Mon.Nov 20, 2017

Good Bad Like Dislike

Feld Thoughts

There’s a magnificent exercise that I like to do for myself on a periodic basis. I’m sure it has a more formal name but I call it “Good Bad Like Dislike.”

The Small Business Guide To Creating A Perfect Logo

YoungUpstarts

by Katie Lunden of crowdspring. Everyone has their own take on what makes a logo perfect. New trends (and fads) in logo design appear every year. Be careful not to fall into the trap of following every new fad.

10 Keys To Making Mentoring A Win-Win Relationship

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur can learn from a mentor, no matter how confident or successful they have been to date. Most people don’t know that billionaire Mark Zuckerberg , for example, gives real credit to the inspiring mentorship of Steve Jobs for Mark’s Facebook success.

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How To Maximize A Limited Labor Budget With Gig Work

YoungUpstarts

by Trevor Foster , vice president of finance and innovation at Innovative Employee Solutions. Part of leading a small business is doing more with less, and labor costs are no exception.

7 Business Growth Tips For Female Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

My husband and I started our business nine years ago. Finance Grow fast business growth money

Mission Statement Examples

Up and Running

Are you writing a mission statement for your business? Sometimes it helps to look at samples of other companies’ mission statements to get a better idea of how to write your own. In 30 seconds or less, a good mission statement should define: What the company does for its customers.

What You Need To Become A Successful Startup

The Startup Magazine

Everyone would love to own their own business one day. But with the shape of the economy, the prospects of starting a startup business can be slim to none.

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How Does Merchant Cash Advance Help Your Business

The Startup Magazine

When you are doing or starting a business, you are often faced with situations where you need a large sum of money but are not able to get it through any means. There is always the financing option of getting a loan from a bank or other such related institutions.

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Marketing: A Question of "When"

Babbling VC

I'm always been a bit torn about marketing. I've been pretty adamant with startups in the past to not focus too much initially on marketing but asked them to be very aware of needing it down the road.

Austin Design Week Takeaways

Austin Startup

Marketing: A Question of "When"

Babbling VC

I'm always been a bit torn about marketing. I've been pretty adamant with startups in the past to not focus too much initially on marketing but asked them to be very aware of needing it down the road. 7 or 8 years ago there was a lot of back and forth on just how much marketing is necessary for startups and when. Brad Feld and Fred Wilson both wrote about it and started an interesting discourse (I just linked to a couple of their posts.Google if you want all of them).

A blueberry in a bowl of chili or why any Founder should visit Austin.

Austin Startup

image source: [link] If you are a startup co-founder in Central and Eastern Europe, when you hear about about US entrepreneurial communities, you usually hear of course Silicon Valley, but more and more often now east coast as well.