Leaving Corporate: Before taking the Big Leap

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Leaving Corporate: Before taking the Big Leapcareers, change, ERA, jobs, Lean In, networking, opportunity, startups, VC

by vanessaalexandra on August 16, 2013 with 0 comment

Leaping from corporate, where your world is comfortable, is tough to do.  I had a dinner with former colleagues recently and I asked one if he felt challenged at work and if he was learning, he became very tense and rigidly responded, “No comment.”  Apparently I hit a nerve, but I had not seen this …

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Gary’s Red Tie and Why you should Sponsor

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Gary’s Red Tie and Why you should Sponsorbranding, New York, opportunity, startups

by vanessaalexandra on August 8, 2013 with 0 comment

There are certain pillars in the startup community that are worth mentioning.  Gary Sharma is such a pillar and his guide is the best you could subscribe to learn of events in the startup space.  It is curated, informative and welcoming.  If you are trying to break into the startup space, Gary’s Guide provides listings …

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#GREATTech Opportunity for US Startups

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#GREATTech Opportunity for US StartupsInternational, New York, opportunity, startups

by vanessaalexandra on August 1, 2013 with 0 comment

What is #GREATTech?  The UK Government has provided a program to encourage US based startups to expand abroad to the UK.  They are selecting five companies in the following five verticals: Hardware, Education, Lifestyle, Finance and Media.    Startups review this and see if it is for you, the deadline is September 6th. Benefits of award include:  …

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Updating Investors and Interested Parties

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Updating Investors and Interested Partiescapital raise, Entrepreneur, opportunity

by vanessaalexandra on March 19, 2013 with 0 comment

Whilst building your company, raising funds and once you have your money raised, it is smart and useful to keep key stakeholders, influencers, investors and potential helpers updated.   The best format for an update I received from a young startup company is below.  Remember to be particular on this distribution list to those that would …

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