Serial entrepreneur


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Serial entrepreneur

Business person that successfully starts (does not kill) a number of different businesses.

Serial Entrepreneur

A person who starts several different businesses with little intention of operating any of them for very long. That is, a serial entrepreneur may start one business and work at it until it becomes profitable, then sell it and start another business. A serial entrepreneur is not interested in a career with the individual companies he/she runs, but rather enjoys the process of starting a business. Serial entrepreneurship is risky, as is entrepreneurship in general.
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Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk, who is the head of Tesla, SpaceX and now The Boring Company, has confirmed that he "just received verbal [government] approval" to build a new underground hyperloop network that can shuttle commuters between the two cities, about 230 miles apart, in 29 minutes.
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The serial entrepreneur only ever operates one business after another, whilst the portfolio entrepreneur owns multiple businesses at the same time; the two categories frequently overlap (Hall, 1995).
Though James had never operated a chain of franchises before founding the company in 2004, the serial entrepreneur had two other food-related businesses ranked among the BE 100s: Prime-Source Food Service Equipment Inc.
Taffinder, now a partner with Marakon Associates, says he added more case studies and "updated war stories on leaders" to this edition--as well as a final chapter on seven different types of leaders (Transformational Leader, Enforcer, Deal-Maker, Administrator, Visionary, Serial Entrepreneur and Spin Doctor) that echoes other leadership books that construct archetypes tied to actual individuals.
He said: 'Starting a company requires a very different skills set to those needed to chair a major plc and I consider my strengths are in the former - I am a serial entrepreneur.
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Also taking to the stage will be serial entrepreneur Matthew Riley, the chief executive of Daisy Communications.