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The Grass is Indeed Greener in India and China for Returnee Entrepreneurs
Wadhwa Vivek Jain Sonali Saxenian AnnaLee Gereffi Gary Wang Huiyao
4/28/2011
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The report, “The Grass is Indeed Greener in India and China for Returnee Entrepreneurs,” is based on a survey of U.S.-educated Indian and Chinese professionals who had returned to their home countries and started businesses. These respondents cited economic opportunities, favorable conditions for starting a business and the speed of professional growth as the leading motivations for returning home. Family ties also played a significant role in attracting the entrepreneurs back to their native countries.

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The Marketing Map
3/20/2007
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This tool and sample provides a systematic way to expand a marketing strategy into specific tactics and activities for implementation.

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The New Standard for Deferred Compensation
6/6/2007
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The U.S. Congress enacted IRC Section 409A in the midst of corporate scandals that saw highly-paid executives receive deferred compensation payments while other employees lost their retirement savings. Public and private companies must comply for deferred compensation to keep preferential tax treatment status. This article outlines the risks of not complying and what compensation is involved.

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The Process of Raising Money from Equity Investors
3/20/2007
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This article discusses the steps involved in the process of raising money from the first handshake to the cash-in-hand.

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Understanding Depreciation
4/27/2007
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This article provides several looks at simple depreciation, including one entrepreneur's example.

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Understanding Venture Capitalists
3/20/2007
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This article provides insight into fast growth company potential investors--venture capitalists.

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Understanding the Numbers
2/21/2007
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There are many ways to read financial statements. This information will add understanding to your own reading of your financial statements.

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Valuation Worksheet
7/1/2007
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Numerous factors affect how angels value a company. Primary are the strength of the management team and the size of the opportunity, or a company's potential to scale. Accompanying this article is a valuation worksheet that entrepreneurs can use to better understand what investors look for and to identify factors that can justify higher pre-money valuations. Investors will find it useful to compare companies and determine whether valuation should be higher or lower.

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Venture Presentation Worksheet
4/27/2007
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This tool will help you develop and practice giving a compelling venture presentation.

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Workflow Worksheet
3/20/2007
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This tool will help develop one complete workflow for a single operational system.

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