07- Nov2016
Posted By: Joe
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Here’s the latest from FreshSurety Inc. 11/7/2016

FreshSurety utilizes cutting edge wireless sensing technology to reduce waste and improve fresh produce quality throughout the supply chain. We report the location, environment, and shelf life of individual fresh food cases for a few cents per case. As a result, our technology predicts the true quality of the product that conventional quality control methods miss to assure higher quality and better retail margins.

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Ted talk on the single biggest reason why start-ups succeed

QUESTION: Which one of the reasons below does the Entrepreneur have the least amount of control over? Interesting… 

  1. Timing         42%
  2. Team/Execution   32%
  3. Idea “Truth” Outlier 28%
  4. Business Model 24%
  5. Funding                     14%

 

From: “Ted talk on the single biggest reason why start-ups succeed:”

 

http://www.ted.com/talks/bill_gross_the_single_biggest_reason_why_startups_succeed?utm_source=newsletter_weekly_2015-06-06&utm_campaign=newsletter_weekly&utm_medium=email&utm_content=talk_of_the_week_button

Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups. by Rhett Morris

Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups

Excerpt from Rhett Morris article:

..“I’ve probably revised this investor pitch deck 200 times,” a founder told me recently. She’d met with more than 50 potential investors before closing a seed round last month. This might sound excessive to some, but her experience is not unusual.

Entrepreneurs often spend hundreds of hours raising funds from angel and venture capital investors. While these activities are clearly important, analysis of new data on startups suggests that founders should also dedicate significant time to something that many people overlook: recruiting great mentors. This simple strategy can increase a company’s odds of success more than almost anything else..

 

Mentors Are The Secret Weapons Of Successful Startups