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Strength of the Entrepreneur

The following post is from Ryan Elcock ’18, co-founder of MotivateLabs, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Entrepreneurship is an extremely personal process – at the end of the day, building out your own business literally amounts to you going out of your way to say “yes, I believe in myself enough to bet that I…

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Entrepreneurs and Perfection

The following post is from Kunal Kumar MBA’18, co-founder of Verrocon, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Perfection can be the biggest obstacle for an Entrepreneur. I realized it the hard way. “Blingtion”, was my first venture that I worked on, it was about shoes with interchangeable shoe accessories. I figured that I’ll make the best…

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Perseverance and Raising Capital

The following post is from Michael Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates the successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure perseverance.” – Steve Jobs, Co-Founder of Apple When word got around that my brother and I raised $200,000 in a four week span…

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The Start-Up Checklist

The following checklist is from Courtney Wilson MBA’17, founder of DropZone for Veterans, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Below is The Start-Up Checklist that I created: standardizing routine operations maximizes efficiency. Getting Started Register Website Domain Install Google Analytics on Website Register Company E-Mail Address Install Boomerang Install Rapportive Install Calendly Create MailChimp Account Register…

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Salary Negotiations- Get the Offer You Deserve

The following post is from Shruti  Jadhav MBA’18, founder of Baby Deal, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Every entrepreneur should have a contingency plan. This in no way implies that you don’t believe in your venture enough, nor does it define the rate of success or failure of your startup. It’s a part of your…

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Team First

The following post is from Brian Kelley ’18 , founder of Kanga Trash & Energy Systems, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Former Hall of Fame UCLA basketball coach and educator John Wooden always valued teamwork from his squads. Some of his best teams in fact were the ones that featured no selfish players. Everyone was…

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Update on Carewell

The following post is from Jonathan Mleczko ’17 & Lexi Smith, co-founders of Carewell, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Since Carewell’s first blog post we have released a newer, but not yet complete, version of Carewell to our wait list of users. It seems that our target audience, caregivers aged 50+, desire a more complete…

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Takeaways from Pitching to Investors

The following post is from Matthew Vega-Sanz ’19, co-founder of Lula, a fall 2016 hatchery business. Every entrepreneur that is preparing to pitch to investors or raise capital at some point in the future, should know the words of Richard Harroch, “It’s almost always harder to raise capital than you thought it would be, and…

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