Someone finally realized that people engaged in all the work for volunteer activities could use some help. Savvy entrepreneurs know that providing a helpful convenience to a common situation is an opportunity to profit from starting a business.
The founders of 955 Dreams decided that starting a business to publish mobile apps is most likely to succeed by focusing on a popular category. They selected music as the obvious choice. Now the startup has $3,250,000 of new capital from angel investors and venture capitalists.
The optimal path to success when starting a business is targeting an expanding market. One of the reasons is that rising interest in a type of product inspires buyers to examine new options. Plus, angel investors are eager to provide backing to startups offering innovative options to eager consumers.
A lot of recent holiday parties were successful due to the $630,000 of seed capital that ezCater raised from angel investors last October. The Boston startup was formed in 2009 to help caterers find new customers online.
If you’re looking for funding for your new business this year, you may look for angel investors or venture capital firms. 2011 was a particularly bad year for private investors like these but that doesn’t mean that they don’t have money to lend in 2012.
You’ve heard about the problem with resumes. Hiring managers at major corporations sometimes receive tens of thousands resumes each year and of the resumes they actually look at, they’re only going to spend a few seconds skimming for something that catches their eye. If you’re an entrepreneur and you’re hoping to catch the eye and […]
A well-known fact for small merchants using sales channels such as eBay, Amazon, and Yahoo is that working capital is required. The sellers can’t make more money without having some up-front cash in a PayPal account. Kabbage is the company that comes to their rescue. Now, Kabbage itself has raised $17,000,000 of funding from institutions […]
Entrepreneurs tend to incorrectly view angel investors and venture capital firms as identical sources of capital. Although both seek sound companies in which to invest, there are differences in their approaches.