3 Lessons a Young Entrepreneur Learned From Sir Richard Branson
Have you ever wondered how to capture the attention of a big time investor for your business? Or how to score a celebrity endorsement to market your product?
“Landing your dream business partner is less about what they can do for you and more about what you can do for them,” said Eric Sanchez, an entrepreneur who managed to secure an endorsement from Sir Richard Branson and other big time venture capitalists just by being confident in what he had to offer.
Overcoming doubt, and increasing his confidence, Sanchez asked for a free ticket to Branson’s private Island in the Caribbean to attend one of the world’s largest startup competitions, Extreme Tech Challenge. Although Sanchez was not officially invited to the event, the young entrepreneur finagled his way in simply by taking a risk, being resourceful and following up.
From our very good friends over at entrepreneur.com