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Encouraging and Supporting Minority Entrepreneurship for Long-Term Success Encouraging and Supporting Minority Entrepreneurship for Long-Term Success
Entrepreneurs and their ventures have a huge impact on the social, political and most of all economic well-being (Light & Rosenstein, 1995) of communities, cities and countries around the world, Read More...
What it Takes to Build a Four-Generation Business
C. Brito Construction Co., Inc. and C.B Utility Co., Inc. are part of an esteemed four-generation family enterprise recognized as the premier contractor for emergency utility work throughout New Read More...
When entrepreneurs raise entrepreneurs
Family businesses are the backbone of many economies. However, many potential successors of family businesses decide not to join the family business at first, but to become entrepreneurs themselves. Read More...
How Entrepreneurial Legends, Heroes and Meccas are Born How Entrepreneurial Legends, Heroes and Meccas are Born
Entrepreneurship history is filled with events, places and people who are now legendary or even sacred. In the beginning of the 20th century, New York’s Lower East Side became a place where Jewish Read More...
How Family Business Leaders Can Encourage Both Devotion and Performance
Family businesses have unique strengths and unique problems because they blend two identities -- "family" and "business" -- whose priorities are often at odds. While the family identity nurtures Read More...
The Entrepreneur's Profit Model: A Diagnostic Tool The Entrepreneur's Profit Model: A Diagnostic Tool
Entrepreneurs usually understand that profit is important. But many are less consciously aware of the actual model by which they will (or will not) make money in their ventures. Many have a gut feel, Read More...
How Quickly Should Entrepreneurs Pursue Opportunities? Insights from the Mining Industry How Quickly Should Entrepreneurs Pursue Opportunities? Insights from the Mining Industry
History is filled with stories about people who lament that they passed too quickly on an opportunity that later hit it big, or that stayed too long with a losing enterprise. Entrepreneurs, who are Read More...
Author: Dean Shepherd
My Entrepreneurship Journey: Ireland to the Middle East and America My Entrepreneurship Journey: Ireland to the Middle East and America
I grew up in Ireland, and my family hails from Ballyhaunis in County Mayo. Dad was a small business owner, who used his trusty cab to provide service to our neighbors. Dad provided my first exposure Read More...
The Perils of Seeking Financing at the Wrong Time The Perils of Seeking Financing at the Wrong Time
The timing of external funding for a new venture can have dramatic impact on its survival and success. In the case of equity financing (i.e., preferred and/or common stock), seeking funding before Read More...
Investing in Capabilities and Reputation Pays Off for VC Firms Investing in Capabilities and Reputation Pays Off for VC Firms
New venture capital firms must make a variety of strategic decisions about market positioning and relationships with the entrepreneurs in their portfolio. One choice VC firms must make is whether to Read More...
Author: David Hsu

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