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[How To] Generate Leads Online Part One, With Deborah Tutnauer

Internet Marketing - 04 December 2012

The following is the summary of an interview we conducted with Deborah Tutnauer, a successful entrepreneur and network marketer who promotes the Body By Vi challenge. In part one of our series on how to generate leads online, you’ll learn…


[How To] Pick A Good Patent Lawyer

Start-Up - 28 October 2012

So you got an idea that is better than sliced bread.  And now you want to patent it.  But as an entrepreneur, you know nothing about how to file for an invention, let alone the patent process.  Fortunately, here are some tips from experts on finding a good patent attorney.


143rd 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Kolkata 1M/1M Pitch-Fest

Entrepreneurship - 07 October 2012

143rd 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Kolkata 1M/1M Pitch-Fest

During today’s roundtable, we spoke with three entrepreneurs. Before I get into the details of those discussions, let me alert you to an upcoming contest. On November 1st, at iLEAD in Kolkata, India, 10 companies will be selected to pitch their businesses during the Kolkata 1M/1M Pitch-Fest Competition. The six entrepreneurs who present the most promising [...]


How Jack Kim Built Benelab, The Search Engine For Good [Interview]

Interviews - 08 August 2012

How Jack Kim Built Benelab, The Search Engine For Good [Interview]

Jack Kim is not your normal high school student. He founded Benelab, a search engine that donates 100% of the revenue to charity. I read about him from a Mashable article and thought he would have great lessons and tips for anyone starting a business. I also just wanted to learn how the search engine [...]


Ben Kosinski On Rewarding Influential College Students With Sumpto [Interview]

Interviews - 03 August 2012

Ben Kosinski On Rewarding Influential College Students With Sumpto [Interview]

Ben Kosinski is the founder of Sumpto, a website lets college students win prizes based on their influence. It’s an interesting niche for the college demographic and I asked Ben to explain how he started the idea. What Ben Shared: Where the idea for Sumpto came from How it works exactly How he plans to [...]


136th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Winners Of A&N Media-Elance Contest With Kings College, London

Entrepreneurship - 21 July 2012

136th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Winners Of A&N Media-Elance Contest With Kings College, London

During today’s roundtable, we held the finals of the A&N Media-Elance contest co-hosted by King’s College, London. This was perhaps one of the absolute best sets of pitches at a contest final this year. Happerture First, Dr. Dele Omotosho and Michela Menting from London pitched Happerture, a vertical ad network for healthcare mobile apps. As a [...]


Roundtable Recap: July 5 – The Challenge Of Navigating Long Sales Cycles

Entrepreneurship - 07 July 2012

Roundtable Recap: July 5 – The Challenge Of Navigating Long Sales Cycles

During today’s roundtable, we had five presenters discussing a wide range of businesses mostly from India. Aurviz Technology First, Chetan Vinchhi from Bangalore, India, pitched Aurviz Technology, a video solution whereby enterprises can provide video-based customer support. The validation for the concept has so far come from the Indian Railways that is interested in installing video-support [...]


131st 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Winners Of The A&N Media-Elance Contest With London School Of Economics SU Entrepreneurs & European Student Startups

Entrepreneurship - 23 June 2012

131st 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Winners Of The A&N Media-Elance Contest With London School Of Economics SU Entrepreneurs & European Student Startups

We co-hosted today’s roundtable with London School Of Economics SU Entrepreneurs and European Student Startups. A&N Media and Elance awarded three scholarships. Today’s judges were, for A&N Media, Charlie Mortimer, Head of New Venutures, Sam Duncan-Brown, Head of Innovation, and Kim Roditi, Innovation Manager, joined by Kjetil Olsen, VP of Europe for Elance. Here are [...]


129th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Winners Of Second BlueSnap-Elance Finals

Entrepreneurship - 09 June 2012

129th 1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Winners Of Second BlueSnap-Elance Finals

During today’s roundtable, we held the second finals for the BlueSnap-Elance contest. Family Rx Tracker First, Stephanie Mountain from Leawood, Kansas, pitched Family Rx Tracker, an online service and mobile app for reminding caregivers about the administering times of elderly family members’ medications. Family Rx Tracker wants to differentiate itself from competitors by making available a [...]


1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Go, Kolkata!

Entrepreneurship - 03 June 2012

1M/1M Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Go, Kolkata!

During today’s roundtable, we saw an unprecedented number of entrepreneurs from Kolkata, which thrills me to bits because I am from Kolkata, and nothing would please me more than to see an entrepreneurial ground swell happening in that city. Project Site Tracker First, however, Eric Gan from Malaysia pitched Project Site Tracker, a mobile application for [...]