The 2X CEO BLOG

A New Way to Pitch to Investors During Corona Virus

,,Launchpad2X in partnership with Venture Atlanta held its first virtual investor pitch showcase last Thursday and it was a wildly successful and effective way for young companies in the LP2X community to present their value proposition and receive questions from...

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LP2X CEO Survival Tips: The New Normal for Communications

Most of our businesses were not ready for this disruption. No one could predict that a CEO would have to stand up a remote workforce with no notice. Every company from large enterprises to startups is experiencing the strain of managing employees, customers and...

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8 Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Family

48 percent of entrepreneurs grew up in an entrepreneurial family before starting their own businesses, according to a survey by the Kauffman Foundation. If you're an entrepreneur who wasn't born in an startup owner's family, keep in mind, business success is not...

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Women Crushing Through Barriers and Paying it Forward

I recently went to see RBG, a documentary about an intelligent, determined, tiny woman blazing a trail to reach the absolute apex of her profession. Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s response to the discrimination she faced in her career was to make a quest for equal treatment of...

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How LP2X Has Helped Make Me Better – An Exclusive Insight

By Holly Pezzano: Core Program Graduate, Advisory Board Member & Sponsor Introducing Holly Pezzano I am a true entrepreneur at heart. I learned from two self employed parents that the best way to control your own destiny was to stay in the drivers seat. I was 19...

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Scaling Your Business Vs. Growing Your Business

By Bernie Dixon Scaling and growth: two words that frequently are bantered about among early stage entrepreneurs. The enthusiasm surrounding the use of the words far outweighs the accurate use of the words. Many people assume that scaling a business is the same as...

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10 Tips to Get a Foot in the Door with Investors

There is a saying you hear frequently in entrepreneurial circles: “You can chase sales, or you can chase investment.” Searching for investors, preparing materials, and due diligence are a significant time drain for busy CEOs. If you are getting ready to jump into a...

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LP2X CEO Survival Tips: Managing without a Company Office

By Bernie Dixon We are a couple weeks into the crisis. I really miss running into people in the office talking about their parenting, kids’ achievements, recent travel or the kind of tea we are into while lolling in the break area. Chance meetings often spur ideas and...

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