8 Steps to Preparing an Insightful Startup Postmortem
It’s been said that failure only becomes a negative when we fail to learn why we couldn’t make something work in the first place. On average, startups fail 20 months after their last financing round, with total financing just shy of $1.5 million (source). Much of these failures appear in the tech space, with Internet-based… (0 comment)

6 Topics Every Tech Startups Should Blog About
A Hubspot survey from two years ago showed businesses that blog acquire 67% more leads than those who do not, among other benefits. Meaning there’s really no downside to blogging regularly, other than perhaps the time expenditure involved. As a tech startup, you need to keep your brand on the cutting edge, smack dab in… (0 comment)

5 Common Mistakes Startups Make when Naming Their Website
One of the single hardest things for startups to grasp and initiate is consistent branding from the beginning. When venture capital rolls in, it’s hard not to just spend on development and growth, and forget about the bones of the business: branding and marketing. But a hastily selected website name can create unforeseen issues. Here… (0 comment)

Startup Advice: When is the Right Time to Expand?
It has been said that when we stop growing, we start dying. Of course, this famous quote from William S. Borroughs was meant to explain biological and mental growth in living beings, but it’s also just as true when referring to a business. Even when it seems like you have the most perfectly loyal customer… (0 comment)

The Entrepreneur Life as We Know it (Funny)
I was recently becoming a new fan of JP Sears, for his funny, satirical take on life’s topics. If you never heard of him, JP is the author of “How To Be Ultra Spiritual” has a popular YouTube account (366K subscribers and 32M views – and counting) that contains both ‘serious’ and comedy videos. “Satirical… (0 comment)

8 Ways Visionaries Play Critical Role in a Startup
Visionaries often get the crappy end of the stick when it comes to getting credit for the impact they have on their respective companies. This happens everywhere – at big and small companies, including startups. At least until they’ve ascended to the god-like greatness of Steve Jobs and other Silicon Valley standouts. The road traveled… (0 comment)

7 Money Management Tips no Startup Can Survive Without
Managing a startup can be overwhelming at the best of times. Fifty percent of new startups fail inside the first year. It’s estimated that of the remaining who survive this milestone, some ninety-five percent will fail before year five hits (source). That’s business though. From conception, to your first successes, right on to your first… (0 comment)