Daglar Cizmeci March 30, 2021 Behind all successful businesses is the maintenance and strengthening of productivity. This can be measured via employee output and system operations. In short, the more productive a team is, the more cost-effective they become as an asset and the more profitable a company should become. In light of the pandemic, … Continue reading How Can Startups Utilize Virtual Reality to Boost Productivity?
Deborah Sweeney March 17, 2021 Every startup has an incredible story to share with the world. Some stories are centered around a “Eureka!” moment. This is when a startup founder figures out a practical, yet genius, method to quickly and efficiently solve a problem facing many people. Others may be stories of friends or family … Continue reading Why Storytelling Matters for Startups
Stefan Wolpers February 16, 2021 TL; DR: How to Make Agile Work in Fast-Growing Startups For years, I worked in several Berlin-based, fast-growing startups in my capacity as Scrum Master, agile coach, and Product Owner. These are my lessons learned on making ‘agile’ — including Scrum as a framework — work in a fast-growing startup. … Continue reading How to Make Agile Work in Fast-Growing Startups
Angela Hausman, PhD February 10, 2021 Starting a small business or a company with high growth potential is a heady time; with lots of demands of your time, energy, and money. There’s also a lot of risk as up to 90% of startups don’t survive the first 5 years in business, according to the U.S. … Continue reading Finance Strategies for Startups: Managing Your Money
Akram Tariq Khan December 25, 2020 Startups should leverage social commerce – irrespective of whether it is a D2C eCommerce brand or a home-based startup. Social commerce makes high-impact marketing campaigns possible at a shoestring budget – it is the usage of social media to increase a business’s presence through recommendations, networking, and collaborations. According … Continue reading Why Startups Should Leverage Social Commerce
Vartika Kashyap December 17, 2020 Managing a startup is extremely challenging as you need to streamline almost every operation of the business. Be it the teams, work procedures, internal and external communication, etc. you need to put efforts to make sure things work out well. As the leader of a startup, you have to be … Continue reading Why Do Startups Need to Focus on Project Management?
Deborah Sweeney September 25, 2020 What do you know about employer identification numbers, or EINs? Chances are that unless you’re a small business owner you may not be entirely familiar with how these types of tax IDs work. What is an EIN and what makes having one so valuable to entrepreneurs starting small businesses? Let’s … Continue reading EINs: How Can Startups Use This Tax ID?
Steven Imke September 25, 2020 Many of the discussions that I have with new clients begin with “How do I get a loan from a bank to start my business?” Whenever I hear this, I make sure that I talk about the difference between what I like to call smart money vs dumb money. Entrepreneurs … Continue reading Why Startups Need Smart Money and Not Dumb Money
By Ian White August 18, 2020 2020 has inspired all of us to do some soul-searching. We’re asking ourselves big questions about what we value, how we want to spend our time, and where we want to be in life. As a result, people are making moves. My company is based in New York City, … Continue reading Location-based salaries will kill your startup’s culture
Adrian Cruce August 21, 2020 It has been said over and over again but needs to be memorized by every single person that wants to launch a business. 90% of new startups fail. This is a worrying statistic that becomes even gloomier when we consider that: 20% of startups are closed in the first 12 … Continue reading Main Challenges That Startups Face and How to Deal With Them