Following the conclusion of The Lab, our new online-enabled program for transforming ideas to ventures, we asked our participants to highlight core steps towards the progress of their startup that they identified during the program.
What do you need to do to sell your idea? To convince people and get their buy-in? To get them involved and invested? There is certainly a number of pieces in that particular jigsaw. So where do you begin – and what do you need to be aware of before you start?
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It is not every day that you meet people like Richard Price. The founder and CEO of Academia.edu, Richard is the kind of extremely passionate yet firm entrepreneur, who has the ability to inspire just about everyone for just about everything – and push towards the potential to achieve.
Kauffman FastTrac® is a globally successful program aimed at the development of new and established ventures. This year the program (FastTrac NewVenture and GrowthVenture) will run in Athens by Metavallon and ALBA Graduate Business School from September 24 to December 12 and participants will get a unique opportunity to develop their entrepreneurial skills with a real hands-on experience.
Pain: Time is never enough for entrepreneurs and especially for the passionate ones. The truth is that people in general don’t really understand that, except the ones who have gone down that road of entrepreneurship.
“The only way out is setting up enduring businesses” Alexis Komselis on Kauffman FastTrac entrepreneurship courses
Alexis Komselis, Director, ALBA Hub for Enterprise and Development, reflects on Kauffman FastTrac ®, the globally successful program aimed at the development of new and established ventures, offered by Metavallon and ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Athens, Greece.
Planning to build the next Google? First things first: learn how you may start developing the idea into a business opportunity. And startup events are there exactly to give you a real taste of what you should have in mind if you want to make a successful startup.