Published: January 26, 2017, 2:45 am
3 Reasons Why A Business Loan Is Good For Your Start-Up
If you are only getting started in business, financing could be your biggest dilemma. Even if you have the best business idea that you are certain will turn into cash, without capital it can be impossible to get it started. Of course, you have probably read somewhere that something like 90% start-ups fail, but don’t let that deter you. Most times a business will fail from lack of capital so get a handle on that and be a member of the 10% that succeed club.
Equity or Debt?
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Published: January 26, 2017, 2:28 am
How to Become a Successful Solopreneur
Perhaps the most sought after kind of freedom is business autonomy. More and more people are risking everything to go “solo.” I mean, who wouldn’t want to be their own boss? You set your own hours, enjoy all the profits, and most of all, there is no boss breathing down your neck all day. But of course, this is no mean feat. As a lone wolf, you lack the support and amity that comes along with being part of a team. Being short of an extra pair of hands to share the (Read more...
Published: October 16, 2016, 6:00 pm
Most startups fail within the first year struggling to find early traction. Getting your first customers is always challenging and also a significant milestone for any startup. No matter how great your business idea is, if you don’t have customers to validate it, you don’t have a sustainable business.
The importance of early adopters
Early adopters are a unique kind of customers, and they are invaluable to a startup. They understand that there will be errors in the first versions of your product, they don’t need testimonials, and they’ll offer valuable feedback so you can build the tool in (Read more...
Published: February 24, 2016, 11:00 pm
Start-up success is often described as some elusive feat that only a lucky few are able to achieve. In reality, start-up success (or failure) is usually a lot more predictable than you expect.
You’ve probably heard the statistic that 90 percent of start-ups fail, and that’s true.
What you may not have heard is that start-up failure usually boils down to a few common mistakes and mis-steps. Better yet, those mistakes can often be avoided.
If you’re ready to up the ante and accelerate your start-up, or if you’re considering launching a startup, consider these top five mistakes so (Read more...