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African-Americans are launching and growing businesses at higher rates than other entrepreneurs in the U.S. Whether attributed to corporate layoffs, diversity programs, or targeted business development initiatives, Chicago's Cook County is seeing the highest African-American entrepreneurial growth rates in the nation.
This article provides a helpful list of commonly used terms in the technology and entrepreneurship realm, including barriers to entry, discounted net present value, and the long tail.
As the world becomes flatter, we realize the role that culture and connectivity play in the development of our business models and social networks. Danah Boyd gives us an interesting look at how these elements play into the proliferation of online communities, and how the rules of engagement for these new businesses are also models of behavior and execution for other areas of the entrepreneur's life.
This article suggests that there are five key relationships that entrepreneurs running growth companies should work on developing: relationships with customers, employees, vendors, bankers, and mentors.
Business planning experts suggest that entrepreneurs plan for their exit from the company during the initial phases of the process. It is important to consider personal and financial goals, as well as how the value of the business will be determined at the point of transition. This article includes links to tools and templates to make a well-informed decision.
The tips in this article will help your presentation be a bridge between what you have and what your audience wants.
This tool will help you understand what systems you will need to invest in and replenish on a regular basis.
This tool will help you identify current networking activity, assess its effectiveness, and identify groups that can expand and build your business network.
This tool will help you and your attorney outline the key elements of a mutual value proposition as well as anticipate and address questions that will likely be posed by prospective partners.
This tool will help you identify areas in your start up business plan that need additional atttention before it is complete.
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