Tag Archive: entrepreneur

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    by Angie Chang

    How to Start a Business: Rinse and Repeat

    Anyone, no matter how young or old, can be an entrepreneur. You just need to have ideas, perseverance, and an iterative framework to test your ideas until you find one that makes money (ie. creates revenue).

    By Jennifer Arguello (Co-Founder, Latino Startup Alliance)

    Think about an app or gadget you love to use. Is it Instagram? Is it Snapchat? Your smart phone? Whatever it is, at some point it did not exist. At some point someone out there decided that there was something missing in the world or they wanted to make the world a better place.

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    by Angie Chang

    Entrepreneurial Drive Cannot Be Taught But Everything Else Can Be

    “We raised seed funding from Tech Coast Angels as the youngest team they have ever invested in and still managed to graduate college a semester early.”

    By Anna Sergeeva (Co-Founder, Planana)

    I never thought I would be an entrepreneur.

    Growing up, I didn’t operate a lemonade stand or lawn mowing business like the entrepreneurs who are “born with it.” My parents and I immigrated to America from the Ukraine and, like in most immigrant families, it was understood that I would get good grades to get into a good college to land a good, stable job.

    But my life paradigm completely changed when I found myself in a community of Western entrepreneurs who were trying to build their lives and fortunes. They were passionate, tenacious,

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    by Angie Chang

    Woman Entrepreneur: Are You An Athlete Or An Artist?

    Do you have the scrappiness of an athlete or the creative vision of an artist?

    By Cheryl Yeoh (Co-Founder & CEO, Reclip.It)

    I’ve come to observe that there are usually two kinds of founders – athletes or artists. Ideally, you’re some composition of the two. And even if you’re not a real life athlete or artist, there are interesting comparisons to be drawn from these groups that will make you a better entrepreneur.

    Athletes

    Athletes have to go through long, brutal hours of training. They have to be so focused when competing and mentally strong.