Technology is so key to every business these days that experienced business-smart but non-tech entrepreneurs are falling deeper and deeper in the hole. Even if they realize that they need real technical strength at the top, they are not sure how to attract and select the talent and expertise they r Read More

Savvy Entrepreneurs Plan Both Business And Product

Savvy Entrepreneurs Plan Both Business And Product Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 63 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on August 23, 2014 6:54 pm
Most technical entrepreneurs I know demand the discipline of a product specification or plan, and then assume that their great product will drive a great business. Serious investors, on the other hand, look for a professional business plan or summary first, and hardly ever look at the product plan. Read More

Four Secrets to Staying Sane as a Business Owner

Four Secrets to Staying Sane as a Business Owner Avatar Posted by Nellie Akalp under Startups
From http://experts.allbusiness.com 68 days ago
Made Hot by: leonesimmy on August 21, 2014 8:50 am
Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet.com, shares 4 tips on staying sane as a business owner in this post on AllBusiness.com. Read More
In their passion and excitement about a new product or service, entrepreneurs tend to continually narrow the scope of potential competitors, and often claim to have no direct competitors. This raises a big red flag with potential investors, who conclude that no competitors means no market, or you h Read More

Every Small Business Founder Needs An Advisor

Every Small Business Founder Needs An Advisor Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 69 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on August 19, 2014 12:06 pm
Friends tell you what you want to hear. Advisors tell you what you need to hear. When the message is the same from both, you don’t need the advisor anymore. In that sense, you should think of an advisor more like your mentor who has done all he can. You always need the friend Read More

Partners in Business and Marriage

Partners in Business and Marriage Avatar Posted by Nellie Akalp under Startups
From https://youinc.com 68 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on August 18, 2014 7:06 pm
This husband and wife team built their first business while studying in law school. Since then, their businesses and marriage have flourished. Check out this great article about Nellie Akalp and her husband and business partner on YouInc.com! Read More

5 Entrepreneur Mistakes Even Successful People Often Make

5 Entrepreneur Mistakes Even Successful People Often Make Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 68 days ago
Made Hot by: leonesimmy on August 18, 2014 7:29 am
Although most might not freely admit it, all entrepreneurs—even the most seasoned ones—make mistakes throughout their careers. It’s something that every founder and business leader has to deal with at one point or another. If you’re thinking about diving into the world of entrepreneurship by start Read More

Does Your Age Affect Your Success as an Entrepreneur?

Does Your Age Affect Your Success as an Entrepreneur? Avatar Posted by Nellie Akalp under Startups
From http://blog.corpnet.com 68 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on August 18, 2014 7:15 am
While it's possible to succeed as a business owner at any age, certain generations have some advantages over others. Anita Campbell shares this great post on the CorpNet.com blog. Read More

Inventor Entrepreneurs May Be The Rare Exception

Inventor Entrepreneurs May Be The Rare Exception Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 70 days ago
Made Hot by: blogexpert on August 16, 2014 6:04 pm
In my experience, inventors and technologists aren’t interested or aren’t very good at building a business, and entrepreneurs aren’t usually good scientists. These people need to find each other, and can jointly make a great team for a new startup. Without the synergy, companies like Apple might ne Read More
Some analysts argue that revenue drives growth, while others say user growth drives revenue. Both have worked.Google reached $1 billion in revenue within five years of incorporation, and now has a market capitalization of over $400 billion. Twitter showed no focus on revenue in the first five years Read More

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