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Karim Abouelnaga Shares Entrepreneurial Experience

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Karim Abouelnaga

  • Founder, Practice Makes Perfect
  • male
  • 1991 (Age: 29 years old)
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Karim Abouelnaga is a co-founder of the not-profit, Practice Makes Perfect. Practice Makes Perfect was conceived on the premise that all children--regardless of race or socioeconomic status--have equal potential to compete intellectually in our society. Through a unique intergenerational approach, Practice Makes Perfect pairs academically struggling middle school students with high-achieving high school students from the same inner-city neighborhoods under the supervision of college interns for an academic intensive summer program to narrow the achievement gap. Abouelnaga has held internships with BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, and has volunteered on political campaigns. Karim is a licensed NYS Realtor, Newman Civic Fellow, Pearson Prize National Fellow, and Presidential fellow through the Center for the Study of the Presidency & Congress. Karim Abouelnaga is a senior at Cornell University studying at the School of Hotel Administration. He is a Cornell Presidential Research Scholar and is publishing a paper that examines the implications of financial incentives on academic performance.

My first entrepreneurial experience started at birth. My parents actually had a family business. We sold gypsum arts and crafts at little street festivals across New York City and so I was a salesperson from age 5 and I did that up until I was 12 and so it just naturally flowed. It was the way of...(Full transcript available to logged in subscribers.).

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Video 1 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Provides Background of Company, Practice Makes Perfect
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 2 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Shares Entrepreneurial Experience
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 3 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Being A Student Entrepreneur
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 12/17/12
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Video 4 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga States Importance of Always Being Ready For Surprises In Startups
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 5 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Team Building
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 12/17/12
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Video 6 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Explains Deliberate Filtering and Execution
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 7 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga States You Never Learn Someone's Potential Until You Give Them An Opportunity
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 8 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Idea Formation Process And Importance of Knowing When To Pivot
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 12/17/12
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  • 1 min. 14 sec.
Video 9 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Intellectual Property And Idea Sharing
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 12/17/12
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  • 1 min. 22 sec.
Video 10 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Protecting Business Model Concept
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 12/17/12
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  • 1 min. 7 sec.
Video 11 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Coming Up With Organization's Name
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 12 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Shares Thoughts on Fundraising
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 13 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Scaling
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 14 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Shares Thoughts On Success
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 15 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Cornell Support
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 16 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Discusses Importance Of Confidence In The Face of Adversity
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
  • 12/17/12
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Video 17 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga States Importance of Being Invested In The Startup
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 18 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga States Importance of Being Able To Make The Ask
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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  • 1 min. 12 sec.
Video 19 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Shares Personal Anecdote On Mentorship
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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Video 20 of 20 Karim Abouelnaga Shares Thoughts on Mentorship
  • Karim Abouelnaga - Interview - Practice Makes Perfect
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