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Class #1 Overview11 - 420 (.42%) started a business in the...

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Class Session #1 Andrea Hershatter Entrepreneurship 436 Entrepreneurship is the ability to create and build a vision from practically nothing: fundamentally it is a human, creative act. This vision requires a willingness to take calculated risks and then to do everything possible to reduce the chances of failure. It is the knack for sensing an opportunity where others see chaos, contradiction, and confusion. ~ Jeffrey Timmons
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Class Session #1 Andrea Hershatter Start ups 2009 340 out of 100,000 in U.S. started a business (.34%) 430 out of 100,000 M, 240 out of 100,000 F 220 African American, 480 Latino, 310 Asian, 330 Caucasian 510 Immigrant, 300 US born Age of entrepreneurs: 240 (.24%) of 20 -34 start businesses, 400 (.4%) of 55-64 Most popular starts: 1550 (1.55%) started a business in construction
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Unformatted text preview: 420 (.42%) started a business in the service industry Entrepreneurship 436 Class Session #1 Andrea Hershatter Entrepreneurship quick facts 558,000 new businesses /month 40% of 8 21 year olds want to be entrepreneurs In 2008, Atlanta had the highest start up rate 20% (ish) first year failure rate, 45% 5 year survival 67% of inventions & 97% of radical innovations since World War I Half of Fortune 500 and half of fastest growing launched during recessions Entrepreneurship 436 Class Session #1 Andrea Hershatter Entrepreneurship 436 Dance of the Proud Peacock Price: $15,000 Style #: 40430 Edition: 50 Size: 30"Hx34"Wx1 5"D From Sea to Shining Sea Price: $ 20,000 Style #: 40397 Edition: 100 Size: 36"Hx32"Wx24"D Boehms Birds...
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