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    Major international contests are looking for entrepreneurs who want to change the world

    The Chivas Venture This global contest kicked off in 2014 with the objective to cement its position as the leading support platform for social and environmental entrepreneurs. Since then, each year the competition distributes $1 million between the winning startups, who also receive expert coaching and the visibility they need in order to get themselves known. Over the course […]

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    Chandigarh Angel Network connects budding entrepreneurs with investors

    CHANDIGARH: The pitch by a startup seeker needs to be precise yet catchy enough to urge a deep dive from a potential investor, successful businessmen and industry stalwarts told budding entrepreneurs at the third edition of CANNABLE. The event, an initiative of Chandigarh Angel Network (CAN), forum of young entrepreneurs, organized in partnership with the Times of India […]

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    How legendary entrepreneurs created a brand of their own

    Almost all global brands owe their origins to an entrepreneurial fount. In many inspiring instances, entrepreneurs were driven by the need to challenge tradition and create value and in the process became forces for modernism. In India the names of G.D. Birla, B.M. Birla, T.V.Sundaram Iyer, Jamnalal Bajaj, Walchand Hirachand, J.R.D. Tata will be remembered for having led […]

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    Allow student entrepreneurs with short attendance to sit for exams: AICTE to engineering colleges

    NEW DELHI: The All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) has directed engineering colleges and technical institutions to allow student entrepreneurs to sit for examination even if their attendance is short. The colleges have also been asked to explore provisions of on-campus accommodation to student entrepreneurs and permitting semester break for working on their startups. The decision by the HRD […]

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    Why Entrepreneurs Should Be More Like Weeds in a Garden

    Want to be the top dog in your industry? You’ve got to believe in your service or product, know how to craft and hone an offer that kills, and be on a constant journey for improvement. But the top entrepreneurs in your industry know that you can plan all you want, research until there’s nothing […]

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    10 Questions From Young Entrepreneurs About Startups

    Who says you can’t start a business when you’re young? These days, more and more young entrepreneurs who are full of great ideas, passion, and drive are launching their own companies—any many are finding success. I recently had the pleasure of serving as a mentor to a number of young entrepreneurs as part of the […]

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    How these entrepreneurs turned their weekend project into a million-dollar startup IoTfy

    There is a rapid upsurge in the demand for emerging technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT) and Cloud across all sectors. In consumer electronics, companies like Samsung, LG, Panasonic, Sony, Xiaomi, Havells, Hindware, Bajaj and others are making significant inroads by using IoT effectively. Amidst all these developments, Delhi-based startup IoTfy hopes to become a big player in the next […]

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    The 8 Habits of Highly Effective Entrepreneurs

    Psychologist Denis Waitley’s approach to winning with self-awareness and self-esteem puts an exclamation point on the idea that most often success comes from within. One measure of entrepreneurial success is your effectiveness as a leader, which really comes down to producing desired results. The most successful entrepreneurs have mastered being effective because it makes them […]

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    SmileDirectClub: Lessons For Entrepreneurs

    Alex Fenkell, co-founder of SmileDirectClub Inc., left, listens while Kyle Wailes, chief financial officer of SmileDirectClub Inc., speaks during an interview after the company’s initial public offering (IPO) at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, © 2019 BLOOMBERG FINANCE LP On the first day of trading for the SmileDirectClub IPO, the performance was downright awful, […]