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Online grocery start-up Obeedo strikes deal with Archer MalmoBizjournals.comObeedo was one of six companies in the inaugural class of Seed Hatchery, a small business “accelerator” designed to help entrepreneurs take their business ideas from conception to the fundraising stage. The startups received $15000 in capital and ...
Simply Business knowledgeTip top pitches - how to build a great business pitchSimply Business knowledgeThis week saw the launch of The Pitch 2011 – an annual competition that aims to find some of the most exciting new businesses in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Entrants are invited to pitch their business ideas live ...and more »
1200+ Business Ideas Collected by iStartKansas City infoZineSince its launch in 2010, the website, hosted by the Kauffman Foundation, has gathered more than 1200 businesses ideas from 44 countries, including Albania, Kenya, Afghanistan, Israel and Ukraine. Business idea categories include Internet (websites), ...iStart Business Idea Competition Site Collects More Than 1200 Business Ideas ...Review seeker (press release)all 2 news articles »
Petaluma Entrepreneur Finalist In Business CompetitionPatch.comEntrepreneurs in North Bay iHub's Seed Round Competition present their business ideas Wednesday. Courtesy of Vinson Advertising By EA Barrera Petaluma resident Tom Corbett spent a career making sense of the business world. The one principle he learned ...and more »
Enloop Writes Your Business Plan For You (And Tells You If It's Crazy or Not)ReadWriteWebAfter you sign up for an account, which is free during the beta period, Enloop will ask a series of questions about your business idea, its intended industry, products, marketing, operations, personnel and finances. Based on that information, ...
Charles Barkley Invents New Currency, Wants To Seed YouDealBreaker.ComSir Charles put the call out on his website (where you can find his “Spanish Word of the Day,” today's being “vestido”) this morning for “not turrible” business ideas. The lucky winner will receive $25000 (or as Barkley calls them, “Chuck's Bucks”), ...and more »
$50000 Prize Offered for Next Big High Tech IdeaPR Newswire (press release)Starlight Technology Transfer, Inc. (Starlight) has announced a $50000 cash prize for a submission of the most promising new high-tech business idea. The company is interested in proposals from any number of disciplines, including robotics, ...and more »
Oklahoma State University Accepting Applications for Veterans' Entrepreneurial ...Gamut NewsThis cutting-edge, experiential training program empowers disabled veterans of the US military and equips them with the skills they need to turn their business ideas into workable business models. Statistically, disabled veterans have more barriers to ...OSU Programs Helps Veterans Turn Business Dreams Into RealityNews On 6all 15 news articles »
More responsible than CSRBusiness SpectatorThis is called win-win, and it really is the big new business idea. Christopher Tipler is a Melbourne-based management advisor and author of Corpus RIOS – The how and what of business strategy. His web site corpusrios.com contains more material on this ...and more »
BusinessNewsDailyTop Business Ideas for Entrepreneurs in 2011BusinessNewsDailyBusiness ideas are a dime a dozen. Sometimes, though, emerging trends in business or consumer behavior point, unequivocally toward opportunity. BusinessNewsDaily has noticed a few trends lately, ...and more »
Tech cos adopt venture capital modelTimes of IndiaBANGALORE: Indian technology companies are donning the venture capital (VC) hat to incubate business ideas generated by employees. With the industry maturing beyond process-oriented cost arbitrage solutions, it has become imperative for these companies ...and more »
Teams pitch winning ideasCambridge NewsTeam leaders Tom Barton, Kanayo Ogwu and Phill Richardson all successfully pitched their business ideas to a panel of experts, after more than 40 entries were narrowed down to a shortlist of seven. Kanayo's project, X Sports Connect, is a mobile phone ...
ecentre's new Sprint programme makes ideas take offScoop.co.nz (press release)ecentreSprint is a 12 week practical programme which helps entrepreneurs develop and validate their business idea and create a successful business model. They are given advice and assistance to help determine whether there is an attractive market ...
Business Daily AfricaStrathmore to set up centre to nurture start-upsBusiness Daily AfricaOther initiatives include various business proposal writing competitions that aim to scout for great business ideas to be funded and nurtured. On its part, the government has rolled out several initiatives for the sector including the youth and women ...
The Business InsiderPayPal founder to pay budding entrepreneurs to avoid uniStartupSmartUS venture capitalist Peter Thiel has offered $100000 to 24 young entrepreneurs providing they stay out of college for two years to further their business ideas. In addition to co-founding PayPal and being an early investor in ...PayPal Co-Founder Pays Students To Drop OutITProPortalBillionaire Paying College Kids to Drop Out of School to Pursue DreamsGather.comall 14 news articles »
Future entrepreneurs display business ideas from class at South Gibson High ...Maryville Daily TimesQuick, a first-year teacher, said he wanted to come up with an instructional idea to keep his students motivated. “I needed something to keep their attention,” said Quick, who worked in the business industry for 20 years before becoming a teacher. ...
Strange business: Daring entrepreneurs? work to make off-the-wall ideas into ...ReporterNews.comWith those three things, an unusual business idea can be successful, he said. "If you think of something that you yourself like, the odds are there are a lot more people that will like it, too," Norton said.and more »
Here are three more business ideas for businesses that you can start quickly, inexpensively, and with little or no specialized skills:
I freely admit that I know little about scrapbooking. But I do know that scrapbooking is a growing industry (of about $
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Maui WeeklyDesign Your Success with GreenFunderMaui WeeklyThe fundraising site was created for socially responsible projects and business ideas, and the partners have provided a risk-free resource that helps all eco-conscious and creative community projects get off the ground amid current economic conditions. ...
Zawya (press release)Winning business ideas for QatarGulf TimesThe first edition of the competition featured a range of business ideas, and the shortlisted plans were presented to a jury of business experts at the InterContinental hotel this week, when they chose 'DinoSawUs' and 'ConnectMe' as the winners of a ...Al Fikra honours best business planPeninsula On-lineall 4 news articles »
Forbes (blog)Peter Thiel pays kids $100K to drop out of collegeVentureBeatThe Thiel Fellowship: 20 Under 20 on Wednesday announced it had selected 20 students under the age of 20 and handed them $100000 to get their business ideas off the ground. The Fellowship plays on some of Thiel's unconventional beliefs about the ...Thiel Fellowship Pays 24 Talented Students $100000 Not to Attend CollegeChronicle of Higher Education (subscription)Thiel Awards 24 Under-20 FellowshipsBusinessWeekDropping out of school to prove your genius and getting paidAtlanta Journal Constitution (blog)City Town Info Education Channel -USA Today -San Francisco Chronicle (blog)all 36 news articles »
University of Wisconsin-MadisonUniversity spinoffs represent a new face for agricultural productionUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonIt may be a cool technology, but successful business ideas must solve a customer's problem." Change is the only constant, Olszewski adds. "If you are a student now, you have to be prepared for multiple career changes, and training in entrepreneurship ...and more »
Commerce Department Announces Innovate North Dakota Award WinnersKSJB“Our goal with this initiative is to help entrepreneurs turn business ideas into functional businesses,” Anderson said. “To date, nearly 700 people with 350 ideas have participated in the program and 100 new businesses are operational or in the ...Honoring ND innovationGrand Forks Heraldall 2 news articles »
COTC helps remove business start-up barriersThe Newark AdvocateThe event was sponsored by the City of Pataskala, TechColumbus, COTC and the Pataskala Area Chamber of Commerce to introduce anyone with a new business idea to assistance available to them in the area. "We're trying to remove as many barriers as we can ...
Niche Marketing: 13 Brilliant Niche Business IdeasPromotion World (press release)Here's how the service works: Individuals or businesses in your area will bid on your proposal online. You simply choose from among the bids. This clever idea of Darren Berkovitz is sort of a combination of Craigslist and eBay. ...
Honoring ND innovationGrand Forks HeraldThe five best-developed and most ready to launch business ideas were awarded the top prize of $15000 in cash and free professional services to get started. A UND student team's idea to use remotely piloted aircraft to help farmers improve crop yields ...Commerce Department Announces Innovate North Dakota Award WinnersKSJBall 2 news articles »
Junior Achievement and NASDAQ OMX Help NYC and LI Youth Find the Next Million ...GlobeNewsWire (press release)At the end of a class-room based boot-camp process, student teams compete in several competition rounds, pitching their business ideas against those of their peers. This year, a record number of 185 business plans were submitted by over 800 NYC and ...and more »
Business ideas neglected by time constrained eliteFresh Business ThinkingThat's according to a survey of 4500 MBAs and business professionals from the UK and around the world who are slaves to their BlackBerrys rather than their brainchildren. 62% of those polled by MBA & Company say they have 100 great business ideas a ...and more »
Entrepreneurs unveil tech ideas at Santa Cruz TechRaisingSanta Cruz SentinelThe event is designed to promote technology-driven ideas and business proposals, and to bring together potential partners and investors. On Friday night, participants had 90 seconds to pitch business ideas and some 30 pitches in total were made. ...and more »
Sun Microsystems co-founder McNealy says US needs more tech...Santa Cruz SentinelThe event is designed to promote new technology-driven ideas and business proposals, and to bring together potential partners and investors. A pioneer in the high-technology industry, McNealy more recently founded Curriki, a nonprofit with a website ...and more »
Entrepreneurial Excellence lays foundation for successTallahassee.comThis is not an academic exercise, but rather a series of practical lessons on what it takes to convert a good business idea into a good business. The EEP is helping entrepreneurs navigate through the vulnerable stages of business development by ...
Catawba County NewsCharlotte ObserverThe Catawba County Chamber seeks residents with creative new business ideas or local entrepreneurs who have been in business for one year or less for their first entrepreneurial competition, the Edison Project. The deadline for the competition is 5 pm ...and more »
Students share prospective ideas at NUST workshopThe Nation, PakistanSpokesman of the varsity said that the purpose of the workshop was to share the prospective business ideas of the students from different universities of Lahore and pick top three ideas for round 2 of the competition. NUST Innovation & Entrepreneurship ...
Need help setting up a business? Get in touchWorcester NewsBUDDING entrepreneurs have been offered a huge boost in their quest to start a business. People with brilliant business ideas have been invited to pitch them to a Dragons' Den-style panel of judges in a ...
How to Help Your Company Shift CourseFox Business"A sudden shift in strategic direction can transform a mediocre business idea into a winning one. This kind of pivot may be obvious in hindsight, but re-evaluating your strategy when you're deep in it isn't an easy task. 1. Keep an idea compost pile. ...Management Tip of the Day: Make over your all-staff meetingReutersall 10 news articles »
CBC.caImporting a great Canadian business ideaCBC.caIt seems to me this type of story proves that not every successful business has to come from an idea you dreamt up yourself. Inspiration can come from anywhere, the perspiration — the hard work — you still have to supply yourself.
Member Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas Over Soup With Christian Financial CUCredit Union TimesThe $248 million Christian Financial Credit Union in Roseville, Mich., has launched CU@Soup, a program for members to pitch their business ideas to other members. Members interested in pitching their ideas will put together a five ...Christian Financial Credit Union Helps Start-Ups Access Grant DollarsPR Newswire (press release)all 9 news articles »
ReutersManagement Tip: Help your company shift courseReuters"A sudden shift in strategic direction can transform a mediocre business idea into a winning one. This kind of pivot may be obvious in hindsight, but re-evaluating your strategy when you're deep in it isn't an easy task. 1. Keep an idea compost pile. ...and more »
Like this video? Please give it a thumbs up below and/or leave a comment - Thank you!!! Also, check out my latest post and video at: www.evancarmichael.com My name is Evan Carmichael and I believe that the fastest and most effective way to build a business is to model the strategies of people who have already done what you're trying to do. I call it Modeling the Masters. Today we're going to look at how a young man, orphaned as a teenager, turned his love of aviation and created a multi-billion dollar fortune. This is the story of Howard Hughes and the top 3 lessons that you can learn from his success. "I intend to be the greatest golfer in the world, the finest film producer in Hollywood, the greatest pilot in the world, and the richest man in the world." - Howard Hughes To learn more check out my list of Howard Hughes articles at www.evancarmichael.com or visit community.telustalksbusiness.com Howard Robard Hughes, Jr. (December 24, 1905 -- April 5, 1976) was an American industrialist, aviator, engineer, film producer, director, philanthropist, and was one of the wealthiest people in the world. When Hughes was a teenager he lost both his parents and was left with a family inheritance from money his father made by selling his inventions. Ever ambitious he was quoted as saying "I intend to be the greatest golfer in the world, the finest film producer in Hollywood, the greatest pilot in the world, and the richest man in the world." Hughes aggressively pursued business ...
Forbes (blog)Gary Hamel: Crowdsourcing The Reinvention Of ManagementForbes (blog)In this competition, with 114 teams competing from business schools around the world, the winning team was from Harvard Business School. The team won an opportunity to implement their business idea at HCL, a real-life $3.1 billion IT global services ...Is it time for a management hackathon?Chartered Management Institute (blog)all 10 news articles »
Business Opportunities UK ...Attention Entrepreneurs: Here's Your Link The-Ibusiness.co.uk There are many business opportunities in UK to choose from, whether you want to be self-employed, work from home or choose to buy into a franchise. This video is a great example of why you want to choose this home business opportunity in UK instead of the ones we hear of everyday life buying into a franchise. Many people today are desperately looking for work and finding it all a bit tricky to find a good job which is not looking temporary. Each day thousands of people are now taking up the idea of starting a Internet business and work from home uk as they know that there are great benefit from working home uk. One of the main benefits of working from home UK is having more time on what they want to do and the things that they really want to do, such as spending more time with their children and getting up when they want to end it does not matter whether they're going to be late or not. Internet business is a great business opportunity in UK because of those reasons, they are just a small handful of the benefits from working from home uk. Imagine this, imagine waking up when you want to wake up and not abruptly for your alarm clock. Imagine not having to worry about rushing to work and being late. You can miss the morning rush and not have to worry about those high petrol costs. This home study course uk has business ideas uk you can start it from pretty much anywhere in the world ...
One of the best online home business ideas is to prepare your sales funnel before you start driving traffic to your site.
Best Small Business Idea For 2011: Imagine a small business idea that eliminated all of the elements that plague traditional small businesses and allowed one to earn a significant income right away- not wait for months or years to turn a profit like traditional new small business ventures. This is the virtue of the best small business idea of 2011. For more follow the link at the end of the vid or go to ryanshaffer.info
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Like this video? Please give it a thumbs up below and/or leave a comment - Thank you!!! Also, check out my latest post and video at: www.evancarmichael.com Evan Carmichael discusses how you can model the success of American Idol founder and multi-millionaire promoter, Simon Fuller. "You've got to get in there while it's hot and get out before it's cold." - Simon Fuller To learn more check out my list of Simon Fuller Articles at www.evancarmichael.com or community.telustalksbusiness.com Action Item #1: Put Yourself In Your Customer's Shoes As entrepreneurs we can easily get lost in our product or service and how great it is. We can't wait to launch the next version or introduce a new feature. The trouble is, we're often creating for ourselves and are not focused enough on if our customer will actually want this new product or service. Simon Fuller is a master at putting himself in his customer's shoes. When he came across a pop group called "Spice" he recognized that their market was limited - young girls traditionally only buy music from male singers as they are threatened by the women. To fix this problem he changed the name to "Spice Girls" and launched their "girl power" theme which made young girls want to buy their music just as much as the boys. Fuller took five young women, turned them into superstars and the best selling girl group of all time with over 75 million records sold by putting himself in his customer's shoes. Think about your product or service. Are you ...
Like this video? Want to see more? Please give it a thumbs up below and/or leave a comment - Thank you!!! Also, check out my latest post and video at: www.evancarmichael.com Evan Carmichael discusses how you can find your next big business opportunity like Ray Kroc from McDonald's, one of the most recognized companies in the world. "Luck is a dividend of sweat. The more you sweat, the luckier you get." -- Ray Kroc Learn more at: www.evancarmichael.com and community.telustalksbusiness.com Raymond "Ray" Albert Kroc (October 5, 1902 -- January 14, 1984) was a Czech American businessman who took over the small-scale McDonald's Corporation franchise in 1954 and built it into the most successful fast food operation in the world. Kroc was included in Time 100: The Most Important People of the Century, and amassed a $500 million fortune during his lifetime. Action Item #1: Always Be On The Lookout For Opportunities Most entrepreneurs don't end up being successful with the product or service that they start with. There are always tweaks and changes that will happen once you start talking to customers and they tell you what they want. Your prospects and customers will lead you to many potential opportunities to grow your business - the key is to jump on those opportunities and take action. In Ray Kroc's own words: "The two most important requirements for major success are: first, being in the right place at the right time, and second, doing something about it." Kroc started out as ...
Returns-wary VCs pick & choose campus start-upsEconomic TimesIronically, many of these campus-incubated entrepreneurship projects are not finding early-stage investors to take these business ideas to the next level. ...and more »
How can I get free publicity for my business through local newspapers?Los Angeles Public Relations (blog)... find a local bartering company and see if they can help you to get some free advertising as well, they often have some good business ideas for doing it. ...
Forbes (blog)The Future of Entrepreneurship Looks BrightForbes (blog)Without doubt, however, the most impressive portion of the conference was learning about the student's business ideas. And where do you think they ...
University of Central Florida (blog)Teams Selected To Compete In The Joust On April 23University of Central Florida (blog)The competitors will present their business ideas one last time for the judges. The winning team will be announced at 4 pm at an awards ceremony and ...