Gordon blogs only when he sees a need either among our members or within a business transaction in which he is personally engaged. Content rich and highly insightful, Gordon's blogs are like an advanced course in business success.
Cultivate relationships with early stage financing sources, even if you don’t need their money. Angels - Capital Finders - Venture Capitalist - Even if you never raise a dime from any of these sources, as an emerging entrepreneur they are worth, to you, their weight in GOLD. In fact, they have something more valuable to…Read More
Is your business venture in a good position to qualify for venture capital? Like the rest of the economy, Venture Capital firms have been relatively lethargic since the bubble burst in late 2007. If you weren't the next Google or Facebook, VC money has been hard to come by. The good news is Venture Capitalists…Read More
Some entrepreneurs are financing a business start-up or business purchase by taking an early distribution from their pension plan or 401(k). However savvy entrepreneurs are doing a rollover of their pension plan into a self-directed 401(k) and end up with almost twice the amount of after tax cash to invest in their business. Here's how…Read More
Most people believe they need a mountain of cash to start a business. Not true. You can start your own business with little or no cash of your own. How? Go virtual. That means outsource everything. Here's an example of how it works and how you can do it for yourself. Someone called me a…Read More
Here is a great example of how to be self-employed by using "Sweat Capital" or "Sweat Equity" to quickly propel yourself into ownership of your own successful business with no cash. Several years ago I was visiting a friend when his 34 year old wanna be self-employed son also stopped by to visit. Let’s call…Read More