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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
This article reviews the advantages and disadvantages of an internal sales method and helps entrepreneurs evaluate the most common types of internal sales methods--solo approach, direct sales force, and internet.
Entrepreneurs going abroad for sales can protect their IP through an international protocol called the Madrid System. This system allows entrepreneurs to eliminate the need to file separate patent protection applications in each country where trademark protection is required and where they wish to conduct business.
Dave Waldman, CEO and Founder of Los Angeles-based Bccthis, a startup looking to add additional functionality and private messaging into both corporate emails and Twitter messages. Bccthis just announced a version of their product which plugs into Gmail. Dave discusses how and why he and his co-founders--both previously executives at Twistbox--decided to start their own startup, specifically outside of the mobile industry, and a bit about the product.
Although sometimes costly and time-consuming, conducting your own primary research can deliver specific results that are usually the most timely and relevant to your business.
This exceptional article offers insightful explanation and key details of how angel investors determine valuations, why entrepreneurs and investors often have different perspectives for angel returns, and what steps angels and entrepreneurs can take to quickly find common ground on this critical topic.
What a difference a month makes. Roughly four weeks ago, the Dow was at an 18-month high, Wall Street's fear gauge, the VIX , was at a three-year low
Second-quarter earnings -- which will be launched by Alcoa's (NYSE AA) profit report next week -- are expected to beat analysts' estimates across the board, but they are unlikely to match the huge year-over-year gains witnessed in the first quarter.
Last week at TechCrunch Disrupt, some of the New York City's most notable investors and entrepreneurs took the stage to talk about New York City's seed funding situation. The title of Startup Mecca still clearly belongs to Silicon Valley, but as panel moderator Erick Schonfeld notes, the number of startups making their way to the Big Apple is on the rise and dealflow in New York is quickly heating up.
Valuation negotiations between entrepreneurs and investors are often contentious. Such valuations rarely stray from the $1 million to $3 million range for seed/startup companies that angels expect to grow to $50 million to $100 million over five to eight years. Angels are most concerned about the management team's ability to rapidly grow the company and about helping the entrepreneur achieve these growth objectives.
Most entrepreneurs eventually face the question: is it time to sell my company? The issue often arrives with inadequate time to consider all of the issues. Assume the question will arise and game out possible scenarios.
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