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Here you will find articles on entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial ecosystem, virtual incubation, and how to use IdeaGist.

Do you need a Co-Founder? A 4 item checklist.

Does thinking of finding a partner or co-founder to help convert your idea into a viable business leave you hopelessly confused or fearful? You are not alone. Everyone you ask will have a strong opinion. And each opinion is conflicting. Some would tell you that it is...

How to protect yourself from the Idea Thief?

They’re out there. You know who… the idea bogeymen (and bogeywomen) - Just waiting to steal your ideas. That’s why you wrap up your brilliant, world-changing idea and stuff it to the back of your brain. Or you try and work on it in secret. Without anyone...

How secure is my idea on IdeaGist?

One of the things our team constantly respond to is the question about security and safety of ideas on IdeaGist. Many people reaction to a site like IdeaGist is “What! Do you want me put my idea on a website?”, This article is about the security of your idea on...

A New Currency for your Ideas: GIST-Points

IdeaGist Gist Points How many times has a colleague or fellow entrepreneur reviewed a project you're developing, contributed to your brainstorming sessions, or even provided their own blood, sweat, and tears to help you grow a business or product? How often have they...

3 Things to help you in not losing that idea

By Hassan Syed ‘Everything begins with an idea.’ - Earl Nightengale We all come up with ideas on a regular basis. Some good ones, some silly ones and some inspiring ones. Many of our ideas come in our minds when dealing with an obstacle, a complex situation, or a...

Minnesota Startup Ecosystem – We have a problem

Minnesota generates 220 startups per 100K of the population, which is 80% above the national average of 140 startups per 100K. We are very innovative and there seems to be no shortage of ideas. Unfortunately, if we look at the results from SBA, we see that...

10 skills that are essential for every entrepreneur to learn

To help young entrepreneurs, IdeaGist has developed a self-paced training program that anyone can take for free. This training program will help you in getting a better understanding of the practical work that you will need to do along the way. To be successful in...

3 Ways to Talk About Your Big Idea Without Giving It Away

By Hassan Syed Big Idea! Your idea is brewing in your mind. You're excited and motivated to get it out there, but you need to be careful not to give it away to other people. Our ideas are very much like babies. We need them to grow and flourish, but we need to protect...

Equity Crowdfunding – Step by Step guide

Equity Crowdfunding Check List for Legal Compliance in the United States We are in the process of launching our first crowdfunding campaign for IdeaGist Blockchain Incubator and our team was tasked to investigate the complex process of legal compliance. Here is our...

Getting started with IdeaGist Digital Incubation

Thank you for signing up and Welcome to IdeaGist Digital Incubation Platform! IdeaGist platform helps people and communities to work on innovative ideas and bring them to reality. We host 100s of innovation communities worldwide. You may have signed up on our global...

Small Teams Can Accomplish Great Things

Small teams can accomplish great things. Find out how IdeaGist's virtual business incubator can show you how.

Think Big

Think big. Learn how IdeaGist can help  

Don’t be alien to your ideas

You have good ideas, don't leave them without trying. IdeaGist is the world’s largest virtual incubator for people with ideas. It is in use by 31,000+ users from 300+ communities worldwide. If you have an idea that can make a difference, solve a problem, or help...

Entrepreneurial ideas: how do innovators come up them?

Entrepreneurial ideas Every business on earth started with a single idea. The strength of an idea alone can’t drive a business to success. For that, you need patience, capital, flexibility, and a good team. Still, your idea establishes a foundation for your...
entrepreneurs are doers

The true Entrepreneur is a doer, not a dreamer.

Entrepreneurs are doers. Learn how IdeaGist can help jump-start your great ideas.
customer satisfaction

Customer satisfaction is the best business strategy of all

Customer satisfaction: the best business strategy of all Too often, companies worry about generating new customers but they forget about the importance of keeping them happy. The Pareto rule puts it into perspective: studies show that 20 percent of your customers...
Problem solving for success: successful entrepreneurs are problem-solvers

The key to success is solving the customer’s problem

Successful Entrepreneurs Don’t Just Start Businesses, They Solve Problems Start developing your problem-solving business or product idea today, and move closer to your goal. Click here to start   Problem solving for success
startup team

Startup team building doesn’t need to come before the egg

"You don't need to have a 100 person company to develop that idea."   ~ Larry Page, Google Startup team building doesn't have to start before its founders get to work on their great idea, according to Google's Larry Page. Like Apple, Disney, and Amazon Google began...
Startup Pakistan Free Community

Startup Pakistan Free Community

Why Startup Pakistan Community Startup Pakistan online community on IdeaGist.com platform is the largest community of entrepreneurs, innovators, mentors, investors, students, researchers, and freelancers. Almost 100,000 people in Pakistan are part of this fast-growing...

Startup Pakistan Community — Online

Startup Pakistan Community — Online

Why Startup Pakistan Community Startup Pakistan online community on IdeaGist.com platform is the largest community of entrepreneurs, innovators, mentors, investors, students, researchers, and freelancers. Almost 100,000 people in Pakistan are part of this fast-growing...

Startup Pakistan Community

Startup Pakistan Community

Why Startup Pakistan Community Startup Pakistan online community on IdeaGist.com platform is the largest community of entrepreneurs, innovators, mentors, investors, students, researchers, and freelancers. Almost 100,000 people in Pakistan are part of this fast-growing...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

Startup Pakistan Cohort 8

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

Startup Pakistan Cohort 7

University students getting ready to graduate (3rd year and 4th year) and recent graduates are facing an ever-growing challenge of finding jobs. This issue is not limited to one university or one city. Starting your own business and becoming your own boss sounds...

Result of All Passed Students of Pilot Cohort

Name Percentage Institution Name Abbas Ahmad 70 Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Abbas Khan 70 Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Abdul Wakeel 60 Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Abdullah 60 Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan Abdullah Bin Saif 60 Abdul Wali Khan...

Equity Crowdfunding – Step by Step guide

Equity Crowdfunding – Step by Step guide

Equity Crowdfunding Check List for Legal Compliance in the United States We are in the process of launching our first crowdfunding campaign for IdeaGist Blockchain Incubator and our team was tasked to investigate the complex process of legal compliance. Here is our...

Minnesota Startup Ecosystem – We have a problem

Minnesota Startup Ecosystem – We have a problem

Minnesota generates 220 startups per 100K of the population, which is 80% above the national average of 140 startups per 100K. We are very innovative and there seems to be no shortage of ideas. Unfortunately, if we look at the results from SBA, we see that...

How to protect yourself from the Idea Thief?

How to protect yourself from the Idea Thief?

They’re out there. You know who… the idea bogeymen (and bogeywomen) - Just waiting to steal your ideas. That’s why you wrap up your brilliant, world-changing idea and stuff it to the back of your brain. Or you try and work on it in secret. Without anyone...

A New Currency for your Ideas: GIST-Points

A New Currency for your Ideas: GIST-Points

IdeaGist Gist Points How many times has a colleague or fellow entrepreneur reviewed a project you're developing, contributed to your brainstorming sessions, or even provided their own blood, sweat, and tears to help you grow a business or product? How often have they...

10 skills that are essential for every entrepreneur to learn

10 skills that are essential for every entrepreneur to learn

To help young entrepreneurs, IdeaGist has developed a self-paced training program that anyone can take for free. This training program will help you in getting a better understanding of the practical work that you will need to do along the way. To be successful in...