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Plan to Start Announces New Board Members

As Plan to Start sharpens it’s focus in making strategic consulting affordable to startups and small businesses; we welcome the addition of

To Celebrate JOBS Act Title IV, Onevest Self–Crowdfunds Series A Financing

New York, NY June 19, 2015. ​Onevest announced today the launch of its Series A round offinancing to celebrate the implementation of

10 Ways for Startups to Acquire Customers

Acquiring customers for your startup doesn’t have to just be traditional cold calls & direct sales.  Never understimate the power of a

The Pros and Cons of Investors vs. Debt Funding

Unless you are fortunate enough to have a good deal of money stashed away, most businesses need to raise money for either

2015 Industry Profit and Demand Drivers Report

Our list of 2015 profit and demand drivers, by industry alphabetically.  The next major update to our software will include added data

The Wild Goose

Tom Watson, the Chairman of IBM, used to read this story outloud every morning.  It’s a tale of entrepreneurship, about never allowing

Top 5 Crowdfunding Consultants of 2014

Because money doesn’t crowdfund itself. Don’t forget that a crowdfunding platform is just that- a platform that simply gives you the tools

How To Connect With Famous People (Get that Champion!)

A little about Lynn first: Lynn has been known to get into doors most of us could never venture.  She somehow wiggles

13 Annoying Sounds of Naysayers

“The concept is interesting and well-formed, but in order to earn better than a ‘C,’ the idea must be feasible.” — A

The 6 New Crowdfunding Laws for Entrepreneurs

  The time has almost finally arrived.  While new SEC crowdfunding laws officially made it legit for entrepreneurs to advertise they were