6 TED Talks Every Entrepreneur Should Watch TED.com is just about the best place to hang out online if you have a few minutes to kill. That's because it offers free recorded lectures given by brilliant people doing amazing things in areas including technology, entertainment, design, business, science, and global issues. And what's cool about it is the talks are tagged so if you're in the mood for something inspiring or funny, for example, you can get just the kinds of videos to do the trick. Here are a handful of insightful TED talks posted this year that every entrepreneur should check out.
How to Start Your Pitch? Focus on the Problem Deciding on how to start your pitch is hard. Why not start by telling your audience a story. Identify the problem first, then provide the solution. Many entrepreneurs want to sell you the solution first by talking about their product. But they never even state what the problem they are trying to solve.
The Pocket Drone - Your personal flying robot by AirDroids The Pocket Drone is the personal flying robot that enables anyone to capture amazing video and photos from the sky. The year 2014 is going to be the “Year of the Drone.” Personal and professional photography is literally beginning to take off. Everybody can already take great looking photos and videos with their camera phones and share them online, but they have been limited to what could be seen from the ground. Now with the Pocket Drone, it's never been easier to capture spectacular aerial images that open up a whole new perspective and insight that had previously been unseen.
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The Parlour at FG Press Last month, the startup community in KY was fortunate to have entrepreneur turned investor Brad Feld visit. Brad has been instrumental in building the startup community in Boulder, CO. He is a partner at a VC firm called Foundry Group and is a co-founder of TechStars. Brad spent 3 days in the commonwealth giving several talks about building successful startup communities, hanging out with local entrepreneurs, and mentoring some local startups. Brad gave a total of 5 talks during his visit to KY. Below are videos of each of his talks:
Internet Memes Timeline Trololololololololololo man Feb 28, 2010 6:00 PM Added to Youtube in November of 2009 the Video "Я очень рад, ведь я, наконец, возвращаюсь домой" had only few views until it was posted into several music blogs in march of 2010. In a week more than 1 million people watched the Trololololololololololo man sing his song. The title translates into 'I am very glad, because I’m finally back home'. The Singer is called Eduard Anatolyevich Khil born in 1934 who performed this song at a TV-Show in 1976. Ideas from the world Agree 0 Disagree 0 Columbus Day could be renamed and rededicated By Hicbd Sun Sep 7 2014 11:14 am "While Indigenous Peoples’ Day was first celebrated in 1992, to explicitly protest the quincentennial anniversary of Columbus’s discovery, it has failed to build steam across most of the U.S.
White Paper: Announcing 5 Ingredients For 'Fostering A Thriving Startup Ecosystem' Introduction While supporting thousands of community leaders over the past six years, UP Global has consistently found itself at the center of larger conversations about what makes entrepreneurial ecosystems thrive. Fundamentally, our goal is to provide a global framework for these conversations, that can be adapted to support the unique efforts of the community leaders and entrepreneurs – wherever they may be. New York City Lean Startup Machine What is Lean Startup Machine? The biggest risk in starting a business is not being able to acquire customers. LSM is a 3-day workshop that teaches you how to build something customers want and run the right experiments to steer your business in the right direction. Is Lean Startup Machine a hackathon? No.
Top 30 Startups to Watch In theory, entrepreneurship sounds awesome. You’re your own boss so you can set your own hours, work from home in your PJs and do work that really matters to you. But as any entrepreneur will tell you, starting your own business is not nearly as glamorous. In fact, it can often be pretty scary and lonely. kubo.financiero welcomes our new partners - kubo.financiero México D.F., september 2nd 2014 kubo.financiero adds new partners to its capital structure: Alta Ventures México and Capital Emprendedor with an investment of 1.7 million USD to reach a total of 3.7 million USD of capital. With this investment, kubo.financiero aims to highly disrupt the financial sector in Mexico, by significantly reducing the interest rates to borrowers, and by creating a new asset class for retail investors seeking higher returns.