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Transform Your Setbacks into Success

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / January 8, 2016

Life as an entrepreneur is what you make it. The consistent character you’ll hear about in every entrepreneur’s story of success is setbacks. When a setback strikes, it often strikes in multiples, and it’s up to you what you make of the challenges that come your way. Will you turn your setbacks into opportunities for growth, […]

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The Secret to Building a Startup Culture that Lasts

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / January 6, 2016

While many of the pressures startups experience are unavoidable, the way leaders and employees handle them can change to help limit turnover and improve overall job satisfaction. Turnover at any company is a problem – from a financial standpoint it costs 150 percent of a mid-level employees’ annual salary to replace them and it can […]

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The One Million Dollar Rule Startups Should Never Break

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / January 4, 2016

Geoff Wilson is an entrepreneur’s entrepreneur–a seasoned technical founder with multiple successes. That didn’t save him from losing a million dollars on a great idea. Here’s how it happened. While he was growing 352, his up-and-coming web development shop in Gainesville, Florida, he noticed that a kid’s fantasy gaming environment, Club Penguin, was bought by Disney […]

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Able to Cope Your Stress of Starting Your Own Business

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / December 30, 2015

Seattle-based architect Milan Heger was on the edge of the abyss. Before the economic downturn, Heger had a thriving business designing residential and commercial properties and, in 2005, launched a furniture line. His work appeared in store windows and magazine articles. Then came the Great Recession and the housing bust. Heger’s contracts vanished. He had […]

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Learning to Say No

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / December 30, 2015

Let’s face it, making a bad deal is far worse than not making a deal at all. It may be difficult to walk away from a deal, but very necessary if an investor is not getting the deal he/she desires. The ability to reject a deal if it is not up to your standards and […]

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Angel Investors Still WIN, Even If Your Company Fails

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / December 30, 2015

“Do I like the product? Do I like the team? Am I comfortable with the market? Do they have meaningful traction compared to the other startups beside them?” This is what angel investors ask themselves while talking to you. If you want to maximize your chances of finalizing a positive outcome — having them write you a big fat […]

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How to Evaluate Your Startup Like a VC

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / December 29, 2015

When you build a startup, the most important thing to understand is how venture capital firms evaluate companies. That is the litmus test for any business. After all, they’re the pros. They’ve been doing this for decades. And they know what they’re doing better than you do, that’s for sure. That’s not to say you can’t have […]

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