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Six Simple Questions To Guide Your Business Plans

Six Simple Questions To Guide Your Business Plans

| April 17, 2013 | 2 Comments

While the key factor in winning is the ability to stick with your plan, it makes sense that you start with the best plan possible. Our experiences working with clients on strategic planning and execution indicate a direct correlation between the simplicity of a plan and the chances of adhering to it. A theme we […]

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The First Five Steps to Starting Your Own Business

The First Five Steps to Starting Your Own Business

| April 3, 2013 | 3 Comments

Despite the times of austerity and the threat of a triple dip recession, many new businesses are actually thriving, especially online. The ones that are succeeding are those that are flexible and able to adapt to the wants and needs of their target market; being able to source talent online is also helping start ups […]

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5 Crucial Steps for Starting Your Own Business

5 Crucial Steps for Starting Your Own Business

| March 28, 2013 | 1 Comment

Starting a business takes a lot of courage, time and creativity. You have to take a big risk personally and financially. As you take the leap, make sure you are also crossing your t’s and dotting your i’s. There are a few crucial steps you must take to not only start your business, but start […]

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S.I.N.- The Formula For AN Entrepreneur

S.I.N.- The Formula For AN Entrepreneur

| February 21, 2013 | 3 Comments

What does S.I.N. have to do with being an entrepreneur?  This formula serves as the basis for all new and growing endeavors. You don’t even have to confess this Sin.  Sin translates to Seek Wisdom, Implement, and Innovate.  (The phonetic “innovate” is applied.) Seek Wisdom One of the critical requirements is either having expertise in […]

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Top 5 Reasons Why Your Current Business Plan Isn’t Good Enough

Top 5 Reasons Why Your Current Business Plan Isn’t Good Enough

| January 28, 2013 | 7 Comments

I talk to a number of aspiring entrepreneurs every day, and a number of them have the same problem:  They can’t get needed funding to start or grow their business.  “There just isn’t any money out there,” they say.  In reality, there is money out there, but the competition to get it is greater than […]

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Win or Lose: Business Plan Competitions Important to Building Operations Side of a Start-up

Win or Lose: Business Plan Competitions Important to Building Operations Side of a Start-up

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

The importance of business plan competitions cannot be overstated for cash-strapped start-ups. And in a year when the SBIR program could be in for a significant change that might make it difficult for student-start-ups and early stage companies to compete for those critical dollars, business plan competitions could make all the difference in folding or […]

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NYS Business Plan Competition: Key Factor to Increasing Investment in New York Start-ups?

NYS Business Plan Competition: Key Factor to Increasing Investment in New York Start-ups?

| May 15, 2012 | 1 Comment

“In 2011, Governor Cuomo charged every region of our state with developing a strategic plan to prioritize the region’s economic development efforts and to capitalize on its strengths. Across the state, regions underscored the importance of continuing to foster a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. The colleges and universities of our great state are a […]

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Deadline March 29th: New York State Business Plan Competition

Deadline March 29th: New York State Business Plan Competition

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The College of Nanoscale Science & Engineering at the University at Albany, UAlbany’s School of Business, the Lally School of Management & Technology at Rensselaer, and Syracuse University will host the third annual New York State Business Plan Competition on April 26, 2012. The competition encourages students to fully engage in their research and allows […]

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All Students: Enter to Win $70,000 in the Tulane Business Plan Competition

All Students: Enter to Win $70,000 in the Tulane Business Plan Competition

| December 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

The Tulane Entrepreneurs Association Announces the Start of the 2012 Tulane Business Plan Competition and The Domain Companies New Orleans Entrepreneurial Challenge—$70,000 in Cash Prizes to be Awarded After three rounds of competition, the winner of the Tulane Business Plan Competition will take home a cash prize of $50,000. TEA’s competition partner and sponsor, The […]

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Take a Weekend Idea. Build A Business

Take a Weekend Idea. Build A Business

| July 5, 2011 | 3 Comments

You can spend months working on a business plan, creating all types of projections and then spend even more time working on an actual product before launching it, only to find out your idea is rubbish.   This was me 12 months ago. Having previously built a mildly successful productivity application, I thought I had it […]

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