The battle of either having the entrepreneurial experience or entrepreneurial education still rages on. Entrepreneurs often pick Experience – Being on the streets, selling their first prototypes of products and hustling their way through to their first pay and then slowly growing their companies. As opposed to entrepreneurs who made their fortunes by studying and accumulating enough knowledge from books and academics first, there is also argument that Entrepreneurs need Education as a preparation in order for them to succeed. Continue reading Entrepreneurial Experience or Entrepreneurial Education?
Inability to access to Venture Capitalists? Entrepreneurs not being well connected enough to loan some funds from a billionaire? Here are some practical and tested tips (Accumulated from surveys among entrepreneurs who were successfully in raising funds), in assisting entrepreneurs to raise the needed capital to start their own business and launch ahead! Continue reading 8 Guaranteed (Science) Steps Towards Raising Your Start Up Funding for Entrepreneurs
Millions of people throughout the world have improved their lives using The Magic of Thinking Big. Dr. David J. Schwartz, long regarded as one of the foremost experts on motivation. In this book, he proposed a set of Questions and Formulas that will Help You Design and Work to Achieve Your Dreams.
Without the need to spend millions of dollars on advertising, public relations and promotions, smart and savvy entrepreneurs have been able to leverage on Word of Mouth or genuine ‘Brand Advocates‘ to promote the goodness of their products. The fact is businesses often miss out on identifying and rewarding such potential brand advocates who could bring their advertising dollars a long way, without the need to spend a fortune. Continue reading Spotting Brand Advocates for Your Business
Are the goals for entrepreneurs set for 2013? Inc. Data Bank conducted a survey among entrepreneurs globally, which asked the Entrepreneurs to List out their Top Priorities and Goals in setting up their businesses. Continue reading Top 5 Goals for Entrepreneurs Surveyed Globally (Survey)
Aspiring entrepreneurs when they first start out, may think that they are on their way to run a full-fledge business, dealing with employees interest, accounting and auditing processes and working their path towards growing a profitable and sustainable business. However, often times, Entrepreneurs of today may fall into the category of becoming a Freelancer instead, if they do not know how to differentiate their daily lives of Running a Business, to Doing Things Independently Their Way.
It is often said that Entrepreneurs need to posses Street-Smarts over Book-Smarts in order to ride through the volatile waves of doing business in the cut-throat world of business. However, experts and surveys have shown that the world’s most celebrated and successful entrepreneurs did not only come from those who ‘Dropped out of school’ but rather some have even succeeded even faster after having pursued an MBA.
Money, Seed Funding, Venture Capital Fund, Loans from Banks, Borrowing from Parents, Friends and ‘Fools’ – All these financial and monetary terms colour the vocabulary of any entrepreneur starting up. Here are 10 Strategies that Entrepreneurs can Use to Raise More Funding to Get their Businesses off the ground and begin their celebrated entrepreneurial journey!