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.
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?
Venture capital has always been elusive, but some say now more than ever. Is getting VC funding even possible? Let's find out.