Regional entrepreneurs competed in The RINK Pitch Competition – Herald Review | CialisWay

The next RINK Pitch Competition will be held on November 29, 2022 at Pier B in Duluth The Itasca Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) is pleased to announce that Frank Gangi, Founder of Itasca Rack Company, has won the recent RINK pitch competition. Five regional entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to a panel of judges on … Read more

10 steps to avoid startup hell – Forbes | CialisWay

Old News: Most startups fail. So how do you reduce the likelihood of failure? There are 10 steps that focus on reality but ultimately boil down to one: follow the money. Follow the money. Getty Images The 10-step program How can start-up pain, suffering and death be avoided? Here are ten steps: First, rid yourself … Read more

VC funding is drying up. Here’s a four-fold founder’s guide to surviving a market downturn – Fortune | CialisWay

The start-up community has been particularly hard hit by the economic uncertainty in recent months. After unprecedented losses, SoftBank signaled they would be shedding headcount and divesting stakes in some of their most notable investments. Leading venture capital firms like Sequoia Capital and Y Combinator have issued sharp warnings to founders, telling them to brace … Read more

4 ways to make money on Amazon without opening your own store – Forbes | CialisWay

Amazon is a business giant. Any way you look at it, the company creates a lot of wealth for a lot of people. Entrepreneurs looking for business ideas could do worse than align themselves with Amazon’s methods. Within Amazon’s various products, there are opportunities for new businesses. Each requires an idea, a solid execution phase, … Read more

5 Effective Ways to Build Entrepreneurs in Your Business – Entrepreneur | CialisWay

opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. My grandson just turned one and has finally mastered his first steps. Watching him stagger for the hundredth time, I waited to see if he would trip, but he found his balance and avoided a fall. He went from infant to toddler right before my eyes. Just … Read more

It’s your business | Cosmetic school ready to go – News-Gazette | CialisWay

Administrator Alex Anderson on Wednesday doing last minute tasks at the Royal School by ID Hair beauty school adjacent to the Rod Sickler Salon & Spa in the former Blossom Basket area at 2522 Village Green Place, C. Robin Scholz/The News-Gazette The new cosmetology school, located in the former Blossom Basket store at 2522 Village … Read more

Why Now Could Be a Good Time to Start a Small Business – AARP | CialisWay

“We can definitely see that there has been a greater shift towards older entrepreneurs,” says Lauren Aleshire, senior communications manager at the Kauffman Foundation. “A lot of this is the instability that is likely to stem from the pandemic and the changes in the workplace it is bringing about. There’s an opportunity for people to … Read more

4 Answers to Questions Every VC Investor Will Ask in Your Pitch – Entrepreneur | CialisWay

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. Pitching your startup to a venture capitalist (VC) can be intimidating. You’re talking to exceptionally intelligent, successful people in a competitive market. According to Statista, a new record for venture capital investments in the US was set in 2021 with around 330 billion US dollars – almost … Read more

How to Run a Business With Your Siblings – Forbes | CialisWay

Family businesses can be serious businesses. Some of the biggest and best companies in the world are owned by families, including Walmart, Volkswagen, and Berkshire Hathaway. Business owners looking to build a team they trust don’t have to look far, and the help of partners, parents, children and siblings can make all the difference. In … Read more

Start planning your exit strategy now with these 4 tips – Entrepreneurs | CialisWay

Opinions expressed by entrepreneur Contributors are their own. Stirring is part of cooking eggs. It produces far less appealing results when it comes to selling a business. Unfortunately, far too many founders find themselves confused when outsourcing their business. The reason is simple: they didn’t set up an exit strategy early enough. The lack of … Read more