3 Reasons Your Bank Seems So Stingy

We hear it all the time, frustrated entrepreneurs say things like: “The big banks aren’t lending to small businesses” “The banks aren’t willing to take a risk” “Why do banks even adverti...


Top 3 Financial Mistakes That Kill Startups

Startups make a lot of mistakes, it just comes with the territory.  In order to succeed as a startup, you will need to make mistakes, take risks, and adapt quickly, but when it comes to your finances...


Can Your Small Business Survive a Eurozone Disaster?

After the banking disaster in 2008 the United States government stepped in and required many US banks to undergo what they called “stress tests.”  In a very simplistic sense, these stress tests w...


Please Don’t Try to Build the Next Instagram

2 years of work…  $1 billion payout… In an instant, this became the dream of thousands of young, enthusiastic entrepreneurs.  Instagram was founded in 2010.  They built a relatively sim...


7 Devastating Elevator Pitch Mistakes

When you pitch your company, product, or service are you met with blank stares?  Does your audience politely smile, nod, and then walk away?  Maybe it is time to take a closer look at your pitch and...


How to Get on TV to Promote Your Startup

Recently I was interviewed on a state wide business news TV program to talk about a new web-based startup company of which I am a Co-Founder. My interview aired on CBS across the state, and was also s...


3 Worst Ways to Find a Potential Investor

A couple months ago I wrote an article titled Top 10 Website to Find Angel Investors.  My research for that article revealed that there are virtually hundreds if not thousands of ways to find potenti...


The 5 Most Devastating Funding Mistakes that Most Entrepreneurs Make

For most entrepreneurs these days, funding is nearly impossible to come by.  According to the report titled, “Important Things for Entrepreneurs to Know about Angel Investors” which is distribute...