Tag Archives: Entrepreneurs

How Pro Sports teams act like startups

I’ve written that even start-up companies need to have a revenue generation model.  The idea that ‘If you build it, they will come” is rarely successful outside of Facebook and LinkedIn.  Startups need to show how their future success prospects … Continue reading

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The best investing opportunities are all about Deal Flow

One of the things I enjoy most about my daily professional activities is finding the right opportunities to help companies and individuals with their success. The term that I hear most often thrown around is ‘deal flow’. Whenever I meet … Continue reading

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Inventors are not necessarily entrepreneurs

I admit I am always on the lookout for a good idea that might have the potential to be a growing and successful business. This week just outside of Pittsburgh, I attended the INPEX (Invention and New Product Exposition). INPEX … Continue reading

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‘Let’s start a company’ isn’t child’s play

I can almost picture it in my mind. Two seven-year olds are having a play date. Kids still do that right?   One says to the other “Let’s play the startup game” OK! I’ll play the founder CEO and you can … Continue reading

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For entrepreneurs it’s not the money, it’s the M-O-N-E-Y

When I began working back in the 1980’s I worked at a major NYC bank in the marketing department as a marketing associate alongside a number (more than 10) of very smart women (there were one or two men but … Continue reading

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