Entrepreneur: The Newest Superhero Why Give a Damn: In a world in trouble, entrepreneurs are our best hope of implementing solutions to the crises facing us and bringing prosperity to our communities. On a planet beset with recession, erosion of all major ecosystems, the climate crisis, and political instability, it is clear that governments are incapable of implementing needed solutions, large companies are committed to preserving their incumbency, and citizens too unorganized to respond effectively. Governments are high-centered, wheels spinning pathetically in thin air. The recent UN meeting, Rio+20, was supposed to be a world summit of global leaders. Mr.
Why Word-of-Mouth is Loudest in Africa Doing business in sub-Sahara Africa can be full of disparate challenges, and anyone looking to identify a classic African consumer will struggle. Despite sharing a common border, inhabitants of one country differ from those in a neighboring country with respect to their attitudes, buying and media preferences. Given this degree of diversity within and across geographies, new research from Nielsen shows that marketers need to look beyond the obvious to reach and resonate with both niche and mass audiences. Significant advancements in digital connectivity over the past decade in sub-Saharan Africa have run in parallel with evolving living standards, rising wages and heightened consumption levels.
How to Win a Hackathon - Rummage How to Win a Hackathon For 30 straight hours this weekend, my co-founder, Matt, and I competed in AngelHack (the biggest hackathon in the nation) for $75,000 in prizes, and the potential for recognition of our startup, Rummage. The product we built, SnapStore.me, placed first on the West Coast, and second overall: Entrepreneurs as Dissidents Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. 79 lessons learned along my journey I’m doing my best to document the important lessons I learn along my journey of creating startups. This includes lessons key of how I’m succeeding with startup ideas, as well as lessons for enjoying the journey. I don’t know whether the same lessons will apply to you, but I hope you’ll find my thoughts useful.
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Preparing for the Crowdfunding Revolution Dara Albright (Moderator), Douglas S. Ellenoff, Vincent Molinari, Richard J. Salute, Sara Hanks On November 15, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission held a long anticipated forum to tackle JOBS Act implementation. Chief discussion points included: •Removing the prohibition on general solicitation in Rule 506 •Crowdfunding •Establishing a new Regulation A-type exemption with an offering ceiling of $50 million •Secondary trading platforms