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Databases are an essential tool for matching buyers and sellers for specialty products and services, says the founder of the nation's largest database company servicing small businesses.
Timothy Haahs tells people he's discovered an approach to managing his engineering and architectural design firm that makes recruiting and retaining top employees easy through his secret weapon ... giving.
One sentence was all it took. It came down to a quick choice, and the one he chose probably wrecked his career.
After selling a successful company, Alan Hall is finding innovative ways to give back to entrepreneurship.
Venture capitalists play a critical funding role, as entrepreneurial ventures move into the big leagues, but the price these investors extract is often too high. Entrepreneurs should consider the relationship analogous to marrying a mail-order bride and proceed accordingly, according to this comprehensive and entertaining article by two women who co-founded a software company. Tips include advising company owners to build trust with VCs and, until that is established, dealing with them in a way that allows for "a reasonable balance of power."
One of the key links in the office products industry is the supply chain. This article covers how one company innovates and acts entrepreneurially to be a leading company in the reseller business sector.
Two hardworking entrepreneurs start an online publishing venture as a virtual company. They think they can communicate because they're wired. So, why are they always meeting at the local coffee shop? Profitable but inefficient, their business needs office space in order to grow beyond the launch phase--and, like parents, the founders have to get out of its way.
Businesses become more valuable when they have certain characteristics that add up to strategic advantages in the marketplace. Regardless of a company's ultimate objective--growth, acquisition or IPO--its owners can create, maximize and sustain value by driving it toward those characteristics. A management consultant explains the tools of his trade and reminds readers that price and value are not identical. Some factors, such as growth, are industry-specific, which is why new-economy companies and their stocks are fetching such extraordinary prices.
You don't need a lot of money to start a company, sometimes none at all.
Making a poor choice in selecting business software for your company can lead to inefficiencies and costly errors. This article offers key points entrepreneurs should consider to make the right software selection at the start.
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