Entrepreneurship

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Yao Huang

Yao Huang/Entrepreneurship

Managing Partner, The Hatchery

A: For bootstrappers, the  best advice is to set a budget to get through phase 1, which is getting a prototype up and running and getting some traction. Focus on getting ...

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Eleni Gianopulos/Entrepreneurship

President, Eleni's New York

A: 1. Confidence and an “I can do” attitude. When I started my cookie company with an oatmeal raisin cookie, my parents said, "Are you crazy? What makes you think your ...

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Tammie Umbel

Tammie Umbel/Entrepreneurship

Founder, Shea Terra Organics

A: This is an important question that I face every day. How do I keep pecking away when sales look down, when it looks like the competition is constantly rewarded and ...

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Clare Winterton

Clare Winterton/Entrepreneurship

Executive Director, International Museum of Women

A: My nonprofit is in a resurgent start up phase so I feel that I am learning these lessons everyday! In a nonprofit it is crucial to find funders and donors ...

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Kira Stokes/Entrepreneurship

Owner & Celebrity Trainer, Kira Stokes Fitness

A: To me, the number one criterion for being an entrepreneur is to have a true passion for your business. If one starts with passion, the rest follows. Early on, you ...

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Tereza Nemessanyi

Tereza Nemessanyi/Entrepreneurship

Founder & CEO, Honestly Now

A: As hard as it seems up-front, I would try to craft a business that generates revenue from Day 1. This will help you keep control of your business and ultimately ...

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