Entrepreneurship

From prison to entrepreneur, Miracle McGlown is an inspiration to Flint

From prison to entrepreneur, Miracle McGlown is an inspiration to Flint

FLINT, MI — His day typically starts at 6:30 a.m. working street maintenance in the city of Flint, cleaning streets and sidewalks. Her day typically ends around 11 p.m., handcrafting luggage, handbags, crossbody bags, wallets and more. His name is Miracle McGlown – a Flint native who received a “miracle” clemency from former President Barack …

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Scottsdale-based Kidstop gears up for Small Business Saturday

Scottsdale-based Kidstop gears up for Small Business Saturday

SCOTTSDALE, AZ — Kate Tanner can tell you all about the latest toy trends, though she’s hesitant to say which toys, exactly, are the most popular. “So it’s not that ‘hot toy’, because sometimes that ‘hot toy’ doesn’t get Head Toy Expert approval. That’s more the interesting thing about Kidstop,” Tanner said. “You can come …

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Business Mentor: how to keep accelerating your business

Business Mentor: how to keep accelerating your business

There are two types of entrepreneurs: Entrepreneur A is the one who never stops exploring unimaginable ways to continuously grow their business. Entrepreneur B is the one who endlessly talks about many ideas but never makes an effort to take the first step. Who do you think would be successful? Of course, Entrepreneur A is …

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ISRO launched 36 satellites in its heaviest rocket from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.

From startups to innovations – Nehru’s scientific temperament grows in BJP India, without collapsing

Dlisten to Dr. Hoodbhoy, I am an avid reader of your articles and an admirer of your clear thinking and clear writing. Your relentless advocacy for countries to develop a scientific temperament is of great importance, not only for Pakistan, but for all developing countries seeking to increase the prosperity of their citizens. I read …

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Anne Hathaway backs Pact, an all-female VC for mission-driven startups, West to East

Anne Hathaway backs Pact, an all-female VC for mission-driven startups, West to East

How many venture capital funds can you name where the three partners all had babies while raising funds, have deep ties in Asia as well as Europe and the United States, and include actress Anne Hathaway as an LP? Not much that I would risk. But that’s the profile of Pact, a new Seed VC …

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Unicorns are outdated, cockroaches are venture capitalists' new favorites

Unicorns are outdated, cockroaches are venture capitalists’ new favorites

Cockroaches are startups that can survive a long period of winter financinglike the parasites that can survive a nuclear war. Most startups go through the cockroach phase at least once, gaining experience and knowledge along with their business strategy, experts say. For startups that cannot survive without external funds, the future is bleak, leading to …

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Are these 9 companies the next unicorns of Southeast Europe?

Are these 9 companies the next unicorns of Southeast Europe?

Southeastern Europe, a region traditionally known in tech for outsourcing and affordable engineering talent, has managed to flip the plot lately. The Balkans have seen record growth and the emergence of scaling successes such as competitor Twilio Infobip, Car manufacturer Bugatti Rimac and other unicorns. But what about startups with the potential to reach a …

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Entrepreneurship was once a form of privilege.  It's changing - but not fast enough

Entrepreneurship was once a form of privilege. It’s changing – but not fast enough

After decades of declining entrepreneurship, record numbers of Americans have started their own businesses and gone to work for themselves. Thanks to the Great Resignation and a booming economy, 360 out of 100,000 American adults have become new entrepreneurs each month on average in 2021. Recent immigrants, black and Hispanic Americans, and young workers are …

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Is it time to thin out the herd of unicorns?  |  PitchBook

Is it time to thin out the herd of unicorns? | PitchBook

Nearly a decade after the term “unicorn” was coined, perhaps the best and brightest venture capital firms have finally outgrown what the ecosystem can handle. Their rise is the product of business models that generated growth with cheap money, and the financial conditions that made that model possible have changed profoundly. Starting in 2021 and …

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3 Traits of an Entrepreneurial Mindset |  Sloan from MIT

3 Traits of an Entrepreneurial Mindset | Sloan from MIT

open share links close share links Entrepreneurship spurs innovation, boosts employment, fuels economies and offers solutions to a range of environmental and societal challenges. But before those sparks and engines ignite, an entrepreneurial spirit must be in place as a catalyst. An entrepreneurial mindset helps leaders create value by “recognizing and acting on opportunities, making …

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