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By Brad Feld, Amy Batchelor

"Real lifestyles insights on what it takes to make it in a dating with an entrepreneur"
Entrepreneurs are regularly at the pass, searching for the following "startup" problem. And whereas they lead very intensely lucrative lives, time is usually brief and relationships are frequently long-distance and under pressure due to prolonged sessions aside. dealing with those, and different stumbling blocks, are severe if an entrepreneur and their associate intend on staying together--and staying happy.

In Startup Life, Brad Feld--a Boulder, Colorado-based entrepreneur turned-venture capitalist--shares his personal own stories along with his spouse Amy, providing a chain of wealthy insights into effectively top a balanced lifestyles as a man or woman who desires to play as difficult as he works and who desires to be as fulfilled in lifestyles and in paintings. With this ebook, Feld distills his 20 years of expertise during this box to handle how the village of startup humans can set aside their workaholic methods and lead lucrative lives in all respects.

• contains real-life examples of entrepreneurial who've had profitable relationships and what works for them.
• presents sensible recommendation for adapting to alter and overcoming the inevitable ups and downs linked to the entrepreneurial lifestyle.
• Written by means of Brad Feld, a thought-leader during this box who has been an early-stage investor and profitable entrepreneur for greater than twenty years.

While there's no "secret formula" to courting luck on the planet of the entrepreneur, there are methods to creating navigation of this territory more uncomplicated. Startup Life is a well-rounded consultant that has the insights and recommendation you must reach either your individual existence.

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Our results show that knowledge about markets combined with applied research (funded by an industrial sponsor) were important factors that positively affected the opportunity recognition process. indd 47 29/9/10 11:51:30 48 The theory and practice of entrepreneurship or directly evaluating the commercial feasibility of academics’ research results and by identifying and securing an industrial sponsor willing to fund the spin-off development. Surprisingly, two of our selected USOs declared that they had not recognized any concrete business opportunity.

2004, p. 164). Threshold of sustainability. It may take the form of revenues from customers, milestone payments from collaborative agreements or investment from existing or new investors. Factors and Resources Influencing the USO Creation and Development Process The resource-based approach is particularly helpful in shedding light on the factors contributing to the nature and outcome of a spin-off arrangement (Parhankangas and Arenius 2003, p. 465). indd 35 29/9/10 11:51:29 36 The theory and practice of entrepreneurship evidence in terms of required resources to move from one stage to another.

2004). For example, Lockett et al. (2005) identified five main stages that developed iteratively: research, opportunity, pre-organization, reorientation and sustainable. Another example is Clarysse and Moray (2004) that identified the following steps: idea, pre-start-up, start-up and post-start-up or opportunity recognition. It is important to notice that these models vary from one author to another, stressing the step they consider most important. However, there are common features that enable one to find a core process.

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