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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
Crowdfunding lets entrepreneurs present their ideas to a large number of potential investors who can help startups reach their funding goals.
Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest, a collaboration between the Kauffman Foundation and MIT's H@cking Medicine, kicks off tonight in Boston.
HIPAA both regulates health insurance policies and provides guidelines for maintaining the privacy and security of health information.
Total addressable market, or TAM, refers to the universe of revenue opportunities for a product or service.
For aspiring and active entrepreneurs, financing growth isn't always a matter of taking readily available funding. In this article, Jeff Gordon, who founded two companies in the decade since graduating from college, says the entrepreneur really seeks the best "engine" for fueling growth, which isn't necessarily money. He offers tips for choosing from an array of monetary and nonmonetary options.
Entrepreneurs should cultivate relationships with outsiders who can offer support and advice, even though "mentoring," as it's often called, is typically considered an instrument of corporate career-building. In this insightful article by an entrepreneur who founded a non-profit organization to pair owners of young companies with seasoned business owners, the author advises entrepreneurs to seek help from peers as well as superiors and from several outsiders rather than a single guru.
Building a company means creating an "entrepreneurial corporate culture," according to this article by a big-company supervisor turned entrepreneur. The best "entrepreneurial" cultures borrow worthy tactics from the Fortune 500, while discarding those that constrain productivity, says the author. Included are tips for what to take and what to leave behind.
A business plan for entrepreneurs should engage the heart as well as the head, writes the author, who advises two plans-the formal document for bankers and investors, and then, the business plan that comes from your heart.
Entrepreneurs need a "just-right" business plan, one that provides a measuring stick for fast growth without overtaking performance, writes this computer-consulting entrepreneur.
A formal business plan, often considered an anathema to entrepreneurs who fancy themselves "do-ers" rather than thinkers, enables clear thinking, clarity of purpose and a benchmark against which ventures can measure success. Included are a list of do's and don'ts for entrepreneurs new to (or bewildered by) the essential planning process.
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