Do you have a great idea for a new business and want to start your journey as an entrepreneur? Starting a business can seem like a daunting task and you might need some help figuring out if you’re ready to turn your idea into a reality. Watch our video for tips to help you determine if your business idea has legs.
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Small business owners like you can do a lot on your own to get your business up and running, including writing a business plan, applying for a license or permit and applying for an employer identification number. However, there are some legal tasks better left to professionals.
This Saturday, November 24, is Small Business Saturday! It’s a great occasion to kick off your holiday marketing and get customers in the door. While small businesses may not have access to expensive marketing gimmicks, you can make up for it in creativity and excellent customer service, and utilize the many resources available to small business owners.
Venturize is proud to partner with the Veterans Business Resource Center (VBRC), an organization based in Missouri that provides mentorship and trainings for veteran small business owners, while also assisting their transition back to civilian life.
As a small business owner, you put more than your sweat and tears into your business—you also put in your own savings and risk your personal credit to get your business off the ground. Loans and other financing options may not seem viable for a startup or you may be cautious about taking on business debt, but financing your business through a loan might be the right avenue to help you expand your business. Read on to find out if you should consider a loan for your business.
Esta es la segunda publicación de una serie sobre los conceptos básicos de las finanzas de pequeñas empresas. Eche un vistazo a nuestro primer puesto en cuentas bancarias de pequeñas empresas y permanezca atento a las publicaciones futuras de esta serie que incluye información sobre contabilidad.
Small Business Majority's Deputy California Director Xiomara Peña spoke with Remy Meraz, founder of Me Tyme Network, to discuss her story and lessons she learned along the way as she built her business. Me Tyme Network produces video content aimed at "helping people think, feel and work better." Listen to Remy share what inspired her to become an entrepreneur, how she's navigated funding challenges, the resources she's relied on to grow her business and more!
Technology has transformed the way small companies do business, and while this has helped small businesses and entrepreneurs access more customers and new markets in new ways, it’s essential that we talk about the risks associated with moving business online. The rise of new technology can lead to severe security issues, and unfortunately many small businesses are unaware of measures they can take to help ensure the security of their and their customers’ information. That’s why we’re sharing tips and resources for small businesses during October’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.
Women entrepreneurs contribute significantly to America’s economy and women are opening businesses at higher rates than their male counterparts.