Sometimes, an ActSeed Entrepreneur Group member not only has a promising business, but is also an ally in ActSeed’s mission to assist people in building exceptional companies of all types. The TEC Center is one such partner that has the potential to […]

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Entrepreneurs, small business owners and founders of startups tirelessly work toward turning their business vision into a commercial reality, and possibly a metaphorical gold mine.  While the destination and even the journey can be rewarding, it’s often lonely and frustrating […]

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Many entrepreneurs are “allergic to the numbers side of the business”. Part of the high failure rate of small businesses is due to avoiding and ignoring basic financial principals. Ken Kaufman’s book explains the essentials of small business finance and […]

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Inside Pitch for Entrepreneurs and Angels: Crowd-Based Feedback for Startup Elevator Pitches Our new LinkedIn group is a collaborative area for “perfecting the quick pitch”. You typically get 45 seconds or 45 words – your “inside pitch” – to articulate your […]

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“Most people start businesses simply because they just don’t like working for someone else.” If this quote resonates with you, or even if you have another motive for becoming an entrepreneur, you should read this book. Scott Shane packs this […]

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“The difference in this world between the doers and dreamers is execution.”               – Warren Park, President of Plus Factory Just before one of our country’s greatest economic meltdowns occurred, two seasoned industry professionals, Warren Park and Simon Tsai, launched […]

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Recently, we were invited to talk with Markus Lampinen of GrowVC.  The resulting podcast covers a range of topics that are of interest to entrepreneurs and even angel or seed stage investors. We constantly highlighted how “preparation matters” and why those […]

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