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I was asked recently for a list of things that annoy me in angel investment pitches from startups. I’ve done this before, so there...

7 Reasons Why Investors Won’t Back Your Startup

No, no, no! Toddlers expect to hear that, but when you’re a grown adult with an idea for “the next big thing” and investor after...

What are the Normal Steps for Angel Investment?

Question: What are the normal steps for angel investment? What’s involved in submitting a business plan? I decided to answer this question here because I see...

13 Small Business Grants You Need to Know for 2018

Running a small business is a lot like powering a car, and the only way to keep it moving down the road is to...

Investing in Bullion and Bullion Coins

Whether you run a business or looking for personal investments, bullion continues to be a great strategy. Gold is returning over 359% during the...

Building a Successful Business is Harder without Trust

It probably goes without saying that without trust in your partners, your employees, or the people you rely on for parts or supplies, building...

5 Steps to a Compelling Story for Business Proposals

If you are proposing a merger or acquisition, or simply seeking an investor for your business, the process is the same. You have to...

Boy! If I Had Only Learned This Before Spending a Million!

Know your market and competition, or don’t spend a dime on anything else. I love absolutes—statements with no wiggle room for gray-area responses. Well, here...

5 Ways Business Owners Can Profit from the Stock Market

Small business owners are always looking for investments. They want to put their money in places that will come back to them in profits....

7 Tips for Investing in Foreign Markets

If you have foreign investments abroad, you probably already understand what a headache it can cause—especially if you’re the one doing all the financials....

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