Let’s face it: most entrepreneurs are going to be financing their new startup or small business out of their own pockets. In this article for Fast Company, Rodrigo Santibanez discusses a few tips for making it work, even without major monetary backing from investors. Click the article title above to read the full piece and get all of the details.
This week’s New Venture Mentor covers a topic you wouldn’t expect from me: running. I only recently started running any halfway respectable distance and my learning process taught me some lessons that are incredibly applicable to entrepreneurs building a startup or small business. Click the article title above for all of the details.
Not every opportunity that comes your way is going to help you build your business and there are a few telltale signs that you should pass on something that comes your way. In this article for American Express OPEN, Mike Michalowicz shares 4 of those to help you avoid any Trojan horses as you build your startup or small business. Click the article title above to get all of the info.
As I mentioned above, not everyone’s going to get a big check from a venture capitalist or an angel investor, nor is everyone in the financial position to bootstrap. In this article for the Dallas Business Journal, Danielle Abril shares some tips from Kevin Vela on how to decide what the best funding option is for your business. Click the article title above to hear all of his tips.
Whether you outsource your in-depth financial management or not, if you’re an entrepreneur, you need to have a basic level of financial literacy and understanding of what’s going on in your business. In this piece for the Globe and Mail, Rob King shares 10 ways you can up your game when it comes to understanding your small business’ or startups finances. CLick the article title above to get all of the details.