Don’t Quit Your Day Job

How do people survive financially after quitting their job and pursuing the entrepreneur route of a startup? originally appeared on Quora, and was subsequently published by Inc. and the New York Observer.  It’s a misconception that people quit their jobs first, then start companies. Often people start companies while they are still employed somewhere. Although it’s been said that hunger …

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Thinker or feeler? Times, they are a-changing

Feelings are valued more highly now than they have been since the invention of professionalism, which frankly hasn’t been around that long. When we started working in offices (and when I say ‘we’ I mean men), we created an manufactured environment. People wore suits that masked the true shape of the body. People came up with things to say that …

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Dream Big, Dream Smart

I’m 17 and starting a business but I do not know anything about running a business. Where do I start? What do I learn? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. It was subsequently published by Inc. here.  Answer by Nicole Gravagna, Author MindSET Your Manners, Co-author Venture …

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How to Identify a Startup Success Early

What factors should an algorithmic pre-seed startup fund use to trigger an automatic investment? originally appeared on Quora: the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. It was subsequently published by Forbes here.  Answer by Nicole Gravagna, Co-author of Venture Capital for Dummies, on Quora: What factors should an algorithmic pre-seed startup fund use …

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