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Three Tips To Remember When Pitching To Investors

You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Securing funding is one of the biggest challenges of starting a business, and there’s nothing more intimidating than a face-to-face meeting with a potential investor. Tyler Hartung, COO of the Unreasonable …

Searching for Sustainability: 9 Heretical Questions Entrepreneurs Should Start Asking Now

Disruptive thinking and innovation are essential for a sustainable future.<p>Sustainability is about thinking long-term. It's about avoiding risk, improving your company's reputation, and finding revenue opportunities in socially and environmentally responsible products and services.<p>There is a clear …

Don’t fail fast. Don’t fail early. Just don’t fail.

One thing that has always intrigued me about Silicon Valley is how easy it is here to dismiss products, investments, and sweat with the “fail fast, fast often” mindset. Sure, it enables our experimentalist culture and fast learning. But there has to be a balance.<p>Headlines such as “Failing Cheaper”, …

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How to turn a city into a startup hub

Tel Aviv has quickly become one of the most successful startup ecosystems in the world, recently listed as the fifth best startup ecosystem globally, and the number one ecosystem outside of the United States. This relatively young, nonstop city has become a breeding ground for countless successful …

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When Lean startups can be dangerous

When The Lean Startup hit bookstores in 2011, it became a bestseller and created a movement. The book’s principles were straightforward and quickly began to resonate with entrepreneurs and wanna-be entrepreneurs. The message was well timed — the stock market was underperforming, the job market was …

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So Long Blogging. Hello—Yep, We're Going to Say It—Plogging

We love short.<p>Concise 140-character limits. GIFs. Texts. Snaps. Vines. Photos. Summaries. Notifications. Emoji. Slang. Yo.<p>But some of Silicon …

All Good Logos Are Modernist Logos, Really

Jens Müller is something of a logo detective. The Düsseldorf, Germany-based designer finds logomarks—in old magazines, books on design, sometimes in …