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6 Small Business Finance Mistakes that Entrepreneurs Make

Posted by Evan Tarver on Aug 7, 2017 3:38:12 PM

U.S. Bank recently found that as many as 82% of all startups fail due to poor cash flow management. And seeing as the going rate is that 90% of all startups fail, it's not shocking to see that a lack of working capital is more often than not a death blow for early-stage companies.

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Client Spotlight: Ryan Hudson of Honey, Inc.

Posted by Evan Tarver on Aug 4, 2017 1:32:21 PM
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Posted by Evan Tarver on Jul 31, 2017 3:56:04 PM

CREXi might sound like something out of this world, but in fact, it's the exact opposite. "CREXi" stands for Commercial Real Estate Exchange, Inc., and it's actually a budding platform that lets online users search for commercial properties, keep track of acquisitions, and keep all of their documents and due diligence in the same place.

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The Best Startup Financing Options for Your Small Business

Posted by Evan Tarver on Jul 31, 2017 3:04:56 PM

One of the largest challenges that startups face is finding capital to finance their business. It's common for startup companies to face a rapidly declining financial runway and a rapidly growing laundry list of working capital needs.

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SAFE Note: Understand the SAFE Investment Vehicle for Startups

Posted by Evan Tarver on Jul 24, 2017 3:47:30 PM

A “SAFE note” is a startup investment vehicle that represents a simple agreement for future equity. SAFE are intended to replace convertible notes and are used by early-stage companies when opening a friends-and-family round or angel investment round. SAFE investment vehicles are designed to be simple and clear and they help founders focus on growing their companies.

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Topics: investing, equity

Harassment in the Workplace: Dealing with a Hostile Work Environment

Posted by Evan Tarver on Jul 10, 2017 5:17:40 PM

I wish that there was no need to write this article. If I had it my way, there’d be no harassment anywhere, let alone the workplace. Unfortunately, that’s a reality seemingly more uncommon than the mythical billion-dollar startup unicorns that are often the culprits of this harassment in the workplace.

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Topics: Human Resources


Posted by Evan Tarver on Jun 30, 2017 3:07:43 PM

The idea of discounts has always been a hotly debated topic. Some believe that offering discounts is a good customer onboarding tactic while others believe that it cheapens a company's brand and eats into their revenue.

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Posted by Evan Tarver on Jun 30, 2017 3:05:54 PM

You could say that Jeff Consoletti is a veteran entrepreneur. Jeff, as the principle owner and producer, founded JJLA more than 7 years ago in an attempt to revamp the live event production and entertainment space. 

In today's age of Internet entrepreneurs who flame out in a blaze of (less than) glory, it's refreshing to have a client like Jeff. While JJLA more than "disrupts" the live entertainment space, the production and entertainment consultancy has become a stable and stalwart company in the face of an evolving Los Angeles entertainment market.

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Seed Investment: How to Get Seed Funding for Your Startup

Posted by Evan Tarver on Jun 30, 2017 3:02:12 PM

Getting capital to accelerate your business is key to your overall company success. However, before your business can grow it has to first get itself off the ground. They way you can do this is through seed investments. A seed investment, similar to an angel investment, is the first funding step almost every business has to take.

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These 5 Business Trends are Catching the Eyes of Venture Capitalists

Posted by Evan Tarver on Jun 30, 2017 2:54:40 PM

Venture capitalists are always trying to spot trends. The good ones see these trends before they happen. The bad ones spot them when it’s already too late.

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