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How to Build a High-Quality Brand with an Affordable Product

How to Build a High-Quality Brand with an Affordable Product

| April 26, 2013 | 8 Comments

Providing a product at the lowest price point in your market sounds like a sure way to attract customers and gain an edge on your competition — but it’s not always that easy. The problem is that the brands with this strategy are rarely considered high-quality; therefore, customers have no loyalty and no reason to […]

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Will It Walk? Determining Whether Your Business Idea Has Legs

Will It Walk? Determining Whether Your Business Idea Has Legs

| April 25, 2013 | 3 Comments

Every problem is an opportunity because a good business idea can lie in the solution. Most successful businesses begin with someone merely solving a problem. Chances are if you’re experiencing difficulties with something, then others are, too. If you solve that problem for yourself, you can probably make things easier for everyone — and it […]

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The 3 Best Reasons to Become an Angel Investor

The 3 Best Reasons to Become an Angel Investor

| April 18, 2013 | 2 Comments

We’re in a startup culture right now. Any kid who can code has a potential five-year path to the land of billionaires, and it’s become dull and commonplace (but still impressive) to meet yet another entrepreneur at a social gathering. It used to be that artists and writers carried the most mystique; that’s not so […]

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The No-Brainer Secret to Success: High Margins

The No-Brainer Secret to Success: High Margins

| April 5, 2013 | 1 Comment

It seems like such an obvious thing to say that I’m a little embarrassed to be writing about it. But young entrepreneurs — including myself at one point — settle for razor-thin profit margins all the time. “If it works for Amazon” is a terrible business plan. As a new entrepreneur, you put a lot […]

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Speed Up Your Business’s Metabolism: Get Lean Again

Speed Up Your Business’s Metabolism: Get Lean Again

| March 13, 2013 | 1 Comment

We’ve all seen it happen: You put on a little weight, then you start to lose energy and stamina, and before long, you’re in a rut. Well, unfortunately, a business can fall into the same pattern. Maybe it grows too fast and can’t manage the extra weight, or it gets trapped in an inefficient process […]

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Keep Your Company from Signing with the Wrong People

Keep Your Company from Signing with the Wrong People

| February 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

The partnerships you make in your business can be your biggest blessing or your greatest curse; it just depends on how you approach them. By making the right alliances from the get-go – whether it’s a partner, employee, or supplier – you can save yourself lots of time, trouble, and money down the road. Keep […]

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50 VC and Angel Investors Every Young Entrepreneur Should Know

50 VC and Angel Investors Every Young Entrepreneur Should Know

| January 23, 2013 | 11 Comments

What’s the next big thing? There’s a good chance someone on this list is either starting it or funding it. The investors below have been a there as founders or investors for many of the companies that have shaped the internet  like Amazon, eBay, AOL, Paypal, Facebook, Twitter, Google and many more. These investors have […]

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Infographic: Startup Funding Trends That Will Shape 2013

Infographic: Startup Funding Trends That Will Shape 2013

| January 21, 2013 | 3 Comments

Ready or not 2013 is here! Funding is an integral part of getting your startup off the ground.  Last year, the rise of crowdfunding and a decline in venture capital investments opened new doors of possibilities for small businesses.  Here are some trends that will influence the funding environment for 2013: Image Credit: http://www.startups.co

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Does Age Affect the Amount of Money You Raise for Your Startup?

Does Age Affect the Amount of Money You Raise for Your Startup?

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

With so many young entrepreneurs bursting into the tech startup scene, it can sometimes seem that age is no longer a factor when gaining investor support for your business. As a young entrepreneur myself, I disagree. Being a young business owner has clear pros and cons. By understanding and being aware of how your age […]

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3 Tips to Saving Money After College

3 Tips to Saving Money After College

| January 4, 2013 | 3 Comments

As a recent college graduate, earning a salary, I had to learn on the fly on how to effectively save money. Fortunately, I was able to listen to the vague advice from my Dad who instructed me to “save my money”. Those who need a little more direction than that can read this article for […]

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