Five Tips for a Successful Crowd Funding Campaign...

We all have great ideas from time to time. The difference is that some of us know what to do in order to take it into the next level and some of us don’t. The good news is that help is now at ha...

No Money, Mo Problems: 5 Ways to Stay Positive Whi...

You had a light bulb moment. You jotted down the idea. You did some research. You wrote a business plan. You’ve got skill. You’ve got passion. You’ve quit your job! You’re an entrepreneur. All...

How Equity-Based Crowdfunding Can Be a Tipping Poi...

Funding drives small business innovation. But in the wake of the Great Recession, commercial lenders and other funding sources have tightened their criteria, leaving many small companies underfunded a...

How to Negotiate Your Equity Compensation in VC-Ba...

In our work at venture-backed startups, we are amazed at how hard new employees will negotiate pay, benefits, workspace, duties, titles, etc. and just totally accept their equity compensation. So, we ...

6 Useful Financial Tips for the Newly Self-Employe...

Taking the plunge into the world of self-employment is exciting. You’re finally gaining the independence you’ve been seeking, putting your expertise and skills to use exactly how you see best fit....

10 Financial Tips for Startup Entrepreneurs...

If you are young entrepreneur or startup, I applaud you. Building a company is truly one of the hardest things I’ve ever tried to do. A year and a half ago, I decided to quit my job to pursue my dre...

The One Decision That Will Wreck Your Business Fin...

Have you ever wondered why finances seem to disappear the moment you make a decision to follow your dream? When you decide to leave your job and focus on building your business? I believe in provision...

Eight Ways To Start A Creative Project Or Business...

If you’ve decided on a new idea that you just must unleash to the world, you’re probably thinking about these key things: – How do I develop and ship it in the least amount of time – H...

Ignore the Naysayers—The JOBS Act Will Create Jo...

The JOBS Act, the law that allows companies to raise capital via “crowdfunding” for the first time, is appearing more and more in the news. Many people, rather than looking forward to raising capi...

Out-of-the-Box Ways to Genuinely Save Money and Ge...

Starting a new business is never easy. After all, there are plenty of statistics that define how often new business ventures fail. However, when you look at why failure occurs, it becomes rather obvio...