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Etymology of Entrepreneur


Etymology: “Entrepreneur” is a loanword from French: “Entreprende” (a verb in French) means “to undertake“ In Sanskrit, “Antha Prerna” (which sounds close to entrepreneur) means “Self motivated“ Thus, we can deduct that in ancient times when a person is called … Continue reading

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Myths of an entrepreneur are revealed


Individual does not have necessarily be a shareholder of the company to be regarded as an entrepreneur.  On the other hand, person should not be considered as an entrepreneur if she/he does not innovate. For example; an owner of a book … Continue reading

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What is the role of luck in Entrepreneurship?


Entrepreneurs DIG… If they are smart enough to find a proper place to dig, they increase their possibility of finding a mine. But they will find a gold mine if they are also luckly. Entrepreneurs FISH… If they are experienced … Continue reading

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Establishing a successful start-up (my personal experience)


There are cliches about successful start-ups. In books and articles related with start-ups, authors generally select one topic among the popular and widely discussed items (i.e. business plan, venture capital, vision, formulating the right strategy and etc) and list “how to do’s” in … Continue reading

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