Entrepreneurs have numerous options for obtaining funding to explore and validate their startup concept.
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Seed funding has become the ‘participation award’ of startups. While getting started is easier than ever, ultimate success is tougher than ever.
There are many motives to start a business. In a market system at its simplest form, the purpose of a business is to make money. However, you must never forget your “raison d’être,” your company’s real reason for being.
We often think of business as a special function. In reality, it operates in much the same way normal things around us do. In fact, the concepts behind Newton’s Three Laws of Motion are as applicable to business tips as they are to physics.
Every company is composed of individuals with different skill sets and has different roles that must be filled in order to succeed.
A Patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) or another internationally recognized organization to an inventor or assignee for an invention, product or process that provides a solution to a specific technological problem.
One dark rainy night on a muddy hillside in Germany, I learned what it meant to be a great organization.
A simple business plan template to follow is to develop a “sniff test.” Hold up the fish (project) – if it doesn’t smell right, throw it away. This is simply a short-hand way to tell if a project is worth a more detailed look.
Every scalable startup will require external funding. A great team with an amazing idea where there is a clear demand is still doomed without the finances to make it happen.
You are launching your startup! After reviewing the legal structures available, you decided on the LLC structure for your venture and have filed your Articles of Organization with the state. Now what?