Creating an Excellent Business Pitch: 5 Tips from Investors and Venture Capitalists

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Congratulations! You have reached the phase in your business development process where you are ready to start seeking out funds. In between your days of meetings with staff, marketing your business, and handling operations, you are researching pitch competitions and venture capitalist to reach...

How Much Do You Need to Start Your Business? It May Be Less Than You Think!

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According to a survey by Kabbage, an Atlanta-based global financial service, 58 percent of small business owners who were polled launched their company with $25,000 in the bank. Also, a third of those surveyed started with much less, approximately $5,000. While this is beginning...

ATDC at Georgia Tech: Everything You Need to Know – John Avery, Director

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We recently traveled to the Georgia Institute of Technology campus, where we spoke with John Avery, the new Director for ATDC Georgia Tech, a start-up accelerator that helps Georgia technology entrepreneurs launch and build successful companies. John provided a detailed look at the initiatives,...

10 Low-Investment Business Startup Ideas with No Inventory Requirements

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1. Affiliate Marketing There are numerous ways to make money sitting behind a computer from the comfort of your own home. First, you need to have a product or items that people want to buy, and then you need to know how to put it...

How a Business Coach or Mentor Can Add Value to Your Startup – George Deeb

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Does the idea of starting a business sound stressful or overwhelming? Well, it doesn’t have to be. With a large network of mentors and business coaches available, you are no longer alone in your startup efforts. An experienced coach or mentor can offer you...

TEDxAtlanta Leader Jacqui Chew on Tech Startups, Ideas Worth Sharing, and Her Entrepreneurial Spirit

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It’s no secret that Atlanta’s tech scene has undergone some huge changes in the last few years. With easy access to prominent tech centers and an affordable cost of living, it’s no surprise that the top talent from local universities like Georgia Tech and...

The State of Startups: What It Is Really Like to Run a Startup Today

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Does it seem like technology startups have become increasingly popular over the years? If so, it is not your imagination. A 2017 study revealed that technology-based startups have risen 47 percent in the last decade. This information makes sense as entrepreneurs can accomplish many...

How to Re-Energize Your Employees and Retain the Very Best Talent – Marshall Mosher, Vestigo

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The most successful and memorable team-building activities are ones that don’t feel like a normal day at the office. They build trust, manage conflict, encourage communication, and increase collaboration. In this segment, we speak to Co-founder and CEO of Vestigo, Marshall Mosher, whose clients...

Need Help with Early-Stage Start-Up? Check out These Innovative Atlanta Accelerator Programs

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For years, places like San Francisco, New York City, and Seattle have ruled the startup and innovation scene. The newest technological trend or large-scale creative idea always seemed to come from cities in the north or west. However, this trend is rapidly changing. In...

Atlanta’s Growing Innovation Hub: The What and Why Behind Corporate Incubators

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Over the past decade, innovation and flexibility have seemingly only gone hand-in-hand with startups and small businesses. Their composition allows them to be nimble in creating ideas that larger companies may not have the time nor flexibility to pursue. However, one of the main problems...
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How the FinTech South Innovation Challenge Supports Atlanta’s FinTech Sector – Tommy Marshall

The 2019 FinTech South Conference is right around the corner and in addition to great keynote speakers and excellent networking opportunities, there will also...
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6 Outdated SEO Moves to Avoid

Major search engines like Google have evolved considerably over the past few years. Nevertheless, many website owners haven't kept up, continuing to employ old-fashioned...
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Reduce Cyber Risks and Prevent Security Breaches in Your Business With These 5 Strategies...

More and more businesses are now storing their abundance of data and sensitive information in cloud services, provided by the likes of Google, Microsoft,...
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5 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Improve How They Give Constructive Criticism

No employee is perfect. They will make mistakes, and it's your job as the entrepreneur and leader to give them the feedback they need...
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Is Entrepreneurship Stalling? This Year-long Study Turned Up Some Interesting Results

This country was built by those willing to take a risk. That character continues to shape America, as entrepreneurs remain vital to this nation's...
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