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Founders behaving badly negatively affect the business

Taffy Williams

often attempt to help struggling companies because I know a founder, an investor, or an introduction by a friend. Your team is dependent on you.

Dilution concerns by founders and investors

Taffy Williams

Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. What is the dollar value of your ownership in the company?

FOUNDER’S DISEASE

Taffy Williams

Included in the presentation was a slide titled, “Founder’s Disease.” He defined Founder’s Disease as the “Lack of Timely Decision Making, in a Thoughtful and Logical Manner.” He further indicated that the result of the disease is “the Singular Cause of Delays, Wasted Effort and Needless Expenditures in Product Development.”

Allen Tate, founder of real estate firm, dies at 84

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

Allen Tate, founder of Charlotte-based real estate firm Allen Tate Co., died Monday, the company announced

A Google Docs interview with Richard Simms, co-founder of Tech Talent South

Jeff Hilimire

Right now, we run programs here in Atlanta (where we started the company) as well as in Raleigh, Charlotte, and Asheville, NC. It was good fun.

Why a 50/50 Split is Almost Never Right for Co-Founders by @DaveParkerSEA

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Charlotte. Founder Feedback. Why a 50/50 Split is Almost Never Right for Co-Founders by @DaveParkerSEA. Email. Password. Location.

ZeekRewards founder charged in $850 million scam

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE — A North Carolina man that prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme faces charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax fraud

ZeekRewards founder arraigned in $850 million scam

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who prosecutors say masterminded an $850 million Internet-based Ponzi scheme is pleading innocent to charges of wire and mail fraud, conspiracy and tax frau

Telstra Sets Up Startup Accelerator muru-D In Singapore

YoungUpstarts

trillion,” says Annie Parker, co-founder at muru - D. million (A$3 million) in follow-on funding. muru - d.com/apply/global.

Top 100 Mompreneur Bloggers to Follow in 2013

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Founder of mompreneurmogul.com, Lisa Hanson utilizes her blog to mentor other women on how to make money with their own blogs and business ventures.

Isn't a 'Minimal Viable Product' Kinda Lame?

Launching Tech Ventures

Charlotte: I agree that any startup with a value proposition that hinges on aggregation faces a problem launching with a MVP.

allensblog: The Problem of the Forgotten Founder

Allen's Blog

The Problem of the Forgotten Founder. Some more thoughts on carefully choosing your co-founders. Often, the “core” founder does some homework and recruits the founding team. call it the problem of the “forgotten founder,” and here’s how it works. Forgotten Founder Situation #1. Forgotten Founder Situation #2.

A Sprinkling of Unvalidated Vision May Pay Long Term Dividends

Launching Tech Ventures

Charlotte: This is a great reminder that in the turbulent markets we study, product-market fit is a moving target. VCs: Angels or Demons?

25 Successful Women Bloggers

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Charlotte You know how you read all these studies in magazines and you wonder if it actually works on anything besides mice? Well, Charlotte reads all the health and fitness research she can get her sweaty hands on and then she tests it out – on herself mostly. She is obsessed with helping writers earn more from their work.

Entrepreneurship can live forever

Taffy Williams

Over the years, I have met founders of significant and profitable businesses and a number were repeat founders.

How I Doubled My Sales in One Year

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Bryan Delaney, EO Charlotte Co-Founder and VP, Skookum Digital Works Further develop existing client relationships. Nonsense.

Allen's Blog: The Problem of the Forgotten Founder

Allen's Blog

The Problem of the Forgotten Founder. Some more thoughts on carefully choosing your co-founders. Often, the “core” founder does some homework and recruits the founding team. call it the problem of the “forgotten founder,” and here’s how it works. Forgotten Founder Situation #1. Forgotten Founder Situation #2.

Are You Involved or Committed in a Startup?

Taffy Williams

One hopes the employees and founders are committed but sometimes this is not the case. This is only natural, they have to protect their family and they do not get the same incentive as the founders for the company success. As the founder, it is essential you are committed to the company. But that pig, well he is committed!

Working hard is not enough

Taffy Williams

Employees or founders are easily distracted and engage in activities that cause them to spend time and energy achieving their objectives.

5 Reasons entrepreneurs never get their big exit

Taffy Williams

In fact, it is more common than one might think that a founder launches into an area with no prior knowledge or training.

15 Entrepreneurs Share What Makes Their Business Unique

Hearpreneur

Founding entrepreneurs run the gamut in age, but many successful founders have been in their early twenties. Photo Credit: Susie Kahlich.

How Uber Is Going To Hire 1,000 People This Year

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

That''s approximate," Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and CEO of Uber told the Wall Street Journal. And advice for how it should be hiring.)

How Customer Photos Improve Mobile Shopping

Duct Tape Marketing

Kenneth Cole and Charlotte Russe place user-generated content on their mobile sites to enhance the customer shopping experience. behind desktop.

Quieting Talking Heads In Open Office

ArcticStartup

Charlotte Irene Soerensen (in the middle) with majority of the team Source: Technoport/Wil Lee-Wright. But to be fair she does not share any.

Activists, clergy, family urge end to killings by police

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

CHARLOTTE -- “No more shootings,” John Barnett, founder of True Healing Under God, or T.H.U.G. yelled into the microphone

6 great athlete-entrepreneurs and what they accomplished

crowdSPRING Blog

He is a best-selling author and the founder of  Athletes for Hope , a charitable organization. 5. Michael Jordan. George Foreman. Cal Ripken Jr.

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5 Actions opportunistic entrepreneurs use to build business

Taffy Williams

This type of opportunistic activity shows up in resort areas and the business founders are entrepreneurs capitalizing on their surroundings.

My first business partner, Raj Choudhury

Jeff Hilimire

that’s Raj on the left, me next to him, and our two college roommates in 1996). I met Raj in college at UNC-Charlotte in 1996.

Repurpose a business or a product to create success

Taffy Williams

The founder started putting the product in cans as an aerosol thinking home uses may be possible. This cat is not what it seems to be!

Mergers and acquisitions take thought and planning

Taffy Williams

Starting a company and spending years building a business means the founders put their lives into the business.

Is a Bird in the Hand Worth Two in the Bush?

Taffy Williams

In arecent meeting, I asked company founders if they would take $10MM for theirtechnology and just walk away. In addition, anyresponses would show level of team commitment and possibly founders thoughts oncompany valuation. The founders are firmly behind their technology andbelieve the company can become successful.

A Fast Fashion Revolution -- via Facebook

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The COO, Emily Hickey, was a co-founder of the business-networking service Hashable and, earlier, a VP at HotJobs. Lolly Wolly Doodle. million.

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2013 Startup Trends That'll Stick Around in 2014

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

We see more than 300 early-stage companies and their corresponding 600-750 founders per year. It’s big. It’s getting bigger.

Are You Building Your Business With a Crock-pot or a Microwave?

Duct Tape Marketing

Dan Kraus is the founder and president of the Leading Results marketing agency and a Master Duct Tape Marketing consultant. 

A Bridge Too Far

Taffy Williams

Other articles are in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Developing a business is like fighting a battle.

Are You Over Your Capabilities?

Taffy Williams

Suppose the founder or management team cannotexecute properly because of lack of experience or skills. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. I wrote anarticle titled “ The One Word Entrepreneurs Do Not Say.” The word is Can’t just in case you have not read it.

Words Can Kill, Sometimes!

Taffy Williams

Your team lives with the company day-to-day just as the CEO founder does. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Processing information is unique to each individual and team. Many are able to hear words of others and react in a well thought out manner.

Always be prepared for the sigma walk

Taffy Williams

Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. So what is the corporate sigma walk?

Highlights On The Business of Software (2012)

OnStartups

The latter two whose books, The Founders Dilemma and The Startup Owner’s Manual respectively, had been queued on my Amazon wish list for some time.

Inside the Sale of an Inc. 5000 Company

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The servers belonged to the Accurate Group, a mortgage-servicing firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. A private equity firm recently offered Inc.