by Guest Author on March 4, 2013
When I became an entrepreneur, I really didn’t think much about the financial implications of starting a business. Like many before me, I naively believed that if I threw enough cash and credit at my business it would eventually float. That was a costly bet.
Having been at this thing for a few years now, I look back at the less experienced me and wish I could travel from the future and give her a few words of advice about how to make sure her business doesn’t suck the financial life out of her before it has a chance to turn a profit. Unfortunately, I can’t do that, so I’ll have to pay it forward instead. From me to you, I hope you save yourself a lot of economical heartache by avoiding these 5 costly mistakes I wish I knew before starting my first business.
by Tim Henningsen on March 1, 2013
(photo credit) Have you ever been in this situation? Your startup idea is coming to life, you’ve got a passionate team, and you’re getting your first customers as your product approaches a launch. You feel like you’re getting traction, maybe you…
by Don on March 1, 2013
(photo credit) Today, the term “entrepreneur” is tossed around loosely. The official meaning has to do with a person who develops and operates a business. In addition, someone who is a true entrepreneur has the responsibility of coming up with…
by Guest Author on February 27, 2013
My role as a printer is not only to help entrepreneurs bring their print marketing ideas to life, but to use my years of expertise to help prevent simple mistakes that could lessen the effectiveness of their end product. Not every business owner is a marketer or designer and even fewer are printers themselves, meaning there are many factors that entrepreneurs can easily overlook when creating their marketing materials.
by Stella Fayman on February 26, 2013
Our Startup Law Summits have been popular in the past as informal, educational events where entrepreneurs hear from top startup attorneys and get their questions answered. Due to popular demand, we’re hosting another Spring Startup Law Summit on March 16.
by Guest Author on February 25, 2013
If you are a constant idea generator, then you know that genius can strike at any time. You know the rush, the feeling, the “I have do this now before anyone else does it.” But what if your idea is something bigger than yourself? What if it is something bigger than you ever thought? Let’s assume you did the research and now you are ready to take the next step BUT where do you begin.
by Guest Author on February 22, 2013
So what’s the “secret sauce” to getting your Adwords campaign to profitability faster, leaner, and with less stress?
by Guest Author on February 20, 2013
Singapore has blossomed as a key business center in Southeast Asia in recent years, and is attracting scores of investors from around the world eager to cash in on the opportunities available in this rapidly expanding economic hub. This is an especially exciting time for entrepreneurs, and start-ups have been popping up across the city even faster than the new skyscrapers transforming the cityscape. Last year, the country hosted its first ever Singaporean Startup Weekend for women, to complement the male-dominated event that has been such a success in the past few years. Startup Asia–Singapore 2013 is scheduled for early April of this year, and will bring together a network of important minds and resources focused on launching a new wave of innovative startups in 2013.
by Guest Author on February 15, 2013
It’s easy to hear the latest news off Wall Street or the most recent near default of a nation in Europe and think that the global economy is grinding to a halt. These are tough times, no doubt. But the news isn’t all bad, especially for entrepreneurs. In fact, according the World Bank’s Doing Business Survey, a number of countries are experiencing entrepreneurial resurgences. Whether you’re looking for new markets to do business or are just looking for a glimmer of good news out there, here are some countries and trends worth paying attention to.