You are launching your startup! After reviewing the legal structures available, you decided on the LLC structure for your venture and have filed your Articles of Organization with the state. Now what?
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10 Quotes Entrepreneurs Live By
To be an entrepreneur is to be challenged everyday. Often times, you will be pushed to your limits, but the payoff can be one of life’s greatest pleasures. To help you through the entrepreneurial journey, here are 10 quotes all entrepreneurs should live by.
Series A Startup Funding – from Anguish to Accelerate
Seed funding has become the ‘participation award’ of startups. While getting started is easier than ever, ultimate success is tougher than ever.
Personnel and Organization: Chicken or the Egg?
Every company is composed of individuals with different skill sets and has different roles that must be filled in order to succeed.
3 Tips for Successful Startup Funding Pitches – All Learned From Playing Poker
A fair number of really smart, well-prepared entrepreneurs get tripped up, stumble around and eventually fall to the ground when they make their startup funding pitches to the Angel Investment Group that I am a part of.
3 Critical Founder Contributions for a Startup: Money, Commitment and Effort
Founder contributions are critical to entrepreneurial startups. There are three major contributions that founders provide to startup businesses: Money, Commitment, and Effort
A Simple Business Plan Template: Develop a “Sniff Test”
A simple business plan template to follow is to develop a “sniff test.” Hold up the fish (project) – if it doesn’t smell right, throw it away. This is simply a short-hand way to tell if a project is worth a more detailed look.
“All-in” – Prudent Risk vs. Gambling
Greek historian Herodotus once said, “Great deeds are usually wrought at great risk.” The great company you are building will not come easy. It may require you to go “all in” (and take a prudent risk) to make it work. But what does that mean and when do you undertake such a risky action?
One Minute to Funding Failure – 5 Simple Steps To Avoid A Premature Shutdown
“We filter out half of these qualified interviewees in the first minute.”
Are You an Entrepreneur or Wantrepreneur?
If _______, you might be an entrepreneur: