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21 Free Tools to Help Your Small Business Succeed

Reposted from under30ceo.com As small business owners we are always looking for tools to help get the job done at a low cost. Well nothing beats free! It’s truly amazing how powerful some of the free online small business tools are out there. If you’re not taking advantage of at least a few of these […]

Will a Virtual Office Work for You?

In the digital world of the 21st century, it’s no longer essential to maintain a physical office. This is especially true for start-ups, and even more so among high-tech start-ups, which can easily be started from a home office or a college dorm room. For those that don’t want to share space via an incubator, […]

7 Qualities of a Good Start-up Incubator/Accelerator

Choosing the right incubator/accelerator is a lot like applying to college, or business school. There’s an increasing number of options available nationwide, some are more desirable than others, and each has its own culture, admissions process, and niche. All of that makes it very hard to determine which one is right for your start-up. We […]

5 Tests to Help Pick a Great Company Name

On April 24th we told you all about, Finding a Great Startup Domain Name. Now, because sometimes art imitates life, and sometimes life imitates art, we’re telling you all about picking a great name for your company. In some cases you have a general idea of what you want to name your company, but you’re comfortable […]

5 Funding Options You Didn’t Think Of

You may have heard of some of these options in the distant past, but we doubt they’re on the front of your mind when you think of ways to finance your venture. 5) Federal grants and loans. There are multiple federal agencies that have space allocated in their budget for financing the private sector. If […]

Finding a Great Startup Domain Name

VentureStart will be moving off of wordpress.com and onto it’s own domain name in the next month. We’re not giving away the domain name yet, but we’ll keep you updated. In honor of that move, here’s a post about domain names. A company’s marketing strategy is like an octopus. It has a lot of tentacles […]

6 Habits of True Strategic Thinkers | Inc.com

This is a solid article that was posted on Inc.com. It discusses several intangibles that are key when growing a company from start-up to success. There’s also a little foreshadowing of our next post toward the end of this one. 6 Habits of True Strategic Thinkers | Inc.com.