Why do so many businesses fail? According to a recent Forbes article, at the surface level, they simply run out of cash. It’s easy to get things wrong when you’re starting out and the article points out that 8 out of every 10 businesses fail within the first 18 months.
Picking the right attorney in your startup is as important as picking the right business partner. You can’t underestimate the importance of selecting an attorney who “gets” your business model, your market opportunity, and most importantly, your fundraising and exit strategy.
Disputes over money can drive a wedge between the strongest of relationships, whether you’re part of a married couple weighed down by debt, or business partners disagreeing over the best use of the company credit card. When it comes to business, partners on opposite sides of heavy issues can stifle the ability of the company...
Surrounding yourself with the right people at the right time is crucial for hitting milestones. So how do you know when you are working with the right people—or, more importantly, with the wrong people?
Whether you’re trying to borrow money from a colleague or land the financial backing of a venture capitalist, there are certain traits that can scare even the hardiest of investors away. Finding startup funds may be one of the toughest things you’ll do as an entrepreneur, so if you have an interested investor you should...
Every year around this time I look forward to Steve King’s small business trends for the next year.
Adi Bittan says every entrepreneur can learn from her first-business mistakes, and offers these tips to new founders considering a partnership.
A good partnership deal can take your business to the next level, and no business is too new or too small to start looking towards the future and considering potential partnerships.