What’s your entrepreneurial vision? All great companies were first conceived as an idea in the mind of the founder. This founding idea must metamorphose into an entrepreneurial vision and brought to life if the startup is to succeed. As an entrepreneur, having an entrepreneurial vision is a starting point; you are never too busy to look into the future. If you do not deliberately create the time to look into the future by creating an entrepreneurial vision for your startup, there’s no way you … [Read more...] about ENTREPRENEURIAL VISION: How to Create a Better Future for Your Startup!
This is a guest post from Colette Cassidy, the Director of an Irish tax consultancy company named All Finance Tax, specialists in financial and taxation advice. For many people, the thoughts of working in a functional 9-to-5 job simply to pay the bills and fund a living can be demeaning and dull, so they might well decide to follow their passion and form their own company. Entrepreneurship is very common, with as many as 1 in 5 adults choosing to go down this route, and can be extremely … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Starting a Business (Infographic)
Startup planning refers to all the essential things you need to consider when starting up a new business. As an entrepreneur, there are so many things you need to consider when starting up a new business. But of all these things, the 5 essential factors you need to focus on during your startup planning that will guarantee a successful launch of your new business are; Team Product Market Business Model Capital Let’s take a closer look at each of them. Startup … [Read more...] about Startup Planning: 5 Things You Fundamentally Need to Start A New Business
Perhaps the most frequently asked question by entrepreneurs is this; “How do I get funding for my business?” Without any doubt, this is a very valid question. However, this is not the right question entrepreneurs should start with. Rather, they should be asking questions such as these; “Will I get funding for my business?” “Should I get funding for my business?” “When do I qualify for funding?” “How can I build my company without funding or by delaying funding?” The question of how … [Read more...] about Business Funding Checklist: 9 Things You Should NEVER Ignore When Raising Money
Between the conceptualization of business a idea or the recognition of a business opportunity and the actual execution of the idea or the pursuit of the business opportunity, there is a gap. This gap is caused by fear, those inner demons that rare up their ugly heads as you embark on your entrepreneur’s journey. I refer to them as entrepreneurial fears and they are quite a handful of them. In my previous post about the greatest fear of an entrepreneur, I discussed 9 of these inner demons … [Read more...] about Entrepreneurial Fears: How To Conquer Those Inner Demons Limiting Your Dreams
The term e-Commerce basically means; business done over the internet. Could be buying, could be selling or a combination of both; could be a product, could be a service or a combination of both. It’s anything that involves using the internet or web as a business medium. In other words, e-Commerce refers to internet-based companies. This model of business was popularized by American entrepreneurs between 1997–2001 when several e-commerce businesses were being launched; this era was popularly … [Read more...] about e-Commerce 101: How To Startup An Online Retail Business