Ultimately, the fit is as important to the advisory board candidate as it is to the entrepreneurs and the company. If it is learned that the fit doesn’t exist after the advisor has been on-boarded, it will likely turn out to be a waste of time for everyone.
How to Build a Winning Team
How to Create a Strategy, Vision and Mission
How to Create an Advisory Board
How to Get Funding
How to Improve Your Company
How to Improve Your Pitch
How to Start Your Company
Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Spotlight
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Startup Investor Spotlight
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University Entrepreneurial Program Spotlight
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Writing An Executive Summary: The 4 Most Important Words
As an angel investor and leader of an angel group, I receive funding inquiries every day. Most come in the form of an executive summary, which typically provides one of the initial interactions an entrepreneur will have with an investor.
5 Steps to Better Prepare Your Startup Pitch
If you want to up your chances of success, take a page out of the Boy Scout manual and follow these five steps to make sure you’re good and ready to give a winning startup pitch…
4 Steps to Change Failure into Success
You are going to fail! This is the dirty little truth about being an entrepreneur.
Confidence vs. Arrogance in Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs tend to be arrogant. This sounds rather like a criticism, but it’s more a statement of fact and a caution.
Useful Mission – 5 questions to ask when writing a mission statement
How do we get there? Remember that your organization’s vision is the destination.
Clarify the Vision – 10 questions to create an effective vision statement
It is essential to understand your organization’s dreams for the future, prior to coming up with the pretty words you put on paper and hang in conference rooms. So, how does an organization create an effective vision statement?
Your Partnership Will Fail! – Part 1
How to protect yourself and your business startup when the partnership falls apart.
3 Tips for Successful Startup Funding Pitches – All Learned From Playing Poker
A fair number of really smart, well-prepared entrepreneurs get tripped up, stumble around and eventually fall to the ground when they make their startup funding pitches to the Angel Investment Group that I am a part of.
Two Key Factors in Getting Startup Advice from Professionals
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.