Finding Investors Is Not That Hard

According to researches, especially since 25 years, only 5 percent of the entrepreneurs could find investors. What may be the problems? Finding ways to understand what the issues are can really help creative ideas to be successful. We spotted 3 important reasons about this issue:

  • The method that investors use to find and qualify a potentially successful entrepreneur is not a good system really. It gives most of the the responsibility to the entrepreneur. A scoring system however would work better, it may help determine if you are really ready to offer your Project to professional investors. And you may find the right resources on the way.

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School’s Out for Summer: Best Practices in Internships

In the United States, internships are a critical aspect of a CV or even a college application – from junior year of high school til the end of college (and again in grad school), students would put ourselves under stress to find the perfect ‘summer internship.’ These could be paid or not, in your hometown or far away, but for everything from getting into university to securing the first full-time job, these internship roles played a critical role in academic and professional progression. In Turkey, the idea of interns is less critical and less structured, but has increasingly gained momentum in recent years. To that end, a few best practices from hiring interns into your start-up:

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Spring Cleaning: Q2 is upon us

Remember in January when you set all those goals for 2016? Gentle reminder here: the first quarter has officially ended, and Q2 is here.

That gives the perfect opportunity for a little temperature check around your organization to see whether things are on track. It will help energize the team for another push before summer holidays inevitably interrupt. Specifically –

·         How is revenue trending relative to expectations? If your business is seasonal, how does it match up to the previous year’s Q1?

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Mark Solon will be in Startup Istanbul Event this year

Startup Istanbul is the leading startup event which gathers founders, investors and executives in the region. It brings together some leading startups, internet companies, business angels and venture capitalists from Asia and Europe. This event is made for networking. This year’s event will have more than 500 selected startups and more than 4.000 attendees.

The event will be between 6-10 October 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey and the first speaker of the event is announced: Mark Solon. He is one of the Managing Partners at TechStars. Previously, he co-founded and was the Managing Partner of “Highway 12 Ventures”.

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5 Reasons To Know User-Generated Content

User-generated content is very important nowadays in the business world. Your social media followers can promote your product or company in a more natural and authentic way. According to a research 1.6 billion people use social media (mostly Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest) spending more than 5 hours a day consuming content created by the accounts they follow.

So how can you use UGC do for your own business and why is it this much important? We’ll give you 5 reasons why.

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5 Tips For Women Entrepreneurs

Unfortunately some parts of the business world is male-driven. So it can be hard for a woman to make an impact in those areas like tech and venture capital. Here are some tips for women who want to be in charge of a start-up:Be the change you want to see in the world: Maybe you think that there must be some diversity in the world of start-ups. Why not be the face of that diversity yourself? Sometimes the sofa calls for a new Netflix movie and some wine but if a woman wants to be a central part of a tech conversation, she must simply show up.

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How can a ѕtаrtuр соmmunitу gеt ѕtrоngеr

Hоmе business startup оwnеrѕ аrе аll around you, еvеrуdау. Thе соmmunitу buѕinеѕѕ induѕtrу iѕ quite literally bооming аnd iѕ getting larger еxроnеntiаllу bу thе mоnth. соmmunitу business ѕtаrtuр аnd intеrnеt marketing iѕ a viable аnd рrоfitаblе еntеrрriѕе рrоviding you dо уоur due diligеnсе bеfоrе еmbаrking on уоur buѕinеѕѕ vеnturе. The firѕt thing thаt уоu will nееd tо contend with when you opt to inсоrроrаtе аffiliаtе marketing in your hоmе buѕinеѕѕ iѕ thаt some mеrсhаnt ѕitеѕ аrе rаthеr diffiсult to navigate. However thеѕе соmраniеѕ wоuld рrеfеr уоu contact them dirесtlу rather thаn ѕkiр оvеr the орроrtunitу to mаkе affiliate соmmiѕѕiоnѕ through thеm. Read More

Things you can do to grow your business

Is your business in a rut? Are you stuck on how to move forward and expand? Don’t worry – there are many ways in which you can grow your business exponentially. Many of them are simple in their initial idea, but may require some more work in execution.

Open more branches.

Opening more branches of your business may sound intimidating. It may also sound like a lot of money being spent. However, by opening more branches, or even just the one to start with, you can expand your geographical target customers.

Expansion of this kind expands the number of people that you can capture the attention of when selling your product or service.
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Borrowing Startup Funds From Friends and Family

This is a very tricky option for any entrepreneur. It takes a lot of effort to start a business from scratch and to bootstrap it until you start enjoying the profits. Borrowing money from family and friends can either help you grow or attract a slew of problems for you. It all depends on how well the business will perform from the start. Being a startup entrepreneur can be mind boggling especially if you lack experience. It takes a very determined and brave heart to start something you don’t even know whether it will pay or bring you on your knees financially. All in all, success comes to those who are not risk averse.
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