In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of November 17, 2019
Some interesting links we found across the web this week:
How to Bounce Back From Startup Failure
failure is taxing on founders. This AlleyWatch article discusses how to harness the anxiety that results from such an incident to make it a powerful motivator to find the energy needed to start again.
Women Entrepreneurs: The Best & Worst Business Advice I’ve Received
While businesses owned by women are growing twice as fast as businesses owned by men, only 2% of such women-owned businesses are breaking past $1 million dollars in due to barriers when they try to scale. The writers of this VentureBeat article interviewed four women business owners to put together a list of the best—such as, never to undervalue their own time—and worst advice they’ve ever received and how it has impacted their journeys.
How to Secure Startup Funding to Launch Your Big Idea
Coming up with an ingenious business idea is only half the battle. Any hopes and dreams that you have to realize your ingenious idea won’t come true without a little money. This G2.com article provides an introduction on funding and the various funding available to entrepreneurs.
How to Prepare for an Equity Investment
Most entrepreneurs are eager to get equity investments to scale their business as quickly as possible. This article from KillerStartups describes ways to prepare for such investments from a VC firm or an investor, including determining and understanding the source of financing, figuring out how to use the money and knowing the company’s current numbers and future forecasts.
Seeking Capital For Your Startup? Remember: It's About Returns For Your Investor
Each that is seeking funding from an investor must convince investors that their business is a worthwhile investment to make. This article by Forbes explains how to do just this by laying out a realistic exit strategy for investors when investors know the odds are against being successful.
Links compiled by Shafi Armatis.