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Compete Now: The 2013 New Year Challenge for Entrepreneurs

December 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs

One Million by One Million (1M/1M) celebrated it’s 150th free and online roundtable mentoring session for entrepreneurs a few days ago, and announced its 2013 New Year Challenge.
The Prize:
The New Year Challenge will award twelve scholarships worth $1,000 each to twelve entrepreneurs. This scholarship allows entrepreneurs to join the 1M/1M premium program that offers private roundtable [...]

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Go for it! The democratization of the video game industry

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs, Talents, Innovators

Guest Writer: Jeremy Rossmann*
Nothing’s stopping you: Five years ago, you needed thousands of dollars and an established company to get your hands on a development kit from Nintendo, Sony, or Microsoft. To make things worse, there were no successful distribution channels for anything but the $20+ category of games. If you were an 18 year [...]

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About Guy Kawasaki’s book Enchantment: Business enchantment through a child’s eyes

January 11th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Book Review

Guest writer: Sophie Delphis
My mother is currently finishing up her French translation of Guy Kawasaki’s Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions, which comes out in the US on March 8th. As in past translation work she has done, I’ve been providing irregular advice on how to adapt certain phrases or anecdotes in [...]

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Who is the VC, who is the entrepreneur? (Modern Menswear)

November 16th, 2008 · No Comments · Entrepreneurs

I let you decide… 
Anyway, this is the question that popped into my mind when I came across this spread as I was leafing through ”Modern Menswear,” a book written by Hywel Davies, and published by Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London, in April.
We all know how challenging life can be for high-tech entrepreneurs, no matter how hard [...]

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Yin Chic: Cool USB flash drives for women!

October 23rd, 2008 · 4 Comments · Entrepreneurs

Stylish tech is a big deal. Check out the September Business Week phone slideshow culminating with the Christian Dior/ModeLabs and Ferrari/Vertu (Nokia) models: (http://images.businessweek.com/ss/08/09/0903_designer_phones/1.htm). Wow!
Today, we primarily find high-tech commodities endorsed by brands that have been vetted within the fashion industry. It is less customary to see high-tech entrepreneurs directly venture into fashion statements and [...]

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