Entrepreneur Magazine just recently posted their list of Franchises for under 50K catergorized by industry. Take a look HERE.
Marcos Galperin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994, later finding a job as a Futures and Options associate managing YPF’s currency and oil derivatives program (YPF is an integrated oil company in Buenos Aires). After YPF, he worked in the fixed income department of J.P. Morgan in New York. Marcos then attended Stanford […]
Wealth comes in many forms. Below is the inspiring story of the life of start-up social entrepreneur Scott Harrison. Scott started the non profit Charity:Water, which provides clean drinking water to people in Liberia. Scott describes his reasons for starting the charity and his success in launching and branding it. Branding Charity Water Scott’s Reinvention […]
This is a great brief video from 2006, when Dell Computer’s stock was at its all time low. The video details the steps Michael took to rebuild the brand, his turnaround strategy, and the reasons he gave to investors in order for them to keep faith in the company. The video also gives some historical […]
Pretty interesting background on the creator of Red Bull. Austrian entrepreneur and former marketing executive Dietrich Mateschitz actually discovered the drink in Thailand, which was previous called Krating Daeng (see below) Dietrich found the concoction to be a great deterrent against jet lag during business trips, and thus used his marketing skills to change the […]
Wanted to share a thought provoking page from the 2030 Global Trends Report on potential Black Swans that would cause the greatest disruptive impact to the Global Economy. The full 160 page report is available HERE and given to the US Director of National Intelligence for long term strategy.
Next time you bust out your camcorder or digital camera keep this in mind. This video below from CNN quickly breaks down Youtube’s partner program (and some of surprisingly easy ways people make money from it). Basically, if your video is popular and has marketability, Youtube allows users to share in third party ad revenue. […]
John Arnold was raised in Dallas, earned a degree from Vanderbilt University in 3 years, and eventually became a trader at Enron in 1995. This alone was impressive, as getting a job at Enron in 1995 was no simple task. Back then the firm only recruited about four economics majors from Vanderbilt each year. Arnold […]