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Free Advice Worth $1 Million Bucks

Entreprenuer Irina Patterson

Entreprenuer Irina Patterson

Thursday, March 25, 2010 17:13 GMT

MIAMI (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – A little free advice could help wannabe entrepreneurs make their first million.

Irina Patterson, a self-employed balloon artist who’s also worked as a doctor and Cindy Crawford body double, is out to prove that anyone can kickstart a successful business.

She’s a volunteer for the One Million By One Million Project, originally started by savvy Silicon Valley entrepreneur Sramana Mitra.

The project’s goal is to help one million amateur entrepreneurs make $1 million by teaching them the basics of starting a business.

Every Thursday, they hold an open roundtable online where folks can pitch their business ideas and get instant feedback from Mitra, who will steer them in the right direction.

Since Patterson herself has had various different jobs, she encourages people with all kinds of ideas to come forward and finally execute their plan.

So far, interesting pitches include a make-up brush cleaning company, an online sailing school, and a tea importing business.