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3 Rules to Follow if You Want to Make the Most of Business Networking Events

Networking events give tremendous opportunities to entrepreneurs. From meeting with important key players in your niche and like-minded people through expanding your business network and establishing strong long-term business relationships to increasing your chances of gaining new customers and winning the attention of investors – the benefits compensate the dedicated time.

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The Main Reasons Why Most Startups Fail

You have probably heard many dreadful stories about failure, which with a vengeance are genuinely disturbing and easily make every entrepreneur instinctively flinch. Even some of the most successful entrepreneurs of our times once have hit the bottom – Bill Gates watched his first company fall apart, Arianna Huffington was rejected by 36 publishers, Steve…

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Pitching competitions
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Attending Pitching Competitions

ThePitcher 2016 brought together 30 disparate companies to compete for winning not only the special prizes and the attention of the investors, but also the opportunity to be named the winner of the first edition of the most up-and-coming pitching competition in the region. All of the participating startups successfully embraced the chance to present…

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5 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get Funding for Your Startup

Even though there seems to be a pattern when it comes to defining the qualities and traits that investors look for in entrepreneurs, it is important to note that all of the investors have unique approach, which they have built through the years of experience. Investors often point out the essential elements that they look…

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Public speaking
How to Master Public Speaking – Infographic

The fear of public speaking is very common and for many people it has become a byword for something extremely unpleasant and even scary. If you are having troubles with speaking in front of an audience, as an entrepreneur, you should be determined to overcome this problem. Public speaking plays an important role in the…

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Pitch Perfectly: 5 Qualities Investors Look for in Entrepreneurs

It takes hours of practice to prepare a five minute pitch, but these are some of the most valuable for the future of your startup hours that you spend. It doesn’t matter if you are pitching investors or presenting your business to potential partners or customers – mastering the art of public speaking and mastering…

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ThePitcher 2016: Meet the Investors – Ismet Omer Oztanik

ThePitcher is the ultimate pitching event, which gives the opportunity to many entrepreneurs to showcase their startups and present their businesses in front of impressive list of prominent investors. One of the investors at ThePitcher is Ismet Omer Oztanik. He is Vice President of Lucis Initiative and Avantgarde Collection and Founding Partner and Board member of…

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