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Attention! Sérgio Costa ganhou um prémio internacional a analisar o que falha no empreendedorismo. Quanto deve uma empresa mudar o seu plano de negócio nos primeiros anos de vida?

Sérgio Costa ganhou um prémio internacional a analisar o que falha no empreendedorismo

“Em linguagem comum: nem muito, nem pouco”, responde Sérgio Costa. O modelo desenvolvido por este investigador do Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores, Tecnologia e Ciência (INESC-Tec), permite perceber o equilíbrio entre as alterações à estratégia de uma firma e a sua performance. Este foi o motivo pelo qual lhe foi entregue, esta segunda-feira, o Heizer, um dos mais importantes galardões internacionais de estudos sobre empreendedorismo, que premia o seu trabalho de doutoramento feito no Reino Unido.

A análise feita por Costa permite perceber uma relação entre as alterações no modelo de negócio e a performance da empresa que, num gráfico, se desenha como um U invertido. Ou seja, as empresas que fazem muitas mudanças têm pior performance, mas também as mais estáticas alcançam maus resultados. Who Has Time For This?: How To NOT Write A Business Plan. 12 Elements of the Best Winning Sales Pitch Ever. 73 43Google +18 30 26 48 The Heart and Mind of the Perfect Pitch.

12 Elements of the Best Winning Sales Pitch Ever

How To Demo Your Startup. Jason Calacanis’ most recent post to his email mailing list is particularly relevant to our audience.

How To Demo Your Startup

He’s spoken with 200 companies in ten minute increments as they give their pitch to be a part of the upcoming TechCrunch50 conference. I agree with all of his thoughts below based on my own experience getting pitched from thousands of startups over the last three years. Gestão por Processos - SIAG. Embedding Innovation in Service: a SECI+Design Framework. By Mauricio Manhães After decades of research on service innovation, it is still a very complicated and – sometimes – deceptive subject.

Embedding Innovation in Service: a SECI+Design Framework

Both concepts of service and innovation entail dramatic debates among academics and practitioners. Dealing with the challenge of harnessing both at the same time, be it in a research study or in a shop floor, is daunting. Most of the service blueprinting techniques used nowadays are based on the line of “visibility chart”, and have “time” (i.e., a logic sequence o events) as their main driver. A Wearables Startup Playbook. Few sectors have received as much buzz as the wearables market.

A Wearables Startup Playbook

From fitness bands and anklet baby monitors, to smartwatches and Google Glass, wearables are fun, cool, and cutting-edge. The rise of mobile broadband, commodity sensors, smartphone-based companion apps, virtualized manufacturing and supply chain, crowdfunding, and nimble design have converged to make wearables mainstream. With the category now validated as a strategic hotspot for all major corporations and platforms, investors are clamoring to fund wearable tech startups. In 2013, investors poured $458 million into 49 wearable company deals, according to CB Insights. Year-over-year, deal activity in wearable startups rose 158 percent, while funding grew 80 percent. ABI Research predicts wearable devices will exceed 537 million annual shipments by 2018, with smartwatches and glasses being the fastest-growing categories. The Lean Hardware Startup: From Prototype To Production. Editor’s note: Cyril Ebersweiler is the founder of the pioneering hardware startup accelerator HAXLR8R (which is now looking for applicants) and Partner at SOSVentures.

The Lean Hardware Startup: From Prototype To Production

Benjamin Joffe is an expert on startup ecosystems, angel investor and Advisor at HAXLR8R. Both invest in companies around the world and spent over a decade in China and Japan. This is Part 1 of a series. If the printing press was about “anyone can read,” the web about “anyone can write,” the hardware ecosystem changed enough to say today “anyone can build.”

This idea – that anyone can build – is the cornerstone of the new “lean hardware startup.” Yet, despite successes like Square, Jawbone, and Fitbit, hardware startups continue to look daunting to entrepreneurs and investors alike. Building Agile Corporate Cultures. If you like the following post, you might want to join our Agile Angel Monthly(ish) Newsletter and receive them earlier.

Building Agile Corporate Cultures

“Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” - Warren Buffet What can I say? I’M SORRY! No issues since May 2013, even though I promised to launch in November and December… 2013 was a strange year in fact. How to Change the World. How to Test Whether Your Business Model is Worth Pursuing. Last time I emphasized getting specific on your revenue streams – down to the customer segment, pricing model, and customer lifetime assumptions.

How to Test Whether Your Business Model is Worth Pursuing

In this post, I’m going to show you how to use these simple inputs to ballpark your business model and test whether it’s worth pursuing. Running Lean Moving Forward — Running Lean Illustrated — Running Lean Roadmap — Running Lean Overview — Create a new Lean Canvas - Canvanizer. Lean Canvas is an adaptation of Business Model Canvas by Alexander Osterwalder which Ash Maurya created in the Lean Startup spirit (Fast, Concise and Effective startup).

Create a new Lean Canvas - Canvanizer

Lean Canvas promises an actionable and entrepreneur-focused business plan. It focuses on problems, solutions, key metrics and competitive advantages. Lean Startups & Entrepreneurship by Francisco Palao. Abstract: Despite the fact that Lean Startup is sometimes classified as a method, the reality is that it is not one.

Lean Startups & Entrepreneurship by Francisco Palao

Actually, Lean Startup is inspired by the scientific method, but it should be complemented with a real methodology. Otherwise, Lean Startup could get stuck being only a set of principles and buzzwords and become a nice fad that dies someday in the future. This would be a disaster, since Lean Startup is really needed by innovators and entrepreneurs in order to fail less. We have the opportunity to forge a truly evidenced-based entrepreneurial management science, but some steps further are still needed. Criar uma empresa passo a passo - E-Konomista. Startups - The Essential To Do List. This post is dedicated to a team of promising young entrepreneurs who asked me recently if they could all just “put some money in a bank account” to launch their startup. I wanted to say 'yes' because I know how much other work they have to do to build a successful company.

But instead I had to warn them that there were several essential elements of their corporate structure they had to get right now to maximize their probability of success. This question comes up frequently, so I started this list to help other entrepreneurs ensure they don't miss one of the essential structural components. Why it's not easy to structure a startup. Inovatorio. Discussions - GIST Network. How to Write Your Mission Statement. A mission statement is a key tool that can be as important as your business plan. It captures, in a few succinct sentences, the essence of your business's goals and the philosophies underlying them. Equally important, the mission statement signals what your business is all about to your customers, employees, suppliers and the community.

The mission statement reflects every facet of your business: the range and nature of the products you offer, pricing, quality, service, marketplace position, growth potential, use of technology, and your relationships with your customers, employees, suppliers, competitors and the community. "Mission statement help clarify what business you are in, your goals and your objectives," says Rhonda Abrams, author of The Successful Business Plan: Secrets and Strategies. Your mission statement should reflect your business' special niche. The Write WordsTo come up with a statement that encompasses the major elements of your business, start with the right questions. Empreendedores vão ter desconto de 50% no IRS. Para promover o empreendedorismo, o Governo vai criar, no próximo ano, um regime favorável para aqueles que iniciarem uma atividade por conta própria.

Os empreendedores "independentes e em exclusividade" poderão contar com uma redução de 50% no IRS no primeiro ano de atividade e 25% no segundo. A medida foi anunciada por Paulo Núncio, secretário de Estado dos Assuntos Fiscais, durante a apresentação da Reforma do IRS. Business Strategy Tools and Techniques from CONSUMER TREND CANVAS. Mission and Vision Statements - Strategy Skills Training From Unleashing the Power of Purpose How to create mission and vision statements, with James Manktelow & Amy Carlson.

Imagine going to work each day, full of purpose and conviction. You strongly believe in your organization's values, and you are passionately committed to its mission. Because you understand the good that your organization does in the world, you love what you do. Strategic planning. Growing a business means taking many decisions about the way you want to expand your operations. Creating a strategic plan is a key component of planning for growth.

It will help you prepare a realistic vision for the future of your business and in doing so can maximise your business' potential for growth. A strategic plan should not be confused with a business plan. A business plan is about setting short- or mid-term goals and defining the steps necessary to achieve them. Operating Plan Development Process - The Duke Entrepreneurship Manual: A Resource for Entrepreneurs. The Operating Plan stage consists of three sections. Core competencies: Based on the proposed foundation for sustainable competitive advantage for the venture, this will be an analysis of the core competencies (functions and capabilities) that must be internal to the firm. This analysis will guide which functions can be outsourced or achieved through partnerships.Elements of the operating plan: This section is the heart of the analysis. There are three documents that together represent the companies operating plan:Company timeline: What things will the company accomplish and when?

Staffing plan: Who will the company hire (i.e., what skills and experience) and when? Budget: The outline of the financial performance that will result from the company’s activities. Detail This section will detail the questions the entrepreneur should be asking as he/she pulls creates an operating plan for a new venture. Core competencies. Financial support - Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs. Veja como startups podem ajudar sua carreira - Portal TraineePortal Trainee. How to Make Your Cash and the Investor's Patience Last Until You're Profitable. Comissão de Coordenação e Desenvolvimento Regional do Alentejo. ADRAL.PT. ProjectTemplate. Redes de Inovação - Espaço Business Innovation. The Lean Stack – Part 1. A máquina de criar dívida. The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup. Startups are inherently chaotic. Rapid shifts in business models is what differentiates startups from established companies.

Adi - Agência de Inovação. The 8-Second Challenge: Email Marketing for Our Shrinking Attention Span. Good news, fellow marketers: Email is not dead. Indeed, the ROI for email is more than $40 per dollar spent, a return higher than any other marketing channel, according to the Direct Marketing Association. While email isn’t dead, one thing is clear: The email newsletter is a dinosaur. Apples to Apples: Steve Jobs vs. Tim Cook (Infographic) The Secret to Marketing to Busy People Who Don't Have Time to Read (Infographic) Portal da Empresa CVE » pt. SIFIDE. Enquadramento. Enquadramento. Portal europeu das pequenas empresas - Comissão Europeia. PR Tips. How to Research Your Business Idea. Definir os objetivos da empresa - PortugalBIZ. 7 Lessons from Building a $15-Million-a-Year Lifestyle Business.

Instituto de Apoio às Pequenas e Médias Empresas e ao Investimento. Why you should ignore business start up advice (including this) CdP — Página Principal. CdP — Página Principal. Crowdfunding. Business Model Generation.