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GES2016 at Stanford: How the Stars Aligned for the “Fire Champion” Winner of the “Spark the Fire” Pitch Competition

Growing up as a welfare child, it would have been unimaginable for me to think that I would ever have the opportunity to set foot on the campus of Stanford, one of the top universities in the world. But I did. As it turns out I was hand-picked to be one of 300 delegates to attend the seventh annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Silicon Valley, California in June 2016 — a summit held at this prestigious university.

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Aug 19, 2016
11:24 PM

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Venturing in Today’s Age of the Entrepreneur

Now is the age of the entrepreneur, and today’s entrepreneur operates in a sphere where changes follow each other in rapid succession. In the coming years, the interests of the consumer will once again become a focal point in business. Entrepreneurs are advised to seek a personal relationship with their clients by taking account of their individual needs and desires.

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Sep 13, 2015
10:14 PM

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Innovators Are Learners Not Experts

The greatest innovators don't necessarily know the most. They are, however, able to draw upon the expertise of others. This is one of the big secrets of how the world's most successful people reach the top.

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Oct 16, 2014
7:38 PM

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5 Tips for Making a Pitch to Investors

Even though I am no longer on Wall Street, but I am still being asked from fellow entrepreneurs of the best ways to give a good pitch to investors. While there are a number of different ways, but I would like to share my own personal experiences. If you’re an entrepreneur (and you’re not independently wealthy), eventually you will need to make a pitch to investors to solicit funding for your venture.

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Sep 08, 2013
3:49 PM

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Confucius: “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

I can’t really say that Confucius is right nor can I say that he is wrong. For the many years that I was on Wall Street, I loved what I was doing. I ran two investment banking firms that I personally founded. I was surrounded by people I loved seeing every day. I loved the adrenaline rush of seeing millions and millions of dollars swing upward during bull markets and vice versa when there were bear markets.

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Jun 12, 2013
2:07 AM

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