Talent Zoo – Rick Myers Interview

Rick Myers Talent Zoo was founded in 1996 by Rick Myers in Atlanta, Georgia, and originally began as a traditional off-line recruiting company for advertising agencies. Myers launched the company from a spare bedroom in his condo, and then quickly moved it to Atlanta’s Bohemian Inman Park neighborhood. The company grew and began developing a web presence…
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10 Entrepreneurial Lessons From the ‘Gang of Four’

10 Entrepreneurial Lessons From the ‘Gang of Four’ Every startup, as well as mature business, needs to learn as much as possible from Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, who have set the standards for fast growth and success in today’s business world. These companies, designated the “gang of four” by Eric Schmidt a couple of…
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Global Consulting Circle – Richie Norton Interview

Richie Norton Richie is the author of the book, “The Power of Starting Something Stupid” as well as the #1 Amazon download “Résumés Are Dead and What to Do About It”. He is a sought after speaker and consultant for the corporate growth and personal development industries, a social entrepreneur, and CEO of Global Consulting…
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8 Morale Boosters All Entrepreneurs Should Practice

8 Morale Boosters All Entrepreneurs Should Practice Most successful entrepreneurs will tell you that their primary motivation is to “change the world” and to build something lasting, not to make a lot of money. But the conventional wisdom is that employees work for money, above all else. Yet my own experience, and a relevant McKinsey survey,…
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Foundry Group – Brad Feld Interview

“Many startups spend much too little time talking to prospective customers before they create a product.” Brad Feld Brad has been an early stage investor and entrepreneur since 1987. Prior to co-founding Foundry Group, he co-founded Mobius Venture Capital and, prior to that, founded Intensity Ventures, a company that helped launch and operate software companies. Brad…
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Tech Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple

Tech Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple Where can you find 77,000 square feet of Startup Awesomeness? NY Tech Day of course, an event created last year by Alec Hartman and John Petersen, founders of NYC Dev Shop. On April 25th, New York City’s Pier 92 will welcome hundreds of startups eager to display their…
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5 Military Lessons For Entrepreneurs Raising Money

5 Military Lessons For Entrepreneurs Raising Money Don’t charge the hill until you are “ready.” This probably seems obvious to military types, but I see entrepreneurs violating this rule all the time. They approach key potential investors way too early, trying to talk their way up the hill, with no supporting business plan, and before…
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Space Angels Network – Christopher Richins Interview

Christopher Richins Christopher is an experienced business and aerospace professional with over a decade of involvement in the space launch industry. He began his career as an RF Engineer for Boeing Sea Launch, where he supported multiple launch campaigns from the ship-based equatorial launch site. After business school he completed a business development internship in…
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Great Entrepreneurs – Less Thinking and More Action

Great Entrepreneurs – Less Thinking and More Action I’ve always said that startups are all about execution. Sometimes I encounter self-proclaimed entrepreneurs who have been “thinking” about a concept for many years, and haven’t started yet. Some of these may be visionaries, but none are real entrepreneurs – yet. Richard Branson has started over 400 companies, and…
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Ydraw – Jace Vernon Interview

Jace Vernon Who is Jace Vernon?  A happy, hard-working, and simple man.   He takes care of the day-to-day tasks of running businesses.  Jace managed to graduate with an MBA, which doesn’t mean much, because his real education came from the school of hard knocks; he was a multi-millionaire by age 26 and broke by…
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