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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?
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.
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.
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.
Another level of Intellectual Property (IP) safeguard focusses on the name, look and function of your company. These Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are covered by Trademark protection.
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”– George Bernard Shaw
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.
Avoid the purgatory of being non-fundable. Find out the investor’s view and structure of their balance sheet in an “investor friendly” manner before submitting an executive summary to startup investors.
The goal of many startup companies is to become a scalable business. Unfortunately, there is some confusion about what it really means to scale up.