Category: Investment

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 […]

Investment, Organization management

Paying Interns Is a Good Investment In the Future of Your Business

November 14, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Why paying interns makes good business sense No one wants to work for free, yet it seems to be the only option for many young professionals seeking a foothold on the career ladder. Unpaid internships are fast becoming the necessary […]

Department management, Financial, General organization management, Investment, Organization management

Attracting Investors to Your Start-up Business

November 3, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

Unless you’re in the enviable position of having the capital secured for your new business venture, attracting investors for your start-up business is considerably important. Running a new venture takes time and resources and you will need healthy cash flow […]

Investment, Organization management

Slack valued at $5 billion following massive investment

September 18, 2017

Via: CNN

Slack has secured significant new investment money that’s boosted its valuation to $5.1 billion. The workplace instant-messaging service confirmed Monday it raised $250 million from Japanese firm SoftBank. This is SoftBank’s first investment in Slack. The $250 million also includes […]

Investment, Organization management

Goldman Sachs Announces New $10 Million Investment in Baltimore Small Businesses

September 7, 2017

Via: Small Business Trends

Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) just announced a new $10 million investment in Baltimore small businesses. The latest investment is a continuation of Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program in Baltimore, an initiative aimed at creating jobs and economic growth in the […]

Investment, Organization management

5 Ways Business Owners Can Profit from the Stock Market

August 11, 2017

Via: Small Biz Club

Small business owners are always looking for investments. They want to put their money in places that will come back to them in profits. Some do this through investing in their local community. They purchase their supplies only from local […]

Investment, Organization management

7 Tips for Investing in Foreign Markets

August 1, 2017

Via: Small Biz Club

If you have foreign investments abroad, you probably already understand what a headache it can cause—especially if you’re the one doing all the financials. When you’re just starting out with foreign investments it’s easy to overlook things. You may overlook […]