Do you know the key success factors when pitching to employees, customers, partners or investors? This Conversations on Communications podcast will be helpful to you when pitching a variety of audiences and for a variety of purposes. Read More

So What If You Have An Idea?

So What If You Have An Idea? Avatar Posted by RickCoplin under Raising Capital
From 603 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on March 1, 2016 6:30 am
Fearful entrepreneurs are reluctant to engage partners, hire employees, seek mentors, test their business model, or gather market feedback. These activities are the foundation for any successful venture.

There are four key reasons why the entrepreneurs you share your idea with will not Read More
It might sound counterintuitive, but your potential investors want you to outline the risks of your business so they know you’re on top it and they can trust you: Read More
When raising your first round of capital, there are a few common mistakes many entrepreneurs make. To help you become a savvy founder we asked entrepreneurs for their advice in avoiding them. Read More
Your plan just got rejected. Welcome to the club. Reality check: You’re the rule, not the exception. So how do you turn things around?
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When It Makes Sense to Take on Debt

When It Makes Sense to Take on Debt Avatar Posted by aeschenburg under Raising Capital
From 718 days ago
Made Hot by: centrifugePR on November 6, 2015 8:55 am
Once you identify the elements of your business that are consistently profitable, you are likely staring a good investment opportunity in its face. In other words, if you borrow money today to do more of what is already profitable, you are likely to make a massive return tomorrow. Read More
But there’s good news: Small business owners can reclaim control of their cash flow—and easily overcome any cash flow gaps they might anticipate—by making use of innovative alternative finance solutions. Read More

How to fund your business without an investor

How to fund your business without an investor Avatar Posted by Nellie Akalp under Raising Capital
From 743 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on October 12, 2015 10:55 am
Can you fund a business without an investor? Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet, shares how you can get funding without the help of an investor in her latest post on Mashable. Read More

Crowdfunding the way the SMBs want to know

Crowdfunding the way the SMBs want to know Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Raising Capital
From 752 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on October 3, 2015 12:58 pm
Small business owners are usually concerned about loans financing while overlooking the new wave possibilities the Crowdfunding brings.

I've shared some thoughts of success and pitfalls of crowdfunding as well as shed some light on types of crowdfunding that SMB startups need to know. Read More

Brief Guide to Startup and Small Business Funding Sources -

Brief Guide to Startup and Small Business Funding Sources - Avatar Posted by CateCosta under Raising Capital
From 803 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on August 14, 2015 10:18 pm
A quick overview of the various funding sources entrepreneurs can use to launch or grow their startups or small businesses. Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

Harry Vaishnav @AngelBiz Is Small Biz Guardian Angel

If you've ever worried that your small business is outdistanced and outclassed by the huge corporate giants around you, … More
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