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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

9 startup lessons entrepreneurs would teach themselves if they could go back in time

By Richard Feloni, Management Strategy and Entrepreneurship   All entrepreneurs will make poor management decisions or wrong hires and face obstacles entirely out of their control. The best are able to process each failure, learn from it, and continue forward...

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

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 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...
entrepreneurship's inevitable failures

Entrepreneurship’s inevitable failure: how to overcome them and succeed.

Entrepreneurship's inevitable failures: how to overcome them For entrepreneurs, failures are inevitable, but successful entrepreneurs have learned overcome them. A primary element of overcoming business failure is established in your mindset.  It starts with an...
startup leadership skills

Startup leadership skills: 4 key practices that promote business growth

Startup leadership skills that drive business growth Startup leadership skills are fundamental to achieving a business's goals. Successful startup leaders do what it takes to establish an integrated team that is motivated to work together toward a mutual goal. For a...

Key to entrepreneurial success: surround yourself with positive people

Key to entrepreneurial success: surround yourself with positive people You don't become a success in a vacuum. You have family and friends and maybe a mentor or two who support you and listen to your got friends who support you and family who listen to you gripe about...
stand out startup

Stand out startup: 5 ways to make your startup stand out!

Stand out startup: Check out this article from Tech.co for 5 things you can do make your startup stand out. Start developing your stand-out business or product idea today, and move closer to your goal. Click here to start   Stand out startup
hatch your startup idea

Give your million dollar idea an opportunity to hatch

Hatch your startup idea Hatch your startup idea before it slips away, or someone beats you to it. Learn how IdeaGist's startup incubator can help you hatch your great idea.   Hatch your idea IdeaGist 2017  
human interaction innovation

Human Interaction Drives Innovation and Collaboration

Human interaction in innovation So many technologies allow us to collaborate “virtually” in today's workplace. But regardless of what technologies we use, all collaboration still needs one fundamental element: each other. No matter how advanced the technology...
game changer

Innovation should be the game changer

Be the game changer with your innovative ideas. Learn how IdeaGist's virtual incubator can help you change the rules.
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...