Times have changed and that’s a good thing for the budding entrepreneurs of the world. In the past, starting a business often involved leasing retail space, purchasing expensive equipment and hoping that your idea would take off in to a profitable venture but no longer does it have to be that way.
You want to start a business but you don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars at your disposal. You can’t purchase a bunch of equipment, you don’t have the money to purchase inventory, and renting a retail location wouldn’t be easy either.
What kind of business do you want to open? Maybe your dream still feels pretty far away or maybe you’re only weeks away from opening your doors. Regardless, wouldn’t it be nice if one of your most successful competitors were not only willing to offer you advice but also give you a small startup loan […]
Starting a new business isn’t easy. In fact, many fail after a short time but is being a successful small business owner nothing more than a roll of the dice? Hardly. The reason business startups fail is because the new owner didn’t have the skills, experience, or capital needed to make their business a success. […]
Your plan for financing a new business depends largely upon the type of company you create. Plenty of people start a business and spend no time raising money. In fact, most small businesses are not capital intensive.
On August 16th the Obama administration announced new incentives aimed at helping small businesses in the rural parts of the nation thrive in a challenging economic environment. These incentives will be spearheaded by the SBA and available to all rural small businesses and business startups regardless of the type of business.
Although some wouldn’t agree with the label of cyber terrorists, computer hacking group Anonymous and the release of secret government documents by wiki leaks prove that cybercrime is on the rise and may someday be the weapon of choice among organizations as well as countries who wish to cause harm to the United States. To […]
The United States patent laws are supposed to keep the intellectual property developed by individuals or businesses from being used without compensation to the developer. Instead, these laws are being used to make money for patent owners who have no plans of actually developing the product.