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I can still remember the day that I was sitting in my high school Biology class eavesdropping on other student’s conversations about their university plans, and feeling lost because I still hadn’t figured out “what I wanted to do”...
Entrepreneur: “I’m looking for $250K to get my new startup off the ground.” Potential investor: “What will you use my money for?”...
In today’s society “Entrepreneur” is a highly valued title. This idea of taking risks and being a visionary. From an outside perspective, it looks hard to become an entrepreneur.
Every so often I talk to a budding entrepreneur who believes entrepreneurship is a get rich quick scheme. My harsh advice to them is that they are not going to make it as an entrepreneur. Sure, there are the anomalies, but you, my friend, are not going to be one of them...
Most forward-thinking universities have a entrepreneurship pitch competition. They are often tied to a business plan class, involve teams of 4 or 5 students, and have little to do with the really hard work of actually launching a venture...

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