Africa’s Largest and Fastest Growing Social Network | Interview with LAGbook’s Chidi Nwaogu

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Today they say its Africa’s largest and fastest growing social networking utility with over 4,000 daily new sign-ups. They also add that LAGbook ranks #2 in the city of Yaba-Lagos, where the social network was incepted, and #37 in the city of Hirtshal, Denmark.

Mentor Secrets for Keeping Your Startup Alive

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Every startup mentor has his favorite list of basic strategies to avoid pitfalls, and I’m no exception. Reserve the same names on the leading social networks and blogs. entrepreneur mentor secrets funding founder mistakes business

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amSTATZ Social Network For Fitness Gurus, Athletes & Events | Interview With Founder

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The fitness professional network develops business tools that make it easier for fitness professionals to run their businesses and keep their clients engaged between training sessions.

Huddlewoo Wants To Connect You To Mentors You Admire Through Online Video

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Huddlewoo a live video platform set to launch early 2013 to give people the ability to access extraordinary people for one-on-one conversations and mentoring. How different are you from other networks? Based in Columbus, Ohio and community management in Washington, D.C,

Capturing The Entrepreneurial Energy At StartEngine's Demo Day

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It was standing room only at StartEngine 's Demo Day Wednesday afternoon, held at Santa Monica's Cross Campus , as the startup accelerator launched eight of its latest startups into the world, after a 90 day process of mentoring, honing their business model, and heads down development.

Interview with Gregg Champion, OneCubicle

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Our interview today is with Santa Monica-based OneCubicle (www.onecubicle.com), a new startup we ran across recently, which is looking to provide a more professional social networking site for younger people. Gregg Champion: OneCubicle.com is a social business network for people on their first, second, and third jobs. You can also use the service to network to your next job. Why did you decide to start yet another social networking site?

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Susan Cooney

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Susan is a startup coach and the founder of Givelocity, a social network for giving that offers a new spin on crowdfunding for good. She was a member of the founding team at LinkExchange, pioneering the online banner advertising network.

Baby Boomers May Be Your Biggest Startup Competitors

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With longer life expectancies and greater health in later life, older generations are moving to start new firms -- and mentor young entrepreneurs. 65 percent of online users aged 50-64 use social media now, and the growth rate continues to increase.

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6 Tips On How To Really Prepare For Your New Venture

Startup Professionals Musings

The common term for this is networking, but I find that many aspiring entrepreneurs like to do all the talking about their latest new idea and fail to listen. Find a business mentor, as well as a friend.

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7 Tips For Entrepreneurs Who Like To Work Alone

Startup Professionals Musings

That doesn’t mean you have to be a social butterfly to succeed, or introverts need not apply. So I thought I would drop back to some essentials in building and nurturing business relationships (most of these apply to personal relationships as well): Build your network.

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Entrepreneurs Relish The Challenge More Than Money

Startup Professionals Musings

These include the following: Networking with people who know. Follow up online with social networking to make contact, dig deeper, and maybe even line up a mentor. Adopt a mentor. Boomers who have “been there and done that” make great mentors.

10 Keys To Making Money By Investing In Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t be fooled by thinking that social networks are hot, so you should invest in the next startup you see in that realm. Participate as a mentor in local startup incubators.

6 Hard Questions That Every Entrepreneur Must Answer

Startup Professionals Musings

As a mentor to many aspiring entrepreneurs, I challenge them to think beyond what I call linear extensions to a current trend, such as another “easier-to-use” app for smartphones, a new dating site for pets, or another niche social network. Great social entrepreneurs are rare.

Meet the 25 Startups Competing at SXSW Startup Night 2018

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The event is open to tech enthusiasts who want to join an event filled with some of the top leaders, investors and mentors from tech industry to network, find mentors and build their companies. If the user shares the add on social media, they earn an extra $.25.

StartEngine Debuts Eight New Startups At Demo Day

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StartEngine provides $20,000 to $100,000 in funding to promising startups, and also offers up mentoring, office space, and help in getting those startups to the next stage. StartEngine , the startup accelerator headed by Howard Marks, is launching its newest class of startups today in a private event in Santa Monica.

7 Action Items For Introverts Starting New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

That doesn’t mean you have to be a social butterfly to succeed, or introverts need not apply. So I thought I would drop back to some essentials in building and nurturing business relationships (most of these apply to personal relationships as well): Build your network.

How Introverts Like Mark Zuckerberg Build A Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

That doesn’t mean you have to be a social butterfly to succeed, or introverts need not apply. So I thought I would drop back to some essentials in building and nurturing business relationships (most of these apply to personal relationships as well): Build your network.

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Base Your New Venture On These New Technology Trends

Startup Professionals Musings

A common request I get while mentoring entrepreneurs is for a copy of the startup checklist they need to follow, in order to build a successful new business. Upgrades and troubleshooting can normally be provided over the network, as well. Social Media.

5 Strategies For Building Winning People Connections

Startup Professionals Musings

Bill Gates , for example, shared a common curiosity and mentoring relationship with Warren Buffet, although their business domains were quite different. With the pervasive internet, and global social networks, it’s easy to be visible and connect to your customers, and they expect it.

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If Your Dream is to Get Rich, Don’t Try a Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

These include the following: Networking with people who know. Follow up online with social networking to make contact, dig deeper, and maybe even line up a mentor. Adopt a mentor. Boomers who have been there and done that make great mentors.

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Entrepreneurs Love the Learning and Ramen Noodles

Startup Professionals Musings

These include the following: Networking with people who know. Follow up online with social networking to make contact, dig deeper, and maybe even line up a mentor. Adopt a mentor. Boomers who have “been there and done that” make great mentors.

8 Ways That Creating A New Business Helps Your Career

Startup Professionals Musings

Use social networking and blogging to get your message out. Also, in most geographies, there are organizations springing up, and university workshops, to mentor people out of work and contemplating a startup.

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USC Stevens Institute Funds Seven Projects

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According to the USC Stevens Institute for Innovation, the projects were selected by more than thirty members of the LA business and entrepreneurial community, who reviewed the proposals and mentored the research teams involved. Among the projects were a minimally invastive cancer detection method; a music-based social networking game; wireless wearable sensor technology; diagnostics for eye diseases; and more.

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Encore Entrepreneur Is The New Baby Boomer Lifestyle

Startup Professionals Musings

With longer life expectancies and greater health in later life, older generations are moving to start new firms -- and mentor young entrepreneurs. 65 percent of online users aged 50-64 use social media now, and the growth rate continues to increase.

Gabi Sorts & Ranks What’s Important to You | Interview With CEO Stefanie Hoffmann

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The startup has come up with an app now fully integrated with the giant social network and can be used to comment ,like, tag, browse through events, statuses, comments or swipe through videos as you rank them relevant or unwanted without leaving Facebook. Any mentors or VC’s?

8 Reasons To Initiate A Startup While Job Searching

Startup Professionals Musings

Use social networking and blogging to get your message out. Also, in most geographies, there are organizations springing up, and university workshops, to mentor people out of work and contemplating a startup.

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10 Steps To Investing Successfully In New Ventures

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t be fooled by thinking that social networks are hot, so you should invest in the next startup you see in that realm. Participate as a mentor in local startup incubators.

If Money Is Your Goal, Don’t Be An Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

These include the following: Networking with people who know. Follow up online with social networking to make contact, dig deeper, and maybe even line up a mentor. Adopt a mentor. Boomers who have been there and done that make great mentors.

Seven Tips For Entrepreneurs Who Are Lone Rangers

Startup Professionals Musings

That doesn’t mean you have to be a social butterfly to succeed, or introverts need not apply. So I thought I would drop back to some essentials in building and nurturing business relationships (most of these apply to personal relationships as well): Build your network.

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7 Tips for an Introvert Who Wants to Run a Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

That doesn’t mean you have to be a social butterfly to succeed, or introverts need not apply. It does mean that you need to look, listen, and participate in the business world around you, and network through all available channels, like business-oriented social networks online (LinkedIn), local business organizations (Chamber of Commerce), and events or conferences in your domain. Don’t skip all business social settings. Nominate someone as your mentor.

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Baby Boomers Are Surpassing Gen-Y As Entrepreneurs

Startup Professionals Musings

With longer life expectancies and greater health in later life, older generations are moving to start new firms -- and mentor young entrepreneurs. Six out of 10 Internet users aged 50-64 use social media now, and the growth rate continues to increase.

6 Practical Steps To Learning How To Build A Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

The common term for this is networking, but I find that many aspiring entrepreneurs like to do all the talking about their latest new idea and fail to listen. Find a business mentor, as well as a friend.

Shortcuts For Simplifying How To Think, Act, and Lead

Startup Professionals Musings

Customers have come to expect disruptive change, so yet another social network is not the way to get traction. Those who proactively seek knowledge and learn fast build knowledge pools and tap into the wisdom of mentors and industry leaders to raise their game.

How An Entrepreneur Can Win In This Age Of Disruption

Startup Professionals Musings

Customers have come to expect disruptive change, so yet another social network is not the way to get traction. Those who proactively seek knowledge and learn fast build knowledge pools and tap into the wisdom of mentors and industry leaders to raise their game.

10 Top Revenue Models Drive Viable Businesses Today

Startup Professionals Musings

I was mentoring some graduate students at a local university recently, and I sensed again that profit seems to be a dirty word these days to many aspiring entrepreneurs.

10 Keys To Giving The Right Entrepreneur Your Money

Startup Professionals Musings

Don’t be fooled by thinking that social networks are hot, so you should invest in the next startup you see in that realm. Participate as a mentor in local startup incubators.

Seth Sternberg – Meebo

Both Sides of the Table

Before we filmed the segment we had the chance to chat over lunch over the direction of the Internet and how social was changing the fabric of the web. He remarked, “It’s true that with Facebook connect all websites can immediately have access to your social graph.

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Be An Entrepreneur While Seeking That Ideal Job

Startup Professionals Musings

Use social networking and blogging to get your message out. Also, in most geographies, there are organizations springing up, and university workshops, to mentor people out of work and contemplating a startup.

Your Next Startup Will Likely Be Run By a Boomer

Startup Professionals Musings

With longer life expectancies and greater health in later life, older generations are moving to start new firms -- and mentor young entrepreneurs. Half of the Internet users aged 50-64 use social media now, an 88 percent growth from the previous year.

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How To Use A Checklist To Build An Innovative Startup

Startup Professionals Musings

A common request I get while mentoring entrepreneurs is for a copy of the startup checklist they need to follow, in order to build a successful new business. Upgrades and troubleshooting can normally be provided over the network, as well. Social Media.

Science Inc Names 500 Startups Matt Monahan as VP Social Media Marketing

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has appointed Matt Monahan as its VP Social Media Marketing to stir its digital business acceleration. Monahan will be in charge of managing Science’s social customer acquisition companies like EverySignal and Madrigold. LA-based Science Inc.,

No Expert Has A Startup Checklist To Ensure Success

Startup Professionals Musings

A common request I get while mentoring entrepreneurs is for a copy of the startup checklist they need to follow, in order to build a successful new business. Upgrades and troubleshooting can normally be provided over the network, as well. Social Media.

Inspiration Without Perspiration is a Dull Startup

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There is nothing more inspiring than seeing the results of your mentoring and leadership. Reserve the same names on the leading social networks and blogs. Both are networks. I’m fully convinced that both inspiration and perspiration are always required in a startup.