Monthly Archives: September 2011
Cloud-based productivity tools provide an attractive advantage over desktop applications because they are accessible at all times from anywhere with a wi-fi connection. BigTime Software provides a billing and practice management software product from the cloud that integrates with QuickBooks, the popular small business accounting platform. BigTime recently announced that it has raised $2,000,000 from [...]
Wells Fargo, with the help of the SBA is getting startup and small business funds in to the hands of perspective and current business owners using the Small Business Association 7(a) loan program.
Do you hope to work from home some day? Many others have the same goal and, in fact, the work at home workforce has grown more than 800% in the last decade. Forming an LLC at home has become a legitimate and profitable way to earn a full time income but it isn’t for everybody. [...]
As data tracking solutions for web retailers continue to improve, the demand keeps rising for e-commerce analytics. BrightTag is a Chicago-based provider of market solutions for both website operators and traditional retail companies. A recent capital infusion for BrightTag of $5,000,000 brings the total capital raised to $8,000,000 since the business started.
There are multitudes of books, articles, videos, and other coaching resources available to the young entrepreneur who is embarking on the path to business ownership but none take the place of asking questions in a live setting with people who have been at the beginning of a journey just as you are now. You may [...]
The lending markets still aren’t proving to be a reliable source of funding for small businesses and business startups and because of the size or lack of a formal structure, the capital or investment markets have been virtually off limits to businesses looking for startup funds.
Crowdtap offers individuals a means to influence big name brands while earning prizes. To further its research endeavors, the company recently raised $7,000,000 of new capital.
If you are an entrepreneur with an innovative idea, you must register for Startup Open. Startup Open is a contest that takes place in conjunction with Global Entrepreneur Week and highlights the most innovative and up and coming businesses. Time is running out, though. You must register no later than September 15, 2011.