For each new high-tech job in a metropolitan area, five additional local jobs are created outside of high tech in the long run.

Economist Enrico Moretti in The New Geography of Jobs

An entrepreneur must pitch a potential investor for what the company is worth as well as sell the dream on how much of a profit can be made.
Daymond John

Infographic: What Makes A Successful Entrepreneur? Shocking Facts & Stats – StartupBros

 

“A team of researchers led by Vivek Wadhwa of Duke University, Raj Aggarwal of the University of Akron, Krisztina Holly of the University of Southern California, and Alex Salkever of Duke University surveyed 549 company founders of successful businesses in high-growth industries, including aerospace, defense, computing, electronics, and health care.”

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What Leadership Is — And What It Is Not

Those are the ones who blaze new trails without fear, without worry and without a second thought to what other people think. They have a singular vision and a singular course. They dare to challenge ideas with a nimble flick of the throttle, changing directions as easily as batting an eye. They see things others do not. They take risks. They are entrepreneurs. Just like you. And if you doubt that fact, sit back and have a read.

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Downtown Carson City to see ‘innovation district’ by 2018 | nnbw.com

That’s the gist of the message touting the proposed technology-oriented multiplex as it was outlined by two developers and associates. It’s a project covering several square blocks that will include a 150 key hotel, a companion tech conference center, two office structures, two parking garages, retail shops, bistros, and an amenity-filled green space plaza for community gatherings.

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There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.

Phil Libin, Evernote CEO

You jump off a cliff and you assemble an airplane on the way down.

– Reid Hoffman, Founder of LinkedIn