It is a well-known fact that a good mentor can help you short-circuit your entrepreneurial journey by many months, even years. But how do you find a great mentor?
Watch this 43 second cartoon video and learn what mentors look for in the companies they advise.
Finding an idea to start a new venture is always tricky.
Watch this inspiring 2-minute video and learn an age-old methodology of identifying an opportunity:
If you have been putting off moving forward with your own startup venture due to a lack of financing, please listen to this series of podcast interviews with some successful startup founders who managed to bootstrap their businesses to millions in revenue. Each of these 30-minute podcast interviews tells the inspiring story of how they did it.
Girish Navani, CEO at eClinicalWorks – Bootstrapped a billion dollar Unicorn with a paycheck. Girish didn’t quit his job for two years, while he tested and validated his original product and customer base. He now has built a $300 million revenue company that is still 100% bootstrapped, private, and has no desire to sell out or go for an IPO.
In the previous four segments of this series, we looked at what a singularity is and as part of evidence for the possibility of a technology singularity, we studied the frequency and impact of five scientific revolutions and cataloged the modern intersubjective realities (ISRs) that have co-evolved with the ever faster scientific revolutions and pushed to see how these have historically interacted and why things may be breaking down today.
In the concluding installment of this essay, we will look at how each of us experiences this personally and how our most important social structures are under duress today in ways that never happened in the past.
Looking for an idea for a venture of your own?
Examine your passions.
Watch this inspiring 1 minute 32 seconds video and learn more:
By Guest Author Frank H. Levinson
In the previous three segments of this series, we looked at what a singularity is and as part of evidence for the possibility of a technology singularity, we studied the frequency and impact of five scientific revolutions. Let us now catalog the modern intersubjective realities (ISRs) that have co-evolved with the ever faster scientific revolutions and push to see how these have historically interacted and why things may be breaking down today.
Let’s now list key social structures that humans have evolved over time. Remember that all of these are really just different ISRs; thus, they are things we agree to treat as real. In other words, their reality derives only from our agreement. For instance, a $20 bill has very little intrinsic value, it is our nearly world-wide ISR agreement that gives it value. >>>
Since startup ideas take entrepreneurs down many different paths on the way to becoming profitable businesses, here are the stories of a wide variety of founders and CEOs on how their startup ideas were built into successful companies, in 30-minute podcast interviews.
What is the best bootstrapping tactic for B-to-B startups?
Solve an acute customer pain.
Get paid an advance to do so.
Watch this inspiring 1 minute 22 seconds video and learn more: