• LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman shares his secret for fast growth and getting ahead of the competition

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Startups can be just as risky as they are promising - 20% of small businesses fail in just their first year.
    But Reid Hoffman, venture capitalist and co-founder of LinkedIn, has a method for success that bucks tradition.
    "Blitzscaling," as Hoffman calls it in his new book, means prioritizing speed over efficiency in the face of uncertainty.
    The method requires taking risks in a "do-or-die" environment, but promises competitive advantage.
    Startups carry unavoidable risk - small businesses have a 20% chance of failing in their first year, and a 50% chance after five years.
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  • LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman shares his secret for fast growth and getting ahead of the competition

    LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman shares his secret for fast growth and getting ahead of the competition

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Startups can be just as risky as they are promising - 20% of small businesses fail in just their first year.
    But Reid Hoffman , venture capitalist and co-founder of LinkedIn, has a method for success that bucks tradition.
    "Blitzscaling," as Hoffman calls it in his new book , means prioritizing speed over efficiency in the face of uncertainty.
    The method requires taking risks in a "do-or-die" environment, but promises competitive advantage.
    Startups carry unavoidable risk - small businesses have a 20% chance of failing in their first year, and a 50% chance after five years.
    The idyllic...
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  • JetBlue founder reveals what business advice he would give to his 25-year-old self

    JetBlue founder reveals what business advice he would give to his 25-year-old self

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    David Neeleman is one of the most successful airline entrepreneurs in the world.
    He's the founder of JetBlue and Azul as well as a co-founder of Morris Air and WestJet .
    He's also a co-owner of TAP Air Portugal .
    Neeleman co-founded Morris Air in 1984 at the age of 25.
    The airline boss shared with the Business Insider the advice he would give his 25-year-old self at the beginning of his career.
    David Neeleman is one of the most experienced and successful entrepreneurs in the history of the airline industry. The affable Brazilian-born, Utah-raised has had a hand in the founding of four...
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