Entrepreneur: Latest from Kate Lister http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 10 Oct 2011 03:08:00 GMT The Myth of the Business Plan Don't fall prey to analysis by paralysis. Writing a business plan isn't all it's cracked up to be. If you're agonizing over a written plan, your time might be better spent talking to potential customers. Mon, 10 Oct 2011 03:08:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220440 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/220440 A Primer on Cash-Flow Projections Regular cash flow projections can keep creditors at bay--and go a long way toward ensuring the good health of your business Tue, 26 Apr 2011 16:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219496 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219496 Should You Tap a Nest Egg to Start a Business? Is funding your startup with your retirement savings ill-advised or smart investing? Tue, 22 Mar 2011 02:46:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219379 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/219379 The Myth of Government Grants Many government grants are available for small businesses, but research carefully. Tue, 22 Feb 2011 08:52:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218135 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/218135 The Three Questions Venture Capital Investors Will Ask You'll still have to convince venture capitalists that your brilliant inventions aren't a waste of time. Tue, 25 Jan 2011 07:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217906 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217906 Myth of the Business Plan Writing one is largely a joke. Seriously. Mon, 20 Dec 2010 08:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217768 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217768 Selling Equity: A High-Stakes Game Sidestepping the traps of equity fund-raising Tue, 23 Nov 2010 07:21:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217558 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217558 The Numbers That Matter Here's a secret: Bankers don't actually read financial statements -- at least, not at first. Here's what they do look at. Wed, 20 Oct 2010 07:39:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217452 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217452 What the Banker Found Keep meticulous financial records from Day One, or pay the price later. Mon, 20 Sep 2010 20:56:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217323 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217323 The World of Crowd Funding What if total strangers gave you money to start a business and didn't even ask to be paid back? At IndieGoGo.com, they just might. Mon, 23 Aug 2010 23:06:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217244 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217244 Making the Most of Freelance Talent Almost every company in America is outsourcing at least part of its work--but not always getting the results it needs. Here's how to do it right. Fri, 30 Jul 2010 12:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217195 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/217195 Is That a Business Credit Card in Your Wallet? If it is, forget the Credit Card Act--you're as vulnerable as ever to sky-high rates, erratic billing and unexpected fees. Fri, 16 Jul 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207512 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207512 The Easiest Way to Raise Money It's simple: Don't spend it. Here are 10 ways entrepreneurs waste their hard-earned capital. Mon, 21 Jun 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207176 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/207176 The $48,000 Question Where, exactly, do startups get their money? The answer may surprise you. Thu, 13 May 2010 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206598 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/206598