Category: Startup

Venture capital statistics in the United States

Venture Capital Financing Statistics In The US

Venture capital funding is one cool and accessible way of satisfying the hunger for cash of a dynamically growing startup. The company StartUps.co, which main activity is providing help to starting entrepreneurs throughout the fundraising stage, has created this beautiful infographic below, where you can see some interesting statistics about venture capital financing in the US. This information can be of great help because you can get a feel about the basics of this kind of funding. More than $100 billion was the invested money by venture capital companies during the Dot Com Boom in 1999. On average, this number...

Some of the most important things successful people do.

8 Things All Successful Entrepreneurs Do

While I was browsing around the Internet, I came across another cool infographic, which shows 8 specific for all successful entrepreneurs things. I think the following tips will be really helpful for any ambitious person and here I am publishing them here. I have read the stories of many of the self-made millionaires and billionaires, and I can conclude from this experience that the following facts apply really well to successful people. Here they are: 1. Never have a backup plan! 2. Work really hard, greatness comes from effort. 3. Pursue your goals. 4. Don’t try to be one of...

How to start a business with a small investment.

This Is How to Start a Business With No Money

Starting A Business With No Money Many starting entrepreneurs think that money (or its absence) will be one of the biggest problems at the beginning of their business adventure. In most of the cases, this is not really so, especially today, in the era of the Internet and online business. The world has changed, money is no longer important for having a successful company! Don’t believe it? Here is the proof. Just think about how many of today’s biggest technology corporations like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Apple and a ton of other started up in a garage, with no money....

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The Best Crowdfunding Sites And Fundraising Platforms In The World

Crowdfunding is a cool and easy way to get funds for your business startup. If you don’t know what this is, follow the link at the start of the paragraph for more detailed information. In few words, this is a way to raise funds for your business from many small investors, usually ordinary people who like your idea. They can invest in your venture from as little as $1, and in some cases they even get a portion of your company’s equity and a percentage of the future profits. This way almost all people in the world become potential investors...

Top places for startign a business in USA

The Best Cities For Starting A Business In The US

Business conditions can vary significantly in different places in the US. Choosing the right city for your startup can be the difference between failure and success. A company called GoodApril has made a research on this matter across the country and has found the top 7 best places for founding a company. They has taken in account 6 important business factors in their analysis: 1. Average tech wages 2. Income taxes 3. Sales taxes 4. Property taxes 5. Housing cost 6. Office prices After collecting all the needed data, the professionals from GoodApril has come to some interesting results. The best...

10 Mistakes To Avoid When Finding Financing For Your Start Up

One of the crucial things for the survival of a startup is finding the money for its growth. Fundraising is extremely hard for starting companies, because of the huge risk involved and the lack of collateral for backing up the funds. But it is easy to avoid the most common mistakes an entrepreneur makes when searching for funds. The consulting company Founder Institute made a research on this matter and they created this beautiful infographic below. There you can see which the most common mistakes you could make are while searching for cash to start your business. Attracting the attention...

10 Rules For Successful Business

10 Rules For Starting a Business Successfully

Do you want to be independent? Do you want to be the master of your own destiny? Would you like to get rich? If the answer to all of these questions is ‘YES’, a great way to achieve these goals is by starting your own business. If you haven’t considered this option, think once again about it. Especially if you think the rules listed below apply to you. On this cool infographic, you can see 10 great tips that can help you come up with a great business idea, or/and shift out the good ones. The picture, created by ‘The...

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How to Start a Payment Processing Business at 16 – Jared Isaacman’s Start Up Story

Jared Isaacman was only 16 when he decided to start his own business. He was so obsessed by the idea that he quit high-school and passed the GED exam instead, so he could focus on this entirely. In a few years, he ended up founding a  payment processing company named United Bank Card Inc. The first office of his business was not the traditional for many great entrepreneurs garage, but the basement of his home. Here is how all happened. After leaving school at 16, Jared went to work for a credit card company, where he spent around 6 months....

The Magic of Accurately Valuating a Start Up

How Start Ups Are Valuated – This Is How You Can Evaluate Your Starting Company

Most of the biggest online companies that exist today – Google, Yahoo, Facebook, eBay, you name it…, probably wouldn’t be here, if they didn’t receive venture capital or angel financing at their beginning. But putting money into a business is the easiest part, accurately evaluating its potential is what makes the difference between a highly successful and a bad investment. Investing in a multi-billion company at its start is like hitting the jackpot. All of the early investors in Google has made millions and even billions (like Andreas von Bechtolsheim for instance). But spotting such a gold mine is not...

Online Entrepreneurs And Their Businesses Are Growing Rapidly (Infographic)

Making business online has become a sweet and lucrative occupation… And it has been expanding really fast. Internet is one of the greatest things that has ever happened in our development as humans. It has changed the world forever. Our lives has changed, our habits, our thinking and we are different as a whole. And this is only the beginning. Still, less than 35% of the people on the Earth use the web regularly. The growth that is going to come will be huge! Even though, just a third of the population on our planet uses it, Internet is the...