Entrepreneurship is not defined by a single type. So, you think you got that unique idea? You find your investors, launch the business, start running it with a team of experts. Sounds like simple enough, yes? Not quite. Before you venture into starting your own business, get to know the four types of entrepreneurship: Small Business Entrepreneurship In this day
Business plans are decision-making tools. There is no fixed content for a business plan. Rather the content and format of the business plan is determined by the goals and audience. A business plan should contain whatever information is needed to decide whether or not to pursue a goal. For example, a business plan for a non-profit might discuss the
How do you convince investors that your business model will really work, before you have a revenue stream that exceeds your expenses? Even if you are bootstrapping your business, and you are the only investor, you should be asking yourself the same question. Too many founders have learned that passion and free beta products do not imply a sustainable business.
At one time or another, virtually everyone thinks about starting a business. The allure of being your own boss can be strong, but it’s important to remember that launching a new business is risky: According to a recent SBA report, [PDF link] about 50% of all small businesses will fail within just five years. Managing a startup can be a