Having a financial contingency plan is a must—not just for established small businesses, but also for businesses in the earliest stages of formation. Here's how to easily create a financial contingency plan.
Achieving a degree of financial freedom is an ideal springboard to launching and growing your startup. Here's how to do it.
Every business starts with an idea. But, what if you don't have funding to bring your idea to life? If that sounds like you, follow these five steps.
To make the best impression on banks and investors, your plan should be presented using the standard business plan outline format. This guide gives you an outline to follow and explains what each section should entail.
You've just unexpectedly bumped into a major investor who could help your business get off the ground. What do you say? Take a cue from Aristotle, and try this persuasive speech technique.
Private equity can be the infusion of cash you need to get your startup off the ground—but you run the risk of losing control of your business. Here's how to prevent this from happening.
A great elevator speech can spark interest in your business and hopefully lead to a deeper conversation—and maybe even a partnership or funding opportunity.
Female founders have a hard time securing venture capital. Is the landscape improving—and why is VC funding so hard for women to get in the first place?