The entrepreneurial lifestyle is hot right now. Everywhere you go, every site you visit, every social media timeline you scroll through has some evidence of its omnipresence.
Instagram is dotted with motivational quotes attributed to titans of industry; bold fonts overlaid across heavily filtered images of expensive cars, nice suits, and people poised in positions of living a lofty self made lifestyle.
Billionaire Mark Cuban isn’t shy about sharing what he doesn’t like about his job on ABC’s hit show “Shark Tank,” where aspiring entrepreneur hope to sell part of their sometimes brilliant and sometimes idiotic ideas for lots of money.
“I hate when we have kids on,” Cuban recently revealed on “The Lowe Post” podcast.
Simon Cowell is back at it — this time, however, technology talent is what he is searching for.
In an age when technology reigns supreme, dynamic digital talent is more essential than it has ever been before.
Rapper-turned-businessman 50 Cent is killing it in the entrepreneurial world, and he is ready to listen to your sales pitches.
Securing funding in this day and age has never been easier. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen even went on record saying that so much money and so many high valuations get thrown around that it’s created a large bubble that has yet to burst. Jimmy Kimmel recently poked fun at this notion by going on “Shark Tank” during his show “Jimmy Kimmel Live” to pitch his startup, which produced line of horse pants aimed at making horses more stylish and saving their riders from the embarrassment of riding naked horses.
Another TechCrunch Disrupt in San Francisco has come and gone, and the results of the pitch competition have been decided. 26 companies, plus two Audience Choice winners, pitched their hearts out trying to impress the tech gods/ investors that made up the panel. This year’s winner of the $50,000 grand prize: butler service/app Alfred.
As an entrepreneur, landing a deal with a venture capitalist is both exciting and incredibly difficult; in the simplest terms, you pitch your business plan and receive the almighty investment or you get an easy “no thank you.” But what if you could get inside an investor’s head and understand exactly what they are looking for? If you want that million dollar offer, this is a must read.