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15 Awesome Quotes to Inspire Business Growth

All entrepreneurs spend tremendous amount of time to plan and create strategies, to determine their next moves and the course of action, trying to figure out which decision will lead to the success of their company. Aiming for growth is one of the most important parts of the work process of a startup owner, but sometimes, even the most productive and motivated entrepreneurs can’t find easily the right answer of their questions and concerns.

Here you can find 15 awesome quotes, which will inspire you on your way to growing your startup and achieving success.

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” Abraham Lincoln

“The business enterprise has two — and only two — basic functions: marketing and innovation. Marketing and innovation produce results; all the rest are costs.” Peter Drucker

“For me, the most fun is change or growth. There are definitely elements of both that I like. Launching a business is kind of like a motorboat: You can go very quickly and turn fast.” Tony Hsieh

“Lack of direction, not lack of time, is the problem. We all have twenty-four hour days.” Zig Ziglar

“Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” Sun Tzu

“All change is not growth, as all movement is not forward.” Ellen Glasgow

“We find comfort among those who agree with us – growth among those who don’t.” Frank Howard Clark

“All who have accomplished great things have had a great aim, have fixed their gaze on a goal which was high, one which sometimes seemed impossible.” Orison Swett Marden

“Everyone wants to live on top of the mountain, but all the happiness and growth occurs while you’re climbing it.” Andy Rooney

“Think big, start small, then scale or fail fast.” Mats Lederhausen

“The growth and development of people is the highest calling of leadership.” Harvey S. Firestone

“Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” James Cash Penney

“There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” Ronald Reagan

“The pursuit of excellence is less profitable than the pursuit of bigness, but it can be more satisfying.”David Ogilvy

“In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing and the next best thing is the wrong thing – the worst thing you can do is nothing.” Theodore Roosevelt

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Startup Istanbul Challenge is the Path to Success: Connected2.me Announces 4 Million Users

The global social network connected2.me has just announced that they have reached the impressive number of 4 million users. They are also rapidly growing on mobile by reaching over 515 thousand monthly active mobile users. Connected2.me is available for Android and iOS devices.

Based in Silicon Valley, the company is now planning a new product, targeting specifically the USA market. It is expected Connected2.me to have by the end of the year a revenue of 1 million Turkish lira.

The winning of the 1st Award of Startup Challenge at Startup Istanbul 2014 was a great success for Connected2.me and didn’t only secure investment from Dave McClure and 500 Startups, but also led to the relocation of the company’s headquarter to the Silicon Valley. Later in 2014, the company received515.000 USD  fund from several investors.

The success of Connected2.me once again proves the unlimited opportunities, which Startup Istanbul event brings to the talented entrepreneurs. If you want to register for the challenge, click here.