funding your startup

Startups Don’t Need Investors To Build A Multi-Million Dollar Business

I applaud the awesome startups who raise funds and build billion-dollar valuation businesses. Guy Raz writes about some of them in his book "How I Built This". However, to thank that the ONLY way to get the capital to build a business, is through debt financing or equity financing - traditional startup investment -...

Getter CEO Jason Miller

Gettr CEO Jason Miller Talks About Birthing A New Social App

Gettr is a brand new social app, launched by Jason Miller, on July 4th, 2021. In our interview, he describes Gettr as a free speech platform, that opposes "cancel culture". While most of the top users on Getter are very "conservative" voices, Jason said the app is not about a particular political affiliation. His vision is...

Launch Pad America

NEWS – CoalitionForms “Launchpad America” to Help Entrepreneurs Succeed as Nation Emerges from Pandemic

A consortium of industry leaders including America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC), GoSmallBiz.com, Intuit (NASDAQ: INTU), Lendio, Mastercard (NYSE: MA), Roll by ADP, Thryv (NASDAQ: THRY), and YouMail have teamed up to create “Launchpad America” - a unique initiative aimed to equip entrepreneurs with the necessary resources and mentorship needed to start and grow...

startup failure

Why Half of all Startups Fail and the Surprising Secret to Success

Jill Soley, an executive at Issuu unpacks how we can get more startups to not fail. You’re an entrepreneur, with a great product. Maybe you’ve solved an important problem in the world. Or you’ve created a super-addictive app. But, for whatever reason, your creation isn’t flying off the shelves. You’re pretty sure it’s not a product...

start your business

3 Tips To Go From First-Time Entrepreneur to Seasoned Business Owner

Ross Buhrdorf, CEO & Co-Founder, ZenBusiness shares what it takes to go from a first-time, newbie business owner to one that's seasoned and building a thriving business. The past year has been one of the most, if not the most, challenging times for businesses. Large and small, Wall Street to Main Street, everyone has been...

Keziah Dhamma

She Solved Her Hair Challenge Now She’s Selling It Online

Selling products online is nothing new. Many businesses function 100% from online sales. But how do they make it happen? What are the first steps they take? Keziah Dhamma started her business by solving a problem. It was a problem she had herself and realized other women were facing the same thing. Selling Products Online:...

Business growth

Ready to Grow Fast? 5 Sales Questions to Ask if You Want Big Business Growth

Getting your startup off the ground can be daunting. There is a lot to do, and it's hard to do alone. And then there is business growth — being able to scale and expand. Some of the hardest challenges businesses face are around this topic of growth. It takes more than just making money....

Kate Bradley Chernis

Founding a Startup is Not for Everyone

Kate Bradley Chernis is the founder of Lately, an AI-powered social media marketing company. She wasn’t always a marketing guru, in fact she started out as an XM Radio DJ. But she wasn’t feeling fulfilled in the radio industry. Kate was tired of not getting credit for her work and felt really frustrated. She...

Why It’s a Bad Idea to Invest in Good Ideas

For a long time, entrepreneurs have been asking one question: What makes a successful small business? Good Ideas Aren't Enough According to Albert Savoia, the first Engineering Director at Google, it’s not enough to have a good idea that is executed well. He says that too many prospects when asked would rather invest in the idea of...

Light Your Ikigai and Get Paid For The Things Your Love To Do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pgy9vUqcVUw I think we have all been in a place where we were doing something we absolutely hated just for the money or you were doing what you are passionate about but can’t seem to make money from it. During my conversation with life coach, Chelsea Zirna, we dig deep into how to find your...

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