contacts are the primary standard for investigating entrepreneurs.
as Forbes from 2012 to 2014 list of world’s best investors the highest ranked Chinese investors since 2010, four consecutive years of annual Forbes China best venture who experienced Shen Napeng admitted that in the study of entrepreneurs "
second, networking. Every business, every business, every project team, entrepreneurs need networking to set up a company, to establish a true partnership between occupation and peers, also need to take the initiative to help others, in order to get referrals, to extend the two degree and three degree connections.
Tencent Technology Xiang Xin May 26th news, recently, the world’s largest professional social networking site LinkedIn held this year’s first public activity after entering China – British · influence. In the activity, LinkedIn founder and chairman Reid Hoffman and Sequoia Capital Chinese founder and managing partner of Shen Napeng and the audience shared their successful experience, and emphasizes the importance of networking for entrepreneurs.
first, adjust the plan. Reid Hoffman notes that entrepreneurs need to make ABZ plans for their careers, summarize their plans and engage in career plans, but don’t fix them. What is ABZ? Reid Hoffman explained that the plan A is what you are doing, to promote the competitive advantage currently have plans; B is the variable parameters, as a possible fulcrum; plan Z will provide entrepreneurs with a set of options, so that entrepreneurs can start.
Reid Hoffman puts forward three of his own experiences about entrepreneurship: the ABZ program needs to be flexible, tap into the network, and risk more risk at the end of the line.
NASDAQ network concept continued to decline, the most direct impact is to make more and more investors are more rational view of network enterprise, carefully look at one of the illusory components contained in the past that the mad chase network shares, that a wishful thinking can a spade dig out huge chunks of gold mentality has been greatly modified, speculative weak pragmatic crescendo, enterprises pay more attention to the actual revenue. Simply speaking, patience and tolerance of people long-term losses to enterprise is slowly disappearing, an e company, even if the business model is quite convincing even at first glance, investors may be able to tolerate the pink of perfection, short-term losses, but if not as soon as possible in a short period or in that business in the feasibility of its business model profit, will inevitably make people in business confidence greatly reduced, it is difficult to maintain the survival of enterprises, not to mention the development.
the current domestic China Telecom, China Unicom respectively opened their WAP sites such as Sina, ICP, many NetEase are also involved in the corresponding service in the attractive market prospects incentives, but needless to say, the WAP market is still developing stage, whether it is mobile phone manufacturers, China Telecom, China Unicom and other operators or to WAP content providers it is so; from the revenue point of view, mobile phone manufacturers can certainly guarantee profits, China Telecom and China Unicom and other operators of income is more substantial, so, WAP website? China Telecom and China Unicom built WAP site can through the communication with the Internet to get survival and development, and provide the original content in fixed network ICP, penetrate into the wireless network, find feasible profit point and put into practice is an urgent problem to be solved, after all the business completely hope in the future, depending on the risk investment is impossible to survive.
continues to tap into connections and reason for risk
dual role of both entrepreneurs and investors, LinkedIn founder and chairman Reid Hoffman considered for entrepreneurs, entrepreneurs need to rediscover their own genes, in order to create different types of enterprises and institutions.
third, face the risk sensibly. Reid Hoffman bluntly, when you need to carefully consider the unknown risks of an opportunity, it shows that it will be a breakthrough opportunity. For risk, Reid Hoffman also has its own understanding. He said that many people think that low risk business is stable, but the irony is that in a rapidly changing world, seeking stability is likely to be the biggest adventure, because if you don’t take a risk, the risk will also take the initiative to find. At the same time, entrepreneurs need to volunteer for extra work and trials, change jobs, and even freelance work.