Best Projects 2020 features all the nominated entries submitted ‘Submit your Project’ category. All the entries consist of innovative projects run by existing enterprises in the form of businesses, NGOs or informal programs.

Zero-Gap Mask Initiative

Published on July 24, 2020 um 07:16

Your title/position

Founders

Type of Enterprise

informal program/project

Year the ngo or company was founded

2018

Explain your project in details:

We believe that everyone deserves to breathe safely through innovative technology ensuring reliable and fitting masks. With the threat of COVID-19 this year and with air pollution being recognized as a global health threat by the World Health Organization (WHO), it is critical for the possession of quality masks to not be treated as a privilege but a fundamental right for everyone. Unfortunately, the prices of high quality masks range from $30 to $80, meaning that proper respiratory protection is not feasible for around half of the world population, who receive a daily income of less than $5.50. Most affordable masks, on the other hand, have 68% leakage rates of pollutants due to the issue of poor facial fit. After nine months of research, reaching out to healthcare workers, and prototyping, we came up with a $10 reusable mask that maximizes facial fit and filters out 99.95% of pollutants: the Zero-Gap Mask. The Zero-Gap Mask precisely conforms to the facial structures of its users when heat (from hot water or hair dryers, both of which are readily available to the general public) is applied. For especially those with facial disfigurements or facial hair who make up 20% of the world population, our masks help protection from airborne diseases and pollutants become more accessible. We have been furthering this initiative by collaborating with a local hospital and a charity organization to reach our beneficiaries. With the Zero-Gap Mask Initiative, we hope to make respiratory protection possible for everyone.

Impact of your enterprise on sustainable development

Our initiative aims to help more people more effectively protect themselves from air pollution and airborne viruses by impacting the following Sustainable Development Goals: Goal 3, good health and well-being, and Goal 10, reduced inequalities. Costing around $10 with $3 replaceable filters, our masks prove to be three to ten times more affordable long-term compared to other high quality masks; this opens the door for many middle to low income families when it comes to respiratory protection. After attempting different filter combinations, we were able to finalize our filter layers so that our masks can block 99.95% of pollutants. Our primary measures of success would be the number of distributor sponsors and the number of consumers purchasing our product. This would also include our coverage of severely polluted regions of the world and countries most affected by COVID-19. Our efforts to reduce respiratory health disparities have been recognized by global organizations like the Diamond Challenge for High School Entrepreneurs, Project Paradigm, and the Da-il Charity Organization. After consulting with medical professionals, who confirmed our masks would help in combating COVID-19, we recently collaborated with a hospital and a charity organization in Korea to further our impact. Through this collaboration, we had the opportunity to distribute our masks to a group of 80 individuals, consisting of medical personnel, low-income families, and people in high risk groups for COVID-19. With public schools reopening in Korea, which strictly require students to wear masks upon attendance, we are currently working to distribute our masks to students who cant afford masks and are unable to attend school. All in all, our initiative benefits people living in regions highly impacted by air pollution or COVID-19, while maximizing facial fit and affordability.

Sustainability and future plans

The objective of the Zero-Gap Mask Initiative is to make respiratory health non-discriminatory. Fortunately, the global dust mask market has been expanding, projected to reach the $4 billion mark by 2022; this strongly suggests the financial sustainability of our initiative. Our solution is cost-effective as well; rather than spending thousands of dollars on electricity and machines to produce masks in many sizes, we only need a single central design that more accurately accommodates varying facial structures, while significantly reducing production costs. Chicago Business Management has also verified our calculations for sustainability and has agreed to fund us. As of now, our masks cost $4.88 to produce and are priced at $10.18. Though we are currently expanding within South Korea by accepting distribution requests from charity organizations and hospitals, we plan to reach out to international retail companies by the end of this year. To establish beneficiary channels overseas, we plan to utilize free social media marketing provided by the skills-based volunteering program Moving Worlds and partnerships with volunteer-abroad programs that will reduce transportation costs. By monitoring web traffic of our online shop, we can also plan future expansion. Our prospective distributor sponsors include Amazon, Dream Depot, Dream Office, and many more. Also, selling at cheaper prices to NGOs such as the Sierra Club increases profit without retail fees and ensures steady sales. Through Sierra Club, even if only 1 in every 10 members hands out one mask, we will benefit 55,000 people in need. From 2020 to 2025, our targets include conducting product tests, obtaining a design patent, increasing awareness about our product, and gradually expanding our retail internationally from South Korea. Ultimately, we want to accommodate as many people living in heavily polluted regions around the world as possible.

Your profile as an entrepreneur

After noticing stroke patients struggling with the facial fit of their dust masks at a senior care center in South Korea, we knew that something needed to change. At first, we Googled if there were any affordable dust masks maximizing facial fit that we could recommend to them, but we couldn't find any. Through conducting some research and interviews, we realized that poor facial fit affects not only those with facial disfigurements, but also practically everyone who wears masks, as most masks have a large leakage rate due to poor facial fit. As 18-year-old students passionate about entrepreneurship and science, we took it upon ourselves to create the Zero-Gap Mask. Though we're only high schoolers and we're relatively new to the entrepreneurial world, we still have successful experiences in gaining recognition, receiving funding, and reaching out to incubators. In the spring of 2019, our initiative was selected as one of the top nine social innovation entries in the Diamond Challenge, the largest entrepreneurship-concept competition for high schoolers in the world. Recently, we also became finalists for the Paradigm Challenge. Through the experience of meeting other like-minded student leaders and entrepreneurs at these competitions and conferences, we were inspired to further generate solutions to problems we observe around us and develop our entrepreneurial skills. Sarah, a former board member of a global entrepreneurship community and a research student, reached out to start-up incubators and different organizations to conduct comfort tests and marketing surveys. Angela's great interest in molecular biology and chemistry allowed her to research more about forming a combination of effective filters. Miru took the lead in product design to help in building a functional and appealing prototype. Together, we aim to improve respiratory health globally without leaving a single person out of touch with respiratory protection.

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August 4, 2020 17:06

After reading about the project you proposed, I would like to say that it is a wonderful and fantastic project that is much needed during this period of crisisas it goes in line with the goals of the United Nation.

The Sdg's are a collection of 17 global goals designed to be a blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. Please try to enrol for the Brain Versus Capital Course and also the Sustainable Entrepreneurship Course in the campus so as to make your project environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

Please vote and comment for my idea too in the campus community "Promoting a healthy lifestyle" (https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/26/18364) as it aims to achieve SDG 1, 2, 3 and 8

August 4, 2020 03:25

While embarking on a quest to change the world may feel lonely, it is important to remember that social entrepreneurship is a team sport, and other people are willing to help. Social entrepreneurs need to stay open and attentive to potential partnership and collaboration opportunities. In many cases, collaborative initiatives and joint-ventures can achieve social/business goals much more effectively than solo endeavors.

August 3, 2020 15:24

Dear innovators Angela Rhee, Miru Jun, and Sarah Lee,

This is my support and vote# 1536 to your successful idea which focusing on (Zero-Gap Mask Initiative).
The seeds you sow today will determine the harvest you reap tomorrow;
so be mindful of what you seed today, how and where you sow it.

waiting to also see your support
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/28/17462/

Best wishes
Ramzi Al-Shaikh

August 2, 2020 19:41

Hello @Zero-Gap Mask Initiative !

I am truly amazed by your project, I love its simplicity and cost-efficiency and I see so much potential in a short and long-term future. I think you all make a very complementary team, each one of you bringing something different and that richness is key to make your project work!

Keep up the good work!

Regards,
Virginia

August 1, 2020 17:33

my constructive sharing and exchanging of imperative guide to my co contestant this week are below, please reflect on it meticulously

ephraim/essien
July 27 - August 1, 2020

Day 22
As a Nigerian Serial Entrepreneur and 2020 Best Idea Contestant. My sole role in this platform is to mobilize my co global youth led innovation towards exchanging and supporting their creative ideas and projects towards contributing to achieving the sustainable developing goals. While envisioning to do volunteer work and assisting upcoming start ups across borders soon.

Campus members did you know that in 7 3 Compose Your Company?

Let is start with a small, manageable example. Rafael Kugel explains Scientists at the University of Essen discovered that the process of removing the rapeseeds bitter hullmade it possible to extract pleasant tasting oil. The valuable properties of rapeseed oil, now more commonly known as canola oil, have long been known, and the German Society for Nutrition DeutscheGesellschaft für Ernährung expressly recommends its consumption because of its nutritional benefits it contains 60 percent monounsaturated fatty acids and high levels of vitamin E, as well as polyunsaturated omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. After the discovery of how to make the oil palatable, I thought it would be possible to help canola oil achieve a new economic life. If you packaged this oil in large containers and marketed it directly to the consumer, instead of selling it over the counter in small containers at high prices, would not that convince consumers to buy their canola oil by mail order from me? The Tea Campaign model transferred to canola oil?

Campus members please check page 77 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 23

Campus members did you know that in this sentence We live in a time of perfect means?

My co contestants, did you know who made this statement? We live in a time of perfect means.
The answer is ALBERT EINSTEIN

Campus members please check page 79 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 24

Campus members did you know that in this story pages 80 bis 82

An Example Making Toothbrushes Cheaper

Not far from Bonn is a factory that makes most of the toothbrushes sold in Germany. A number of well known
brands have their toothbrushes made for them there. You, too, can have your toothbrushes
manufactured there and sell them under your own name or under some other fancy name. Get together
with your friends and acquaintances and start a Toothbrush Campaign. You know that toothbrushes
should not be used too long otherwise they will damage your teeth, no matter how expensive or
scientific their design. You yourself need at least ten toothbrushes a year. So your own circle of friends
and acquaintances is sufficient for a small campaign. Why should your friends buy their toothbrushes
from you? You can already figure it out. Not because you are attractive and likeable and can talk your
friends into buying them from you, but because naturally your toothbrushes are much cheaper than the
toothbrushes they are buying for themselves, even at the discount store. Materials and production cost
almost nothing. Toothbrushes become expensive because of the advertising to develop the brand and
sales.
How should you sell your toothbrushes? Set up an online shop so that the acquaintances of your
acquaintances can buy a year is supply, or else you can distribute the toothbrushes in person when you
go for a visit. Do not be afraid that your friends will laugh at you. They will only do that at the beginning
before they understand the concept. After that, they will either be green with envy or they will immediately
start looking for a product to use for a little campaign of their own. If you brush your teeth with an
electric toothbrush and we hope you do the enterprise will pay off that much faster. You have certainly
already been irritated at how expensive those little brushes for the top of the hand piece are. Ideally you
should sell the motor right along with it. It should be rugged and have a long service life, and the device
should be designed with sensor technology that adjusts the pressure on the teeth, which is usually too
strong. In this way you will have eliminated the problem created by brand name electric toothbrush
manufacturers, which is that a different toothbrush head must be purchased for every brand of electric
toothbrush.
Now you start to think of a brand name. Take Green for example. Yes, Green. You cannot call your
electric toothbrush Braun Brown Braun is the name of a famous German company with a reputation
for high quality products. But Green maybe you could. To be safe, look for someone whose name is
Green and name your company after him. Keep looking under Green in the telephone book until
you find someone who is willing to go along with this experiment. If when you try to register the name,
they tell you that the name Green is not allowed, bring a legal action. If the brand Brown is allowed,
Green has to be permitted too. What I am really trying to say here is that you should choose a
memorable name that is as simple as possible and not let yourself be dissuaded too quickly by
statements like That would not work or There is one like that already.
The Tea Campaign never had any difficulty buying good quality tea, not even when the tea merchants
tried to use their market power against us and attempted to influence tea producers to stop selling to
us.

These days production is no longer the problem. So what is the problem? Packaging and shipping? This
is handled by professional packagers and shippers. The Projektwerkstatt offers this service we already
ship more than 100,000 parcels each year. We have the entire infrastructure. Your few dozen or several
hundred packages would not make any difference. As far as the costs are concerned, you will be getting
involved with an enterprise that is already operating with extreme efficiency. Even the postage will be
cheaper for you. While you will quickly shell out six Euros for a single package mailed parcel post at the
post office, the same package will cost only half as much with us and you will save yourself the trip to the
post office and the time waiting in line. Obviously the cost of packaging material is also lower because
we buy in quantity. It is a real win win situation. You will save a lot of money, and we will utilize our existing
capacity more efficiently, and later, when you are sending a thousand packages, our costs will be even
lower because now we will have larger volume and better purchase discounts because of you. But check
around to see whether you can find another service provider who might be even cheaper than we are,
or who is in a better position to meet your specific needs.
What is left is operating and administering the online shop. Here the solution is even simpler. Set up
your own online shop by using software that releases you from all the administrative duties. At the end
of the month you will get a report on how much you have sold and earned. If you are curious and want to
check on your business every night, you can call up the latest data yourself any time you want to.
Nowadays, you will find professional service providers who offer this service.
What are you waiting for Campus members please check pages 80 bis 82 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 25

Campus members today before you made any comment and sharing phase, and cast vote for my idea

Now before you throw this book down in disgust, I will grant you that there are exceptions. When research
and development in the hi tech area is necessary, you will need large amounts of capital. The same
holds true in pharmaceutical research. An enormous amount of capital is required from the first
research findings through clinical trials to the sale of a drug.

Campus members please check page 83 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 26

Campus members today before you made any comment and sharing phase, and cast vote for my idea

So, now do you want a little company of your own?

Small is beautiful that may be true, you concede. Maybe you are more flexible than the big boys and
You are not saddled with a huge administrative apparatus. But does not a small company have definite
economic handicaps? Small batches, high unit costs, no money for research and development or for
marketing?
Marketing and infrastructure have changed in a way that has made the traditional perceptions of large
and small obsolete. This is because of the openness and transparency of the modern markets, as well as
the new professionalism and process reliability.
Thus, and this is the decisive factor, founders have access to the same market and on practically the
same terms as the big companies.

Campus members please check pages 86 bis 87 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 27

Campus members today before you made any comment and sharing phase, and cast vote for my idea please read this

You are probably thinking it is cheaper to do things yourself rather than using third party professional
service providers. In practice, however, experience has often shown that if you take all of your own
costs into account, you can buy such services more cheaply than what it would cost you to perform
them yourself.
In summary, as unlikely as it may seem to you at the moment, you can play with the big boys. But you
should be prudent and limit yourself to supplying a single product or a single service. Marketing experts
will try to talk you into diversification so that you can spread your risk. But be careful you will be paying
for this with mushrooming complexity and higher unit costs. It was not without reason that Andrew
Carnegie said, Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his
eggs in one basket and watches the basket. The opportunity for you to become an expert in a single
subject, keep track of your business and be superior to existing conventions in this one thing outweighs
the risk of non diversification.
Later, when you have gathered more experience and your concept has been successful in practice, you can
expand, diversify or even bring the outsourced functions back into your company. At that point your
risks will be manageable and calculable
Campus members please check page 89 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

My Co contestants CEC 2020, I blissfully want you to support your idea and project through sharing your innate experiences, and exchanging of best practice and well conceived idea at the entrepreneurial laboratory down to one to many so as to motivates you in learning and improving your own idea and project. So please heartily vote and comment for my own idea now. Please kindly cast your vote to my idea link here https www entrepreneurship campus org ideas 23 17721

August 1, 2020 17:33

my constructive sharing and exchanging of imperative guide to my co contestant this week are below, please reflect on it meticulously

ephraim/essien
July 27 - August 1, 2020

Day 22
As a Nigerian Serial Entrepreneur and 2020 Best Idea Contestant. My sole role in this platform is to mobilize my co global youth led innovation towards exchanging and supporting their creative ideas and projects towards contributing to achieving the sustainable developing goals. While envisioning to do volunteer work and assisting upcoming start ups across borders soon.

Campus members did you know that in 7 3 Compose Your Company?

Let is start with a small, manageable example. Rafael Kugel explains Scientists at the University of Essen discovered that the process of removing the rapeseeds bitter hullmade it possible to extract pleasant tasting oil. The valuable properties of rapeseed oil, now more commonly known as canola oil, have long been known, and the German Society for Nutrition DeutscheGesellschaft für Ernährung expressly recommends its consumption because of its nutritional benefits it contains 60 percent monounsaturated fatty acids and high levels of vitamin E, as well as polyunsaturated omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. After the discovery of how to make the oil palatable, I thought it would be possible to help canola oil achieve a new economic life. If you packaged this oil in large containers and marketed it directly to the consumer, instead of selling it over the counter in small containers at high prices, would not that convince consumers to buy their canola oil by mail order from me? The Tea Campaign model transferred to canola oil?

Campus members please check page 77 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 23

Campus members did you know that in this sentence We live in a time of perfect means?

My co contestants, did you know who made this statement? We live in a time of perfect means.
The answer is ALBERT EINSTEIN

Campus members please check page 79 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 24

Campus members did you know that in this story pages 80 bis 82

An Example Making Toothbrushes Cheaper

Not far from Bonn is a factory that makes most of the toothbrushes sold in Germany. A number of well known
brands have their toothbrushes made for them there. You, too, can have your toothbrushes
manufactured there and sell them under your own name or under some other fancy name. Get together
with your friends and acquaintances and start a Toothbrush Campaign. You know that toothbrushes
should not be used too long otherwise they will damage your teeth, no matter how expensive or
scientific their design. You yourself need at least ten toothbrushes a year. So your own circle of friends
and acquaintances is sufficient for a small campaign. Why should your friends buy their toothbrushes
from you? You can already figure it out. Not because you are attractive and likeable and can talk your
friends into buying them from you, but because naturally your toothbrushes are much cheaper than the
toothbrushes they are buying for themselves, even at the discount store. Materials and production cost
almost nothing. Toothbrushes become expensive because of the advertising to develop the brand and
sales.
How should you sell your toothbrushes? Set up an online shop so that the acquaintances of your
acquaintances can buy a year is supply, or else you can distribute the toothbrushes in person when you
go for a visit. Do not be afraid that your friends will laugh at you. They will only do that at the beginning
before they understand the concept. After that, they will either be green with envy or they will immediately
start looking for a product to use for a little campaign of their own. If you brush your teeth with an
electric toothbrush and we hope you do the enterprise will pay off that much faster. You have certainly
already been irritated at how expensive those little brushes for the top of the hand piece are. Ideally you
should sell the motor right along with it. It should be rugged and have a long service life, and the device
should be designed with sensor technology that adjusts the pressure on the teeth, which is usually too
strong. In this way you will have eliminated the problem created by brand name electric toothbrush
manufacturers, which is that a different toothbrush head must be purchased for every brand of electric
toothbrush.
Now you start to think of a brand name. Take Green for example. Yes, Green. You cannot call your
electric toothbrush Braun Brown Braun is the name of a famous German company with a reputation
for high quality products. But Green maybe you could. To be safe, look for someone whose name is
Green and name your company after him. Keep looking under Green in the telephone book until
you find someone who is willing to go along with this experiment. If when you try to register the name,
they tell you that the name Green is not allowed, bring a legal action. If the brand Brown is allowed,
Green has to be permitted too. What I am really trying to say here is that you should choose a
memorable name that is as simple as possible and not let yourself be dissuaded too quickly by
statements like That would not work or There is one like that already.
The Tea Campaign never had any difficulty buying good quality tea, not even when the tea merchants
tried to use their market power against us and attempted to influence tea producers to stop selling to
us.

These days production is no longer the problem. So what is the problem? Packaging and shipping? This
is handled by professional packagers and shippers. The Projektwerkstatt offers this service we already
ship more than 100,000 parcels each year. We have the entire infrastructure. Your few dozen or several
hundred packages would not make any difference. As far as the costs are concerned, you will be getting
involved with an enterprise that is already operating with extreme efficiency. Even the postage will be
cheaper for you. While you will quickly shell out six Euros for a single package mailed parcel post at the
post office, the same package will cost only half as much with us and you will save yourself the trip to the
post office and the time waiting in line. Obviously the cost of packaging material is also lower because
we buy in quantity. It is a real win win situation. You will save a lot of money, and we will utilize our existing
capacity more efficiently, and later, when you are sending a thousand packages, our costs will be even
lower because now we will have larger volume and better purchase discounts because of you. But check
around to see whether you can find another service provider who might be even cheaper than we are,
or who is in a better position to meet your specific needs.
What is left is operating and administering the online shop. Here the solution is even simpler. Set up
your own online shop by using software that releases you from all the administrative duties. At the end
of the month you will get a report on how much you have sold and earned. If you are curious and want to
check on your business every night, you can call up the latest data yourself any time you want to.
Nowadays, you will find professional service providers who offer this service.
What are you waiting for Campus members please check pages 80 bis 82 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 25

Campus members today before you made any comment and sharing phase, and cast vote for my idea

Now before you throw this book down in disgust, I will grant you that there are exceptions. When research
and development in the hi tech area is necessary, you will need large amounts of capital. The same
holds true in pharmaceutical research. An enormous amount of capital is required from the first
research findings through clinical trials to the sale of a drug.

Campus members please check page 83 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 26

Campus members today before you made any comment and sharing phase, and cast vote for my idea

So, now do you want a little company of your own?

Small is beautiful that may be true, you concede. Maybe you are more flexible than the big boys and
You are not saddled with a huge administrative apparatus. But does not a small company have definite
economic handicaps? Small batches, high unit costs, no money for research and development or for
marketing?
Marketing and infrastructure have changed in a way that has made the traditional perceptions of large
and small obsolete. This is because of the openness and transparency of the modern markets, as well as
the new professionalism and process reliability.
Thus, and this is the decisive factor, founders have access to the same market and on practically the
same terms as the big companies.

Campus members please check pages 86 bis 87 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 27

Campus members today before you made any comment and sharing phase, and cast vote for my idea please read this

You are probably thinking it is cheaper to do things yourself rather than using third party professional
service providers. In practice, however, experience has often shown that if you take all of your own
costs into account, you can buy such services more cheaply than what it would cost you to perform
them yourself.
In summary, as unlikely as it may seem to you at the moment, you can play with the big boys. But you
should be prudent and limit yourself to supplying a single product or a single service. Marketing experts
will try to talk you into diversification so that you can spread your risk. But be careful you will be paying
for this with mushrooming complexity and higher unit costs. It was not without reason that Andrew
Carnegie said, Concentrate your energies, your thoughts and your capital. The wise man puts all his
eggs in one basket and watches the basket. The opportunity for you to become an expert in a single
subject, keep track of your business and be superior to existing conventions in this one thing outweighs
the risk of non diversification.
Later, when you have gathered more experience and your concept has been successful in practice, you can
expand, diversify or even bring the outsourced functions back into your company. At that point your
risks will be manageable and calculable
Campus members please check page 89 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

My Co contestants CEC 2020, I blissfully want you to support your idea and project through sharing your innate experiences, and exchanging of best practice and well conceived idea at the entrepreneurial laboratory down to one to many so as to motivates you in learning and improving your own idea and project. So please heartily vote and comment for my own idea now. Please kindly cast your vote to my idea link here https www entrepreneurship campus org ideas 23 17721

August 1, 2020 15:37

Day 22
As a budding 2020 Citizen Entrepreneurship Contestant from Nigeria South South Nigeria Region I love my idea and project Electricity for Everyone because I seek out to ask many questions than answers, I am 100 percent focus and self discipline, critical thinker, networker, innovator while my major duty now is to help young people across mother Earth to start developing their inherent entrepreneurial skills and talents towards realizing our 17 sustainable development goals and join me now to ask many questions across our 2020 platform
Holger Johnson is just such a multi founder. In addition to Ebuero AG, he has established, co founded or functioned as a business angel actively engaged in the development of about 20 other companies. How does he do it? He concentrates on the entrepreneurial design, from which he formulates objectives and tasks and then supervises their execution. In this way he uses his head and his time in the area in which he excels. He knows full well that he must not permit too much complexity in his entrepreneurial design work. A high degree of complexity would increase susceptibility to error and require more decision making on his part; it would sap more of his energy and divert his attention from the areas where his best talents lie and from what he most enjoys. Campus members use this in your idea or project
I want all to reflect on it
Day 23
Successful companies originate in the mind. The better an entrepreneurial concept is and the more it is
analyzed and fine tuned, the more it will resemble a finished work of art and the more likely it is to be
successful.
I want all to reflect on it
Day 24
Dorothee is the daughter of a colleague of mine. She was an English major but did not want to become a
teacher. In her free time she creates vases, large ceramic pieces. She asked me whether she could not
make a little business out of this. I asked her a whole series of questions. Did she really enjoy doing it?
Did she enjoy it so much that she could imagine doing it over the long term? Are people willing to buy
these vases with their own money? And much more. Dorothee explained that she really did enjoy
working on her ceramics. That there are people who are buying her vases already and that she is earning
money with them, even when she calculates all her expenses and her own work time. And that if she
wanted to, she could ask for more money.
This did not sound bad. In fact, it sounded very convincing. Dorothee would probably be happier with her
vases than she would be working as a teacher in a job she disliked. My advice do it. Do not let yourself
be dissuaded bet on your artistic talent.
I ran into her again a few months later. Curious, I ask her about her business. I am not suited to be a
business person, she tells me. How so? I ask, amazed. Dorothee explains that she took a course in
starting a business, but I failed the balance sheet analysis.
Balance sheet analysis is something valuable. Nobody who wants to understand the financial situation of
a major company like Siemens can skip the balance sheet analysis. But what Dorothee needed is not a
balance sheet analysis. What she needs to know is whether her work is generating enough income.
Every street kid in Manila, every woman in Bangladesh who gets a microcredit from the Grameen Bank,
has the business smarts for this, without formal business administration concepts and techniques. A
formal requirement just frightens people off, especially creative, artistically inclined people. The start-up
consultant would have given better advice if he had simple told Dorothee to collect the receipts for her
expenses and her income and take them to a bookkeeper, or to pay a student to do her income tax
return. With Dorothee, a promising business founder was derailed because of an incompetent startup
consultant.
I want all to reflect on it
Day 25
Getting rid of the fanciful ideas
And where was the campfire? Much too dangerous. The artistic performances? Could you do a somersault in your confirmation suit? Any fanciful ideas had been taken away from the children before they were even aware of it. The concept of the adventure restaurant was dead on arrival.
I want all to reflect on it
Day 26
An Example Making Toothbrushes Cheaper
Not far from Bonn is a factory that makes most of the toothbrushes sold in Germany. A number of well known brands have their toothbrushes made for them there. You, too, can have your toothbrushes manufactured there and sell them under your own name or under some other fancy name. Get together with your friends and acquaintances and start a Toothbrush Campaign. You know that toothbrushes should not be used too long otherwise they will damage your teeth, no matter how expensive or scientific their design. You yourself need at least ten toothbrushes a year. So your own circle of friends and acquaintances is sufficient for a small campaign. Why should your friends buy their toothbrushes from you? You can already figure it out. Not because you are attractive and likeable and can talk your friends into buying them from you, but because naturally your toothbrushes are much cheaper than the toothbrushes they are buying for themselves, even at the discount store. Materials and production cost almost nothing. Toothbrushes become expensive because of the advertising to develop the brand and sales.
I want all to reflect on it
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Once you have the concept, you go on to researching and identifying appropriate components. This, too, does not have to become a full time job. Do not be satisfied with the first supplier to come along, just because you are happy to have found a component. Inquire, research, investigate, compare. Finally, you are ready to coordinate the components. This, too, is a manageable task where concepts are simple and straightforward.
Under these conditions illustrated in the examples described above founding a company can actually be a kind of part-time job. Launching a company with a safety net, so to speak. Do not give up your day job, your old occupation, until your own idea concept proves to be sound and sustainable. Wait for your concept to prove itself. Do not put all your money on one card, but establish your business on a carefully considered and securely solid basis. It is not true that the fast devour the slow in every situation, but those who are well prepared and work with professional partners will succeed over those who are excitable, overworked and try to organize everything in house.
I want all to reflect on it
Today, I motivate you to make use of my comment and also share with others in the platform so as to learn and improve your idea and project for successful startups and SDGs realization. I share it freely with others ideas and projects so as to join all in achieving our 2020 target in our entrepreneur campus.
I urge everyone today to freely and blissfully cast their votes and comments to my idea and project Electricity for Everyone and this is a link to my idea thanks a lot
https www entrepreneurship campus org ideas 28 17040 in Adult Project
https www entrepreneurship campus org ideas 26 16940 in Adult Idea

July 31, 2020 16:30

Hello Dear Competitor,

I am here to show you my support for you and your idea. Don't give up and keep pushing. We have a long way to go and I am sure that you can make a great impact in your community!

Please, vote and comment in my project also:
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/28/17734/

If possible follow us in our social media:
https://www.instagram.com/projetofutureseeds/

July 31, 2020 15:21

Once again this is a fantastic project @Zero-Gaps Masks. In addition, to my previous comment on your project, I am sharing with you what can help you refine your idea for success.

What does Angel Investors want
Angel investors are an increasingly important source of funding for startups and early stage businesses. Angel investors are experienced entrepreneurs who usually have developed and sold their businesses and want to help startups to develop like they did.

So what do they look for and how can you fit their criteria for investing. Here is what you need to have when pitching to angel investors
1. Sound business plan: There is no getting away from this and a solid business plan and business model will attract angel investors. Having achieved some sales will be a great help and ensure you have regular and transparent accounts.
2. Financial returns: like any investor they will want returns and only invest if they think that your business model will achieve those returns for them.
3. Experienced management team: similar to venture capital firms, angels would like to see an experienced management team. However, given their own experience of starting a business they will understand that sometimes it takes time to build a good team and they will help in funding such people. They will also have a great network that can be used to help the business.
4. Industry sector and special interest: most angel investors will want to put something back into the community and will have developed special interests or stick to industry sectors they know.
5. Passion: like all investors they will want see that the founder has a passion for what they want to achieve and this will be foremost in their minds when they first listen to your pitch.
6. Opportunity to be involved: one of the main reasons angels invest is to recreate the fun they had in developing their own business and they will want to be more involved in advising and guiding businesses they invest into. If the matchup is right, take every opportunity to grab their time and contacts to help with your business, after all they have been through it before.
7. Share of the busines: they will negotiate a share of your business and want a formal shareholders agreement. You may give up part of your equity but have a powerful ally when it comes to looking for funding at the next growth stage of your business.
8. Exit strategy: angels will want to see a clear exit strategy for your business so that they can achieve the returns in the long run. Ensure that this is clear and align your interests with their own.
Angels usually invest smaller sums and this can range from thousands to a few hundred thousand. They can also club together to raise more funds and there are many Angel investor clubs with an online presence.
Most importantly, ensure that you can get on with the angel since you will be working closely together to achieve business success.

In essence, I will like you to understand that what angel investors wants is not very different from the youth citizen entrepreneurship competition application requirement. Please I suggest that you take a careful thought on application of the above points; as the points will assist in ensuring that our ideas and project stand out for possible investment from potential investors.

Also remember to take the campus online training if you have not already done so; as these trainings are to help campus members navigate through the entrepreneurship journey.

Note: Should you find this comment useful and may want to further refine your idea, understand that there is still a window to do that in the competition. You just need to open your page, click on improve, refine your idea as needed, safe, unpublished and republish again.

I hope this helps in refining your idea for a successful implementation

Best wishes in your implementation

Please consider supporting my idea Eduheal with your votes and comments @ https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/26/17805/
Thank you for supporting my idea with your votes and comments

July 30, 2020 17:09

@Zero Gap mask initiative. Impressiveproject. To add to my earlier comment on your idea, I am sharing with you how to create a winning business model.

What Is a Business Model, Really

Everyone agrees that executives must know how business models work if their organizations are to thrive, yet there continues to be little agreement on an operating definition. Management writer Joan Magretta defined a business model as the story that explains how an enterprise works, harking back to Peter Drucker, who described it as the answer to the questions: Who is your customer, what does the customer value, and how do you deliver value at an appropriate cost.

Other experts define a business model by specifying the main characteristics of a good one. For example, Harvard Business School Clay Christensen suggests that a business model should consist of four elements: a customer value proposition, a profit formula, key resources, and key processes. Such descriptions undoubtedly help executives evaluate business models, but they impose preconceptions about what they should look like and may constrain the development of radically different ones.

Studies suggest that one component of a business model must be the choices that executives make about how the organization should operate-choices such as compensation practices, procurement contracts, location of facilities, extent of vertical integration, sales and marketing initiatives, and so on. Managerial choices, of course, have consequences. For instance, pricing affects sales volume, which, in turn, shapes the company scale economies and bargaining power both consequences. These consequences influence the company logic of value creation and value capture, so they too must have a place in the definition. In its simplest conceptualization, therefore, a business model consists of a set of managerial choices and the consequences of those choices.

Companies make three types of choices when creating business models. Policy choices determine the actions an organization takes across all its operations such as using nonunion workers, locating plants in rural areas, or encouraging employees to fly coach class. Asset choices pertain to the tangible resources a company deploys -manufacturing facilities or satellite communication systems, for instance. And governance choices refer to how a company arranges decision-making rights over the other two should we own or lease machinery. Seemingly innocuous differences in the governance of policies and assets influence their effectiveness a great deal.

Three Characteristics of a Good Business Model

How can one tell if a business model will be effective. A good one will meet three criteria.

1. Is it aligned with company goals
The choices made while designing a business model should deliver consequences that enable an organization to achieve its goals.

2. Is it self-reinforcing
The choices that executives make while creating a business model should complement one another; there must be internal consistency.

3. Is it robust
A good business model should be able to sustain its effectiveness over time by fending off four threats, identified by Pankaj Ghemawat. They are imitation such as can competitors replicate your business model; holdup -can customers, suppliers, or other players capture the value you create by flexing their bargaining power; slack -organizational complacency; and substitution- can new products decrease the value customers perceive in your products or services. Although the period of effectiveness may be shorter nowadays than it once was, robustness is still a critical parameter for effective business model.

Dear campus members, describing our business models is one of the requirements in the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship competition; Therefore, I honestly suggest that before you submit your idea or project, create time to read this article. If you have already submitted your idea or project, do remember that we still have opportunity to refine our ideas and resubmit.

I hope that you find this useful.

Also, please do create time and take the campus online trainings as the trainings are there to help campus members understand what it is to be an entrepreneur.
Finally, I have voted and commented on your idea; please consider supporting my idea with your votes and comments @https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/26/17094/

July 27, 2020 17:36

Hello, dear competitor,

I hope for the progress in your idea.
This is my daily support for your great idea via comment and vote.

Thanks for your usual support and vote for my idea.
I wish to count on your vote and comment too.

Let us keep supporting each other until the end.
You can get mine through the following link:
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/28/17462/

Best wishes
Ramzi Al-Shaikh
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/28/17462/

Eunju Lee

July 26, 2020 14:27

This innovation is very much needed (especially for those who are vulnerable to the virus)! I hope you continue to distribute your masks to more people worldwide. Good luck :)

July 25, 2020 22:44

Hello,

This is a good project! This for the protection of everyone! Keep going with the project! Achieve your goals!
Best regards!

https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/26/18291/

July 25, 2020 21:26

Hi Sarah, Miru & Angela ! I'm Arpita from India.
I really admire your idea. It is a savior for all COVID 19 patients.
I will highly your idea, if it is implemented in my country, as you know India is 2nd largest populated country. Also can I get 1 packet for my family : )

Will you please read & vote for my project ?
If you are a student then you must read it ; )
Project link:-
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/28/17445/

July 25, 2020 18:24

Innovative project @Zero-Gap Initiative. Your project helping individuals to access user friendly masks to prevent infections and pollution is innovative. Indeed, giving the COVID-19 situation, I have heared so many people complained of not been able to use a face mask because it is uncomfortable and choking, so produces user friendly face masks will help people use face masks. Weldone.

In addition, I am sharing with you what can help you refine your project for success.

What does Angel Investors want
Angel investors are an increasingly important source of funding for startups and early stage businesses. Angel investors are experienced entrepreneurs who usually have developed and sold their businesses and want to help startups to develop like they did.

So what do they look for and how can you fit their criteria for investing. Here is what you need to have when pitching to angel investors
1. Sound business plan: There is no getting away from this and a solid business plan and business model will attract angel investors. Having achieved some sales will be a great help and ensure you have regular and transparent accounts.
2. Financial returns: like any investor they will want returns and only invest if they think that your business model will achieve those returns for them.
3. Experienced management team: similar to venture capital firms, angels would like to see an experienced management team. However, given their own experience of starting a business they will understand that sometimes it takes time to build a good team and they will help in funding such people. They will also have a great network that can be used to help the business.
4. Industry sector and special interest: most angel investors will want to put something back into the community and will have developed special interests or stick to industry sectors they know.
5. Passion: like all investors they will want see that the founder has a passion for what they want to achieve and this will be foremost in their minds when they first listen to your pitch.
6. Opportunity to be involved: one of the main reasons angels invest is to recreate the fun they had in developing their own business and they will want to be more involved in advising and guiding businesses they invest into. If the matchup is right, take every opportunity to grab their time and contacts to help with your business, after all they have been through it before.
7. Share of the busines: they will negotiate a share of your business and want a formal shareholders agreement. You may give up part of your equity but have a powerful ally when it comes to looking for funding at the next growth stage of your business.
8. Exit strategy: angels will want to see a clear exit strategy for your business so that they can achieve the returns in the long run. Ensure that this is clear and align your interests with their own.
Angels usually invest smaller sums and this can range from thousands to a few hundred thousand. They can also club together to raise more funds and there are many Angel investor clubs with an online presence.
Most importantly, ensure that you can get on with the angel since you will be working closely together to achieve business success.

In essence, I will like you to understand that what angel investors wants is not very different from the youth citizen entrepreneurship competition application requirement. Please I suggest that you take a careful thought on application of the above points; as the points will assist in ensuring that our ideas and project stand out for possible investment from potential investors.

Also remember to take the campus online training if you have not already done so; as these trainings are to help campus members navigate through the entrepreneurship journey.

Note: Should you find this comment useful and may want to further refine your idea, understand that there is still a window to do that in the competition. You just need to open your page, click on improve, refine your idea as needed, safe, unpublished and republish again.

I hope this helps in refining your idea for a successful implementation

Best wishes in your implementation

Please consider supporting my idea Eduheal with your votes and comments @ https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/26/17805/
Thank you for supporting my idea with your votes and comments

July 25, 2020 17:44

The idea is very innovative and meaningful. I am sure it will have a profound impact on our society and holistic living. Many congratulations for the same.
Best wishes,
Tamanna Dua
Founder and CEO
Adar

July 25, 2020 16:49

Dear Change Maker Sarah, Miru, and Angela

My Vote number 229 to support your great idea,

Let me share with you this says (Active, free, and meaningful involvement of young people in their communities and in all decision-making will impact them locally, nationally, and internationally).

Leadership is not about titles, positions or flowcharts. It is about one life influencing another (John C. Maxwell). I hope this inspires you today. Let us keep influencing each other and the world through our initiatives.
If you have not voted yet, you can reciprocate the support to my project/idea every day which focuses on (Youth Employment to Fight the Spread of COVID-19); through the link below.
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/28/17462/

With love and best wishes,
Ramzi Al-Shaikh
https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/28/17462/

July 25, 2020 16:08

Day 15
As a Nigerian Serial Entrepreneur and 2020 Best Idea Contestant. My sole role in this platform is to mobilize my co global youth led innovation towards exchanging and supporting their creative ideas and projects towards contributing to achieving the sustainable developing goals. While envisioning to do volunteer work and assisting upcoming start ups across borders soon.

Campus members did you know, Muhammad Yunus, winner of the Peace Nobel Prize, is a serial entrepreneur in the social sphere? The Grameen Bank with its micro credits is only one of the many enterprises he has promoted. They include the solar energy company Grameen Shakti, as well as Grameen Phone, already a telecommunications giant, and Grameen Danone, a joint venture for the production of fortified yogurt, designed to make up for nutritional deficiencies typical among Bangladeshis rural population. The Grameen group even includes an investment company. Yunus uses the tools of capitalism because he is convinced that it is possible to use our economic system more efficiently than it is being used today. Anyone who has ever had anything to do with him perceives him as relaxed, amiable, totally present and not overburdened, even if his multiplicity of projects and duties would lead you to expect that.

Campus members please check page 42 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 16

Campus members did you know, from 4 10
Successful Companies Originate in the Mind?

Did you know developing a good entrepreneurial concept is a challenge, whether it is the result of arduous work or cheerful contemplation? Many paths are traveled better in ones head than with ones feet. Sometimes one needs as much as ten years and 50,000 pieces of information before an entrepreneurial concept is born, notes Professor Simon of Carnegie Mellon University. Simons experience should not frighten us, but it demonstrates that a well thought out idea is not a trivial and fleeting thing that gains substance only after it has been implemented through business administration.

Campus members please check page 43 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 17

Campus members did you know,

Small is Beautiful was a famous book title from the 1960s, but its subtitle was even better? Economics
as if People Mattered. We need an economy where people play the decisive role one that places the advancement of mankind at its center.

Campus members please check page 44 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 18

Campus members did you know you can simply apply the quote below and use for improving your idea and project

If I had gone to business school,
I never would have started the company.

ANITA RODDICK

That is simply mean that you can become a successful start up without you going to business school.

Campus members please check page 47 to 48 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 19

Campus members did you know in 5.3 Where startup consultants fail the example of
Dorothee the artist

Dorothee is the daughter of a colleague of mine. She was an English major but did not want to become a
teacher. In her free time she creates vases, large ceramic pieces. She asked me whether she could not
make a little business out of this. I asked her a whole series of questions. Did she really enjoy doing it?
Did she enjoy it so much that she could imagine doing it over the long term? Are people willing to buy
these vases with their own money? And much more. Dorothee explained that she really did enjoy
working on her ceramics. That there are people who are buying her vases already and that she is earning
money with them, even when she calculates all her expenses and her own work time. And that if she
wanted to, she could ask for more money.
This did not sound bad. In fact, it sounded very convincing. Dorothee would probably be happier with her
vases than she would be working as a teacher in a job she disliked. My advice do it. Do not let yourself
be dissuaded bet on your artistic talent.
I ran into her again a few months later. Curious, I ask her about her business. I am not suited to be a
business person, she tells me. How so? I ask, amazed. Dorothee explains that she took a course in
starting a business, but I failed the balance sheet analysis.
53
Balance sheet analysis is something valuable. Nobody who wants to understand the financial situation of
a major company like Siemens can skip the balance sheet analysis. But what Dorothee needed is not a
balance sheet analysis. What she needs to know is whether her work is generating enough income.
Every street kid in Manila, every woman in Bangladesh who gets a microcredit from the Grameen Bank,
has the business smarts for this, without formal business administration concepts and techniques. A
formal requirement just frightens people off, especially creative, artistically inclined people. The start up
consultant would have given better advice if he had simple told Dorothee to collect the receipts for her
expenses and her income and take them to a bookkeeper, or to pay a student to do her income tax
return. With Dorothee, a promising business founder was derailed because of an incompetent startup
consultant.

Campus members please check page 52 to 53 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 20

Campus members did you know that Get big, but remain small
The principle is Get big, but remains small. This is the advantage of making use of large, efficient units
without having to establish and operate them yourself. Your company grows, but the core activity that
you control remains small, and thus coherent and manageable.

Campus members please check page 72 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

Day 21

My Co Contestants CEC 2020

Campus members did you know that the first step is to have an idea and to work on it until a compelling concept emerges. The second step is to find pre existing professional components with which you can bring the idea to life in all its artistic details.

Concept plus components

A carefully thought out concept plus professional components that is the magic
formula with which we can challenge the major players of the economic world.

Campus members please check page 74 of Brains versus Capital book and apply it in improving your idea and project.

My Co contestants CEC 2020, I blissfully want you to support your idea and project through sharing your innate experiences, and exchanging of best practice and well conceived idea at the entrepreneurial laboratory down to one to many so as to motivates you in learning and improving your own idea and project. So please heartily vote and comment for my own idea now. Please kindly cast your vote to my idea link here https www entrepreneurship campus org ideas 26 17721

July 25, 2020 15:26

Day 15
As a budding 2020 Citizen Entrepreneurship Contestant from Nigeria South South Nigeria Region I love my idea and project Electricity for Everyone because I seek out to ask many questions than answers, I am 100 percent focus and self discipline, critical thinker, networker, innovator while my major duty now is to help young people across mother Earth to start developing their inherent entrepreneurial skills and talents towards realizing our 17 sustainable development goals and join me now to ask many questions across our 2020 platform

Campus members I want to ask all of you, What do my friends and I lack? Could not we make certain things simpler, better, cheaper? What would I like to do, in collaboration with others? It is a question of finding an initial idea, selecting one from among the subjects you have already thought about.

Anyone who is actively creative no matter what the field knows that often the best ideas arise in moments of solitude, especially when the task is to work on a new puzzle rather than on an existing one. There is another situation that may help illustrate this principle a school child who reads a classmates essay is already caught in the web of that essays thoughts.

Today, I motivate you to make use of my comment and also share with others in the platform so as to learn and improve your idea and project for successful startups and SDGs realization. I share it freely with others ideas and projects so as to join all in achieving our 2020 target in our entrepreneur campus.

I urge everyone today to freely and blissfully cast their votes and comments to my idea and project Electricity for Everyone and this is a link to my idea https www entrepreneurship campus org ideas 28 17040

Day 16
The difference between Invention and Innovation. Campus members Invention and innovation appear to be closely related. Many people believe there must be an invention at the beginning of every entrepreneurial success story. The rest is then merely a question of implementation.

Day 17

The difference between entrepreneurship and business administration

At this point, it will be helpful to take another look at the relationship between the terms entrepreneurship and business administration. While the latter describes the organizational and administrative aspects of business, I propose that we use the term entrepreneurship to highlight the creative, innovative components of establishing a new business.

Note, entrepreneurship is unconventional way why business administration is conventional way.

Day 18

Campus members I want you to apply this today, based on Patents and new technologies are only the raw material

Let us take these thoughts a little further. Until now we have tacitly assumed that startups originating from innovative concepts are neglected or overlooked by mainstream researchers and consultants, whose primary focus of attention has been on the so called technology oriented startups. An invention, the patent based on it, or a new technology, seemed to be a solid basis for establishing a new company.

Day 19
What good entrepreneurial design must accomplish

We have to make high demands on entrepreneurial design because it must provide solutions to a whole
range of problems faced by startups.

What good entrepreneurial design must accomplish
1. Work out clear market advantages
2. Secure a head start over imitators
3. Protect against technological obsolescence
4. Protect against commercial obsolescence
5. Minimize financing costs
6. Include marketing as an integral component of the entrepreneurial design

The first and most important criterion is that the concept demonstrates market advantages over
established competitors.
All my fellow contestants 2020 should endeavor to read it today and apply to their innate idea and project, be focus

Day 20

Campus members based on this Working at the Puzzle

Good entrepreneurial design is the result of a search process much like trying things out and piecing together a jigsaw puzzle. The process is similar to creating a composition where you keep working until everything fits and every false note has been eliminated.

I believe it is helpful to treat this mental activity as a form of recreation, just as you would work a real puzzle. After a little practice, it gets easier to move the pieces around to see if they fit. You should get just as much pleasure from this as a child who enjoys puzzles and takes satisfaction each time the pieces fit.

I want all to reflect on it

Today, I motivate you to make use of my comment and also share with others in the platform so as to learn and improve your idea and project for successful startups and SDGs realization. I share it freely with others ideas and projects so as to join all in achieving our 2020 target in our entrepreneur campus.

Day 21

Campus members did you know that a Good entrepreneurial design is something that one might call plain style, where one has tightened, simplified and looked deeply into the substance of a work until one has eliminated every superfluous ornament. In economics, this means saving on manpower, capital, energy, materials, and transportation. Like good literature, good art or good music, good entrepreneurial design may draw its power from simplicity and clarity.

Simplicity
is the ultimate sophistication
LEONARDO DA VINCI
These days an entrepreneur is more like an artist than a manager. The close relationship between entrepreneurship and artistic endeavor is sometimes even reflected in word choice.

See how Steve
Wozniak, the co founder of Apple, describes his work below

A good engineer is like an artist. When you develop something, every detail is like a
brushstroke that has to be exactly right.
Just as Ernest Hemingway worked at polishing his sentences for days and weeks, I work at
Apple. We composed like solo musicians.
From notes come melodies, then stanzas and finally an entire song.
STEVE WOZNIAK

I want all to reflect on it

Today, I motivate you to make use of my comment and also share with others in the platform so as to learn and improve your idea and project for successful startups and SDGs realization. I share it freely with others ideas and projects so as to join all in achieving our 2020 target in our entrepreneur campus.

I urge everyone today to freely and blissfully cast their votes and comments to my idea and project Electricity for Everyone and this is a link to my idea https www entrepreneurship campus org ideas 28 17040

July 25, 2020 11:44

This idea is amazing. We will now be sure of quality at an affordable price. Amidst this pandemic, it is what most people would want to have. I fully support you guys. Keep it up!

July 25, 2020 09:00

I like this mask initiative tho
So i have a few pointers questions that help me
Toadd to your solution, I am sharing with you questions from one of our trainings that can help in refining our ideas and projects
What business model will you follow to implement this idea?
What methodology or strategy will you use during different processes of implementing this idea?
Which are the processes you have to go through until the finalization of the idea?
What means or tools do you need to implement my idea?
Which are your potential collaborators, investors?
I honestly suggest that before you submit your idea or project, please and ask yourself these questions and even if you have submitted their project, do remember that we still have opportunity to refine our ideas and resubmit. I hope that you find this useful.
Also, please create time and take the campus online trainings as the trainings are there to help campus members understand what it is to be an entrepreneur.

Consider my idea share and comment on my 2 startups

https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/26/18074

https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/26/18075

Thank you

July 24, 2020 19:11

Wonderful idea @Zero-Gap Mask Initiative. Your idea ensuring people mask up to aviod infections and air pollution is really great. It is in line with my idea preventing pandemics and I will really appreciate your collaboration and networking to safe the globe from present infections and future pandemics. I will suggest that you implement rigorous community mobilization and sensitization activities for people to understand your idea and safe themselves and family from the virus. Great idea.

To add to what I have just said, I am sharing with you questions from one of our trainings that can help in refining our ideas and projects

What business model will you follow to implement this idea?
What methodology or strategy will you use during different processes of implementing this idea?
Which are the processes you have to go through until the finalization of the idea?
What means or tools do you need to implement my idea?
Which are your potential collaborators, investors?

I honestly suggest that before you submit your idea or project, please and ask yourself these questions and even if you have submitted their project, do remember that we still have opportunity to refine our ideas and resubmit. I hope that you find this useful.

Also, please create time and take the campus online trainings as the trainings are there to help campus members understand what it is to be an entrepreneur.

Please consider supporting my idea with your votes and [email protected] https://www.entrepreneurship-campus.org/ideas/26/17094/