Entrepreneurship

17 06, 2015

Venture Investing In Consumer And Retail: Why It’s Rare, And Why It’s About To Change

2017-05-23T11:36:47-06:00 June 17th, 2015|

Most investing markets are relatively efficient.  Early stage consumer and retail private equity markets are not. Consider this: The United States is the largest consumer goods market in the world – worth more than $400 billion. Consumer and retail accounts for roughly 20% of the US economy. The sector is going through a major disruption creating incredible [...]

17 06, 2015

Financial Budgeting: Your Operating Budget

2015-06-17T11:31:41-06:00 June 17th, 2015|

Developing a useful operating budget is extremely valuable, and extremely challenging. Learn the keys to building an operating budget and using it to track what is going well, and head off the things that aren’t. ...Go To The Video Originally posted on Entrepreneurship.org

8 06, 2015

Venture Investing In Consumer And Retail: Why It’s Rare, And Why It’s About To Change

2017-05-23T11:36:48-06:00 June 8th, 2015|

Most investing markets are relatively efficient.  Early stage consumer and retail private equity markets are not. Consider this: The United States is the largest consumer goods market in the world – worth more than $400 billion. Consumer and retail accounts for roughly 20% of the US economy. The sector is going through a major disruption creating incredible [...]

8 06, 2015

What We Know About Startups

2015-06-08T16:11:52-06:00 June 8th, 2015|

A startup differs in significant ways from a big company. Be sure you understand the difference. ...Watch the Video Originally posted on Entrepreneurship.org

3 06, 2015

Gameit scores $1.6M to turn mobile ads into a game-playing marketplace

2015-06-03T17:05:43-06:00 June 3rd, 2015|

As many as 82 percent of online users ignore ads. One new startup sees that as an opportunity to make mobile ads the game-based front door to shopping. Salt Lake City-based Gameit is announcing today it has landed $1.6 million in seed funding, and is formally moving its game/ad/shopping platform from beta to release. Users [...]

18 05, 2015

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

2015-05-18T15:46:35-06:00 May 18th, 2015|

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable -- but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to honestly answer this question: Do you: a) see your team members as an aggravating necessity that you have to put up with in order to accomplish day-to-day activities and [...]

28 04, 2015

Kauffman Founders School Offers Dos and Don’ts for Venture Capital

2015-04-28T14:29:27-06:00 April 28th, 2015|

The newest installment of the Kauffman Founders School video series outlines steps entrepreneurs can take to find, approach, and negotiate with venture capitalists to secure funding that matches their business needs. Venture capitalist Jeff Bussgang, a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School, recommends entrepreneurs research the mindsets, goals, and track records of venture capital firms [...]