INVEST IN YOUR EMPLOYEES AND GET A GREAT ROI

There are some organizations that put employee training and development on the back burner. They do not see an immediate benefit and view investing in their employees as more optional than essential. They do not see the expense as worth their while. They would be making a costly mistake. Investing in your employees will actually […]

Virtual Office solutions – what start-ups need to get started

How do start-ups get started? A survey shows that what most start-ups need is an office from which to start work from day one. With constraints on capital, they cannot buy or rent office space, specially in a good business location. What many end up doing is working from home or going across to a coffee shop or […]

HOW TO BE AN IMAGE-MAKER

  With so many products and services in the market, what usually makes the difference is the image you project for your business. An image is a cluster of impressions and perceptions, often hard to define but it does influence the way your clients or prospects think of your company and is an important deciding factor when it […]

IS YOUR BUSINESS LOCATION NEIGHBOURHOOD-FRIENDLY?

Choosing a location for your business generally has three main considerations – proximity to customers, suppliers and employees. Other issues are easy transport and parking facilities,proximity to competitors and affiliated businesses which could impact your business.             Depending on the nature of the business, you need a location with ready access […]

Pitching your idea to investors …. in 30 minutes or less

              You have a great business idea. Very soon it will become clear to you that to turn that idea into concrete reality will mean raising capital. You will need to sell the idea to investors. And usually you get a window of 30 minutes or less to make your pitch. […]

8 Crucial Elements of Startup Success I

5. Raise Enough Money the First Time As most startups know, determining how much money to raise is difficult. Raising enough money in your seed round will carry your business through inevitable growing pains and redesigns, but it’s important to retain enough money to develop the final product your users will love. You don’t want […]

8 Crucial Elements of Startup Success

Most people understand that a high percentage of startups never make it. So what if you could give yourself a leg up on the competition? Below is a list of tips that may help your startup get to the next level. These ideas are not revolutionary, and many successful startups already have these qualities. Why […]