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Entrepreneur Vs. Employee: Which Life is for You?

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / March 7, 2016

Many people dream of launching the startup that will make them millions of dollars and lead them to respect and success within their industry. There are many things about entrepreneurship that sound good. You’re your own boss. You can set your own hours. You’ll be working towards your vision, and not another person’s. What’s remarkable […]

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How Do You Define Success?

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / March 3, 2016

“How do you define success?” Bryan Elliott, host of Behind the Brand, asks filmmaker, songwriter and YouTube sensation Scott DW about his success—and what the actual word means to him. “The way I define success is when I am doing what I love and what I’m doing every day makes me happy—and I’m making a […]

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How to Find Real Customers for Your Startup?

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / February 26, 2016

Successful enterprises go through four stages of maturity. Each one makes extraordinary demands of its leader, who must undertake new tasks, acquire new organizational skills and expand his or her leadership abilities. In this post we’ll focus on stage one, or finding your company’s target audience. This stage truly begins when you commit to turning […]

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What You Should Know About Raising Capital?

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / February 22, 2016

Don’t have enough cash to grow your business? Raising capital could provide a lifeline, but you should understand these factors before approaching investors. 4 Elements of Raising Capital Virtually all capital formation strategies (or, simply put, ways of raising money) revolve around balancing four critical factors: risk, reward, control and capital. You and your source […]

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How to Making a Good First Impression in Business?

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / February 17, 2016

Making a good first impression on your potential customers can drastically improve your chances of making sales and creating a loyal following. And there are so many different ways you can make a good first impression on members of your target audience. Check out these suggestions from members of our small business community below. Improve […]

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Are You Ready to Run the Race of Running a Business?

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / February 15, 2016

You’ve seen the signs and made the decision: You’re going to start your own business. Immediately, you’re sucker-punched by your fears. But the more you think about it, the more you convince yourself that you just might pull it off. Your confidence grows as the days go by. Finally, you’ve reached the point of no return, and […]

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Raise More Capital When You Can?

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / February 3, 2016

Founders hate dilution. They are jealous of the equity in the company, because they believe in the vision and the opportunity. On one hand, the founders don’t want to give up equity. On the other hand, they typically need capital to grow the business. Investors are also equity driven. That’s why there is tension in every single fundraising. […]

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What Do Venture Capital Firms Want?

By The Staff of BizAngel Network / January 20, 2016

What are venture capitalists looking for? What do venture capitalists want in an investment? If you have to ask, then you (and your business) are probably not a good candidate. And—just in case you don’t recognize it—that’s a reference to an old joke: When someone asks a Ferrari salesman how much it costs, the salesman […]