The curse of the entrepreneur: you have this great idea and it looks like it will do really well. The problem? You lack the capital and the skill to build it. What’s the solution? Giving Away Startup Ownership.
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“Sweat equity is the best kind of startup capital.”— Mark Cuban
This is a huge question for startup founders. If you are a founder, you know what I am talking about: how much of my startup should I give away?
Should the coach of your favorite college team develop and implement the game plan for this week’s big game against their rival without discussing the options with his offensive and defensive coordinators?
All companies face risks. Startups are no exception. As the entrepreneur considers seeking financing from third parties, it is important that they recognize that once financing is obtained, the business no longer exposes only the personal resources at risk, but also that of their outside investors.
Most Businesses fail… sooner or later. They fail in all sorts of ways: collapsing from the inside, succumbing to outside pressures, etc. In fact, there are far more ways to fail than succeed.
Board resolutions are numerous issues to address as one creates and establishes a new company.
How to kill a mockingbird? The best way to kill a mockingbird is to keep your sights set on the goals and dreams that drove you to create your startup. The fact that your company’s mockingbird exists at all is proof that you are onto something.
Founders spend considerable time creating plans: Business Plans, Strategic Plans, Marketing Plans, etc. The basic question that most plans leave unanswered is, “How do I know if my plan is working?”
There are two key factors to consider in order to be great startup advice from outside experts: Pick the right team, and always know what you want before you ask.