You Have Decided to Take the Plunge—Now How Do You Fund It? – December 2015

There is an autobiography of a leading oil tycoon that starts with the statement “There
were these few oil wells that my father had left me…” This is clearly one way to fund your start-up, but it is one that is not open to most of us. How to get your promising start-up off the ground is probably the subject that generates the most angst and confusion, especially for first
time entrepreneurs. It is a complex subject and will be addressed in more detail in future columns. This time, we take a high-level view of the start of the process.
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What Do You Want Your Start-Up to Be When It Grows Up? – September 2015

There is a global surge of interest in entrepreneurship— from the United States and Europe to Africa, India, and China. A perfect storm of rapidly changing data, computing, Internet, manufacturing, and energy technologies is occurring, which is creating an opportunity for a massive disruption of almost every major industry sector. Billions of people are entering
the 21st century with a full spectrum of emergent and expanding needs— from health, education, housing, connectivity, water, food, waste management, energy, transportation, entertainment,
and the personal freedom to make choices.
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