To be an_entrepreneur

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To be an_entrepreneur

  1. 1. To be an entrepreneur…<br />Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College<br />05 May 2010 | Pradeep Yuvaraj<br />
  2. 2. Next 25 minutes: 3 things<br />My Entrepreneurial story…<br />What it takes to be an entrepreneur<br />Entrepreneurship, Recession & You<br />
  3. 3. “Some men see things as they are and ask why. Others dream things that never were and ask why not.”<br />-George Bernard Shaw<br />
  4. 4. Why I became an entrepreneur… <br />Bored<br />Robert Kiyosaki<br />Circumstances<br />
  5. 5. My Ventures<br />BODYSHOP<br /><ul><li>Business:</li></ul>Bike modification<br /><ul><li>Status: Failure (lost 45k)</li></li></ul><li>My Ventures<br />Liquefied solutions<br /><ul><li>Business:</li></ul>Business consulting<br /><ul><li>Status: Failure (lost 20k)</li></li></ul><li>My Ventures<br />Covai Gas Projects<br /><ul><li>Business:</li></ul>Fuel Engineering<br /><ul><li>Status: Exited ( profit 50k)</li></li></ul><li>My Ventures<br /><ul><li>Business:</li></ul>Business Management Software<br /><ul><li>Operational (5 member team)</li></li></ul><li>Business:<br />Financial Education and Planning<br />Status<br /> 22 member team<br />5 cities<br />PFW Scale<br />
  6. 6. What it takes to be an entrepreneur…<br />
  7. 7. You have to be LUCKY<br />
  8. 8. You need Unwavering Focus<br />
  9. 9. FoolishlyPragmatic<br />Entrepreneurship is about…those who dare to dream the dreams and are foolish enough to try and make their dreams come true<br />
  10. 10. NeedsEndless Sacrifice<br />
  11. 11. RequiresCourage<br />
  12. 12. Initiative Innovation Improvisation<br />
  13. 13. Tons of Patience<br />
  14. 14. Is very very very Satisfying<br />
  15. 15. To sum it up<br />to be an entrepreneur is…<br />SPICE-FUL<br />
  16. 16. Recession<br />Opportunities<br />Entry Barriers<br />What goes down must go up!!!<br />
  17. 17. Questions?<br />
  18. 18. Thank You!<br />+91-97-87- 55- 55- 44<br /><ul><li>training@edventures1.com
  19. 19. www.edventures1.com</li>

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