Getting Started: The Concept Paper The most universal advice on writing a successful grant proposal is to present a well written, focused solution to a problem in a logical progression. This is much easier said than done, and finding the focus is often the most difficult piece of the puzzle. To find this focus, we…

This infographic from the Startup Genome Project 2.0 is based on a comprehensive 2015 report on startup structure, ecosystems, and disruptive industry trends. Why are startups such an important business structure in the 21st century? The Startup Genome Project 2.0 suggests that the 20th century saw the first massive shift in corporate structure in an attempt to deal…

It has been discovered that most new businesses fail due to inadequate understanding of good business management techniques. As a result, commercial banks and other financial institutions are reluctant to lend to them. Experts note that fundamental business management skills can assist these business owners in making good business decisions. According to them, not all…

1. Know who you’re dealing with Try to find an artisan physical address (not a P.O. Box) and phone number. With internet phone services and other web-based technologies, it’s tough to tell where someone is calling from. Do an online search for the company name and website, and look for reviews. If people report negative…

Are you about to start a business, Currently running a business or contemplating whether to enter into partnership with someone on a particular business? Then you will most likely need two or more of these tips which are very vital for the success of any business: Don’t be scared of starting a business or taking…

Many businesses mistakenly believe that posting classified adds is a thing of the past. However, for local and small to medium sized businesses especially, classified add posting is just as useful a tool as it ever was for engaging with wider local communities and potential new customer bases. Media space is expensive. Moreover, whilst social…

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