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Where Elizabeth Holmes Went Wrong: The 3 Levels Of Venture Development

Now that the Elizabeth Holmes trial has ended, it would be useful to understand why Silicon Valley's...

The #1 Venture Hurdle In 2022 And 5 Ways To Beat It!

Entrepreneurs will face just as many opportunities as hurdles in 2022. The biggest opportunities will be, hopefully,...

4 Reasons Why Unicorn Foundations Should Be Built In High School

Bill Gates and Paul Elliott were school mates in Seattle. Both had a love for the newly...

Is Jack Dorsey Right: Are Founder-CEOs The ‘Single Point Of Failure?’

As he exited from the helm of one of the unicorns he founded (Twitter), Jack Dorsey noted...

Why 99.98% Of Entrepreneurs Benefit More From Maximum Potential Strategy Than MVP

The current thinking in high-potential venture development, and what many business schools teach, is mainly focused on...

UnitedHealthcare V. Haven: 4 Reasons Why A Lone Entrepreneur Won And An Army Did Not

Richard Burke, who built UnitedHealthcare (UNH), started with $40,000, which he borrowed against his house. On the...

2 Suggestions To Close The Gap Between Real Startup And VC Startup

A rose by any other name is still a rose, but when is a venture “startup” really...

Fake It Till You Make It: Is This One More Lie From Silicon Valley… Like Theranos?

Silicon Valley has built great companies and created huge wealth. But does Silicon Valley lie? ...