Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

What You Can Learn from These 7 Incredibly Successful Startups

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In today’s tough economic times, launching a startup can be nothing short of a roller coaster ride. According to a research conducted by Shikhar Ghosh, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, about three-quarters of venture-backed firms in the U.S. don’t return investors’ capital. The harsh reality is that nine out of ten startups in the U.S. tend to face failure in the first two years.

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Pratik Dholakiya is the Editor of Startup Gear. Feel free to reach out to him in case of any questions or if you want to contribute on StartupGear.org.

Why Difficult Decisions Are a Part of Every Startup?

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Why Difficult Decisions Are a Part of Every Startup

Startup stories have become more common than ever. Geek is the new cool and well, entrepreneurs are rising, dime by the dozen. It is great to see ideas coming into existence. Startups usually have something incredible, attractive and helpful for society. Uber, Flipkart, Twitter are all stories we have heard, told and retold. All these stories have one thing in common- timely and tough decisions.

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Pratik Dholakiya is the Editor of Startup Gear. Feel free to reach out to him in case of any questions or if you want to contribute on StartupGear.org.

9 Things an Entrepreneur Does That Can Destroy a Startup

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Sylvia Dion, founder of PrietoDion Consulting Partners, LLC recalls how she believed she could manage everything by herself when she had just started her company. Right from new client prospection and writing proposals to billing and providing tax services to the clients, she took the responsibility of every task on her own. However, it was only later she realized that wearing too many hats was not doing her any good.

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Pratik Dholakiya is the Editor of Startup Gear. Feel free to reach out to him in case of any questions or if you want to contribute on StartupGear.org.

How Having a Mentor at Work can Help Young Entrepreneurs

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How Having a Mentor at Work can Help Young Entrepreneurs

To start a business you need a good idea, sound technical knowledge, a bit of business experience and some start-up cash in hand. But to be a successful entrepreneur, you need a good mentor whom you can turn to for solid business advice.

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Pratik Dholakiya is the Editor of Startup Gear. Feel free to reach out to him in case of any questions or if you want to contribute on StartupGear.org.

What You Need Even before You Take up the Startup Route

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What You Need Even before You Take up the Startup Route

New startup launches are all you hear about nowadays and going that way may seem to be the best thing to do.

If this is happening so frequently, so much that it demands dedicated publications (or at least sections on popular publications), it must be good, this startup thing. Of course, there are also startup accelerators, mentor programs, conferences, and venture capitalist events.

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Pratik Dholakiya is the Editor of Startup Gear. Feel free to reach out to him in case of any questions or if you want to contribute on StartupGear.org.