Posts Tagged ‘venture capital’

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    A Gender Gap in Looks

    Mar 17, 14 • 427 Views • No Comments

    Our Monday Gender Issue: Good looking men get more start-up dollars than less attractive men. However, all men get more money than women. They receive 93% of all venture capital funding: Hoping to discover why, researchers from Harvard, Wharton and MIT...  [read more]

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    Fascinating Facts About Jeff Bezos

    Dec 20, 13 • 371 Views • No Comments

    Try typing Relentless.com. A name that Jeff Bezos and his wife had considered when they created Amazon, still today, it takes you there. Some Jeff Bezos facts from The Everything Store: As a 6th grader, he was typical of a certain kind of competitive child....  [read more]

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    Government’s Venture Capital

    Jan 9, 12 • 236 Views • No Comments

    The Erie Railway went bankrupt multiple times. Primarily government funded, it originally connected 2 small NY communities and cost 4 times more than initial projections when it was completed in 1851.  Citing the financial woes of the Erie Railway, a...  [read more]

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    Your Elevator Pitch

    May 13, 11 • 263 Views • No Comments

    What if you had just 1 minute to sell your business idea? According to Marketplace.org, your “elevator pitch” would need, 1) to state the problem you are solving; 2) to explain why your solution will have marketplace success; 3) to present a...  [read more]