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There are many ways for a startup to fail. Some factors, like regulatory changes or input cost increases, are beyond the founder’s control. However, there are three significant actions that entrepreneurs are often guilty of that can kill your company as fast as anything.
Like a master chef preparing a sumptuous feast, every entrepreneur needs to know the right “ingredients” to make his or her business turn out just right. Here are the 8 ingredients for a business secret sauce:
The startup with attributes that best fit a particular accelerator’s established criteria and objectives, and best fits the needs of the startup will be the one with the highest probability of being a match and one in which the accelerators will be more likely to accept the startup into the cohort.
Every company is composed of individuals with different skill sets and has different roles that must be filled in order to succeed.
Incubators and Accelerators: In order to address these differences, we are breaking down the typical incubator and accelerator based on twelve factors.
Many founders don’t consider this one until it’s too late. The excitement and adrenaline of getting started leads to a “kumbaya atmosphere” where all things are equal. This spills over into salaries. Sooner or later, the amount of time, effort and energy expended by the partners is no longer equal, but their salaries are. Tensions begin to rise.
noun: value in a property, business, etc., that results from the work that a person does to improve it;
also : the work itself”
How to protect yourself and your business startup when the partnership falls apart.
Greek historian Herodotus once said, “Great deeds are usually wrought at great risk.” The great company you are building will not come easy. It may require you to go “all in” (and take a prudent risk) to make it work. But what does that mean and when do you undertake such a risky action?