Monthly Archives: August 2011

Another funding alternative

A friend of mine who is an angel investor and previously (in the ’90s) had two different companies on the Inc. 500 list told me that many of the Inc. 500 companies are cash flow negative. I hadn’t thought about … Continue reading

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Financial Boot Camp – Atlanta

This seminar brings finance and accounting together with face-to-face instruction on how to fund your path to success: Discover what everyone but you knows about your financial statements Learn where to find investors, lenders and alternative funding Insights on how … Continue reading

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PR Intern programs and more

I’ve blogged about using college interns. As a college engineering intern the experience I received was invaluable. I also recently blogged about using press releases and other public relations’ activities to help you raise capital (See: Publicity Can Help Raise … Continue reading

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ESOP as a Means to Motivate

I’ve read arguments for and against providing employees with stock. Personally, I’m in favor. You don’t have to give up much to have it go a long way. Those who are truly aspiring entrepreneurs will leave regardless. But you can … Continue reading

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Save Money, Generate Revenue Through Employee Ideas

Want to solicit free revenue generating or cost saving ideas? Ask your employees! They are an excellent resource that, for some reason (ego, inability to fully delegate, not thinking of employees as truly part of a team, just never thought … Continue reading

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Strategic Alliance: An Example

Strategic alliances and partnerships can and do save money. But most importantly, they can conserve cash and help you run your business more effectively. Here’s an excerpt from another blog that provides a real-life example of the benefits partnering can … Continue reading

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Business Link North Carolina

I received this from someone by email. Thought I’d pass it on:  “The N.C. Department of Commerce’s Business Link North Carolina (BLNC) launched its updated website on Aug. 12. The site is designed to direct North Carolina businesses and service … Continue reading

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