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Death by PowerPoint: The Advantages of an Interactive Presentation

Death by PowerPoint: The Advantages of an Interactive Presentation

We’ve all been there at some point in our lives. Feeling every ounce of energy slowly being sucked out by listening to somebody drone along to a Pow

Challenges of Me-Too Startups

Challenges of Me-Too Startups

As part of my work I meet many startups trying to replicate business models that are successful in the United States, or that at least look successfu

Equity Crowdfunding: Tough Nut to Crack

Equity Crowdfunding: Tough Nut to Crack

Crowdfunding is hot, kick-starting not only our companies but entire economies. It is the go-to miracle measure to create ambassadors, marketing, mone

Startup Real Estate

Startup Real Estate

So you’ve started your dream company, ready to take on the whole world with your market altering product. You have your MVP (or not).You have product-market fit (or not). You have your VC money in the bank (or not).

Services vs Products

Services vs Products

In my book I claim businesses sell 1 of 2 things: services vs products. There is plenty social proof, of course, that enterprises of all sizes can experience success with either offering. Fortune 500 is a smorgasbord of cell carriers (services), gas providers (products), technology companies (products and services), and so forth.

How To Start A Business With Little To No Capital

How To Start A Business With Little To No Capital

Richard Branson, the founder of the Virgin Group, recently wrote in a blog article that he considers 2014 to be the “Year of the Entrepreneur.” Branson says, the growing buzz around startups has generated a lot of excitement and has consequently nurtured a lot of big ideas. 

Why Acquisition Should Not Be Your Whole Goal

Why Acquisition Should Not Be Your Whole Goal

In a business landscape where having your own startup carries undeniable cachet, entrepreneurs are guided by many motivations. Some want to be their own bosses, otherswant to turn their personal passion into a career, and still others are inspired to answer a need in the marketplace. Yet it’s undeniable that many also have their eyes on a different prize – acquisition.

Finding Business Ideas the Easy and Productive Way

Finding Business Ideas the Easy and Productive Way

Have you ever found yourself in the situation where you need to immediately deliver business ideas or create solutions for a certain task, for instance in your business life? There you go. You know how hard it can be to produce a creative thought right away, at the push of a button.

The Case for the Ideal Business Messaging App

The Case for the Ideal Business Messaging App

Email sucks. However, as much as people hate it, it is still effective. It is a decades old medium that serves a very simple purpose. Sending a message to another person anywhere, anytime, and on any subject.