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Lisbon Challenge Accelerator – 2014

March 11, 2014 in Global, JWEF Newsfeed - No Comment

  Want to know if your startup has what it takes to go global? Lisbon Challenge is an ambitious 3-month acceleration program aimed at eager international startups in information and communication technologies sectors and in prototype or product phase, looking for a truly innovative and empowering experience. It aims to offer consistent methods and resources [...]

JWEF Delegation at World Entrepreneurship Forum

JWEF Delegation in Singapore

September 17, 2013 in JWEF Newsfeed - No Comment

The time has come ! After one year, hundreds of hours spent by Junior World Entrepreneurship Forum teams around the world to spark the entrepreneurial spirit in their cities, the Junior Delegates will gather in Singapore during the World Entrepreneurship Forum, 6th edition.   1. Sharing best practices about junior entrepreneurship Junior Delegates – a [...]

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Unreasonable speaker at the World Entrepreneurship Forum

September 9, 2013 in JWEF Newsfeed - No Comment

Daniel Epstein, founder & CEO at Unreasonable group, will be speaking at the 6th edition of the World Entrepreneurship Forum 2013 to be held in Singapore from October 30th to November 2nd.  During the three-day event, the participants will brainstorm on the following theme: “Entrepreneurs: Navigating Change for Sustainable Growth”. “I firmly believe that business isn’t [...]

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AN AWESOME INTERVIEW WITH THE OWE$OME TEAM

September 9, 2013 in Asia & Oceania, Global, JWEF Newsfeed, Stories - No Comment

THE Owe$ome Interview: About Owe$ome: The Owe$ome team lead by Ms. Joann Soon, Creative Director and Ms. Sue Lin, Managing Director had won the AngelHack Malaysia competition in June and will be competing at AngelHack World in Silicon Valley, San Francisco in September. Despite being full time employees, the entrepreneurial spirit of the team brought [...]

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Mentor’s Thoughts: Waves After Waves Of Positive Energy

August 27, 2013 in JWEF Newsfeed, Leadership, Startbook, Stories - No Comment

It takes a lot of positivity, mental and emotional balance to do what entrepreneurs do(and to succeed at it well). There will be many ups and downs in the journey, but that should not have a negative impact on the product or your customers. Build a positive frame of mind and use that to nurture [...]

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What Investors Look For Part 2 : A Good Business Plan

August 24, 2013 in Financial Skills, JWEF Newsfeed, Tips - No Comment

EntreCity After seeing that there is a strong integrated team on board, the next important thing potential investors and VCs will look for is the quality of the plan, and hence, the quality of the business plan. The business plan is an important document that captures your thought process and your understanding of the business, [...]

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Multidisciplinary Approach to Reduce Youth Unemployment

August 24, 2013 in JWEF Newsfeed - No Comment

St. Petersburg (Russia), April 17-20, 2013 – The founder of The Entrepreneurs’ Ship, Peter Vogel, got invited to the Opening Panel of this year’s G20 Youth Forum and Conference in St. Petersburg. In his discussions he extensively spoke about entrepreneurship being a critical approach towards solving the youth unemployment crisis in Europe and around the [...]

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When the Head and Heart Disagree

August 24, 2013 in JWEF Newsfeed - No Comment

EntreCity The entrepreneur’s gut instinct is a very important tool in their arsenal. It may be able to see trouble a mile away. But in some cases you may not be able to express it in time to save the company. Take the time to reflect and to listen to your gut instincts. It may [...]

Executive Training Business Opportunities in the Medical Devices Sector in Mexico"

August 24, 2013 in JWEF Newsfeed - No Comment

Monterrey, Mexico (August 15th and 16th) – Dr. Peter Vogel (Founder of The Entrepreneurs’ Ship and Entrepreneurship researcher at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) was invited by the Cámara de la Industria de la Transformación en Nuevo Leon (CAINTRA) to give an executive training with policymakers, entrepreneurs and corporate CEOs on building a MedTech [...]

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Sci0039 – What Investors Look For Part 3? Getting Into Details

July 24, 2013 in Financial Skills, JWEF Newsfeed - No Comment

This article is proposed by EntreCity. In our last article we wrote about how important it is to investors to see a strong business plan. We spoke about certain key areas that they look for, namely: opportunities, threats, market size and market share, customers, marketing strategy, competitors, suppliers, risk analysis, financial plan, and cash flow. [...]