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Startup company - definition
A startup is a company designed to grow fast. Being newly founded does not in itself make a company a startup. Nor is it necessary for a startup to work on technology, or take venture funding, or have some sort of "exit." The only essential thing is growth. Everything else we associate with startups follows from growth. reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Startup_company Created at http://www.b2bwhiteboard.com
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Start Up Business - How to launch a new advertising start up - Ask Evan
http://www.evancarmichael.com/Masters/ - NEWEST VIDEO Like this video? Please give it a thumbs up below and/or leave a comment - Thank you!!! In this video I answer a question from one my readers who asked: "Hello My name's Chris from England, I'm new to this forum. I am launching a new start up next month, a bicycle billboard company. I have two questions: What would it take to convince your business to adopt a new advertising medium that you hadn't used before? Would you recommend outsourcing sales for small start ups? (I am considering using an outsourcing company / freelance individuals to book appointments and recruit and manage a Field Sales team as I do not have experience in sales and would prefer to leave it to professionals) Chris"
Views: 33120 Evan Carmichael
Partner Definition - How to Build a Startup
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Eric Ries explains The Pivot
Did you know YouTube started out as a dating site and Twitter was originally a podcasting service? Find out how startups "pivoted" their strategy and evolved into thriving companies. Brought to you by Interloper Films in association with FastCompany. This channel, A TOTAL DISRUPTION, has multiple series about innovators and entrepreneurs who are using technology to transform our lives. The channel is an invitation to participate in our up-coming documentary of the same name. A TOTAL DISRUPTION the feature will pull the camera up to look at this tectonic revolution and how it is transforming our lives, economy, and where we're headed from here through the eyes of the innovators heading this change. Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ATotalDisruption Follow us on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TotalDisruption Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/ATotalDisruption Visit our website: http://www.atotaldisruption.com
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What is startup? by Funders and Founders
Anna Vital interviews Andrew Prell of Startup Idol on how startups are spreading around the world. They ask San Franciscans in SOMA, San Francisc's startup neighborhood, if they know what a "startup" is.
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What is Crowdfunding? CrowdFunding planning? What, How, Why and when
http://www.crowdfundingplanning.com Contact us: http://goo.gl/1k1D1 Call: Phone: 877- 448-4968 Email: [email protected] mentors: http://goo.gl/AKY6Q http://www.whatisthecrowdfunding.com/ http://www.crowdfundingplanning.com/what-is-crowdfunding Our main focuses : Crowd Funding Planning.com is a Business Advisory, Education and Mentoring entity for the New Venture to use CrowdfFunding Methods to get "SeedFunding & StartUp Resources" for your innovative Product or Service. This establishes Brand Identity, while securing a Crowd of initial core-supporters and customers, using the Cloud and Social media marketing. This low cost business support system positions you to seek Secondary Funding in the Angel, Private Equity or Venture Capital environments, with a validated Business Concept and Marketplace. Our main focus is to guide the raising of "Seed Funding" for SMBs, StartUps and Entrepreneurs using Cloud and Crowd sourcing Technology. We are in the Networking Age ( relationship formation ) not the " Information Age" (accumulating data). VCs and Angles pass their B+ and A- candidates to us for Advise and Counsel to build their business venture to the point that they can build and successfully achieve a CrowdFunding Campaign. This is a Strategic Validation of the business concept and the Market (Crowd) in a " proof of concept ". The Crowd is never wrong and along that path, the "fine tuning" process is a natural bi-product of the CF Campaign. Are you ? Are you a SMB, Entrepreneur or a Star-up business? Is your business striving to get to the next level and succeed ? Do you want to a attract and build supportive crowds, investors and key business management to fund your initiatives at this early "seed" or "incubator"phase? Would you like to have a trusted, guaranteed, tested and proven solution before you launch your project ? It is absolutely critical that you are armed with a feasibility and proof of concept study that validates your ideas are sound and their is a quantifiable marketplace for your Products/Services . This includes :Idea creation and feasibility study Business concept Competition analysis Customer/Marketplace analysis Risk Analysis and Mitigation Study Execution plan that is attainable Your CrowdFuning best practices Your CrowdFuning campaign Picture Title Short description "The Pitch" / elevator message Long Description Video Perks design Main website Crowd building strategies Social media campaign Email marketing Blog and Press releases Phone calls e-Mail marketing & Information exchange Crowd and Expert Sourcing tools Pre - CrowdFunding process Build brand identity Build a business infrastructure Build virtual identity Build Cloud ( scaleablity of all support systems) Build Crowd ( stage 1 - Friends , Family and Key Business/Advisors, Supporters ect. ) Build Crowd ( stage 2 - Social Media, blog , press release email and phone list ) Prepare communication and scripts Risk mitigation ( mandatory now ) Set funding goals based on best practices ( P&L and forecasting ) Set perks & rewards that are reasonable Set terms ( shipping options, delivery schedule ) Set duration Create main Video ( Script, storybook, production and editing ) Launch main website , SEO and analytic Select CrowdFunding portal to launch Complete registration and approval Fulfillment forecasting & management Building campaign management team We are the Curator of "what is CrowdFunding". Crowdfunding is many things to many people. Our mission is to collect and expert source all the ideas and point of views. This collection could be your thought, idea and definition of what is "CrowdFunding " or your CrowdFunding Campaign, CrowdFunding website or CrowdFunding video. Share your thought and we register and "Coin it" under your name ... A place in history crowdfunding websites ,crowdfunding startups, crowdfunding sites, crowdfunding platform ,crowdfunding legislation, crowdfunding sec, crowdfunding film, crowdfunding bill ,crowdfunding website templates,crowdfunding website script,crowdfunding website for sale,crowdfunding website software, how to start a crowdfunding website, crowdfunding sites,crowdfunding sites for business, list of crowdfunding sites crowdfunding research, form crowdfunding, crowdfunding equity, crowdfunding platform, equity based crowdfunding, crowdfunding pros and cons, crowdfunding investment, crowd investing crowdfunding crowdfunding websites, best crowdfunding sites, list of crowdfunding sites, , crowdfunding for nonprofits, crowd funding sites, crowdsourcing sites, sites like kickstarter crowdfunding legislation 2012, crowdfunding bill, new crowdfunding law, house crowdfunding bill, crowdfunding bill signed, crowdfunding jobs bill, crowdfunding bill details, crowdfund act http://www.crowdfundingplanning.com/what-is-crowdfunding
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What is a tech startup?
Join our email list for a free guide: http://thephatstartup.com Follow me on twitter: http://twitter.com/anthonyfrasier I put this presentation together because I kept getting asked what a tech startup was. I realized if the mission we had with The Phat Startup was ever going to create entreprenerus instead of just entertaining the ones that already exsist, we had to educate. So here is a general description of a tech startup that I will use to speak to people in urban communities.
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Steve Blank Shares the Secret Truth About Startups
Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur Steve Blank shares the secret truth about startups and how they differ from large businesses. Blank asserts that the startup is simply "a temporary organization designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model." Complete video available for free at http://fora.tv/2012/08/14/Steve_Blank_How_to_Build_a_Great_Startup_Step_by_Step
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Steve Blank: Startup Management Tools
Steve Blank, serial entrepreneur and Stanford consulting associate professor, says startups need radically different management tools from established companies, as they search for a sustainable and repeatable business model. He appeared at the E-Provocateur speaker series hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (CES) at the Stanford Graduate School of Business on October 23, 2012. Learn more about Steve Blank: http://engineering.stanford.edu/profile/sblank Learn more about the Stanford Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (CES): http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/ces Learn more about the Stanford Graduate School of Business: http://gsb.stanford.edu
Startup: Chris Guillebeau on the 100 Startup
C'mon over to http://marieforleo.com/2012/08/chris-guillebeau-100-startup where the main discussion happens after the episode! In Chris Guillebeau's book The $100 Startup he shows you how to lead a life of adventure, meaning and purpose all while earning a good living. Sounds pretty good right?! In this interview about his new startup book, you'll learn: *Things most people miss (or don't get right) when starting their business and the key thing you can do to make sure this doesn't happen. *Where most of the focus for your startup should be. *Whether or not you should quit your day job so you can go all in on building your startup. *Chris' own metrics for success and what really gets him ticking. *The #1 core discipline that Chris practices that helps him live and achieve the things he wants to in business and life. *A fun challenge you can take to immediately stop over-analyzing all the ideas you have for startup businesses and actually make something happen. If you enjoyed this video, subscribe to our channel and sign up for your free weekly business and life advice at http://www.marieforleo.com And if you're interested in more guest interviews like this one, check out our YouTube playlist here: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4D5277E0F92106D2&feature=plpp Thanks for watching! Link to video: http://marieforleo.com/2012/08/chris-guillebeau-100-startup/ Link to YouTube video: http://youtu.be/AFif_gFN9I8
Views: 62155 Marie Forleo
Start up / business Angel
2 mars 2000 Il n'existe que deux incubateurs de Start Up, à Paris, mais l'un d'entre eux est le plus important d'Europe. Des investisseurs mettent à la disposition de jeunes sociétés commerciales sur internet, des bureaux pour travailler. Ils parient sur eux et espèrent être payer en retour en prenant une partie du capital. Images d'archive INA Institut National de l'Audiovisuel http://www.ina.fr Abonnez-vous http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=inasociete Abonnez-vous http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=inasociete #INA #Société
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Joint Business Development - How to Build a Startup
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Steve Blank, Author, The Startup Owner's Manual: SVB CEO Summit West 2012
Steve Blank, former Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur, now teacher of entrepreneurship and author, discusses his new book, The Startup Owner's Manual.
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Stage 3  Business Start up, Accounting and Management Skills
Stage 3 Business Start up, Accounting and Management Skills
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The Entrepreneur and the FDA - Bob Kocher // Startup Elements
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How to test your startup idea? Yrjö Ojasaar (workshop 2)
Serial entrepreneur and mentor Yrjö Ojasaar shares practical tips how to go out and test your business idea. Click the timecode to play from a specific topic: 02:17 Testing your Hypothesis Tendency to backwards rationalize Tendency to pick facts that support your hypothesis 05:52 Hypothesis check - How do you define success? Success for us is... 08:21 Understanding the difference between Iteration (searching for a business - discover and validate a customer) vs Execution (growing a business - creating a customer and building a company) 15:35 What do we test with? 16:15 Definition of Minimum Viable Product (MVP) - minimum thing for testing your hypothesis You can do fake landing pages, Google Adwords and see how many people klick on it - if they click on it, then there is interest for that. What is the simplest way to get useful information? What is the minimum budget to carry it out? What are the metrics for measuring results? (not just friendliness) 22:15 Why Yrjö is not Steve Jobs fanboy when it comes to Minimum Viable Products? 30:22 Steve Blank´s Customer Discovery process 33:00 Targetting your product - example of what happens if your testing is misrepresentative of your market. 34:12 What to test when you are targeting to business clients vs end customers? 37:38 Estonian Java Rebel Zero Turnaround case example - who is making the buying decisions? Targeting the message with the right story to the right person. 42:36 Reality check with Moore Model (Technology Adoption Life Cycle) - the myth of "everyone´s using it" 50:09 Testing Targets: Product, Customer, Price, Demand, Market, Positioning 52:00 Example of using Business Model Canvas for testing your idea Liked this lesson? Continue to third part of Yrjö´s workshop on EXECUTING your idea: http://youtu.be/3sqfajpZFsE --- --- --- http://start-smart.me/ - a series of events targeted at aspiring entrepreneurs from Estonia and Finland. Yrjö started his career as an attorney at a prestigious international law firm, representing Fortune 500 companies in various state and federal courts. Yrjö's entrepreneurial experience includes serving as the CEO of a Finnish cleantech and advanced optical coatings company, advising US investors regarding financing and structuring projects in Mexico, investing and serving as a Board Member on several other software and technology companies. Here Yrjö is leading a practical workshop where the participants - startuppers and entrepreneurs - created their startup's roadmap for entering the global markets. Exercise was guided besides Yrjö by other experienced mentors - the best ones StartSmart! organization could find. @StartSmart! event Roadmap2GlobalMarkets www.start-smart.me Visit our Facebook page! https://facebook.com/Start.Smart.FinEst.Startups Investing in your future! StartSmart! events are a part of FINEST Startups project and the activities can take place thanks to the co-financing by the Central Baltic Interreg IV A 2007-2013 programme. The material on the website reflects the authors views and the Managing Authority cannot be held liable for the information published by the project partners.
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Product Requirements Document (PRD) of an Online Product
Click Here To See More From This Expert: http://www.docstoc.com/profile/Jason Product Requirements Document (PRD) of an Online Product Jason Nazar, co-founder and CEO of Docstoc (docstoc.com), explains the best way to put together the PRD. The main function of your site is conveyed by the PRD which Jason elaborates on. Docstoc has over 20 million business and legal documents to help you grow and manage your small business and professional life. Thousands of how-to articles and videos with fresh content uploaded every day. Attorney reviewed documents to save you time and money. Connect with us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/DocstocFB Connect with us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/#!/docstoc Connect with us on Google+ - https://plus.google.com/103801755756812961700 Keywords: "Small business" Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship "How to start a business" "Starting a business" Startups "Startup business" Financial Success DIY "Docstoc Videos" Docstoc
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Start-up School: Sales, The Life Blood Of All Businesses
Start-up School is essential viewing if you are thinking of starting a business. Start-up School, developed in partnership with the Dublin Business Innovation Centre is a series of video master classes that break down the key steps needed to be taken, when starting a business. In this video Heidi Corr of the Dublin Business Innovation Centre talks about 'Sales, The Life Blood of All Businesses'. More information: http://www.aib.ie/business
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Workshop 1:  Definition of an 8-Week Startup
Thinking about starting a business? Consider using The 8-Week Startup as a model. To learn more, go to the8weekstartup.com
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So what is Start Up Programme?
Start Up Programme is an Idea and Entrepreneurship Competition and also an inspiration to entrepreneurship education. The target group is students on short -- or medium levels of a higher education.
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Common Mistakes - How to Build a Startup
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Metrics That Matter - How to Build a Startup
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Why should you partner? - How to Build a Startup
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What is Strategic Planning, Really?
Before starting any strategic planning process, it is essential to make sure your staff or team members have the same expectations of what the outcomes will be. This video explains the different possible outcomes that can arise from strategic planning. It can range from simply having an articulated plan, to a full-blown organizational transformation. Choose the result that is right for your organization. More information is available at http://OnStrategyHQ.com. Want more practical tips and insights on strategic planning? Subscribe to our channel here - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc5cYNhQ8oYNdjmXBy7Z-ug Download a FREE Complete Guide to Strategic Planning - http://onstrategyhq.com/complete-strategy-guide/ Follow us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/OnStrategyHQ/?fref=ts Connect with us on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/onstrategy Connect with Erica Olsen on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ericajolsen
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Grow Web - How to Build a Startup
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Legal Considerations When Starting a Business
As more and more people face an instable job market, the opportunity to determine ones future is becoming increasingly popular. Ingenuity and drive will make those start-ups successful. Starting out with the right business structure and understanding of some other fundamentals of business law will make that success a little easier. Taking the right steps at the outset of your business can also help you grow in the future, prevent or resolve disputes and provide a more tax efficient financial return from your business. In this webinar (recorded in March 2012) Kelly Santini Business Group lawyer Mike D'Aloisio presents 'legal considerations when starting a small business'. Mike covers off the essentials including: 1. Business Structure Options: The pros and cons of being a sole proprietor, in a partnership or incorporated. 2. Key things to consider when starting a business with partners 3. Initial steps for protecting our intellectual property and other confidential and proprietary information Taking the time at the outset to consider these important issues will provide the short and long term flexibility to help minimize tax obligations, attract and reward staff and guide decision making procedures amongst business partners. About Mike D'Aloisio Mike is an associate at Kelly Santini LLP who practices in the areas of real estate, corporate and commercial law, and estate planning. He assists both individuals and corporate clients with a wide range of matters including, commercial contracts, business start-ups, incorporations, commercial leasing, the buying and selling of businesses and re-organizations. Mike is a frequent lecturer at the OCRI Entrepreneurship Centre and various other organizations and associations and also acts as a mentor to young entrepreneurs. No content should be relied upon as legal advice. If you require legal advice, you should retain qualified legal professionals to advise you in the context of your particular circumstances.
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Key Suppliers - How to Build a Startup
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Private equity explained
Private equity funds are groups of investors that flip companies for a profit. It's the technique they use that makes them special, as Paddy Hirsch explains. #MarketplaceAPM #PrivateEquity #Investing Subscribe to our channel! https://youtube.com/user/marketplacevideos
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Qualified Employees And Culture - How to Build a Startup
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Exporting Business - How to launch an exporting business - Ask Evan
*** Newest Video: http://www.evancarmichael.com/Masters/ *** Like this video? Please give it a thumbs up below and/or leave a comment - Thank you!!! In this video I answer a question from one my readers who asked: "Hi Mr. Evan I need customer for my compamy a the moment I am in south America Columbia trying to export coffee, T-shirts, sugar and much more. salomon"
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Financial Resources Quiz - How to Build a Startup
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All about Term Sheet [Startup Funding]
So you have convinced a VC to fund your startup, but just before he writes you a check he sends you a term sheet. In this episode of eLagaan Whiteboard Friday, the eLagaan (http://elagaan.com ) team explains why having the correct term sheet is important for any company. Find out in this video what is term sheet, when are term sheets required. Sequence of events leading up to receiving the term sheet and how to deal with the term sheet once you have received it. According to Naeem Zafar , a term sheet is a non-binding contract to invest in certain terms. Find out if terms sheets are negotiable. Term sheet mainly consists of Valuation, Control, Exit economics, Founders treatment. Which in terms defines who gets the board seats, having more control in the company, protective provisions, Liquidation preferences & If the terms sheet or contract can be modifies after it has been signed. The video gives an example of how you (founder of the startup) could be selling the company for $20M and still just get $500k in return or very minimum, based on how the term sheet is formed and constructed. It talks about can the founders be terminated from their own company (remember Steve Jobs). More @Pluggd.in TV.
Partnerships - How to Build a Startup
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How Startup Businesss Are Born Using Angel Investors
Startup businesses can be your ticket out of whatever financial problem you may be struggling with, but first you need to have a great business idea. Most of the time, startup businesses are rooted in technology—answering a need that was previously unmet or unrealized. They tend to play a pioneering role in an industry and start out with little or zero completion. They usually have to build their own niche markets as well. All startup businesses are born from a great idea -- one that can eventually generate money if it's combined with the best tools, resources, manpower, and strategies. And you'll get to figure out all of those factors involved as you continue reading on. The Business Plan Even if you are fortunate enough to have sufficient capital for your startup business to get running without seeking any other party's aid or approval, it's still better to flesh out your idea with a business plan. Business plans are formal outlines of every step you have to take in order to make your business generate income. It should include -- but not limited to -- the following details: • Definition of the product or service that your proposed business will offer. • Target market demographics, all of which should provide a comprehensive profile of your targeted customer. • Marketing goals and strategies, which basically refer to how you intend to sell your product or service. • Operational goals and strategies, which basically consist of how you plan to run the day-to-day operations of your proposed business. • Projected statistics, particularly how much you are likely to spend and earn in the next three years as well as your estimate ROI. • How much capital you need. Where Will You Get Your Capital? Capital is the seed money or the initial investment required for your startup business to operate. Naturally, you can dig deep in your own pockets to put up capital for your business. But if that's not possible, you can also use your business plan to shop around for possible external sources of capital. • Bank loan -- These loans come with interest charges. You have to be of good financial standing or have someone to guarantee your loan in order to borrow money from a bank. • Grants -- This may or may not require repayment though in most cases, they do not come with interest. Grants may come from government and non-government agencies. They are typically offered to individuals or companies whose proposed businesses can directly or indirectly contribute to improving the quality of human life. What about Investors? If you're willing to share some of your gains or profits, then you can also open your business to investors. Again, your business plan will prove to them whether your proposed business is worth risking their money for. Of the various types of investors you can approach, angel investors or venture capitalists tend to be most attracted to startup businesses. They have partiality for small to mid-sized startup businesses rooted in high technology and/or high growth companies with a potentially unique competitive advantage. If your own proposed startup business can be described in the same terms, then you definitely have a good chance of finding an angel investor or venture capitalist to provide you with financial backing. If you would like more information on how an Angel Investor can help your business grow visit us at www.VentureFundingNetwork.com
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Startup City - Episode 3 - A few questions before starting a business
Hi I'm Ja Shia, and this is Startup City, a videolog which chronicles the story of me starting my small business, and as the title suggests I'm going to ask myself the questions that according to a few sources, all would be entrepreneurs should ask themselves before starting a business, and I'm going to answer them. To gather these questions I looked up 3 sources, which were available at the time of this recording, but you know how the internet changes so they might not be there anymore, and I tried to get some consensus among them. Though everyone says them differently, the questions appear to be: Who are you? What do you want to do? Who are your customers? Are there enough customers out there to sustain me? How will I finance this business? Each source has it's own way of getting you to act on your business idea, but these questions seemed to be the linking characteristics, so I think it's a good start to answer them, which is what I'm going to do right now. Now, the first question some books tried to take this in a "who are you personally" kind of way, but I really appreciated the "how comfortable are you with risk," approach. You can answer this question anyway you want, but starting a business is risky. I'm spending time and money on an idea that might not be sustaining. In fact, the odds are that it isn't sustaining. Financially, I'm pretty conservative, and I don't really spend money on luxuries, but I'm not really risk averse when it comes to my time. If I think something is important to me, I'll go for it, and right now, this business is very important to me. I think my time is our most valuable asset, so the fact that I am willing to put it towards a new business, to me, says I'm risk averse, but let me know what you think on that. What do I want to do? I'm reading this question as, what do I want to do, for money? I love telling stories, and I do this very well through video. I also have an understanding of what works and what doesn't in digital marketing. This type of work makes me excited, I'm passionate about it, but I got to put it into business terms so: I want to sell marketing and video production services. to customers looking to extend their story and message to the web and digital markets. This will need some refinement, but for right now, that question is answered. Who are your customers begs the gut reaction "everyone," but then I read that if everyone is your market, than no one is your market. I'm going to think about this in terms of food: when I want a tasty burger, I go to a great burger joint. If I'm running a burger joint, my customers are people that want a tasty burger. Bringing that back to my business idea, my customers are looking for creatives, video producers, graphic designers, basically, geeks that speak, and can effectively deliver their story to others. Now that I have an idea of what they're looking for, I can imagine that the next thing I need to do is find them, and tell them that I offer creatives, video producers, graphic designers, and geeks speak. I think that's when marketing strategies come in works, but let me know what you think. Are there enough customers to sustain you? I bet if this question were that easy to answer, there would be more successful businesses, but fewer people starting new businesses, because they would know if their ideas were viable or not. I also think that the presence of the question is probably just as important as the answer. They want to get us to start thinking about viability, is this real, or does it just sound nice? Since I'm pursuing an idea that is based in the professional service industry, I'm going to answer this in a separate video, but basically it involves segmenting the markets, and if you can make a pie chart, you can find out if enough customers exist in your market. How will I finance this business? Anyway I can, within reason. I've heard some stories of people sleeping in their cars to save money to buy a house and fix it up, and respectfully, I'm not doing that. I've saved up enough that I feel comfortable taking on this risk, and I have found a few reasonable loan options through an SBA approved microlender, which I will see if we're a right fit. However, if savings doesn't cut it, then I will work until I've saved up enough money, and can act on a conservative financial plan. All of these questions are leading ones, and their purpose appears to be leading me towards the idea that in order to be successful in business, you need to have a plan, and those questions are just the tip of the iceberg to get us to start thinking about business in a less abstract and more action based sort of way.
Market Types And Pricing - How to Build a Startup
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The Difference Between Expensing & Capitalization : Marketing & Finance
Subscribe Now: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Ehowfinance Watch More: http://www.youtube.com/Ehowfinance Expensing and capitalization have a few very important differences that you're going to need to know. Learn about the difference between expensing and capitalization with help from an employee recruiter and trainer in this free video clip. Expert: Alexis Guerreros Filmmaker: Victor Varnado Series Description: Running your own business may seem difficult and stressful, but once you find your groove you will discover just how rewarding it can truly be. Get tips on the world of business with help from an employee recruiter and trainer in this free video series.
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Are You Fit To Take Your Company From Start-Up To IPO?
RingCentral CEO Vlad Shmunis has strong opinions about whether or not founders are the right people to scale a company and take it public.
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Startup Weekend Orlando Ed Alexander Orlando Business Lawyer
Entrepreneurship Law Firm Attorney Ed Alexander shares his observations as a Mentor and Speaker at Startup Weekend Orlando. http://www.marlenegreen.com/business-nuggets/my-startup-weekend-orlando-sworl-experience/
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Best Practice Tips for Creating Key Performance Indicators
http://www.winningkpi.com/ | What are Key Performance Indicators? Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are critical success indicators. In other words, they are the proof that your strategies are on the right path, and goals are achieved. However, this alone would be a rather oversimplified definition. Key Performance Indicators are quantifiable measurements, used to analyze organizational performance. The KPIs are aligned with organizational goals and strategies and are used to measure wide range of factors from business performance to employee effectiveness, customer satisfaction, health and safety, security, etc. You will also learn: What are the benefits of using Key Performance Indicators? How do you create effective Key Performance Indicators? 1. Strategic Goals/Success Indicators 2. Measurement Period 3. Measurement Unit 4. Result Interpretation DOs and DON'Ts of Key Performance Indicators
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Partner Resources - How to Build a Startup
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What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?
What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)? This video clip tries to give competent but also entertaining answers to this question. The video is part of series "in a little green bag" at the University of St.Gallen, Switzerland. © University of St.Gallen (HSG), Text by Prof. Thomas Beschorner (http://bit.ly/Beschorner), Production: http://www.zense.ch To watch the second «Little Green Bags» video on the ten myths of entrepreneurship, please go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8gRkJ9cnzo. Learn more online: http://www.presse.unisg.ch Become our friend on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/HSGUniStGallen Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/HSGStGallen
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Types of Entity: Small Business Accounting
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Startup City - Episode 5 - Marketing, identifying a niche, and what's important to you in business
By: http://www.shiaproductions.com Hi, I'm Ja Shia, and this is Startup City, a videolog on starting a company, and as in previous videos, I'm going to ask myself a few more questions before starting this business, just to make sure I have the best foot forward, and will probably come up at some point during the business plan. They are: Have you identified a Market Niche? How are you going to market to those customers? What is important to you in business or a Mission Statement. It seems like even large companies like HP and Toyota have a market niche. It's a special place within your industry, where your specific core competencies help to illuminate the positive differences between you and your competition, and then combine with your customer, or people that are looking for you services, and you have your market niche. I think it's the place within your market where you look the best, and are among the best at what you do. My core competency is video production, and my experience as an independent, needing to find ways to distribute my work for not so much money, has given me a specific but clear knowledge on how social media and video work together. So, my market niche would be customers that are looking for video producers and digital content creators, that specialize in social media and web distribution. I see from other sources on the internet that defining a market niche was difficult, but I thought it was easier when I looked at it through the perspective of "what do I do well" or even, what do I do best, sort of way. After I've identified a Market Niche, the next question is how are you going to reach customers within this niche? There appears to many ways you can find customers but generally speaking, these days there are digital marketing, direct marketing, and network marketing. Luckily for me, I'm a digital content producer, and I'm going to produce a lot of the digital marketing materials I need to market this company such as videos, the website, and content for social media. This will target my niche, because chances are, customers looking for social media producers are using social media channels. I will also use direct marketing, such as hanging flyers in a coffee shop, and having postcards made, but minimally, because material cost gets really expensive. However, it is kind of fun to hang the poster in a coffee shop, even though there are a 1000 options already there. In my industry, network marketing is really important to get face to face with potential customers, and also to keep in touch and on top of your customer relationships. In addition to joining the chamber of commerce, I'm going to build a CRM and keep in good contact with everyone with a newsletter, or a personal note once every so often. So after saying all that, I think my marketing approach is a mix, and powered mostly by my own labor, but at least I have an approach. Lastly, I bet its a good idea to identify and write down what is most important to you in business now, because things change, and priorities will pull us further and further from why we started in the first place. So at square one, I'm going to say that it's really important that my company always engage in quality, creative, and targeted storytelling, that isn't offensive, sexists, or racists.Besides that anything goes, and the sky's the limit. I said in the Introduction, this was a personal blog, but hopefully, if you're following along, the steps I'm taking, and the honesty that you should have with yourself before starting a business, is providing good guidance, but if you have any questions, comments, or would like me to discuss something further, let me know. I think that does it for all the pre-business plan questions. I'm really excited about the next couple of videos because I get to go through the business plan process and clearly identify what I want to do in business and how I'm going to do it.