Receiving investment from angels can be a daunting, time consuming process, one that is inherently inefficient. Experienced entrepreneurs take steps to minimize these funding inefficiencies.
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All companies face risks, and startups are no exception. As you seek financing from third parties, remember that once financing is obtained, the resources of those outside investors now face the same risks as your personal resources.
If you have the curse of the entrepreneur, then you are familiar with the insatiable need to launch something – to create something and get it out there.
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?
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.
Home to the Mayo Clinic and one of IBM’s largest facilities, Rochester has earned the motto “America’s City of Care and Innovation.”
Although I have more than 25 years of experience working with business, entrepreneurial and technical personnel, I continue to experience unfamiliar acronyms. As a result, I decided to create a quick reference list summarizing acronyms utilized in the startup and entrepreneurial community.
More than 200 million women entrepreneurs across the globe are operating new businesses. We’ve provided insight into Women Accelerators supporting women entrepreneurship in the United States by developing a listing of startup accelerators that focus on the female entrepreneur and their companies.
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.
Successful startups typically possess leaders who are “Geeks” and leaders who are “Suits”!