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Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Big
  • Free Course

  • Stanford

  • 0-1 Hours

  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • 50 Pts

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  • Certification
  • Donna Novitsky has many years of experience as both an entrepreneur and venture capitalist. She is CEO of Big Tent Design and was formerly venture capitalist at Mohr Davidow Ventures. Her motto is “Go big or don’t go!” and this has driven her work as both entrepreneur and venture capitalist.

    In this course, you can listen to Donna Novitsky as she explains why entrepreneurs should think big when they are investing so much of their time, energy and passion into creating a business. She also explains how to differentiate between the roles of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists in areas such as business strategy and execution, technology and team building, business diversity and singular focus.

    You will also learn about the importance of teamwork as nobody can do it all alone, and she also has advice and guidance in terms of naming a company and marketing start-up companies.

    This course will be of great interest to business professionals who are starting their own businesses, particularly high-potential start-ups in the technology space, and would like to benefit from Donna’s advice and guidance on thinking big and achieving extraordinary personal success in business.

  • Learning Outcomes:
    - Learn how to differentiate the roles of venture capitalist and entrepreneur;
    - Learn the difference between strategy and execution;
    - Learn the difference between technology and team building;
    - Learn the difference between diversity and singular focus;
    - Learn about naming a company;
    - Learn about marketing a company;

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