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Entrepreneurship: 21st Century Battlefield

Entrepreneurship: 21st Century Battlefield

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

  Who, or what was the biblical King David without the infamous 5 stones, the slingshot, and the inappropriate battle gear? Without the sloppy ankle, who was Achilles? Let bygones be bygones but let not King Leonidas be forgotten – and let not his 300 well-trained men be side-lined. And well, who were they without […]

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Take Advantage of Your Age as a Young Entrepreneur

Take Advantage of Your Age as a Young Entrepreneur

| July 27, 2013 | 8 Comments

You’re young and eager to jump into the business arena. You have a hot idea that you are certain is a can’t miss proposition. While there is no guarantee that you will actually succeed in business as an entrepreneur, your youth does provide a number of advantages. What you may lack in experience you can […]

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How to Stand Out When Your Competition is Bigger, Badder and Richer

How to Stand Out When Your Competition is Bigger, Badder and Richer

| July 9, 2013 | 14 Comments

Welcome to 2013. The absolute worst time in history for those looking to do something unique. Long gone are the days when to “matter” we just had to create something “pretty good” and scream at the top our lungs about it. Now there’s a sea of “us”. And they’re all doing exactly what we’re doing…or […]

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Three Ways to Fight Undercutting Competitors

Three Ways to Fight Undercutting Competitors

| April 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

In the small business world, competition is prevalent, no matter where you look. Often times, companies that thought they had a solid fan base in their market share find themselves competing to match or beat their competitors’ prices. While this can cause an immense amount of frustration, especially considering that your lower-cost competition won’t disappear, […]

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How to Win in a Crowded Space by DigitalOcean

How to Win in a Crowded Space by DigitalOcean

| August 8, 2012 | 1 Comment

A crowded space is no longer an excuse for a startup to fail. If you are in a crowded space, you know that your product is in demand. People want what you are selling, and they understand what it is that you do. The key to business success isn’t discovering an empty field, but understanding your […]

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NYS Business Plan Competition: Key Factor to Increasing Investment in New York Start-ups?

NYS Business Plan Competition: Key Factor to Increasing Investment in New York Start-ups?

| May 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

“In 2011, Governor Cuomo charged every region of our state with developing a strategic plan to prioritize the region’s economic development efforts and to capitalize on its strengths. Across the state, regions underscored the importance of continuing to foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. The colleges and universities of our great state are a […]

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Intel Innovators: 100k Up For Grab Each Month for Young Entrepreneurs

Intel Innovators: 100k Up For Grab Each Month for Young Entrepreneurs

| November 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

Intel launched a competition in November for young people in tech to have a chance to win up to $100,000. The contest is specifically for 18-24 year olds in the US and all ideas must be tech focused. The final winners are chosen based on responses from the community and a panel of investors. As […]

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How to Make a Splash in the Big Dog’s Water Bowl

How to Make a Splash in the Big Dog’s Water Bowl

| November 11, 2011 | 1 Comment

Blue ocean markets are rare.  Even if you have the most innovative product since the whoopee cushion, odds are you have at least one competitor, either direct or indirect.  So for the sake of discussion, let’s assume that your startup will be facing competition (because it will).  How do you take on your major competitors […]

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Babson College Rocket Pitch Competition Coming October 29th

Babson College Rocket Pitch Competition Coming October 29th

| October 13, 2010 | 2 Comments

Looking for an electrifying pitch competition? Check out Babson’s Rocket Pitch. This annual competition puts students and alumni on stage with 3 minutes to pitch their idea to investors, service providers, and faculty. Not only do you have 3 minutes but you also only get to use 3 slides on a power-point. In that time […]

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How To Leave Your Competition In the Dust

How To Leave Your Competition In the Dust

| September 23, 2010 | 5 Comments

Have you ever wondered why certain people seem to be an icon of success and other people don’t seem to make any progress towards their goals? Do you ever wonder what separates these two groups of people? Have you noticed how it seems like it’s going to be impossible to catch up to the icons […]

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