Advisory Boards

Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets

The generation born between 1945 and 1964 could give a startup some needed expertise and credibility. Here are five roles they can easily fit into.
Advisory Boards

The Power of the Personal Advisory Board

While almost every small business has a formal board of advisors in place, establishing a personal advisory board can prove invaluable to entrepreneurs on both a professional and personal level.
Mentors

The Unexpected Places to Find Amazing Mentors

Entrepreneurs often gravitate to those that are deemed 'successful' for advice but being mentored by these people could completely kill your business.
Advisors

Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor

A technical advisor can be a key person throughout a company's life cycle. Not only can they help get a business off the ground but can be a valuable resource later on.
Advisors

The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors

While advisors can (and should) take a startup to the next level by providing valuable insight, not all are created equal. Make sure to ask these questions to find the right advisor for your company.
Advisors

A Large Advisory Board Can Help Your Company Grow Faster

Harnessing the advice and networks of people you trust has big benefits and won't cost that much.
Advisory Boards

8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board

While the key responsibility rests with the entrepreneur, this panel of subject-matter experts can fill key knowledge gaps.
Advisory Boards

4 Steps to Securing a Rock-Star Advisory Board

Startups are a dime a dozen. The ones that rise about the competition not only have a stellar product but also a stellar advisory board.
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: Dear Advisors, Please Don't Do This

Seeking out and forming a relationship with an advisor takes a lot of time for founders, so please make it worth their while.
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: The Best Kept Secret About Advisors

While entrepreneurs look to form an advisory board for insight, connections and other resources, they do have another important purpose.
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: How to Avoid the Advisor Fizzle

To ensure you get the most out of your advisory board, entrepreneurs need to invest time and energy into this relationship. Otherwise, they can be a waste of time for both parties.
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors

Attracting advisors is one thing but if you forget to do this important step, you could put the relationship in jeopardy.
Advisors

Need Guidance at Your Startup? Create an Advisory Board Keeping These 3 Things in Mind.

Figure out who your advisors will be, what role they'll play and what they'll get in return.
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: How to Get Advisors to Say Yes

An advisory board can be essential to a startup's success. But it isn't always easy to get busy professionals to join you team. Here are five tips on getting them to say yes.
Growth Strategies

Finding the Perfect Board of Directors for Your Startup

Our expert attorney Peter Buckland offers up tips on forming a board of directors.