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  • 4 Popular Types Of Office Spaces For Early-Stage Startups

    In the beginning, startups are often forced to get creative when selecting a perfect, yet functional office space where they can get work done and scale. As long as your work can be accomplished with a laptop and a Wi-Fi connection, you have great workspace options to choose from. So, before you obligate...
  • 10 clues that it’s time to start your own business

    Many budding entrepreneurs struggle mightily with that first step – out of their comfort zone and into the unknown. They keep asking people like me whether the time is right, and the truth is that there’s never an ideal time to start your own business. It’s like starting a...
  • The 17 Most Useful Free Resource Websites For Startups

    Startup life means doing more than one task, at times small tasks can take up a lot of time. To help fellow startups like us, we have listed few websites/tools which can be very helpful to get the work done. All these websites are free to use and will...
  • Dream Payment Receives $1.5 Million Investment

    Toronto-based Dream Payments has secured a $1.5 million investment from the state of Connecticut through Connecticut Innovations, which supports Connecticut-based companies as they scale. Dream Payments snagged the funding through CI’s $5 million VentureClash competition in October, which provides early-stage companies with the opportunity to grow their businesses in...
  • Top 10 Essential Roles of a Startup CEO

    I have a general philosophy about ALL roles in a startup. This can be applied to any organization, but in a startup, I think it’s especially critical (and probably a lot more realistic): Every member of the team should be making the highest-value use of their time, always. It...
  • How Can I Get a Business Loan If My Credit Is Terrible?

    “I have balances on 3 credit cards that each charge over 25%. I want to get a loan with a lower interest rate to pay off the cards, but my bank turned me down because of my credit. Is it possible to find a loan that would help me...
  • How to create a team for your start-up business

    Team-building for small businesses is often understood as one of two things: growing your team, or ensuring you keep them. The fact is, team-building is a little bit of both. Once you’ve gathered the members of your team through an effective recruitment campaign, you’ll need to mould them into...
  • 30 Profitable Home Based Businesses

    With the economy being what it is, layoffs all around us, and an increasing desire for many to escape the rat race and work from home, many are trying to start a home-based business. Working from home not only offers independence and freedom but there are also some great...
  • 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...