Julia Collins, co-CEO of Zume Pizza, has put some thought into this beyond my closed-minded New York worldview. On Thursday, Zume announced what it says, in a press release, is the world’s first “food delivery vehicle that cooks en route.” The truck utilizes 56 ovens to deliver food that doesn’t spend too much time in a […]
Financial success begins with an intense desire for wealth. Not a lukewarm desire, but a burning, all-consuming desire to become wealthy.
This intensity of emotion, commitment, and determination is absolutely essential for you to keep driving forward in the face of unending adversity and disappointment that will confront you and attack you from all sides when you resolve to become wealthy. Brian Tracy
What are the most famous analogies that now successful startups used for their initial pitches?
Something to keep in mind, although analogies can be a great way to concisely communicate what you do at a high level, they can also be misleading and limiting. Here is a list of classic startup analogies that I’ve collected from various sources:
The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) is the central bank of the world’s biggest economy and the provider of the world’s leading paper currency.
It was founded in 1913 specifically as a lender of last resort for Wall Street. Its purpose was not to restrict credit growth and the balance sheet expansion of Wall Street banks but to encourage and support them. The Fed was instrumental in extending the credit-driven boom of the 1920s that set up the economy […]
“Enterprising people always see the future in the present. Enterprising people will always find a way to take advantage of a situation, not be burdened by it. And enterprising people aren’t lazy. They don’t wait for opportunities to come to them, they go after the opportunities. Enterprise means always finding a way to keep yourself actively working toward your ambitions.” Jim Rohn
Times have changed. Founders can no longer woo investors with just great ideas and “users.” The people behind the funding want to see real results right off the bat, which means the days of raising money with no proof of success are over.