startup business

  • 10 Best Jobs You Can Do from Home

    If you don’t relish the thought of hustling to a workplace every day or you’re having a hard time securing a local gig, there’s never been a better time to work from home: More than 40 million Americans do it, according to the advocacy group Telework Coalition. And as...
  • 10 Rules for Succeeding in Your Own Business

    What does it take to start and succeed in business? Although there is no one answer that fits all businesses, there are a number of practices followed by successful business owners. No matter what you sell, you’ll be ahead of the game if you live by these ten essential...
  • 5 Reasons Tech Startup Fails

    Technology startups are tempting business plans to many people. The industry is, after all, booming and constantly fluctuating – it’s not going anywhere. However, it is not particularly easy to successfully launch a tech startup and many fail. That’s why we’ve put together the top five reasons tech startups...
  • 3 Stages for creating a startup

    STAGE 1: VALIDATING AN IDEA 1. Build a website and not a business plan Honestly, instead of writing out a 20 page business plan.. Try making a website instead. There is probably no better way to put your thoughts together. What I love about websites is that instead of the...
  • Why Business Plans Don’t Get Funded

    A business plan is a blueprint of your business; what you want to achieve and how you plan to go about it. A well-written business plan can mean the difference between success and failure. Business plans may be internally or externally focused. Depending on the target or goal of writing...
  • 10 Ways To Raise Money For Your New Startups

    According to a recent study, over 94% of new businesses fail during first year of operation. Lack of funding turns to be one of the common reasons. Money is the bloodline of any business. The long painstaking yet exciting journey from the idea to revenue generating business needs a fuel named capital. That’s why,...
  • Top 10 steps to turn your idea into a startup

    Everyone has at least one idea for the next big thing. What makes startup founders different is their willingness to take action to make one of those ideas a reality. If you’re thinking you may want to leave your day job and set out as a founder, it might...
  • Dividing Equity Between Founders and Investors

    A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million from a VC another six months later. If all goes well.See how funding works in this infographic: First, let’s figure out why we are talking...
  • How to Build a Team for a Startup

    If you never hire anyone, you’ll be doing all the work yourself. And if you’re doing all the work yourself, you’re really just building a job for yourself rather than building a business that can operate independently of you, and without you if needed. The Importance of Making Your...