Challenges Facing Women Entrepreneurs

Last month, the Gender GEDI Index—the branch of Dell's Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index focused on opportunities for women—ranked the U.S. first out of 17 countries as a haven for female entrepreneurship. However, as even the U.S. scored only a 76 on a 100-point scale, it's clear that there are still challenges facing women entrepreneurs in this country.

4 Reasons Corporations Are Attractive to Investors

The key to gaining investors is the ability to convince them of your passion and drive to see the success of your one-of-a-kind business all the way through. Aside from that, though, there are some concrete things that look good on paper to investors that make them...

How Can I Reduce the Startup Costs of My Small Business?

Retail space... expensive equipment... unanticipated extra costs... these can be significant costs of running a small business. Reducing expenses help maximize the bottom line. Here are some tips on how to reduce the start-up costs of your small business.

How Entrepreneurs Attract Friends, Family and Fools

Many first-time entrepreneurs find themselves unable to bootstrap their startups, and also unable to find early funding at the venture capital level or even with angel investors.

3 Ways to Know Government Small Business Loans Are an Option for You

While the government doesn't offer direct small business loans, they do support small businesses through the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Getting Help from SBA Programs

The Small Business Administration fills a number of different roles for small business, with a wide range of programs for entrepreneurs. These include financing help, training opportunities, help obtaining government contracts, and general small business advocacy.

5 Ways to Finance Your Business Expansion

Whether you want to increase sales, introduce a new product, launch your services in another city or country, or venture into a different line of business, you will have to spend a substantial amount of money.

10 Strategies to Cover New Product Development Costs

The “valley of death” is a common term in the startup world, referring to the difficulty of covering the negative cash flow in the...

6 Hidden Business Startup Costs

Starting a business is exciting! You’re finally ready to bring your dreams to life, become your own boss, and strengthen your local business community....

5 of the Most Exciting Startup Cities in Europe to Get Funding

While a lot of people may instantly think of startups being confined to the likes of Silicon Valley and Canada, the world of enterprise has a far wider reach than first meets the eye.

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