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Is Bootstrapping Right For You? How to Decide

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A serial entrepreneur helps you decide if you should bootstrap or if you should seek venture capital. Is a big chunk of change worth an arm and a leg? In other words: Should you try to bootstrap your growth or … Continue reading

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9 Tips to Turn an Idea into a Business

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Here’s a straightforward approach to analyze a product’s potential and bring it to market. Ideas: Everyone has them. Few act on them. Even fewer make money from them. Want to turn an idea into a real business? Here’s an overview … Continue reading

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TOP 5 STARTUP MYTHS ALL ENTREPRENEURS SHOULD IGNORE

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Every day, hundreds of entrepreneurs launch crowdfunding campaigns on Indiegogo to raise money and awareness for their businesses. As CEO of Indiegogo, I have been in touch with potential entrepreneurs from all over the world with a wide variety of business … Continue reading

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40 Prestigious Business Plan Competitions Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

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Business is inherently competition, so it’s no surprise that making a contest out of planning a business has caught on. Cities, townships, states, government branches, and anyone else who wants to see good ideas flourish has gotten into the game. … Continue reading

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10 Unexpected Things Every Business Plan Needs

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All great businesses may start with an idea, but the first step toward turning your idea into reality is creating a well-thought-out business plan. BusinessNewsDaily asked 10 experts to help us create a business plan template to help you get started. Each … Continue reading

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THE 3 THINGS YOUR FRIENDS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS

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When it comes to business and career advancement, we often discount one of ourgreatest resources: our friends. Our friends and peers may know our general profession, but they rarely know the specifics of what we do. They don’t need to … Continue reading

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  • Business Plan Resources

    Do you have a business idea or want to enter a business plan competition but not sure where to start? See our list of must-read business plan resources.