Teaching Entrepreneurship

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Teaching Entrepreneurshipbusiness, developers, meeting goals, plan, product

by vanessaalexandra on September 30, 2013 with 0 comment

Entrepreneurship is on the rise in University curriculum and more people want to crack the code to be the next big success.  There are also education options online, adult education courses, meetups and heaps of books to tell you how to be successful.  Many of the good young entrepreneurs I meet are working hard, building …

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Migration Success and a DDoS Attack

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Migration Success and a DDoS Attackbranding, business, code, developers

by vanessaalexandra on September 27, 2013 with 0 comment

I took a Blogging for Business class at GA ages ago and there is nothing more practical to getting your blog done than  simply doing it.  I had been writing daily for the summer and with enough comments and encouragement, I have migrated to WordPress – land of blogs and on a self-hosting service. As advised, …

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Internship Experience

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Internship Experiencebusiness, early stage, Interns, operations, optimize, startups, team

by vanessaalexandra on August 6, 2013 with 0 comment

My intern team runs from 5 to 8 interns at any given point throughout the year.  I structure internships using a three pronged solution, the internship role will have a: Responsibility in operations to run the day to day of the business Project or duty that will impact his or her experience and growth; It has …

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This is the End: an example of the idea and execution multiplier

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This is the End: an example of the idea and execution multiplierbusiness, creativity, Entrepreneur, startups

by vanessaalexandra on July 15, 2013 with 0 comment

I just saw “This is the End,“the idea is celebrities attempting to survive during the apocalypse.  It is a ridiculous and offensive comedy.  I laughed plenty and as of July 14th the movie brought in over $90M with a production budget of $32M.     Upon leaving the theater, I told my partner in crime that we …

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Blogging 101 Courtesy of bit.ly breakfast panel

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Blogging 101 Courtesy of bit.ly breakfast panelbranding, business

by vanessaalexandra on June 1, 2013 with 0 comment

What I learned at the bit.ly breakfast panel of What your blog can do for you Being a successful blogger is about Cultivating relationships and community Being current, not passive, by responding to current things Keeping your identity and differentiate yourself from the noise in the market Knowing your audience – know what people want …

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Great idea. Now, Is it a great investment opportunity?branding, business, startups

by vanessaalexandra on May 14, 2013 with 0 comment

Entrepreneurs spend their time focusing on the product or business model, which is great because it is very important.  However, in your planning take time to think of how appealing you are as an investment opportunity and what are you doing to ensure you can build a relationship with your investors.   What do you …

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