This is one of our favorite marketing reference books for entrepreneurs and startups. Make sure this book is in your own entrepreneurial library. This book explains how the good steak can sizzle without leaving you with just an aroma. “Marketing […]

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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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Startups and small businesses are often incredibly hesitant to call a lawyer for advice. Why? Because they want to avoid legal issues? No.  Because they want to avoid the invoice afterwards. Navigating legal issues is a challenge — a time-consuming and costly […]

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How University-Affiliated Angel Groups are Helping Fuel Startups While Supporting Higher Education. Angel investors typically congregate into formal angel groups based upon geographic proximity and interests in certain industry sectors and/or specific growth stages.  While these characteristics generally reflect the commonality […]

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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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ActSeed’s mission of reducing small business failure rates depend upon both well-prepared entrepreneurs and well-informed investors. This new series of articles, called “Kick the Tires”, will help both investors and entrepreneurs align for the best chances to achieve reciprocal success.  [“Kicking the Tires” […]

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