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All In Or Nothing: FedEx CEO Gambled The Companys’ Last $5,000 To Save Its Existence

Look, I’ve done a lot of crazy shit in my life; jumped off buildings, driven at 200 mph and even experienced some high stakes in my days, but never have I (or would I) ever gamble my future multi-billion dollar…

Elie Saab: When Beauty And Power Unites As One

Let’s face it; there aren’t that many global Middle Eastern fashion brands that have taken the world with a storm, attracting royalties from all corners of the globe, making red-carpet celebrities dying to wear your creations. There just isn’t the…

Startup From The Bottom: Here Is How Uber Started Out

Few are those companies who blow you away and make you wonder how a business can be so cool and so awesome. We have Apple, Facebook and Tesla, and then we had Uber come along. The only difference is: Uber…

Look At Me Now: This Is How Pinterest Started Out

Ben Silbermann, one of the early founders of Pinterest, must have, in all honesty, been one of the most stubborn, most dedicated and devoted entrepreneurs out there as he just would not give up on what would later turn out…

Startup Secrets: How To Fund Your Baby

Raising millions of dollars for your start up seems great, but in reality, you are expected to perform and most importantly provide a positive return on investment for your investors. Anything short of this spells future disaster for you and…

Being Practical and Passionate: Every Entrepreneurs’ Starting Point

What excites you? If the opinion of your parent was not a factor and peer pressure didn’t exist, what would you go for? Would you study the structure of dandelions in the US or travel to places you’ve never been…

12 Ways to Fund Your Startup

Sometimes, coming with the right idea, finding the right team or even drafting the perfect business plan is not the hardest part of getting your startup up and running. The real trouble is finding the Benjamins to finance your little…

The Startup Formula That Will Make You Billions

We all wish there was a secret formula, a magical recipe, that poured down money from the heavens, establishing that financial freedom we all seek. Well, as there might not be a precise socio-economic formula for success, there is definitely…

How Airbnb Turned $80 To A 10 Billion Dollar Valuation

Airbnb went through an amazing transformation, going from helping us rent out mattresses to having an astonishing 10 billion dollar valuation – how they did it? The timeline presented bellow is a chart created by Funders and Founders, Anna Vital,…

Why Being A Problem-Solver Will Make You Rich

We all have problems. It´s true that not everyone has the same troubles, and it is also true that there are some  much more serious than others . But, at the end of the day, we all face a multitude…

If You’re Not Pissing Someone Off, You Probably Aren’t Doing Anything Important

Are you losing weight? “You should be happy with your own body!” Saving children in Africa? “You should save your own country!” Curing cancer? “What took you so long?” Whatever you do, you’re going to annoy someone, and annoying someone…

A Piece Of Advice From Three Successful Entrepreneurs

I took the liberty to dedicate my time on asking three of the greatest entrepreneurs, the ultimate question we all want an answer for: “what makes a good entrepreneur, a great entrepreneur?” What makes you the black sheep in the…

8 Starting Points For Great Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is undoubtedly an excellent master key to use for unlocking success in life. When you are standing on the line between doing instead of doubting and are ready to take a big step forward, it’s good to be acquainted…

Goodbye Capitalism, Hello Talentism

As a generation, we’re experiencing a radical change of era, a change that encompasses everything, from relationships and interactions between people to the ways of making money. The rise of telecommunications and computing technology for example has made the access to…

10 things you have to do right now

Don´t know what to do? Are you bored? Need some motivation? Ok. Here are the 10 things you need to do right now: 1. TURN OFF THE TV If you’re watching TV, please do yourself a favor and turn it…

5 Essential Rules to Angel Financing

It was 9am when I landed in New York City for my 153rd angel investor meeting. After eating breakfast at Pret a Manger and a 2-hour angel investor meeting I had been convinced that there are 5 essential rules when raising…

It’s Not Always That Difficult: Three Simple Ways Of Finding Success

Yesterday I spoke with Wayne Dyer on a podcast. The guy has sold over 100 million books, he’s just like JK Rowling only times five. And instead of being about a boy magician, all his books are about how people…

The Mentality Behind A Great Leader

If you want to become a better leader then take the FASTER Approach, not only will you become more successful but you´ll also be able to earn the respect of your peers due to your inspiring leadership. Here we go!…

5 Key Success Factors Of Small Businesses Through The Social Media

Every business bases on their unique key success factors and five incredible businesswomen, small business owners, from around the world shared their “secret success recipes” to help out other aspiring entrepreneurs make a difference in their ventures. Meanwhile, nearly every business…

7 Strategies to Make 7 Figures

I love businesses and I love entrepreneurs, and working very closely with the two, I’ve realized there’s some distinct characteristics that separate 6 figure entrepreneurs from 7.  Today I wanted to share with you 7 distinct characteristics I’ve noticed that…