Veteran startup mentor, executive, blogger, author, tech professional, and Angel investor.
Martin Zwilling is the founder and CEO of
Startup Professionals, a company that provides products and services to startup founders and small business owners. The author of Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur? and Attracting an Angel, he writes a daily blog for entrepreneurs and dispenses advice on the subject of startups.
Achieve new levels of market penetration and profitability through these principles of engagement.
Learn to capitalize on your strengths, rather than trying to fix your weaknesses.
How to think outside the "organic growth" box with strategies like mergers, acquisitions, partnerships, and alliance alternatives.
Good business practices lead to successful ventures.
Your university may have some surprising resources that can help your entrepreneurial endeavors.
An angel investor identifies some of the traits he looks for in potential business leaders.
The odds of finding funding generally correlate highly to your odds of business success -- and your personal risk is even more critical than outside investor risk.
Inspiring Your Team
The burden is on the job seeker to find roles that will get their entrepreneurial career off the ground.
Follow these eight tips to move from entrepreneur to business leader.
Implement these eight disciplines in order to attract customers, beat your competition and deliver a value proposition.
Be aware that attempting innovation in certain times and places is extremely risky.
Most customers and marketers can't remember or name more than a half-dozen key features of any solution.
Bootstrapping does require a full confidence in your own passion with no investors to lean on or blame. But isn't that why you signed up to be an entrepreneur in the first place?
Dating site customers are fickle, hard to please and will dump one site for another without explanation. Sort of like the worst person you've ever dated.
If your preferred career path includes running your own startup, it pays to pay attention to your CFO.
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