Category: Investment

Department management, Investment, Marketing, Organization management

Is Your Business Looking At Marketing The Right Way?

June 14, 2018

Via: Forbes

In my experience, the moment you talk about investing in a new marketing strategy with the people responsible for cutting the checks, their first thought is, “Can we afford it?” and the second, “How do we know this money is […]

Investment, Organization management

Where can I find no-risk investments?

April 4, 2018

Via: CNN

I get why you’d want to home in on the most secure investments possible. After all, the market’s been yo-yoing up and down like crazy much of this year and many investors are worried that this recent uptick in volatility […]

Investment, Organization management

Take Only “Smart Money” Investments

March 26, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

This statement could be considered controversial. We have previously made the case that professional investors demand more in the form of restrictive covenants and lower valuations. Now we explore the other side of that coin. Professional investors usually bring “smart […]

Department management, Financial, Investment, Organization management

3 Strategies for Bootstrapping from the Beginning

March 16, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

While choosing to forego outside investment can leave your business more susceptible to the ups and downs of the market, it can also be exhilarating to be in complete control of your professional destiny. Your ascent into the upper ranks […]

Investment, Organization management

Is Your Startup Ready for an Angel Investor?

March 14, 2018


If you have a startup and are looking for money to grow, you might be on the hunt for an angel investor. These investors, sometimes called informal or seed investors, often support businesses in their early stages, backing unproven but […]

Investment, Organization management

This is Why I Never Invest in Individual Stocks

February 7, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

A long time ago in an era far, far away I once bought a stock. This was in 1988 and the company, which made a new kind of bar-code scanner was hot, young but established with a few years of […]

Department management, Financial, Investment, Organization management

5 Ways to Know if Your Small Business Has Franchise Potential

January 18, 2018

Via: Small Biz Club

It’s important as a small business owner to evaluate different options to expand your business in the future. One choice that can be very attractive is franchising. It could allow your business to grow quicker than it might otherwise, without […]

Investment, Organization management

Can Field Service Overcome the “Uber” Fatigue?

January 9, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Five years ago, every Venture Capitalist in the world immediately stopped listening when someone pitched them “Netflix, but for (insert industry)”. Today, VCs are equally driven to madness by the flagrant overutilization of Uber as a business model. To demonstrate […]

Investment, Organization management

What Investors Are Looking For (Hint: It’s Not Your Idea)

January 3, 2018

Via: Forbes

Because modern TV shows and movies glorify startup companies, all too often I have come across misconceptions when running my investment firm. “Entrepreneur” doesn’t mean I am the CEO of a $1 billion software company, and “raising capital” isn’t done […]

Investment, Organization management

7 Reasons Why Investors Won’t Back Your Startup

December 28, 2017

Via: Small Biz Club

Toddlers expect to hear that, but when you’re a grown adult with an idea for “the next big thing” and investor after investor tells you no, it’s not only painful, it can ruin your life plans. With my background in […]