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Think Big and Act Small: Vinod Khosla on Start-Ups

Learn how to create a start-up business with the advice and guidance of successful entrepreneur Vinod Khosla.

Entrepreneurship
Free Course
This free online course in creating and growing a successful start-up features Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures. Vinod Khosla's and his business specialise in providing start-up assistance, strategic advice, and financial backing to entrepreneurs. In this course, he discusses his business motto "think big and act small" and teaches you about why start-ups are so much more successful when they give themselves a mission to change the world.

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Description

This course begins with advice and guidance from successful entrepreneur Vinod Khosla for entrepreneurs who are looking into business start-ups. He will discuss the importance of learning from failure early on, taking risks, and building a company to change the world. You will learn what areas have the biggest opportunities for investment and why any big problem is a big opportunity. Vinod will also teach you how to think big and act small.

Vinad will then discuss technology driven entrepreneurship and the growing impact of technology on life, society, and the economy. You will learn the importance of social entrepreneurship, why it is the team that makes the company, and that entrepreneurship is the driving engine of the economy. This course will also discuss the two emotions that investors have, how you should develop your career and gain deep expertise, why great CEOs are people who put great teams together, and more.

Vinod Khosla's firm helps entrepreneurs extend the potential of their ideas in both traditional areas like the Internet, computing, mobile, and silicon technology. They also support clean technology areas such as bio-refineries for energy and bioplastics, solar, battery, and other environmentally friendly technologies. Upon the completion of this course, you will get a better grasp of why entrepreneurs are more successful when they have a mission to change the world. Check out this course and learn from a business icon now! 

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Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes: - Why launching a start-up is not a rational act; - How entrepreneurs are more successful when they have a mission to change the world; - Learn what areas have the biggest opportunities for investment; - Why any big problem is a big opportunity; - Explain how to think big and act small; - Learn about technology driven entrepreneurship and the growing impact of technology on life, society and the economy; - What is the importance of social entrepreneurship; - Why it is the team that makes the company; - Learn that entrepreneurship is the driving engine of the economy; - What are the two emotions that investors have; - How you should develop your career and gain deep expertise; - Should you get an MBA; - Why great CEOs are people who put great teams together.

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