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Wait! You’re doing it backwards!

I get questions from students every month regarding launching a new business idea they have created. Naturally, I take the time to walk them through the normal steps an entrepreneur should take in preparation for launching a new venture, but … Continue reading

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Risky Business

As I am counseling students intent on launching their own businesses, it’s interesting when I watch them develop their idea into a viable business venture, only to then learn they never took it to the next level and didn’t actually … Continue reading

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Thinking about starting a business?

For any would-be entrepreneurs out there, there is a great article in today’s Wall Street Journal about how great ideas are transformed into action. It’s filled with some interesting statistics, starting with the fact that 43.5% of Americans saw an … Continue reading

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Looking for funding for your startup?

I’m often asked about advice on funding startups. I generally start my response with a quick review of what has changed since the “good old days”. Years ago individual entrepreneurs, provide they had reasonable credit, maybe some collateral, and a … Continue reading

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