Author Archives: Robert W Price

Why is Pinterest Valued At $5 Billion with Zero Revenue?

Pinterest has just exceeded its own already sky high valuation, which already couldn’t be justified by any traditional financial valuation metrics like revenue multiples. A multiple of zero is still zero. Investors have simply just paid an even higher multiple of zero for a stake in Pinterest. But Pinterest’s $5 Billion valuation in its new funding round is rational and

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US Federal Reserve Report – Consumers and Mobile Financial Services (2014)

Federal Reserve survey provides information on mobile financial services >>Read PDF Report Here The use of mobile phones to access a bank account, credit card, or other financial account continued to increase in prevalence among adults in the United States last year, according to the Federal Reserve Board’s latest report on the use of mobile financial services. As of December

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Why do entrepreneurs need a growth strategy?

Growth is the very essence of entrepreneurship. Growth is the only vehicle that will deliver returns to your investors. And as we discuss in a previous Article, uncertainty and risk are a vicious cycle in high growth-potential ventures. Uncertainty and risk increase because the number of elements in the venture increases, the differences among those elements increase, and the interdependencies among those

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Global Entrepreneurship Program – Managing the Rapidly Growing Venture

FREE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM Do you want to learn more about entrepreneurship and starting a business? We have the world’s first online global entrepreneurship program. Now it’s simple and easy to take online courses created and led by renowned experts in the field of entrepreneurship. VALUE DRIVER #7 MANAGING THE RAPIDLY GROWING VENTURE LEARNING OBJECTIVES: – We cover how successful

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Apply Today for EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women

The EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women™ program is a national competition and executive leadership program that identifies a select group of high-potential women entrepreneurs whose businesses show real potential to scale — and then helps them do it. Entrepreneurial Winning Women will be expected to demonstrate the necessary qualities to take the fullest advantage of this opportunity, including ambitious company growth

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Federal Reserve Report – From Mail to Mobile A New Generation in Payments

Payments trends are changing in lockstep with emerging technologies and may be influenced by the generation in which a consumer was born. >>Read PDF Report Here “From Mail to Mobile – A New Generation in Payments” examines data from the Federal Reserve 2012 Diary of Consumer Payment Choice, which tracked 2,467 participants who made 12,647 actual consumer payments totaling $453,655

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Global Entrepreneurship Program – Creating Your Marketing and Sales Strategies

FREE GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAM Do you want to learn more about entrepreneurship and starting a business? We have the world’s first online global entrepreneurship program. Now it’s simple and easy to take online courses created and led by renowned experts in the field of entrepreneurship. VALUE DRIVER #6 CREATING YOUR MARKETING AND SALES STRATEGIES LEARNING OBJECTIVES: – We explain the

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How do entrepreneurs put together the venture team?

It is very difficult to build high growth-potential ventures without a team that has a critical mass of skills and deep understanding and passion of the business space. This means understanding the customers, the existing relationships, and the current products. As Arthur Rock once said, “A great idea won’t make it without great management.” He commits to and invests in people,

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What motivates entrepreneurs?

Understanding common characteristics and what motivates entrepreneurs to start and sustain their venture is important to understanding the entrepreneurial life cycle. By definition, “entrepreneurs are optimistic and idealistic.” They have great commitment, and a vision and passion that can be observed. According to Jack Stack, a judge for Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year (EOY) Award Program, “You can

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