Tag Archive | Start Up

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 […]

The Secret of Instant Success

You’ve been working hard, pulling all nighters, and slaving away. You’ve been working on your venture for months, maybe longer. You have the drive, the skills, the brilliant concept, and you want to know why your start-up isn’t the next Google, Facebook, Dropbox, Twitter, LinkedIn, or YouTube yet. There are several reasons those businesses succeeded […]

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 […]