Startup Blog Insights - Are Your Partners Agile and How does Your CEO Spin?

Taffy Williams

Reference Articles: Investors and partners may not think agile CEOs walk a fine line when using a positive spin Taffy Williams is on Twitter by @twilli2861. More is available via the book Think Agile ; also, the company website , photo website , Google+ , or Facebook.

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

Launching Tech Ventures

by Charlotte Jepps Forgive me for being biased by the fact Im currently wrestling with distilling what I think is a great idea down into a minimal viable form, but I cant help but find this concept inherently frustrating.

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Win Twice Maybe Even Thrice

Taffy Williams

This concept described in the books onnegotiations. Other articles can be found in the Charlotte,NC- small business section of Examiner.com. entrepreneur partnering Startup negotiatingNegotiatingcan have positive and negative aspects. Discussions often focus on what each party gets and whether they believeit is enough.

What You Can Learn About Digital Storytelling From The Van Gogh Museum

Brandanew

I’m grateful to the team, specially, Charlotte Bosman and Edith Schreurs who took time out for answering some of the questions we shared with them! You can plan a visit, book online and prepared yourself for what may come.

Episode 112: Profitable Relationships with Dave Kerpen

Mike Michalowicz

CEO and Founder of Likeable Local, Dave Kerpen is the father of 2 beautiful girls, husband to an amazing business partner, and friend to many. Dave is a Venture Partner at Gen Y Capital Partners an early-stage venture firm, which is leveraging Gen Y to support Gen Y. Dave Kerpen 1st’s book was a NY Times bestseller – “Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an Irresistible Brand, and Be Generally Amazing on Facebook and other social networks.”

Your gut does not always lead you to the best decisions

Taffy Williams

Daniel Kahneman, “Thinking Fast and Slow ”, made this case in his best-selling book. They review by computer the lead firm and the lead partner making investments. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com. Do my eyes decive me?

Founders behaving badly negatively affect the business

Taffy Williams

The company went through 4 audits to correct the books when confronted by investors. Non-employees may be potential business partners or future employees. Other articles are in the Charlotte, NC- small business section of Examiner.com.

Preparing Your Company for a Big Sale

Inc Startups

The primary goal that Evolution''s managing partners Brendan Anderson and Jeff Kadlic had when they acquired Accurate, which was doing business primarily in North Carolina at the time, was to turn it into a national company. Selling your company for a premium requires a lot of work.

6 great athlete-entrepreneurs and what they accomplished

crowdSPRING Blog

As a brand unto himself, he not only acted as a spokesman, endorsing numerous other brands, but is also the owner of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats, which he bought for around $175 million in 2010. We all have a great deal to learn as entrepreneurs and we look in many directions for inspiration.

Inside the Sale of an Inc. 5000 Company

Inc Startups

The servers belonged to the Accurate Group, a mortgage-servicing firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. Though you probably think of private equity partners as Wall Street financial engineers, Kadlic and Anderson are, in fact, more akin to the entrepreneurs whose businesses they invest in.

America’s founding entrepreneurs: revolution at work

crowdSPRING Blog

As a brand unto himself, he not only acted as a spokesman, endorsing numerous other brands, but is also the owner of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats, which he bought for around $175 million in 2010.

Advantis Global: Fast Growth, Come Boom or Bust

Inc Startups

Barber-;a telecom sales veteran with more than 20 years' experience-;was working for OnFiber, while Taylor, who had worked in IT for just as long, was running his consulting and staffing firm, Ascend Quality Partners, out of the same co-working space.

Highlights On The Business of Software (2012)

OnStartups

a privately held IT consulting firm servicing enterprise customers with offices in Atlanta, GA ; Birmingham, AL ; Charlotte, NC ; Chattanooga, TN ; and Mobile, AL. I quickly plowed through this book on my way to picking up Seth Godin's Linchpin: Are You Indispendable for the plane ride home.

Top 100 Mompreneur Bloggers to Follow in 2013

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Dr. Heather Manley is a Naturopathic doctor, as well as the author of the children’s book series, “Human Body Detectives”. Charlotte Siems. 12 kids and 25 years of being out of shape, Charlotte Siem needed a change in her life.

43 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Businesses

Hearpreneur

One of the main reasons why my partners and I started TopFire Media is to fill a void within the franchise arena. Thanks to Kyle Reyes, The Silent Partner Marketing ! Each business has a story.

12 Things Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Inc Startups

History teacher Charlotte Walker-Said told Vanderkam she spends the hours between 6 a.m. working on a book about the religious politics of West Africa. That’s why many successful people make connecting with their partners a morning ritual.

A Fast Fashion Revolution -- via Facebook

Inc Startups

I can''t just pick up a book and start reading it, because I''ll stay up all night and keep reading." She had recently started her own venture capital firm, High Line Venture Partners, and has since been among the earliest investors in MakerBot, Vine, and Pinterest, and other star startups.

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The Way I Work: Trina Turk

Inc Startups

Turk also has several licensing deals and recently partnered with Banana Republic, which carried a Trina Turk collection in 450 stores. It may be an article about a museum exhibit I want to see or one about a book of fashion illustrations that I want to sell in one of our stores.

allensblog: The Problem of the Forgotten Founder

Allen's Blog

One important reason is that the rules on (1) whether a general partnership has been formed and (2) who’s a general partner (and therefore possibly entitled to part of the ultimate benefits of a successful venture) are not as clear as the rules involving who’s entitled to a stake in a corporation (or possible other “formal” types of business enterprise you might choose). Charlotte * Los Angeles. allensblog. Thoughts from a startup sherpa. Archives. Profile. Subscribe.

Allen's Blog: The Problem of the Forgotten Founder

Allen's Blog

One important reason is that the rules on (1) whether a general partnership has been formed and (2) who’s a general partner (and therefore possibly entitled to part of the ultimate benefits of a successful venture) are not as clear as the rules involving who’s entitled to a stake in a corporation (or possible other “formal” types of business enterprise you might choose). Charlotte * Los Angeles. Allens Blog. « More on "Tough Questions" | Main.

The Untold Story of Larry Page's Incredible Comeback

Inc Startups

For example, Page had outlined a plan to scan all the world''s books and make them searchable online, but somehow no one was working on it. He was a partner to Page, if, ultimately, a junior one. Everyone knows the tale of Steve Jobs but here is the lesser known story of the Google CEO.