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Posted by Joe Garza about 16 hours ago

How to Build a Marketplace Business, According to the Co-Founder of Udemy

One reason why conceiving a marketplace business is so seductive to entrepreneurs is the possibility of sitting back and watching the money roll once you’ve acquired enough businesses and customers. However, marketplace businesses are notoriously difficult to launch, a point emphasized by Erin Bali, co-founder and chairman... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2016-03-16

Is Your Startup Idea Viable? Watch This Video to Find Out

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

Whether or not you’re a serial entrepreneur or on your first venture, every new business begins with the same thing: research. In this video, Bangkok Founder Institute director, Benjamin Ranck, outlines research tips that are sure to save founders time, money, and countless mistakes.

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2016-03-16

Important Startup HR Lessons Every Founder Needs to Learn

Your company is only as good as the people building it. Hiring the right people is an expensive and time consuming process that is crucial to the success of a company. In the video below, Janet Van Pelt explains that “hiring great people is expensive, but hiring bad people is very expensive,” so it is important to in... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2016-03-06

Leveraging Partners to Get Big Fast

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.  Determining who to partner with, and what to outsource, is often very difficult. The keys to effectively leveraging pa... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2016-02-26

Here’s Why Startups Require a Balance Between Talent and Passion

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. In this talk from the Denver Founder Institute, Jim Franklin helps founders better define their business goals and values. J... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2016-02-22

Are You the Real Deal or a Poser? How to Win Over Investors with Storytelling

We welcomed angel investor and blogger Jason Calacanis as a guest speaker for our previous webinar, “How to Master Startup Brand Storytelling”, in which he advised founders to design various brand stories depending on their target audience. When telling your story to investors, Calacanis recommends that you sho... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2016-02-15

How to Instill Value into Your Worthless Startup Idea

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. In this talk by Gabe Zichermann, Mentor of the New York Founder Institute, Zichermann shares critical advice ... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2016-02-01

Founders With Nothing to Lose are the Most Dangerous

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

Drawing from the old saying “when you’ve got nothing, you’ve got nothing to lose”, Justin Wilcox encourages founders to recognize their most powerful asset in the early stages of starting up. He says by having nothing to lose, you are the most dangerous person in the room.

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-12-21

Use This Metric To Measure Your Product Viability

The Founder Institute hosts startup webinars every month to help aspiring entrepreneurs learn from the experts in our global startup network. To get updates, subscribe to our newsletter. During our most recent webinar “How To Build A Product People Love with Phil Libin,” Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Eve... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-12-14

Don’t Make This Mistake, Make Sure Your Startup Actually Solves a Problem

The Founder Institute hosts startup webinars every month to help aspiring entrepreneurs learn from the experts in our global startup network. To get updates, subscribe to our newsletter. During our most recent webinar “How To Build A Product People Love with Phil Libin,” Phil Libin (Co-Founder of Evernote) ... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-11-30

Build A Product That Will Interest You

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. If you’d like updates on upcoming Founder Institute Webinars, subscribe for Founder Insight. During our most rec... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-11-30

Why Forms are Disappearing from the Modern UI in Today’s "Application Rewrite"

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. If you’d like updates on upcoming Founder Institute Webinars, subscribe for Founder Insight. During the webinar ... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-11-27

Do Not Build A Product Without Testing Your Idea

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. If you’d like updates on upcoming Founder Institute Webinars, subscribe for Founder Insight. During our most rec... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-11-23

Make Sure Your Employees Know "Why" They Are Working On Something

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. If you’d like updates on upcoming Founder Institute Webinars, subscribe for Founder Insight. During our recent w... (more available)

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Posted by Joe Garza on 2015-11-20

Simple PR Strategies for Your Startup

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here. Entrepreneurs face a seemingly endless number of tasks when launching a startup; from conceiving an idea to develo... (more available)

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-11-13

Phil Libin’s Rule For Startup Timing

The Founder Institute’s “Startup Tips and Tricks” series gives you exclusive video clips from our worldwide network of 4,112+ mentors. For more business hacks, visit our Startup Founder 101 YouTube Channel. In this installment of Tips and Tricks from the Founder Showcase, CEO of Evernote Phil Libin, ... (more available)

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Posted by Adeo Ressi on 2015-11-09

Adeo Ressi’s 5 Steps to a Great Startup Idea

The majority of Founders that apply and enroll in the Institute do not have a polished business idea. The first 30-45 days of the program is dedicated to ideation, where Founders are pushed to refine and defend a set of ideas that they are passionate about.

In the following 17 minute video, there is a five step process to develop a great startup idea. The premise is that great ideas are raised rather than born.

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-10-26

How You Can Identify Your Entrepreneurial Super Power, by Marcos Polanco

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.

Every great company begins with one simple thing: an entrepreneur’s vision for something bigger than themselves. In this talk from the Puerto Rico Founder Institute, Marcos Polanco inspires founders to build a company that exemplifies their best skills and embodies their passions and values.

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Posted by Nailah Morgan on 2015-09-27

The Most Common Misconception Among Early-Stage Entrepreneurs

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. If you’d like updates on upcoming Founder Institute Webinars, subscribe for Founder Insight. During ou... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-09-16

The Definitive Guide on How to Build a Habit-Forming Product

Inside FI Gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates When we release new video, follow us on Twitter  or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here . Building an addictive product is undoubtedly every startup founder's goal. Dreams of becoming the next Twitter or Facebook ... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2015-08-26

Don’t "Look" for a Technical Co-Founder - "Earn" One with These Tips

Inside FI gives you exclusive access inside the training sessions of the Founder Institute. To get updates when we release new videos, follow us on Twitter or subscribe to our weekly newsletter here.  A startup is a network of human relationships, often centered around the relationship between Co-Founders. As Misha Ch... (more available)

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Posted by Jensen Hsiao on 2015-08-20

The Importance of Testing Your Product Before Launch - Insights from Jason Calacanis

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. For more videos on the "Startup Movers, Builders, & Shakers" series visit our FITV YouTube Channel. Recently, we w... (more available)

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Posted by Jensen Hsiao on 2015-08-12

How to Get Your Product to Tell Your Story - Insights from Jason Calacanis

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. For more videos on the "Startup Movers, Builders, & Shakers" series visit our FITV YouTube Channel. Recently, we w... (more available)

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Posted by Jensen Hsiao on 2015-08-05

A Simple Hack To Discover Your Taste In Design - Insights from Jason Calacanis

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. For more videos on "Startup Movers, Builders, & Shakers" series visit our FITV YouTube Channel. Recently, we welco... (more available)

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Posted by Jensen Hsiao on 2015-07-14

What Not to Say to an Investor - Insights from Jason Calacanis

The Founder Institute hosts webinars every month so that we can help entrepreneurs on any stage succeed. These webinars discuss a wide range of topics, bestowing global entrepreneurs with invaluable resources. For more videos on the "Startup Movers, Builders, & Shakers" series visit our FITV YouTube Channel. Recently, we w... (more available)

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