Spiegel Sohmer
Spiegel Sohmer is a firm of attorneys offering state-of-the-art expertise to a diversified business clientele seeking solutions that are innovative, concrete, and pragmatic. Our firm groups some forty five attorneys who concentrate principally within three broad specialties: business law (including Intellectual Property), tax law and litigation. Spiegel Sohmer has extensive experience representing companies at all stages of their life cycle, from start up through to exit, and also represents a wide array of investors: www.spiegelsohmer.com

Richter
Richter is, above all, a financial consulting services firm offering strategic support and has been a recognized member of the business community since 1926. Richter entire team consists of more than 450 partners, experts, high-level professionals and administrative employees. Because of this collective expertise, our firm has an unrivalled reputation and has earned the respect of the business community: www.richter.ca

Futurpreneur
Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-profit organization to provide financing, mentoring, and support tools for every business stage to aspiring business owners and startup founders: www.futurpreneur.ca

WeWork
World's leading provider of space, community, and services to help you make a living

Fundica
Connecting entrepreneurs with funding resources. The Fundica Roadshow stops in 10 of Canada's top business cities. Join Fundica Roadshow for inspirational RoadTalks provided by great speakers and network all day. Every city's best pitch wins a trip to pitch in San Francisco and prizes from their partners!

This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2013-06-15

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include Richard Branson on taking risks, Mark Suster on why your startup needs a sales methodology, what turns off investors, and more.

Check out our must read articles for the week of June 10th - June 15th:


Why Your Startup Needs a Sales Methodology
Like most startup entrepreneurs, when I began my first company in 1999 I had no formal sales experience.

I did have the wherewithal to visit potential customers and try to understand the pain points that I thought could be solved with our solution.
8 Deal Breakers that Send Venture Capitalists Running
Entrepreneur, startup advisor, and VC John Greathouse shares eight red flags inexperienced entrepreneurs routinely raise when pursuing venture capital investment.
Entrepreneurship: The Toughest Job You'll Ever Have
"Being an entrepreneur is the hardest job you’ll ever have," says David Klein. "The hardest work you’ll do, longest hours you’ll work, and most stressed you’ll be. Whether you find meaning in it will depend on whether you get into it for the 'right reasons.'"
Richard Branson on Taking Risks
When was the last time you stepped out of your comfort zone? It's easy to get stuck in a routine, especially at work (more so if you've been doing the same job for a while), and taking on a new challenge is a great way of getting out of that rut.

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