Monthly Archives: November 2010
Attending local entrepreneurship events was effective for a startup company to network with influential individuals. The anonymous California business was able to schedule meetings with 35 investors in 60 days that raised $75,000.
Thursday December 2nd, 2010, at Incubate Miami Demo Day, four startups will be presenting their new companies to an audience of investors and industry insiders. Here are the 4 presenting companies.
The huge increase in use of Twitter as a communications tool has spawned a striking number of startups developing applications for Twitter. Several of these new companies are funded by angel investors and a few venture capital firms. As of the middle of 2010, eleven Twitter-related startups had obtained $23,270,000. Twitter itself was formed a [...]
If you’re not willing to fail, you shouldn’t be an entrepreneur. The simple fact is that entrepreneur failures mean that you aren’t playing it safe. You’re blazing new paths and sometimes those paths end in disaster. Not only should you not hide these mistakes, you should celebrate them and tell potential investors about those mistakes. [...]
If you haven’t done it yet, you will someday. Your small business is up and running and now it’s time to do your taxes. Small business tax returns aren’t as difficult as you might think but just like IRS paperwork for your personal income, it’s easy to make mistakes so what do you do if [...]
A startup located in Seattle, Washington, is part of the rapidly growing online marketplace for specialty items. Bonanza.com obtained $1,000,000 of funding in 2010 from a group of angel investors plus three venture capital firms.
All entrepreneurs know that getting funding and expert support for their new business idea is one of the biggest road blocks to getting their business off the ground but now the Kauffman Foundation has started a new website, Istart, that helps with this.
If you’re looking to start a small business that has a physical presence, the startup costs can be quite large and unless you already have access to funding from family, a trust fund, or you’ve done well for yourself, you will have to find a source of funding for everything you need. Is a bank [...]
Starting a business takes a lot of money, right? It’s no secret that some businesses takes five or six figures worth of funding but some businesses, which can be just as successful as those high cost startups can come to life with less than $1,000 in startup funds.