Most entrepreneurs spend far too much time thinking negatively about competitors, and can’t resist making derogatory statements to their own team, to investors, and even to customers. This approach only makes these important constituents question your integrity, intelligence, and your understanding Read More
As an advisor to entrepreneurs and active angel investor, I often get questions about the realism of the Shark Tank TV series, compared to professional investor negotiations. The simple answer is that with all the staging of TV lights and billionaire investors, it’s nothing like Silicon Valley. Yet Read More
Most of you will start your business with plenty of passion and purpose, but all too often I see both disappearing after months of facing unanticipated setbacks and challenges. Indeed, it is even more critical that you keep your key team members energized with a high level of passion and purpose, o Read More
A successful entrepreneur is not someone who is looking to take the easy route and be part of the crowd. This is why attitude as a top principle is a key ingredient for being a successful entrepreneur. Read More
As a business investor, I look for investments where I see founders really holding their people accountable for their actions. More importantly, I look for entrepreneurs and owners like you who are not afraid to hold themselves accountable for the success of the business. If I see or hear evidence Read More
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dallas Mavericks owner, Shark Tank judge, and famed investor and entrepreneur, Mark Cuban. Cuban has been a champion for small and medium businesses (SMBs), personally answering questions on LinkedIn and Twitter, sharing expert tips, and even encouraging Read More
Savvy entrepreneurs start testing their ideas on potential customers even before the concept is fully cooked. They have enough confidence in their ability to deliver that they don’t worry about someone stealing the idea to get there first, and they don’t forget to listen carefully to critical feedb Read More

How to Start a Business: A Step-by-Step Guide (2020)

How to Start a Business: A Step-by-Step Guide (2020) - Avatar Posted by RossKimbarovsky under Startups
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Made Hot by: jonasg on June 10, 2020 2:02 pm
This is a complete step-by-step guide on how to start a business in 2020. Among other things, you’ll learn how to develop and refine your business idea, conduct market research, write a business plan, choose a business name and logo, build an online presence, find investors and business partners, h Read More
No matter what your business is, or the stage in its growth, you can't afford to deny your business the revenue that creating an online presence can provide. Here's a detailed look at exactly what you need to do to get started. Read More
As a startup investor, I often see business proposals looking for funding that really look like expensive hobbies looking for donations. I recognize that entrepreneurs tend to substitute vision and passion for formal processes, but using no discipline or process in building something new is a sure Read More

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