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The idea behind EntreCity is to help entrepreneurs build successful businesses. We want to achieve this by helping people build an entrepreneurial mindset and to arm them with the technical tools to start and grow businesses. Whether or not you are ready to start a business, EntreCity aims to help everyone to think with an entrepreneurial mindset.

Art0038: Why is Passion such a Buzzword?

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While passion is widely recognized as the key to success in every field and career, the role of passion in entrepreneurship is amplified. Passion provides motivation and the impetus to move forward which is crucial in entrepreneurship where individuals are self-starters. Without passion, entrepreneurs cannot be successful in making significant contributions to society. Even if there is initial success, they ...

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Idea Analysis Week 7: Bhumiputra

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Breakdown Description Company Name Bhumiputra Website http://www.bhumi-putra.com Problem Sustainable development has been the talk of the town. Yet many are unsure how to go about achieving this. Construction may be resource and capital intensive, making modernization and urbanization a privilege that only the developed societies are entitled to. Poorer countries are falling through the cracks due to their lack of ...

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Sci0032: Risk Factors and Contingency Plans-Tackling Unforeseen Obstacles

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This week we will take a look at how the intrinsic risk factors can make things exceedingly hard for an entrepreneur to handle. In addition, we will determine why contingency plans are so crucial to success and how they come to an entrepreneur’s rescue. Let’s get started. Entrepreneurs are often called gamblers and this is somewhat true. They are risk-seeking ...

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Idea Analysis Week 6: Go Cycle

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Breakdown Description Company Name Karbon Kinetics Ltd Website http://www.gocycle.com Problem Cycling, while enjoyable and relaxing, may actually become a hassle for people who rely on it as one of the main means of transportation.Traditional bikes are increasingly being frowned upon because they are bulky and not portable which limits the mobility of people.Furthermore, the cost of public transport may be ...

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Idea Analysis Week 5: SmartDeco

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Breakdown Description Company Name SmartDeco Website http://www.smartdecofurniture.com/ Problem Many University students face the issue of moving around from house to house during their college years. It can be pretty tedious and expensive if you have to lug so much furniture(especially heavy furniture) around from place to place. This is especially problematic during those summer holidays when you would like to ...

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Idea Analysis Week 4: CreativeLive

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Breakdown Description Company Name Creative Live Website http://www.creativelive.com Problem Online classes today lack a classroom environment that help to engage the students during the course. You either email the questions later, in the hopes of getting a reply. As such your involvement and motivation dry down after a while. Solution A classroom platform, with an international reach, that would allow ...

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Idea Analysis Week 3: Polaroid Fotobar

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Having a photograph in print gives it a lot more dimension than looking at it on screen. This week we will be looking into Polaroid Fotobar; owned by the Polaroid company in an attempt to coerce consumers to adopt the printing culture once more. Breakdown Description Company Name Polaroid Fotobar Website http://www.polaroidfotobar.com/ Problem With the advent of digital media, there ...

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Mentor’s Thoughts Week Week 43: Wisdom From A Billionaire

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Here is a recent post from our Mentor – Mr Patrick Liew. He shares his experience of learning the ‘secret’ of success from a billionaire friend. It is one of the best reads we have had the pleasure of reading so far. Take this advice, write it down and follow it daily. Enjoy Recently, I invited a billionaire to my ...

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Idea Analysis 2: TaskRabbit

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This week we will be looking into Task Rabbit, a company based in the US that helps people outsource their errands to a group of people that have been verified by the company. Breakdown Description Company Name TaskRabbit Website http://www.taskrabbit.com Problem Due to hectic lifestyles and schedules people may not have the time to run errands. Solution Outsource the errands ...

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