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Types of Entrepreneur

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´╗┐Who is an Entrepreneur? Refer to an individual who owns and manages his own business. A person who organizes and manages any enterprise, especially a business, usually with considerable initiative and risk. Somebody who produces an innovative and brand new product, a different way involving making something, or a cutting-edge market. Forms of Entrepreneurs: Solo self-employed individual This group of entrepreneurs includes such group as trades people, sales agents, repairmen and brokers as well as highly paid professionals, accountants. This includes practitioners in the fields of expertise who provide management of technical advisory services on a fixed-term or long term basis. Individuals who perform all the work and keep all the profit. This includes everything from family-run stores, agents, repair persons, accountants, to physicians and lawyers. It can be a full-time job because no one else is involved. Deal-to-Dealers This includes highly knowledgeable business men engaged in various forms of trades frequently in directly or indirectly related lines of work. It is related to their existing or main line of business comes in specific transaction and may just be one-shot deal. ...read more.


Acquirers Those who acquire a going concern or start a new one. Those who take over a business started by somebody else and use their own ideas to make it successful. This often happens when there is a financial problem in the current operation. Fresh management ideas may save the business. Independent Inventors Those with particular inventive abilities who design a better product and then create companies to develop produce and sell the item. High-technology companies of this type are a new trend. Buy-sell-artist Those who buy a company for the purpose of improving it so that they can sell it again for a profit. Apparent value manipulators They refer to those who acquire assets at a discount, representing them for a new use of market. Advantages of becoming an Entrepreneur: Opportunity to gain control over one?s own destiny Managing the business you own provides independence and opportunity to achieve one?s personal goals. The business as an extension of the owner is often a means by which one can accomplish what is most important. Opportunity to reach one?s full potential Many individuals get bored after years of reporting daily routine and complained about exploited and still not reaching his/her full potentials. ...read more.


Some small businesses rarely earn enough at early stages to provide the entrepreneur with an adequate income or even loss all the hard-earned money. Risk of losing the entire invested capital Putting a new business expose the entrepreneur to all forms of risk including losing all amounts you have worked for in life. This sad reality which many entrepreneurs have experienced may have scared prospective entrepreneurs. Long hours and hard work Establishing and managing a self-owned business entails tremendous investments in energy and time to get the business off the ground. In start up phase in particular, the entrepreneur frequently does everything alone- from raising the funds, producing the goods and marketing the finished product. Lower quality of life until the business get established The long hours and hard work needed to launch a company can take the toll on one?s family and social life. Business owners find that their role as spouse or parent takes a back seat to their role as entrepreneurs. Complete responsibility It?s to the big boss, but many entrepreneurs find that they must take the decisions in issues about which they are not really knowledgeable. Where there is no one to ask, the pressure can build up quickly. Their decision can lead to success or failure of the business and have devastating effect. ...read more.

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