6 Reasons Smart Entrepreneurs Think Twice Before IPO

The visibility of Google, Facebook and a few others continues to propagate the myth that the ultimate objective of every entrepreneur should be to...

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.

How to Survive Your Startup…Financially

Every small business owner sets out hoping to make good money, but it doesn't always go that way—especially in the beginning. So the question becomes: How can you survive while your business gets on its feet?

How to Broaden Your Search for the Right Investors

If you're part of an accelerator or startup, the SEC just granted you a new way to approach funding in 2014: the right to solicit a broader range of investors.

5 Top Ways to Find Buyers for Your Structured Settlement

We all fall on hard financial times at some point or another. Even billionaire Donald Trump has lost money and has had to rebuild...

Bootstrapping Your Business: A Reality Check

Philip Soriano has trouble fitting into dress shirts. This, along with his fashion and business experience, informs his role as co-founder of Hugh & Crye,...

8 Business Name Mistakes Investors Hate to See

Every new baby gets a name before it is introduced to the world, and yet some entrepreneurs continue to send me business plans with...

5 Logistical Steps for Startups Seeking Investors

Don't charge the hill until you are "ready." This probably seems obvious to military types, but I see entrepreneurs violating this rule all the time. They approach key potential investors way too early.

Why Kickstarter Campaigns Fail

Plenty of entrepreneurs have found success with their crowdfunding campaigns. Failure though, is always a possibility—even when the end is in sight and it seems to be a sure thing. Crooked Bottle, an aspiring local brewbub, learned that lesson the hard way.

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.

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