There are a number of reasons startups ultimately fail to obtain funding. The following due diligence showstoppers are often overlooked by the entrepreneur.
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Thinking about attending an accelerator but don’t know what to expect? We’ve contacted accelerators across North America to find out what entrepreneurs really need to know before they attend an accelerator.
You are going to fail! This is the dirty little truth about being an entrepreneur.
Efficiency, the ability to accomplish a job with a minimum expenditure of time and effort, is one of the most important ingredients to business success. Startup companies must be ruthless in this pursuit.
Shark Tank revealed how looking at Gross profit margin ( how efficiently is the product being produced) against Net profit margin (how efficiently is the company operating as a whole) can affect your chances of investment.
The basic question that most plans leave unanswered is, “How do I know if my plan is working?”
Entrepreneurs tend to be arrogant. This sounds rather like a criticism, but it’s more a statement of fact and a caution.
Organizing a business can be a complex journey. Developing and filing the appropriate documents will create the foundation for a successful business.
I am amazed at the number of privately held business partnerships that do not have a formal buy-sell agreement in place. This one is absolutely essential. When forming your business, you chose your partner; make sure you have some rights when it comes to who your partner will be as time goes on too.
We’ve all done it as children when working out a maze. Start from your endpoint and work backwards to the start. This same approach works for mapping out the path to startup success – Start from your endpoint and work backwards to the present.