All posts tagged "startups"
How to Attract Investors to Your Start-up
Any new entrepreneur knows that investors can provide more than just capital to their business — they can become resources for organizing, marketing, and realizing ideas. Mentoring and nurturing people with their ideas can be as important...
- Posted July 23, 2015
Risks and Uncertainty in the Entrepreneurial World
Is it uncertainty or opportunity? Let’s talk about risk and uncertainty. I remember 20 years ago when I was working for Harrison & William in London, my manager unexpectedly resigned one morning and there was lots of...
- Posted July 9, 2015
How To Survive A Startup
For a certain breed of individual, there’s always been something quite alluring about the thought of being stranded on a desert island. The idea of being totally responsible for every choice we make and the part each...
- Posted July 1, 2015
How To Write an Executive Summary in 6 Easy Steps
Think of the executive summary as a one-page business plan – it provides a comprehensive overview of all the elements that will make your business model a success. Since it’s likely the first impression that investors...
- Posted May 21, 2015
An Honest Look at Startup Health From U.S. Business Owners [Visual Survey]
The American Dream is alive and well with entrepreneurs starting their own business ventures left and right. While many aspiring entrepreneurs might be discouraged by the dismal survival rates of startups, others might be surprised that the...
- Posted October 3, 2014
Turning Passion into Profit with the Co-Founders of Kandy Kruisers
Entrepreneurship is about turning your passion into your profession. That’s certainly what the brilliant minds behind Kandy Kruisers did. And these start-up entrepreneurs are making big waves in the skateboarding market -- while they’re still in college!...
- Posted July 11, 2014
Amsterdam College Teaches Grad Students About Entrepreneurship
The team from left to right: Lara Hakkert, Marjin van der Linden, Cassey Shapiro, Marieke van der Werf, and Maarten Dan Dunnen I was recently contacted by Cassey Shapiro, a graduate student studying at Vrije University in...
- Posted September 8, 2013
Our Small Business Personality-Type Breakdown
Whether you are currently in the midst of launching your own small business or have been a successful entrepreneur for years, there’s always room for improvement. One of the easiest ways you can improve your service is...
- Posted August 2, 2013
Five Smart, Simple Ways to Guide Your Struggling Business Into the Green
According to an article by Mark Henricks in All Business, the 2008 economic recession was responsible for a 50 percent increase in business bankruptcy, and these businesses included the likes of automotive giants General Motors and Chrysler. While...
- Posted July 29, 2013
Bare Necessities: Three Tips for Identifying Your Supplier
There is plenty to think about as you launch your new business. Any time you’re able to streamline the process, you do yourself a great favor because the simpler the startup, the less stressed you’ll be. There’s...
- Posted July 24, 2013