Here’s what you need to know about government grants for small businesses, who is eligible to receive them, and how to go about getting them.
Financing a Business
“Not wanting to look a gift horse in the mouth, we took the $1,000 check. The only problem was that we needed more: We’d already committed $2,000 to local boutiques.”
Access to capital is vital for any entrepreneur’s success, but many entrepreneurs’ applications for financing are rejected. Why? Probably for one of these five reasons.
The culmination of an entrepreneurship accelerator is the opportunity to pitch investors on your business. After my business partners and I spent eight weeks in a startup accelerator at the JFE Network, we got the chance to show off Credential Cabinet to a room full of attentive investors. Pitching was a great experience. We told [...]
Learn about three investments that you don’t want to make as a new business owner.
I found this list in a very good post from Charlie O’Donnell on his blog This is going to be BIG. I don’t know him, and I didn’t know his site, but on digging I discover he has done time with Union Square Ventures, teaches entrepreneurship and practices what he preaches with a couple of [...]
A lot of times people want to ask me about crowd funding. What is it? Is it legal?
Whether you’re a nonprofit, a new small business, a high-tech startup, or an up-and-running company, and whether you’re looking for a loan or a grant or an equity-sharing arrangement, there is an option for you.
Every year around this time I look forward to Steve King’s small business trends for the next year.
The TV show “Shark Tank” has a lot in common with the normal flow of angel investment. These are the five key lessons to take away from it.