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Mini-Quiz: Case Study of Starting FedEx

by Ron Kurtus (5 April 2018)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. What special traits did Fred Smith have that helped him start a business?

He worked with his father to get supporters

He was able to befriend others who could help him start his business

Smith spoke several languages

2. How did Smith formulate his business idea?

He worked for UPS for many years as a delivery driver

He got the idea in a dream

He wrote a college research paper that outlined his idea

3. How did Smith obtain funding for his new business?

He used his inheritance money

He went to a venture capitalist group

He didn't need any funding

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion Entrepreneur. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

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