A perfect business start-up guide for you
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A perfect business start-up guide for you

Developing a start-up business needs a lot of planning, precision, experience and of course funding. And, you can find all those right here in this article. Entrepreneurs fasten your seat belts and get ready to give life to your dream business. All the tools, resources, suggestions that you require are mentioned here. Unfortunately, it may not help you with how…

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Monitor Your Rival Companies With Rival
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Monitor Your Rival Companies With Rival

Rival is an ambitious startup in the field of Competitive Intelligence, using AI to keep up with what your competition is up to. Clients are given alerts when they make changes, allowing you to respond in a timely fashion. The company is based out of Canada and developed by an ex-SAAS company manager. Their prototype product has just launched at…

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Blue Radar Search – Digital Branding For Sports’ Coaches
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Blue Radar Search – Digital Branding For Sports’ Coaches

  Search Meets Sports: Blue Radar Search is all about helping coaches digitally brand themselves and enhance their professional development. We aim to help new and assistant coaches get discovered while also aiding head coaches and hiring officials to find the right candidates to fit their programs. ​ We have around 50K coaches in our database and are looking for…

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Popularity of Crowdfunding Urges Changes to SEC Regulations

Crowdfunding sites, like Kickstarter, have been in the news a lot lately. Their success in raising money for creative projects is well documented. Currently, crowdfunding projects have been limited to donations, primarily for specific creative endeavors. Donations can be rewarded with perks and products, but using crowdfunding to raise business capital that would offer an actual return on investment is…

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What Are the Downsides of Investing in a Franchise?

Owning a franchise has some definite upsides. Your business has immediate name recognition for toppers. The failure rate of an upstart franchise business is far lower than that of upstart businesses without the backbone of franchising behind it. Many franchises provide you with all you need to dive right into the world of business including advertising and training. Yes, franchising…

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Startup Diaries: Landscaping

Years of neglect took their toll on the lawn and shrubs. The azalea bushes which bloomed beautiful red flowers were dying. Vine-like weeds strangled them and robbed the roots of water. The tall podocarpus bushes on both corners had grown against the wood and up into the soffit. The tenants neglected their responsibility in the lease which stated they were…

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Remember the Facebook Friend Wheel?
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Remember the Facebook Friend Wheel?

Thanks to a Facebook Application called Friend Wheel, I could generate the visualization pictured above of my 9000+ Facebook friends (and still growing). It was kinda fun to look at; my friends are listing around the edges of the circle, and a line connects to people who are also friends of each other on facebook. The reds, oranges, and yellows…

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Your Guide to Procuring Venture Capital Funds

A business venture can be funded in a number of ways, including your own private capital, “blood money” (money borrowed from family and friends), a small business association loan or a bank loan. In some cases, however, it may be of benefit to obtain funds via venture capital (VC) funding. Here are five requirements that you will need to satisfy…

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Venture Capital Financing

Financing a business is the one major stumbling block that may kill off even the brightest of ideas, access to capital is a critical ingredient for any business project to see the light of day. Venture capitalist firms breathe life into new business project by providing finance for viable ventures against a lucrative return, and they go beyond just providing…

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What Microsoft Should’ve Done About Yahoo (old)
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What Microsoft Should’ve Done About Yahoo (old)

While on the subway heading back to Brooklyn – I had gone to see Iron Man at Union Square, it was great – I was thinking about Microsoft. I was trying to imagine what exactly Microsoft could do that 1) doesn’t have an entrenched player, and 2) they might be able to be successful at. Search the Google way, in…

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