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Recap #1: Audience-First Products, Quibi, Roam and It’s About Damn Time!

Recap #1: Audience-First Products, Quibi, Roam and It’s About Damn Time!

Chris GuimarinMay 26, 2020
This was originally published by Chris Guimarin on May 25th, 2020. Subscribe to his weekly collection of thoughts here! 📅 A weekly collection of thoughts and links from the past
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Quarantine is the Time to Invest in Yourself: Here’s How

Quarantine is the Time to Invest in Yourself: Here’s How

The Success Bug TeamMay 22, 2020
Thanks to quarantine, millions of people worldwide are being affected in several ways. Many Americans have made the transition of working from home and taking online courses. We are living
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Taking care of your mental health doesn’t have to be intimidating. Here are 6 ways to get started

Taking care of your mental health doesn’t have to be intimidating. Here are 6 ways to get started

Sandhya IyerMay 21, 2020
This was originally published on Medium by Daniel Fridliand on May 19th, 2020. Click the link to see the original post. COVID-19 has turned the world on its head. The
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TO THE CLASS OF 2020 – A ZULUECHO FILM

TO THE CLASS OF 2020 – A ZULUECHO FILM

ZULUECHO InitiativeMay 15, 2020
This blog was originally posted on the Zuluecho Initiative website on May 14, 2020. Click the link to see the original post. TO THE CLASS OF 2020 – It’s really
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The Bus and Us: A Multimedia Millennial Chronicle

The Bus and Us: A Multimedia Millennial Chronicle

Losa Amara MeruMay 4, 2020
This was originally published on The Medium by Losa Amara Meru, on May 1st, 2020. Part of the article is printed here. Click here for the full story. FOREWORD Allons!
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Reflections on a Techstars Startup Weekend and “uniting to fight” COVID-19

Reflections on a Techstars Startup Weekend and “uniting to fight” COVID-19

Claire HowardMay 4, 2020
Many of us now may be feeling stuck, frustrated and helpless. When crisis strikes we normally spring into action to set the world upright so it falls apart only momentarily.
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Forging A New Path: Trail Running, Business, and Buses

Forging A New Path: Trail Running, Business, and Buses

Louis BookoffMay 1, 2020
This was originally published by Louis Bookoff on Linkedin on April 30th, 2020. Click the link to see the original post. I’ve recently fallen in love with running, more specifically
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Fresh Air

Fresh Air

ZULUECHO InitiativeApril 27, 2020
This blog was originally posted on the Zuluecho Initiative website on April 21, 2020. Click the link to see the original post. I’ve been quiet for some time. Seems like
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I’m finally Starting My Adult Life… During a Global Pandemic.

I’m finally Starting My Adult Life… During a Global Pandemic.

Jalen NashApril 6, 2020
This was originally posted on LinkedIn on March 27th, 2020. Just one month ago, many of us felt secure, entering a job market touted by politicians and businesspeople for its
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TSB 3: Learn Everything About DTC – W/ Nik Sharma

TSB 3: Learn Everything About DTC – W/ Nik Sharma

The Success Bug TeamMarch 26, 2020
This article was originally published by TheSuccessBug.com by The Success Bug Team on March 20, 2020. WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW NIK SHARMA For our third interview, we were honored to
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5 Tips and tricks to nail your pitch

5 Tips and tricks to nail your pitch

Will DeVitoMarch 26, 2020
Check out this extremely informative and helpful video on how to nail your video pitch for an online business competition.
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Using Nursery School Lessons in Founder Equity Splits

Using Nursery School Lessons in Founder Equity Splits

Nick BarbaMarch 24, 2020
Equity is the treasure of every startup. Giving away equity requires an understanding of the company’s value and future growth prospects. These valuation-based equity transactions and funding rounds take place
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