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Selamat Dini Hari,, Pelajaran Dari Founder Coffee Shop

Semalem dari jam 9 ketemu dan ngobrol dengan OmBud,, biasa nogbrol ngalor-ngidul tentang bisnis online. Saya share tentang konsep belajar nyetir dan dia menyarankan untuk ganti nama yang lebih mengarah ke personal branding. Dan gw pertimbangkan karena masukannya juga sesuai dengan konsep digital marketing di Indo selama ini yang sangat menonjolkan sosok personal dari penulisnya atau founder-nya.

Kemudian bertemu dengan salah satu founder coffee shop laris di Jaksel. Singkat cerita poinnya adalah: Dia hanya merekrut anak jalanan non background umur kurang dari 20 s/d 20an awal, yang niat bekerja dari posisi bersih-bersih, dibimbing dengan tingkatan. Hingga beberapa ex barista-nya sudah ada yang menjadi barista di coffee shop besar lainnya, sampai sudah ada yang jadi barista di Dubai.

Kemudian mengenai LOKASI, yang namanya bisnis F&B lokasi memegang peranan penting. Sangat penting.

Lalu perjuangan berat adalah 6 bulan awal agar coffee shop-nya memiliki nama dan pelanggan awal.

So kamyuu sendiri, bagaimana kamu menikmati masa awal perjuangan? Bisakah setelah 6 bulan(atau kurang) bisnis mu memiliki pelanggan dan tumbuh membesar,, bukan sekedar planning mile stone besar-besar selanjutnya dan hanya bicara valuasi kosong.

Bisnis jalanan,, berpikir sekarang untuk sebuah gambar besar. Bagaimana kamu menikmati proses membangun bisnis bersama tim mu selama masa perjuangan? Apa daily routine activity yang perlu kamu kerjakan dan nikmati untuk bisa menjadi besar? APA?

Berjalan dimalam hari tidak perlu tau jauh di sana ada apa,, cukup arahkan senter ke jarak 1 meter di depanmu. Tapi kalau tidak ada keyakinan dan keberanian perjalanan itu tidak akan dimulai atau hanya akan berjalan kembali ke titik awal jika kurang yakin.

 

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This Entrepreneur Might Be the ‘Best’ in Shark Tank’s History

He created the International Gloving Championship through EmazingLights, and it’s helped him make his company synonymous with gloving. EmazingLights has 80% market share, and he tells the Sharks that he guarantees that his four or five competitors “do not operate on the same level.”

Lim’s companies have grossed over $13 million and together made $7.4 million in revenue in 2014. He tells the investors that he wants to make EmazingLights a billion-dollar company.

The Sharks are intrigued. We’ve summarized the fight for a deal:

  • Kevin O’Leary: Worried about the possibility of gloving being a fad, but very impressed with Lim’s work ethic. Will loan $650,000 in exchange for 3% equity. Lim respectfully declines because he’s looking for a hands-on partner.
  • Daymond John: Will get high-level licensing deals, and can get into stores like Spencer’s and Party City, if desired. Will give $650,000 for 20% of money made from licensing deals.
  • Robert Herjavec and Lori Greiner: Are hugely impressed by his performance and drive, and want to be important members of his team. Will invest $1 million for 8% equity.
  • Mark Cuban and John: Cuban joins John’s deal. Cuban will give $650,000 for 5% equity and will handle strategy and get EmazingLights performances into the Dallas Mavericks’ halftime shows. John will take licensing duties and take 20% commission. “So you have the sports guy and the kinda music/fashion guy who’s going to work with you, or you have the Queen of QVC and the security guy,” John says, taunting Greiner and Herjavec.
  • Herjavec and Greiner: Together have an international retail network and can also get EmazingLights into arenas. Offering $1 million for 5% equity.

Ultimately, Lim makes a deal with Cuban and John.

This Entrepreneur Might Be the ‘Best’ in Shark Tank’s History.

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No, entrepreneurs, most of you don’t need angel investors or venture capitalists – The Washington Post

“It’s a sexy story when a 20-year-old raises $2 million for a new company, and that’s what we hear about,” Morelix said. “Those stories are important, but they aren’t really representative of the process most start-ups go through.”

No, entrepreneurs, most of you don’t need angel investors or venture capitalists – The Washington Post.

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