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What Startups Need to Know About Exit Strategies

What Startups Need to Know About Exit Strategies Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on July 28, 2014 12:32 pm
Exit strategies related to startup funding are quite often misunderstood: The “exit” in exit strategy is for the money, not the startup founders or small business owners. The company brings in money and the investors get money out. Read More
It’s estimated that about 50% of new business startups fail within the first 4 years of trading, according to Statistic Brain, which is quite a hefty number. It’s becoming increasingly difficult for new startups to survive, succeed and thrive in business, and it isn’t helped by more and more monopo Read More
Startups provide business leadership with new products, services, and new revenue models, but leadership startups can only be built by entrepreneurs who are leaders themselves, and incent leadership in the team around them. Leadership which incents other people to be leaders is called “contagious l Read More
Should you open the business of your dreams or the business that will make you the most money? Explore this crucial issue of entrepreneurship. Read More
Where did this sense of entitlement in our business culture come from? I’ve written about this before, but I was reminded again a while back at a conference for startups when an entrepreneur started berating investors for not funding early-stage startups. It sounded to investors like me that they f Read More
These days, everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, pitching their latest and greatest new idea, and looking for someone to give them money. Angel investors, like me, have long figured out that asking to see the prototype is a quick way to separate the ‘wannabes’ from serious players. Talk is cheap, Read More
With most of the following business ideas, you have the option to start immediately without having anything but a dream in tow. Read More

Growth Opportunity: Men's Grooming

Growth Opportunity: Men's Grooming Avatar Posted by Rieva Lesonsky under Startups
From http://globalbizcircle.com 12 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on July 26, 2014 3:43 pm
It’s not often you get the opportunity to jump on an opportunity that’s still in its infancy. But the men’s grooming market is exactly that. The market hit $3 billion in sales in 2012—but is expected to more than double by 2017. And, as IndependentRetailer.com reports, last year for the “first time Read More
Startup management = project management + strategic alignment Startups should pivot and adjust their product and business model to find the secret or magic that will make an idea succeed. The uncertain world of startups creates Read More

What Are The Ingredients Of A Successful Start-up?

What Are The Ingredients Of A Successful Start-up? Avatar Posted by Sian Phillips under Startups
From http://tweakyourbiz.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on July 24, 2014 3:02 pm
By Sarah Willis

What are some of the most vital elements for ambitious start-up owners looking to grow their business into the next British success story to put into place? Read More

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