Category Archives: Risks

Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

As an entrepreneur in the startup phase, there comes a stage when you might be working with venture capitalists (VCs). Some people think VCs are really lucky, others believe they’re extremely smart and well organized in their investments. VCs tend … Continue reading

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Negotiating Your Way to a ‘Yes’

Negotiation is not something that is taught in school. Knowing how to negotiate your way to a “yes” can go a long way to benefit anyone – from employees to entrepreneurs. Sometimes it can be hard for people to see … Continue reading

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Choosing Your Business Structure

One of the most important decisions when starting a business is the type of legal structure you select for your company. This decision has a long-term impact not only on the taxes you owe, but it will also impact the … Continue reading

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Startup Guide: Before You Quit Your Job, Do This

“Have people build smarter things,” is one of the underlying messages in Andrew Yang’s new book titled Smart People Should Build Things (HarperBusiness, 2014). Yang, the founder of Venture for America, shares his opinion on how our country can rectify … Continue reading

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How to Create a Winning Business Idea – Part 2 of 2

In the previous blog, we summarized ways to create a winning business idea. In this blog, we will overview several ways that author and entrepreneur Alan Hall explains can help you take your idea further through the process of successful … Continue reading

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How to Create a Winning Business Idea – Part 1 of 2

There are two kinds of people in the business world—those whose minds are overflowing with a plethora of business ideas and others who, while brilliant individuals, they may have trouble coming up with new, viable ideas. Many people face this … Continue reading

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6 Signs It’s Time to Take Your Start-up in a New Direction

Few startups start with ideas that turn into major successes right from the beginning. For most startups, at some point your company will need to change its course of action and correct its original idea, pitch, product or execution. There … Continue reading

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