Archive | September 2012

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The Untold Reasons Why Businesses Fail

Why do these reasons remain untold? Simple. Most of the time, the business owner doesn’t realize that these reasons are what caused their failure, and consultants generally don’t ask the kinds of questions that would identify them. There have been many articles written on the subject of why businesses fail, and most of them point […]

The Smartest Guy In The Room

Welcome back to VentureStart. Things slowed down a little over the summer, as they often do, but we’ve noticed a very quick resurgence of energy in the start-up space this week and expect the momentum to continue through the fall now that Labor Day weekend has passed. While a lot of people were relaxing, or […]

A truly thought-provoking blog post on one man’s journey to entrepreneurship and how his life experiences prepared him for the hardships of the start-up world. In every successful entrepreneur, there’s something deep inside that hardens us against the fear, the risk, the ambiguity, and the potential failure. Steve Blank explains how he found the courage […]