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Do You Have What It Takes To Start Up?
Apr29

Do You Have What It Takes To Start Up?

Starting a business is like joining the priesthood: It’s not something you do from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and leave behind when Friday evening rolls around. Being an entrepreneur is a full-time occupation. Make that preoccupation. You eat, sleep and breathe your obsession. And if you’re one of the…

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5 Tips For Getting Started In A New Industry
Dec31

5 Tips For Getting Started In A New Industry

Five years ago, my first tech company was acquired. Two years ago, the acquirer IPO’d. As the Chief Strategy Officer, I ended my time at the company with a signatory bell ringing at the NASDAQ. Until that point, my life had moved quite swiftly without much vacation, only letting up to marry my high school…

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Startup Advice From CEO Eddie Lou, Shiftgig: “Understand your burn rate and cash…”
Sep04

Startup Advice From CEO Eddie Lou, Shiftgig:
“Understand your burn rate and cash…”

Eddie Lou is the CEO and one of the founders of Shiftgig. Prior to that, he was a general partner with OCA Ventures, where he led ten technology investments and had nine board responsibilities. He was the founder of PlanetHVAC, a business-to-business software and service provider to HVAC companies, and started…

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