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  1. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article discusses working of the media and publicists' pitches leading to stories with reference to a story published within the periodical. Topics include rebuilding of the company, Project 7 after it went under by its founder Tyler Merrick, publicists reply based on questions such as reasons behind the failure and strategies adopted the second time for success, and views of publicist Leila Belcher, on founders to be more transparent and vulnerable about failures and struggles.
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  2. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    An interview with actor Alan Alda is presented. Topics discussed include interviewing scientists with a sense of ignorance with curiosity, the book "If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating" inspired by a bad experience with dentist and strategies used besides listening to people such as observing the other person.
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  3. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    In this article, the author discusses seeking of smaller and smaller crowds by entrepreneurs for expansion of their professional networks. Topics include Sol Orwell, the cofounder of the nutrition company Examine.com, having different idea of successful networking by hosting monthly dinners and visiting coffee shop, views of Shane Parrish, owner of newsletter "Farnam Street," on networking for understanding people and help them achieve goals and connecting to right people for referrals.
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  4. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers information on social entrepreneur, Tyler Merrick who founded series of generic products, Project 7 from which he donated some of the proceeds to causes serving basic humanitarian needs such as hunger and water. Topics discussed include beginning with the most generic possible product, bottled water; stalling of products by the company as people saw too much about the cause rather than the product and views of Merrick, on killing product category and focused majorly on gum.
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  5. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers suggestions for entrepreneurs related to approaching customers with being self-confident, reassured and driven and getting honest feedback from customers. Topics discussed include making list of all the assumptions about customers such as pain points, price points and preferences and reframing them as hypotheses, testing the hypothesis with customization hypothesis and asking better questions in surveys and interviews.
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  6. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article presents views of several executives at crowd funding platform's company Kickstarter on their office space. Topics discussed include views of Lisa Luo, software engineer, on the office despite of being spacious feels homey, intimate and familiar, views of Stefan Dufgran, product design lead, on the theater for watching movies and Oscars and views of Sarah Lim, product writer, on whole roof garden having blueberries.
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  7. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article presents views of several entrepreneurs on strategies used behind building their companies and creation of teams. Topics discussed include views of Eric Schmidt, executive chairman at Alphabet, on quick decision as the most important thing to do and arranging staff meetings regularly, views of Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, on not hiring someone to work unless you would work for them alternatively and views of Brian Chesky, cofounder of Airbnb, on prioritizing people.
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  8. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    In this article, the author discusses difficulty in answering questions when pitching your company and learning's from turning entrepreneur from venture capitalist (VC). Topics discussed include entrepreneurs wanting to tell VC everything about business without getting the main point, writing bullet points such as differentiated strategy and market opportunity and learning's such as investors want to know so little.
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  9. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers suggestions for entrepreneurs regarding decision making for business expansion with respect to three questions. Topics discussed include need behind the expansion for knowing the goals and purpose of business and then evaluating the goals based on realism, focusing on the expansion reach and targets such as current crowd and evaluating current team and structure with expansion and breaking down into monthly cost such as marketing and staff.
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  10. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article focuses on several thoughts and insights shaping entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs. Topics include six step approach used by the brand development firm Fishbird which includes finding vision, resolving stops such as money or resources and declaration of goals, content brand, Obsessee launched by Clique Media Group for young women to reach their social media feeds and views of Jake Knapp from Sprint, on using whiteboards for solving problems as humans have good spatial memory.
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  11. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    A review is offered for the advertising campaign "Did You Mean MailChimp?," created by email marketing platform MailChimp in partnership with advertising agency Droga5 to promote products, trends, or content that rhymed with MailChimp.
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  12. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article discusses creative ways being used by entrepreneurs for funding their businesses and maintaining control of their vision. Topics discussed include growth of the camera camera accessories company, Peak Design through crowdfunding with perfect growth and zero debt, views of Anand Sanwal, chief executive officer (CEO) at CB Insights, on venture capitals (VCs) not bad options and views of Nick Tommarello, CEO of Wefunder, on investors happy to see their investment pay off.
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  13. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers information on Gary Vaynerchuk, chief executive officer (CEO) of VaynerMedia. Topics discussed include all the actions through the day's schedule captured by the videographer, David Rock which will be them uploaded on to the social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram, costarring in Apple's first-ever original television (TV) series, Planet of the Apps, alongside Jessica Alba and views of Vaynerchuk on wanting to be a personal brand.
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  14. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article focuses on a product development platform, GIRU launched by KUIU for engaging customers into the research and development (R&D) process, voting on potential features and contributing feedback. Topics include views of Jason Hairston, chief executive officer (CEO), on the company not able to manage customer feedback, crowdfunding for preorders and views of cofounder Dallas Moore, on interior mesh net.
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  15. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers information on the female-focused digital investment platform, Ellevest. Topics discussed include the platform for targeting women using uses simple information about a life, assets and career to produce a custom investment plan and addressing unique concerns facing women, views of Sallie Krawcheck, founder of Ellevest, on building business perfectly targeted toward men and preference of women to invest toward a specific goal and not to outperform.
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  16. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers information on the business idea platform Jopwell, created by So Braswell and Ryan Williams for connecting job seekers. Topics discussed include the platform for connecting Latino, black and Native American job seekers with career opportunities thus diversifying outreach, the platform free for professionals on the job hunt and minority students so they can explore companies easily and views of Williams on workforce diversity more likely to outperform non-diverse counterparts.
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  17. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article focuses on harnessing of inspiration, community and success by women due to growing of single-sex coworking spaces. Topics include women-centric workspaces featuring cozy reading nooks, oversize bathrooms and library full of books by lady writers, views of Audrey Gelman, cofounder of The Wing, on members feeling more positive and less pressure in an environment without men and views of Felena Hanson, owner of Hera Hub, on women able to be open and candid in a supportive setting.
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  18. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers information on the cord organizer, Cable Loft from Kikkerland.
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  19. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers brief information on smart suitcases from Raden, which features modular battery to charge devices, and Bluetooth connectivity.
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  20. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    An interview with Nick Nasrollahi, owner of seven franchise locations of Checker, is presented. Topics discussed include getting into the quick-service food industry after trying computer science and pro soccer, choosing Checkers and Rally's due to many factors such as less expensive, development model and smaller footprint; and marketing strategies for familiarizing people with Checkers such as direct mailing, local newspapers and scholarship programs with high school.
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  21. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    An interview with Patrice Rice, founder of restaurant industry recruiting firm, Patrice & Associates, is presented. Topics discussed include reasons behind recruiting appealing to franchisees such as cash flow, low startup costs and work from home, requirements in franchisee such as sales experience and zero phone reluctance and learning's about employee fit and company culture.
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  22. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article discusses robots taking over the fast-food business. Topics include restaurant chain Eatsa launched in 2015 with a menu of customizable quinoa bowls expanded into noodles and soups with the concept of 21st-century automat placing orders through the store's app, according to market research firm Business Intelligence, mobile order to increase of all quick-service-restaurant sales by 2020 and technologies tackling individual kitchen tasks such as Flippy, a burger-flipping robot.
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  23. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    The article offers information on the top 200 food franchise based on factors such as franchisee support and financial strength and stability and offers information on trending foods. Topics discussed include Ginger Sushi Boutique amongst the Asian-food franchise having 136 total units, frozen custard as the hot new thing with increase in U.S. retail sales as per the data from Nielsen and Restaurant & Sports Bar among the full-service restaurants having 416 units.
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  24. Entrepreneur; 06/01/2017
    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of conquering her fears as an entrepreneur after an open-water swim.
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  25. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The author discusses how journalists respond to unsolicited free material or samples from different companies for the purpose of promoting their products. The importance of messages through emails from companies to journalists is indicated. The tendency for journalists to be less interested in the free material is also mentioned.
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  26. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    An interview with actor, comedian and writer Kumail Nanjiani, who stars in the television series "Silicon Valley," is presented. Topics of the interview include the reaction of the people in start-up and global technology companies to the television program, his work experience at the University of Chicago in Illinois for organizations that did research on public schools, and the fourth season of the show.
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  27. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article focuses on the success of entrepreneur Chris Mears with the packaging of his chocolate brand Little Secrets through the help of design firm Beardwood & Co.
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  28. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article reports on the success of entrepreneurs Andrew Blackmon and Patrick Coyne in improving the supply chain management of their online tuxedo rental service company Black Tux Inc. in the U.S.
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  29. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article focuses on the success of American entrepreneur Josh Goodman with his self-serve beer company PourMyBeer through the development of his technology for serving beer. Goodman's partnership with Austria-based company Redl Gastrosystems in the development of the technology is explored. The increase in the number of customer acquisitions of the technology since the partnership is also mentioned.
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  30. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The author offers advice for an entrepreneur asking for ways of hiring employees for a small business to grow. The need to assess the qualities required in the business and the idea of offering hired employees with something more than salary are encouraged. The impact of hiring the wrong people on the business is also described.
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  31. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article presents descriptions by employees at the headquarters of snack company Kind Snacks in Manhattan in New York City on their office environment, including materials manager Mike Tymoc, inventory analyst Chetika Shetty, and brand manager Paba Samarasinghe.
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  32. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article offers brief information on online tool Founderkit for startup companies, the Neonode AirBar USB attachment for laptop touch screen capabilities from optical touch company Neonode Inc., and the smartphone app Cassette for audio transcription for use on iOS operating system.
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  33. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article focuses on the strategy of marijuana dispensary Point Loma Patients Consumer Co-operative in San Diego, California in keeping up with the competition in its industry and offers opinion on ways to attract customers.
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  34. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article focuses on startup companies in the U.S. chosen by digital equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd owned by investor Elan Zivotofsky, including medical imaging company Zebra Medica Vision, commercial real estate loan provider CrediFi, and spectrometer technology maker Consumer Physics Inc. The qualities of the businesses which convinced Zivotofsky to include them in the crowdfunding platform are explored.
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  35. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article focuses on the strategies of businesses in turning baseball teams in the professional sport organization Major League Baseball in the U.S. into regular customers. The invention of the iFork fork by entrepreneur Kyle Donovan out of the idea after watching a bird land on a restaurant table is explored. Donovan's success in having negotiations with a few teams on his product is also mentioned.
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  36. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article offers strategies of entrepreneurs, including Evan Powell, Kevin North and Serban Enache, to attract customers to their businesses.
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  37. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article focuses on the entrepreneurship of Internet entrepreneur, venture capitalist and author Reid Hoffman. The growth in the membership in microfinance company Kiva Microfunds, which lends money through the Internet to low-income entrepreneurs, since Hoffman invested in and joined the board of the business is explored. His authorship of the books "The Startup of You" and "The Alliance" is also mentioned.
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  39. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    The article presents a discussion of ways for entrepreneurs to make a good first impression, adapted from the book "Captivate: The Science of Succeeding With People" by Vanessa Van Edwards. Details on the study by researchers Nalini Ambady and Robert Rosenthal on college students' perceptions of their professors are offered.
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  40. Entrepreneur; 05/01/2017
    An interview with former entrepreneur and venture capitalist Lakshmi Balanchandra, a professor at Babson College in Massachusetts, on ways for entrepreneurs to engage potential investors, business partners and clients is presented. Topics of the interview include the characteristics that investors look for in entrepreneurs, investors' basis of trust in entrepreneurs on competence, and the relation between gender and success in raising capital.
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