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Do What You Love and You’ll Never Have to Work Again

There’s an old saying that goes: do what you love and you’ll never have to work another day in your life. The famous Chinese teacher, politician and philosopher Confucius was responsible for pioneering this phrase. And while he made the statement thousands of years ago (yes, it’s THAT old), it still holds true to this…

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Stick with Your Business Idea (Don�t Give Up)

Many entrepreneurs have a tendency to jump from idea to idea, experimenting with a variety of business ideas�instead of focusing their efforts on just one. In some cases, this may work. In most cases, though, it’s a recipe for failure. New Businesses Don’t Become Profitable Overnight If you recently launched a new business and are…

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Startup 101 – Choosing a Profitable Industry

So, you’re thinking about starting your own business? Being an entrepreneur certainly has its perks, such as the ability to set your own hours, be your own boss, and control your financial destiny. Here are some tips to help you achieve�startup success. The success of a startup relies heavily on the industry itself. If you…

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How to Write a Solid Business Plan for Your Business

Regardless of industry or niche, every entrepreneur needs a business plan. In addition to acting a roadmap for professional success, banks and venture capitalists may require a copy of your business plan before they will�invest�in your idea. But how do you create a business plan? And what should it include? Business Plan: The Basics While…

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Business Management 101- Learning to Delegate Tasks Effectively

One of the many hurdles faced by entrepreneurs and small business owners is trying to delegate tasks efficiently. Depending on the venture, you may able to handle everything yourself — but this is rare. More often than not, effective business management means that owners need to�delegate smaller tasks so that they aren’t micromanaging each and…

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How to Get Startup Capital

How to Get Startup Capital for Your Business or Project

Among the biggest hurdles faced by aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners is acquiring startup capital. Without capital, you won’t be able to turn your vision into a reality. But ever since the 2007-2008 housing market crash, banks have been reluctant to loan money. So, the big question is how to get�startup capital to fund your…

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University of California Launches Capital Investment Fund

The University of California has opened a $250 million fund designed specifically for capital investments. The University made this announcement on December 16, saying the new fund would provide much-needed capital to early-stage companies. The University of California’s Board of Regents approved the fund, giving it the green light to operate. Once active, entrepreneurs and…

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SEC Announces Startup Investing via Crowdfunding

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3-1 in favor of allowing individual investors and investment groups to purchase stock in startup companies using crowdfunding platforms like IndieGoGo and GoFundMe. Crowdfunding has become a common technique used by startups to generate capital. It involves business owners and entrepreneurs who publish their plan on a…

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Report: Banks May Lose 60% Retail Profits to Tech Startups

Banks may lose more than half of their retail profits to tech startups over the next ten years. According to an eye-opening report published by the financial consulting firm McKinsey & Co., banks face a 60% loss of retail profits to new tech companies. The firm revealed that banks are turning a roughly $1 trillion…

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Venture Capital vs Seed Capital: What’s the Difference?

Still trying to wrap your head around the concept of venture capital vs�seed capital? While both of these�types of business capital are used to fund new ventures, there are some key differences between them which�shouldn’t go unnoticed. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at the difference between an�angel investor vs venture capitalist. Angel…

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UK Economy Sees 0.7% Quarterly Growth

If you keep up with financial news surrounding the global economy, you are probably well aware of the recent downturn experienced by the U.S., China, Japan, the U.K., and several other nations. It’s believed that China’s devaluation of its currency triggered this selloff, causing markets to drop by as much as 10% in just a…

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Feds Postpone Interest Hike… Again

You can take a deep sigh of relief, because the Federal Reserve has announced that it will postpone interest rate hikes. In the wake of the U.S. housing market crash, the Feds have kept interest rates at near-record lows in an effort to stimulate the economy. When interest rates are low, consumers can buy homes,…

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