Like so many good ideas, ENGLISH @ WORK was born in 2005 out of a flash of inspiration. Maile Broccoli-Hickey, back then, was a server at Guero's Taco Bar, in South ... Texas and Israel Exchanged Innovative Ideas in Clean Energy and Water Re-Use
The 2nd Annual Texas-Israel Cleanovation Conference in Houston was a resounding success. The Texas-Israel Chamber of Commerce and the Government of Israel Economic Mission to the Southern Region hosted more ... Focus Groups through crowdsourcing
When the Gap clothing retailer announced a new brand logo in 2010, a torrent of displeasure flooded in from social media users. Soon after, Gap executives went back to the ... Intermediaries or Not?
When an entrepreneur is on the fundraising trail, there’s usually nothing more tempting than finding someone or some entity that will remove that burden. I’ve been on both sides of ... Fringe Benefits: Why startups mustn’t appeal to the masses
In a two-party political system like we have in America, the fight is always over the middle. The hard-lefts vote Democratic, the hard-rights Republican, even if they don’t know the candidate, ... Nui Organics expands machine-washable wool line
Unlike traditional wool -- which is scratchy and dry clean only -- manufacturing technology advances have created Merino Wool clothing that is a comfortable as cotton and machine washable. The problem ... The same three F’s on your management team
The relationship between an entrepreneur and their idea is not unlike that of a parent and their newborn child. It’s sometimes hard for them to understand that not everyone shares ... Angels, Entrepreneurs, and Gadflies: How Angels View NDAs
Many entrepreneurs ask angel investors to sign non-disclosure agreements (NDA) prior to discussing their businesses. They never hear back from the angels and wonder why. One reason may be that, ... Do Angel Investors Ever Have Down Rounds?
I met a new investor contact last week who happened to be a venture capitalist. At the start of the discussion he posed the question -- Do angel investors ever ... LOIs are great, but let’s not get too excited.
If there is one consistency throughout all business ventures be they large and small, early or late stage, it is the ever-present need for capital. One quick and relatively easy way ...
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