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Jeanne

Jeanne Sullivan/Entrepreneurship

Co-founder & General Partner, StarVest Partners

A: I am in the process of doing that “stepping down” now. It is bittersweet as I am a co-founder of our venture firm. With more firepower to go, I long ...

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Elizabeth Scharpf/Entrepreneurship

Founder & Chief Instigating Officer , Sustainable Health Enterprises

A: I maintain my entrepreneurial dream by setting the team and myself up for ways to measure our progress along the way. Dreams are usually big and bold and take time, ...

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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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Noha Waibsnaider/Entrepreneurship

Founder & CEO, Peeled Snacks

A: Write down your business plan, then quadruple the amount of time and money that you think it will take. Set your sights on the long-term and make sure you’re comfortable ...

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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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Susan Sobbott/Entrepreneurship

President, American Express OPEN

A: Focus: Think of yourself as your most important asset and strive to deploy it in the best possible way; Focus on what you do best and let others do the ...

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