startup business

  • 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...
  • 21 things You should Know before starting a business

    The facts are three quarters of startups fail within the first three years and a third of those fall by the wayside in the first six months. To give you the best chance of surviving the teething period we’ve compiled the top 21 things to research before you take...
  • How to Set the Right Goals for Your Business?

    Setting effective and achievable business goals is at the heart of any good business goal setting strategy. While many people say they want to achieve success in business, not everyone has the wherewithal to follow through and do so. What sets them apart? The person versed in the art of goal...
  • 5 Phases of the Startup Lifecycle

    I had the chance to interview Morgan Brown, one of growth’s OG’s. He has served as the Head of Growth at Qualaroo, GrowthHackers.com, and a number of other high growth startups. I found out that Morgan isn’t only a total badass when it comes to strategizing and executing growth...