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Choosing The Right Business Parter

The third article in a series on the steps to starting a venture This post was written after Writing the Business Plan, but choosing a business partner can happen before or after writing a business plan. The order is less important than what takes place at each step. Choosing the right business partner can be […]

5 Ways to Decrease Stress When Starting a Business

When you start a venture, you have a lot of work to do. All that work takes a lot of time. An experienced entrepreneur used to joke that when you start your own business, you get to work half days and you can choose which 12 hours of the day that is. It’s a dry […]

Writing the Business Plan

The second article in a series on the steps to starting a venture. You’ve got your idea; that’s Where It All Begins. After deciding to move forward with your idea and turn it into a business, you have to do two things: find a business partner and write a business plan. VentureStart will discuss finding […]

Top 10 Incubators/Accelerators

There’s a fundamental difference between incubators and accelerators. It’s important to understand the difference so that you know what to expect and know what you’re getting yourself and your startup into. It’s also important to remember that each incubator and accelerator has its own personality and style, so be sure to research that as well. […]

Originally posted on Business & Money:
The U.S. government is being strangled by partisan politics. Youth employment is at a 60-year low. Student-loan debt is approaching $1 trillion (and default rates are rising quickly). Yet young Americans are far more optimistic about the country’s future than the pundits would have you believe — and they are…

Where it all begins

This is the first article in a bi-monthly series on the steps to starting a venture. For many would-be entrepreneurs, the hardest part of starting a company is just that, getting started. Before the start-up stage, before the seed stage, before even the idea stage, there’s a conscious decision to take an idea and try […]