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A sample Sales/Service Process and ideas for developing your own sales process serve as a guide as you plan for sales growth.
This tool will help you develop and practice giving a compelling venture presentation.
There are many ways to read financial statements. This information will add understanding to your own reading of your financial statements.
This article provides insight into fast growth company potential investors--venture capitalists.
This article provides several looks at simple depreciation, including one entrepreneur's example.
This article discusses the steps involved in the process of raising money from the first handshake to the cash-in-hand.
This tool and sample provides a systematic way to expand a marketing strategy into specific tactics and activities for implementation.
The report, “The Grass is Indeed Greener in India and China for Returnee Entrepreneurs,” is based on a survey of U.S.-educated Indian and Chinese professionals who had returned to their home countries and started businesses. These respondents cited economic opportunities, favorable conditions for starting a business and the speed of professional growth as the leading motivations for returning home. Family ties also played a significant role in attracting the entrepreneurs back to their native countries.
While every state continues to experience the impacts of the economic downturn and resulting recession, it will be many years before we understand the full nature and causes of the financial crisis. But it appears that one of the contributing factors to both the crisis and the anemic nature of the recovery has been the weakened position of the U.S. economy in global markets. This relatively untold story of the recession and recovery is, in fact, perhaps one of the major developments in the U.S. economy, one that will have significant impacts on state economies for decades into the future—particularly if the nation continues to ignore the issue.
This example of a terms and acceptance document covers a quotation/proposal for a vendor to a contracting firm. Terms include scope of work, time estimated to do the work, and a clause prohibiting the hiring of the vendor's staff.
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