For starters, don’t be afraid to talk to a business advisor about how you can become a startup capitalist. Then, ask your friend to do it for you. The best ones have relationships with the entrepreneur (a business mentor, a personal friend, or someone in a position to help you.)
Some popular ones are: Dan Gilbert, the founder of Quicken Loans, which was valued at $2.4 billion; and John Doerr of AOL Time Warner, which is valued at $1.2 billion.
How do I get a job as an entrepreneur?
For someone without an MBA, you may want to start by doing online consulting gigs.
For more experience, you can read a series of articles we wrote about entrepreneurism published in December 2012.
Why am I doing so well?
Your entrepreneurial success is a testament to your hard work and desire to start something.
In your story, you’ll find that you made it through different stages of failure, but ultimately found new motivation to start a business.
The best people in this business—especially those with a history of failure—are people who understand that getting started can be so hard that you’ve got to overcome obstacles even if you don’t “make it” yet.
There are all of the answers, but it’s up to you to figure them out.
And remember, you can always try for yourself…
…or visit our friends at StartupSchool.org.
The world’s first and the most powerful quantum computer is now being developed at a lab in the UK and could take many years to bring to market.
The Quantum Computer Centre in Cambridge, Massachusetts, just became the first facility in the world to complete the most complex project ever attempted to build a quantum computer.
In an interview with Techcrunch, the Centre’s director says it will take time to get to market. “The technology is not just a technology now. It might still be a while before quantum computers are commercialized,” says Professor Chris Monroe of Cambridge University. “I think it will take about 10 to 15 to 15 years to get it to market, even if we do everything perfectly in that time.”
The most powerful quantum computer currently in existence uses a combination of superconducting qubits and a quantum key that can only be cracked with superluminal speeds. But this requires “quantum tunneling” which is incredibly difficult to do, especially if you try to