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20 Reasons to Write a Business Plan
by Tim Berry Thu, Dec 14, 2017 9:27:00 PM
Question: What are some of the main arguments for writing a business plan? Here are 20 good reasons to write a business plan. Please note, however, that
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 9:27:00 PM
7 Highlights from Lean Startup Week
by Melissa Z. Moore Thu, Dec 14, 2017 6:31:00 PM
Guest Post by Misti Yang, Writer for Lean Startup Co. Editor’s Note: We wrapped up the 2017 Lean Startup Week in San Francisco just a few
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 6:31:00 PM
Avoiding the e-valanche
by Kenneth Obel Wed, Dec 13, 2017 7:51:00 PM
Just about everyone can relate to the challenge of trying to get work done in the face of an endless torrent of emails and the expectations
Wed, Dec 13, 2017 7:51:00 PM
Ask any entrepreneur about annual business planning for their business and you'll immediately be met with eye
Wed, Dec 13, 2017 4:01:00 PM
What Are the Normal Steps for Angel Investment?
by Tim Berry Mon, Dec 11, 2017 11:22:00 PM
Question: What are the normal steps for angel investment? What’s involved in submitting a business plan? I decided to answer this question here because I see it
Mon, Dec 11, 2017 11:22:00 PM
We all believe we're pretty good at strategic thinking. Yet, only 3 out of 10 small business
Wed, Dec 06, 2017 12:00:00 PM
7 Things Wanna-be Entrepreneurs Need to Know
by Tim Berry Mon, Nov 20, 2017 10:21:00 PM
What do entrepreneurs need to know as they get started? Of course there’s need to know, absolutely; and there’s ought to know.  I was asked to
Mon, Nov 20, 2017 10:21:00 PM
"The Startup Way" is Headed to London
by Melissa Z. Moore Wed, Nov 08, 2017 11:36:00 PM
“A remarkably useful playbook that every business, government, and nonprofit needs to ignite the spark of innovation and fuel the fire of change.”-Adam Grant, New York
Wed, Nov 08, 2017 11:36:00 PM
Good Data Debunking Popular Startup Myths
by Tim Berry Mon, Nov 06, 2017 5:08:00 PM
Contrary to popular startup myths and misunderstanding, tech founders aren’t mainly younger than 30. They are generally well educated, not dropouts. They tend to start up where
Mon, Nov 06, 2017 5:08:00 PM
Do big-company GCs know how awful their form contracts are?
by Kenneth Obel Sun, Nov 05, 2017 7:36:00 PM
It’s a question I sincerely wonder about. (If any big-company GCs are reading this — call me!) I often represent startup clients in negotiations with counsel
Sun, Nov 05, 2017 7:36:00 PM