How to Find Money to Start Your Own Business

Entrepreneurial endeavors are becoming more and more commonplace as technology continues to place the tools to do the job in the hands of regular people. The path to starting your own business is no longer shrouded in obscurity.

Business start up funding

The steps are easy to figure out, and with a quick online search, you could be on your way to business ownership within a few days (though we would not recommend moving that quickly through the process). The problem is, how to fund your new business?

Take a few moments now, and check out some of the most effective ways to use the internet to find the money to start your own business.…

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How to Start Your Own Online Business

The Internet has leveled the playing field for all and makes it much easier for anyone to start their own online business. But where do you start?

Online business owner

Your Business Plan

If you have made the decision to start an online business, you probably already have a business idea but will need to do some research to access the viability of your idea. Some important areas of research are:

  • Is there a need for your product or service?
  • Who is your target market?
  • Who are your competitors?
  • What makes your business different than your competitors?

It is better to do your research before embarking on launching a business so that you don’t spend your time and money on a business idea that won’t be successful.…

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Tips for Immigrants Who Want to Start a Small Business

One role immigrants don’t get enough good publicity about in the news is the fact that immigrant entrepreneurs play a huge role in hiring a large swath of the U.S. labor force. The exact numbers are staggering, too. Nearly 6 million workers are employed by immigrant-owned businesses, according to a report released by the New American Economy.1

Immigrant business owner

While starting up a business as an immigrant in the U.S. has its challenges, those who take the entrepreneurial plunge can also find sweet success from doing so, as well.

“Our system certainly doesn’t make it easy for immigrant entrepreneurs—but still, immigrants work hard, they start businesses, and they create jobs for American workers,” said John Feinblatt, Chairman of New American Economy.

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10 Steps to Starting a Business in Boston

Boston is popular for its elaborate education system. It is home to more than 30 colleges and universities.

Boston is the largest and among the oldest cities in Massachusetts. The city has maintained its identity over the years while at the same time keeping up with current trends.

Female entrepreneur in Boston, MA

The large number of graduates attracts entrepreneurs to the city because they are assured of a qualified workforce. The resources and local support from other investors make Boston one the best places to do business.

If you want to establish a profitable business in the City, here are the steps to follow.


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Begin your Entrepreneurial Adventure in Birmingham

Birmingham is among the top entrepreneurial cities in the UK. The city has been leading in major developments in different fields since the industrial revolution began. Birmingham has made significant contributions to economic, technological, science, and manufacturing development in the UK. Thousands of inventions have come from the city as well. The city is not only the home of top inventions in the UK but also a great place for entrepreneurs to start their businesses.


If you are planning to start a business in the UK, read on and discover why you should join other entrepreneurs in Birmingham.

Why start a business in Birmingham

Birmingham is perfectly located in the heart of the UK.…

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How We Started a Second Business to Fund Our First

There often comes a plateau for a start-up that’s been growing pleasingly. One of the most enticing elements of starting your own business is the fact that, technically speaking, the sky is the limit and, no matter how far you come, growth is always possible.

Tom Cridland shopfront

That said, scaling in almost all cases requires investment, which, if you’re young and inexperienced, is extremely hard to come by without sacrificing an exorbitant amount of equity.

Tom Cridland, the startup

I run a sustainable fashion brand with my girlfriend of almost eight years, Deborah Marx. I started it in January 2014 with a £6,000 government start-up loan and decided to call it, Tom Cridland (my name), because was the cheapest domain name that I could find.…

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Don’t Forget These Crucial Steps When Starting a Business

No matter how much preparation you do, setting up a business is a trial-and-error endeavour. Its success is unpredictable, and failures big and small could happen anytime. However, the amount of struggle for a start-up entrepreneur may be reduced by keeping in mind the right concepts and carrying out the right steps before launching.

Startup team

Before you take the risk of building your own business, it’s best to equip yourself for the battlefield ahead by knowing what to do first.

Choose your name

Simply deciding on an impactful name for your company does not mean you can scratch this off your to-do list.…

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A Guide to Setting Up Your Own Consultancy

Internet has made remote collaboration a possibility. It is possible for businesses to outsource components of their work to third party consultants. This is beneficial in two ways.

Firstly, businesses save costs due to fewer overheads in terms of office space and salary. Secondly, third party consultants specialize in certain aspects of business which makes them a lot more productive and efficient in executing tasks.

Business consulting

Consulting is quite often the way that professionals in 9-to-5 jobs dabble with entrepreneurship for the first time.

Setting up your consulting firm can be confusing at first. In this article, we will take a broad look at the various steps that go into launching your own consulting firm.…

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The Why, How and The Painstaking Steps Taken to Achieve The Dream of Being Your Own Boss

Ten years ago I was working a full time job, I had a decent salary and a seemingly steady life. I was working 8-9 hours everyday (plus overtime too many times a week),and coming home after work and simply laying in front of the TV became my purpose in life. I worked just like everybody else around me, I had to pay my bills, I had to let go of all the dreams I had as a young adult and embrace reality.


I was trapped. I felt like a robotic mind replaced my own and my only joy in life became kicking off my shoes at the end of the day.…

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Great Ideas for Home-based Business Startups

Venturing into the world of startup businesses is an exciting journey, and has the potential to be a highly profitable one. However, determining which goods or services a marketplace needs can be more complicated than it sounds. What any successful entrepreneur needs is a great idea to get them started on the right foot.

Business ideas

More and more people are finding success by choosing to start a home based business. Being self employed requires a large amount of discipline, but when done correctly the income will come pouring in. Here are some fantastic ideas for business startups that you can do all on your own, right from the comfort of your home.…

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