Job Creation in the New Political Economy: Small Companies, Not Big Companies, Create Jobs

The trend towards increased job creation by middle-market companies and not large corporations seems set to continue.

10 Things to Be Grateful for as an Entrepreneur

  1. Being in Control of Your Life Sure, sometimes running a business is stressful. But I don’t have a boss making unreasonable demands on me. So how I manage my stress and that work/life balance is completely up to me. I can work myself into a heart attack, but I’d rather spend time with my kids and rely on my staff to help me grow my company. 2. Your...

65 Questions Venture Capitalists Will Ask Startups

Entrepreneurs need to be prepared in pitching their startup companies to a venture capitalist by anticipating the questions they will receive. The failure to have thoughtful and reasonable answers to VC questions will decrease the likelihood of the company getting funded.

5 Tips to Improve Your Odds of Getting a Small Business Loan

In a perfect world, every entrepreneur would have the resources necessary to transform a killer business idea into a smashing success. However, as you know by now, that’s not how it works.

The Number One Reason Banks Deny Loans to Many Small Business Owners

Entrepreneurs regularly confront issues that can threaten the very core of their companies, not the least of which is difficulty securing the financing they need to run and grow a sustainable business.