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edge
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Creating Your Entrepreneurial Edge: How to Turn Adversity into Advantage

Harvard Business School professor Laura Huang spent a decade studying interpersonal relationships and implicit bias in entrepreneurship. The former investment banker and consultant noticed that it wasn’t always the hardest workers who got ahead. Often, it was those who had inherent advantages or figured out how to create advantages for themselves. That realization inspired Huang’s...
leapfrog crowdfunding
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The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs: Crowdfunding Hacks

The following is excerpted from "Leapfrog: The New Revolution for Women Entrepreneurs" by Nathalie Molina Niño with Sara Grace, published by TarcherPerigee, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC. Copyright © 2018 by Nathalie Molina Niño LLC. Hack 35: Win the crowd Crowdfunding—all types—seems to be the one area...
Clayton Christensen
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Disruptive Innovator Clayton Christensen Illustrates the Jobs Theory

The following excerpt is adapted from “Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice” Copyright © 2016 by Clayton Christensen, Karen Dillon, Taddy Hall and David S. Duncan. Published by Harper Business, an imprint of Harper Collins Publishers. In the mid-1990s, two consultants from Detroit asked if they could visit my office at Harvard...
Fintech
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Fintech, Venture Capital and Your Company

Venture capitalists have moved on from social media apps and photo filters. The new interest is financial services, especially lending. This may create new options for small businesses looking for new sources of funding. The PwC/NVCA MoneyTree Report of Venture Capital shows that financial services investments are a strong part of the overall venture capital...