One of the most significant decisions an entrepreneur must face is how to fund their startup. With a number of options available, it is important to know the benefits of each in order to determine the best approach, because what may be good for one business may not work at all for another.
Many entrepreneurs start by being completely self-sufficient, essentially pulling their business up by the bootstraps and using existing resources to fund it.…Continue
Added by Tiffan Clark on February 1, 2013 at 11:53am — No Comments
The term “pivot” became part of the entrepreneur’s vernacular after being introduced in Eric Ries’ best-selling book The Lean Startup. Used to describe how startups change the direction of their business in order to survive, this term is most often heard when describing tech companies. But the reality is that most successful small businesses, regardless of industry, don’t end up running the exact business they started. Somewhere along the way, they’ve had to pivot.
Added by Tiffan Clark on January 22, 2013 at 3:35pm — No Comments
The Baton Rouge startup scene has been quietly growing over the last two years, but this growth hasn’t been slow. Everywhere I look there seems to be progress, expansion, and growth and it is exciting to be a part of it. Entrepreneurs here come from diverse backgrounds and the ideas being generated are quite unique. Let’s take a look at some of the recent accomplishments Baton Rouge entrepreneurs and supporting organizations have made:
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Congrats to LaunchPad's new program, LaunchPad Ignition, for joining the invitation-only TechStars network of startup accelerators.
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