As evidenced by you reading this right now, the Internet is definitely here to stay as a medium of exchange, commerce and ideas. That’s great right? Revolutionary, innovative and all that, correct? Yes but your start up doesn’t have to be billed as an online start-up, a social networking community, a blog, an e-commerce site or produce revenue [...]Read More
The National Venture Capital Venture Capital Association said early in December of 2009 that it was “cautiously optimistic” for 2010. “It is readily understood by the venture capital community that our industry is going to contract in size going forward,” said Mark Heesen, president of the NVCA in a December 16 statement. “That will mean [...]Read More
Silicon Valley, in Northern California, has long been known as the hotbed of start-ups innovation, educational and business incubators that shape the world’s thinking and drive some of the most cutting edge trends. Silicon Valley is to techies and starry-eyed entrepreneurs what Hollywood is to those seeking fame and sunshine. There was a time when [...]Read More
Just like it’s easier to find a job when you already have one, procuring early-stage or start-up funding is a lot smoother if you’ve already demonstrated the ability to raise funds. Likewise you should be looking at a VC firm with a track record for creating success stories as we’ve discussed previously. Also consider digging deeper and taking notes on other start-up’s entrance and exit strategies.Read More
Whether you’re a glass-half-empty or glass-half-full thinker, getting financing for your business requires an “honest” inventory.Read More
You have been laid off from your job. You have had it with corporate America. Now is the perfect time to start your own Internet company, right?
The answer is yes.
And no.Read More