Partnerships

4 ways to secure funding for your startup

How to Secure Funding for Your Startup (with INFOGRAPHIC)

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.

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How to Pick the Right Lawyer For Your Startup

How to Pick the Right Attorney For Your Startup

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.

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Are You and Your Business Partner on the Same Page?

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...

By Cassy Parker | Shares

What to Look For in a Business Partner Square

What to Look For in a Business Partner

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?

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Looking for Money? These 4 Things Will Scare Investors Away

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...

By Lisa Furgison | Shares

My Favorite 2014 Trend is Boomer-Millenial Partnerships

Every year around this time I look forward to Steve King’s small business trends for the next year.

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Lessons Learned: How Choosing the Wrong Partner Cost One Entrepreneur Her Business

Adi Bittan says every entrepreneur can learn from her first-business mistakes, and offers these tips to new founders considering a partnership.

By Lisa Furgison | Shares

How to Get a Partnership Deal for Your Business

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.

By Scott Gerber | Shares

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