Day 01 -- BE_4_UP What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur RW

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Name Computer No. What Makes a Successful Entrepreneur? Do you often wonder what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur? Let’s take a look at some published biographies of people who are worth millions because they put their ideas to work! Assignment : You have a choice: (1) You can choose a name from the following sources or (2) Search for someone in the business world you are interested in. Then answer the following questions. (The following websites can HELP you determine who you would like to research) http://entrepreneurs.about.com/od/famousentrepreneurs/Famous_Entrepreneurs.htm http://www.thelittlee.com/html/famous_entrepreneurs.html 1. What are the websites you accessed? 2. What is the name of the entrepreneur you read about? 3. What is the name of the company he/she owns?
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Unformatted text preview: 4. What product(s)/service(s) does the business sell/produce? 5. How did the business start? What year? 6. At what age did he/she realize that they wanted to start a business or sell a product? 7. Where did the idea come from? 8. How/where did he/she receive funding to get started? 9. What aspects of this business make it so successful? 10. What risks do you suppose were involved with the start-up of this business (remember to think about competition, location, product need/demand, initial costs, etc.)? 10. What is the future outlook for this business? 11. Take the Entrepreneurial Quiz and see if you are up to the task. What is your score? http://www2.gsu.edu/~wwwsbp/entrepre.htm...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course BUS 114 taught by Professor Pitts during the Spring '10 term at Grand Valley State University.

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