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Our staff, mentors, and student interns work directly with entrepreneurs during all phases of the commercialization process. The team assists new companies to explore markets, products, and customers. Additionally, concepts are refined to build a viable business model. The goal is to launch the venture with a robust long term growth strategy.
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bitLabs is a new platform that will act like an app store for hardware.
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I am not a fan of convertible notes for entrepreneurs for a number of strategic issues. I also understand the reasons why convertible notes have become so popular with entrepreneurs and investors because of the simplicity of the closing. I believe series seed equity can close just as quickly and inexpensively as convertible notes. For […]
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Time Killers Time killers are things, processes, people or anything that diverts our attention to activities that are unnecessary and without benefit. Time Killers harm our effectiveness as entrepreneurs. I believe these tips may be credited to Stewart Levine and his book Cut to the Chase, but I was unable to verify the references. Nevertheless, […]Read full story.
As many of you know, the mantra for the Business Model Canvas is to get out of the office and interview customers, partners, channels and others. In fact, talking to experts and potential customers is the only true way to reduce uncertainty and to study the value of a product or service. In fact, I […]Read full story.