Month: July 2014
If you're in the process of starting a business, you know that obtaining funding is a critical step. There are many ways to go about securing funding, and one option is to apply for a loan or contract with the government.
A recent report by the Small Business & Entrepreneurship committee found that when it comes to obtaining government funding, women are not on equal ground wi... Read More
For many people, the word "startup" immediately evokes an association with companies working toward developing new technological creations. While this is certainly true of many startups, not every single one is a tech company.
USA Today explored this idea in a recent article that discusses how tech startups have long been prevalent in Silicon Valley but are actually springing... Read More
Recently on this blog, we discussed what makes a successful business. Entrepreneurs may have many differing motivations. Some dream of developing a valuable company that they can eventually sell, and will go on to create another. For others, the approach is to create a lifelong business that will contribute to and be sustained by their local community.
No matter what your motivation is... Read More
Think you're too old or young to start your own business? Think again. Even if you've already done many things with your life, or think you haven't done enough, if starting your own business is still on this list, it's never too late to begin a new venture. Despite this, some people believe that age plays a role in entrepreneurial success.
A recent article in Read More
When it comes to starting a successful business, having a great plan is only one part of the battle. Once you've incorporated your business and secured funding, you'll have to find ways to attract and retain customers. Having a base of customers that come back again and again is an important part of a well-run business, but how do you turn a customer into a return customer?Read More