Leadership Mistakes Plague Every Startup Founder

Leadership Mistakes Plague Every Startup Founder Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 82 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on November 17, 2014 10:36 am
Even entrepreneurs who have built many startups, or sold their last one for millions of dollars, know they make occasional people leadership mistakes. They know leadership is all about managing their own complicated, illogical, and fallible human foibles, as well as the people they depend on. These Read More
Many entrepreneurs seems to be convinced that the “crowd” of regular people using the Internet will somehow solve their startup funding needs, when they sense a lack of interest from accredited investors. Professionals maintain that there is plenty of money and equity for qualified startups, and fu Read More

Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 83 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on November 14, 2014 11:23 am
If you aren’t willing to take some risk as an entrepreneur, then don’t expect any gain. Yet everyone has limits, and every investor implicitly has similar limits on what makes a startup investable, or one to avoid at all costs. If you need investors, it’s important that you understand their filters Read More

18 Resources to Find a Manufacturer for Your Product

18 Resources to Find a Manufacturer for Your Product Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 85 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on November 13, 2014 2:19 pm
Back in the day, when it was time to find a manufacturer for your product, finding the information and contacts you needed was a challenge. Nowadays, in our interconnected online world, there’s a wealth of information available. To help you get a jump-start on your search, we’ve gathered the best o Read More
As a startup mentor and investor, I am approached regularly by aspiring entrepreneurs who assert that business plans are a waste of time. They cite sources like the BusinessWeek story, “Real Entrepreneurs Don’t Write Business Plans” and this Forbes article. From my perspective, much of this advice Read More

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business Avatar Posted by Jed under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 84 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on November 13, 2014 11:35 am
If you are passionate about a craft or other activity, your money-making opportunities are virtually endless these days. Here are some things to consider as you turn your hobby into cash. Read More

How to Make $30,000 Every 6 Seconds - Biz Epic

How to Make $30,000 Every 6 Seconds - Biz Epic Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Startups
From http://www.bizepic.com 86 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on November 12, 2014 3:36 pm
Ian Padgham makes thousands of dollar by creating Vines videos for brands. How did he do it? Some ideas inside. Read More

Bootstrapping Organic Growth Makes Startup Sense

Bootstrapping Organic Growth Makes Startup Sense Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 88 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on November 9, 2014 12:45 am
When someone asks me for the best way to fund a startup, I always say bootstrap it, meaning fund it yourself and grow organically. Bootstrapping avoids all the cost, pain, and distractions of finding angels or VCs, and allows you to keep control and all your hard-earned equity for yourself. Despite Read More

Disruptive Businesses Face Some Extra Challenges

Disruptive Businesses Face Some Extra Challenges Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 89 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on November 7, 2014 12:19 pm
How many times have investors heard startups start their pitch by touting that their technology is “disruptive?” What entrepreneurs forget or don’t realize is that most customers are wary of all technology, educating the market on new technology is expensive, takes a long time, and people buy probl Read More

More Successful New Entrepreneurs Are Baby Boomers

More Successful New Entrepreneurs Are Baby Boomers Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 90 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on November 7, 2014 12:17 pm
One of the biggest myths in the business world is that startups are no place for Baby Boomers, that aging generation born between 1945 and 1964. They couldn’t possibly understand the new social media culture, new technologies, or have the determination to beat their younger counterparts in the mark Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

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Kelly McCausey @kellymccausey Shows Solo Smarts

Kelly McCausey is used to functioning as the small business equivalent of a one woman show. Her Website SoloSmarts.com … More
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