Hard times can actually be the best of times for would-be entrepreneurs, says Kanwal Rekhi, a Michigan Tech alumnus, advisor and supporter who became a highly successful Silicon Valley entrepreneur. Rekhi talks about “the entrepreneurial journey” and explains why a bad economy can be a good thing for someone who wants to become an entrepreneur. [...]
Necessity-driven versus mission-driven entrepreneurship.
Experienced entrepreneurs share big picture questions entrepreneurs should think about before getting started.
Before you launch your startup, think carefully about these high-level issues.
Entrepreneurs Martin Varsavsky (founder and CEO, FON) and Bernhard Niesner (co-founder and CEO, busuu.com) meet with second-year BBA student Carolina, to discuss success, failure and the right time to be an entrepreneur.
What does it take to be an entrepreneur in India or work with entrepreneurs from India? Venture capital investors and entrepreneurs with extensive experience in India discuss the current ecosystem for entrepreneurship in India, mistakes to avoid while doing business in India and how to navigate through the Indian business climate. Recorded: February 25, 2009
Hear from an investor, legal expert, and two entrepreneurs on the “tremendous potential” in China and the aspects which a would-be entrepreneur needs to keep in mind. Recorded: February 20, 2007
2008 brought one of the worst economic crises in a century. What lessons can we learn from entrepreneurs who managed businesses through previous downturns? Listen to experienced entrepreneurs and venture capitalists recount their experiences, share their insights, and give their guiding principles for entrepreneurship in a difficult economic environment. Recorded: February 25, 2009
Are we in a bubble? How does the current economic climate affect fundraising for your startup?