necessary to assess the idea and the market.
As Angels and VCs are tightening their fists, entrepreneurs are less likely to get next stage funding. Having a great team, pitch and front man are simply not enough.
You can be a successful entrepreneur. You’ve just graduated and are ready to put all of that knowledge and energy to use. Admittedly, a great deal of your practical knowledge was picked up outside the classroom – like the time you broke into the Dean’s office with.. how long ago was that? Nevermind, the statute of limitations hasn’t passed.
One dark rainy night on a muddy hillside in Germany, I learned what it meant to be a great organization.
Why are your top performers starting to leave? Do NOT read this article if you are building a commodity based business. If, however, you are establishing a dynamic, visionary organization…