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Binational Initiatives Will Turn The San Diego/Tijuana Border Region Into One Of The Most Interesting Places In The World

One of my big goals while in San Diego is to improve cross border relations between Americans and Mexicans and improve the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the 2 cities. Since moving to San Diego, I have been constantly impressed with the entrepreneurial spirit of the people of Tijuana. Not only that, their passion and desire to […]

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Think Like A Sniper

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If you are a solo entrepreneur and particularly if you are launching your first business, you are nothing. You have no track record, no credibility and no followers. This is the time to think like a sniper. Most first time entrepreneurs make the mistake of trying to please everyone, everywhere and give them as many […]

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WTF Is Bootstrapping?

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There are two paths entrepreneurs typically take when starting a business: 1). The X-Factor path. With no proof that your business can actually make a dime, you pitch your heart out X-Factor style to get VC (venture capital) funding, almost lose control of the company, and have your balls in a vice until the VC […]

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How To Keep Your Customers Satisfied

When I used to live in England, Americans were hailed as the ambassadors of customer service. “The customer is always right.” Well, that is what I remembered. I visited the US for the first time when I was 13 years old and I can remember feeling like royalty. Well, I don’t know what changed but […]

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Retail Me Not

I have spoken to my mentors a lot recently about where I could take UberpongΒ and always thought that retail was the answer. I mean, being in England, the American Dream is pretty much to start a business with the goal of getting into a store like Walmart or Lowe’s. The problem is that this is […]

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