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Millennials Aren’t Killing Industries. We’re Just Broke and Your Business Sucks

By | Sep 19, 2017 at 11:30 am

A popular trend has emerged in the business world; a trend that, in all its poorly thought-out glory, throws an entire generation under the bus for the ineptitude of failing industries. From napkins and cereal to big banks and homeownership, Millennials have apparently lain…

Tips & How To’s

7 Key Reasons Why Tech Startups Fail

By | Sep 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm

It takes more than a cool idea to make it in today’s startup world. For every success story, there are dozens of failed attempts. But there are ways to avoid becoming another statistic. Usually, when startups fail, they fail for trying to do too…


11 Mistakes That Can Trigger Startup Failure

By | Sep 4, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Research has proven that 90 percent startups fail after five years. For an aspiring entrepreneur, this stat can be disturbing, unless you have the right tips tools at you disposal to get the job done. Every entrepreneur’s dream is to break even and thrive…

Startups & Apps

This Startup Will Help You Learn From Entrepreneurs’ Mistakes

By | Aug 17, 2017 at 10:50 am

Tragically enough, failure is an integral part of success, particularly in the startup world. Without the knowledge gleaned from dire mistakes, entrepreneurs wouldn’t have the experience necessary to keep up with changing trends, manage unruly employees, or deal with unexpected viral memos, all things that…


4 Rookie Mistakes That Will Wreck Your Startup

By | Jul 30, 2017 at 9:20 am

Countless entrepreneurs have written books on habits that brought them success, but you probably haven’t read them because you’re too busy putting out fires at your new business. Besides, people learn better from mistakes anyways, right? Below are some of the most common mistakes…


Tips & How To’s

What It Takes to Launch a Successful Startup

By | Jul 8, 2017 at 10:30 am

With modern technology, you can launch a startup in under an hour. Seriously. On the other hand, turning it into a viable and profitable business takes time and money. How much? That is the question of the day. On average, it can take around…

Tips & How To’s

5 Simple Ways to Ensure You Never Make the Same Mistake Twice

By | Jul 5, 2017 at 8:30 am

Being an entrepreneur is all about making mistakes. Whether it’s a botched investors meeting or a poor team choice, the startup world is filled with failure. But as they say, it’s not how bad you fail but how quickly you get back up. We…


Codie Sanchez Baker of First Trust on Getting Rejected and Getting Paid

By | May 20, 2017 at 12:45 pm

The life of an entrepreneur is built on a foundation of rejection. If you want to succeed, you’re going to have to fail quite a bit before you get it right. Fortunately, most entrepreneurs know that learning from those mistakes is more valuable than…


Take a Trip Through Tech Valhalla with the Startup Graveyard

By | May 10, 2017 at 11:20 am

Learning from your mistakes is perhaps one of the most important aspects of being an entrepreneur. Odds are you have less than an ice cube’s chance in hell of getting it right on your first try, which means failure is going to be your most…


How to Successfully Move Forward After Getting Rejected

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 9:15 am

Nobody likes getting rejected. Unfortunately, it’s an integral part of the startup life. But for entrepreneurs, it can actually be a learning experience. Rejection, in any setting, is difficult to swallow. Often times it’s this test that can make or break you as an entrepreneur….


5 Lessons Learned When Women Founders Go Against the Flow

By | Mar 6, 2017 at 11:20 am

Imagine a world where just as many women started businesses as men. Galvanize teamed up with Go Against the Flow, a movement to encourage 1 million women to be entrepreneurs by the end of 2017, to host a screening and panel discussion. The organization is…


5 Public Speaking Lessons From a Presentation Gone Wrong

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 10:30 am

The best way to prepare for your next public speaking engagement is by learning from one entrepreneur’s mistakes. As the founder of a successful digital and creative agency with 15 employees, even, I’ve had my fair share of embarrassing moments when it comes to public…

Tips & How To’s

How To Cope with Startup Failure

By | Dec 31, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Depending upon the research you subscribe to, startups in all industries have either an average of a 50% failure rate within the first five years, or, as Neil Patel stated in a Forbes article in 2015, 90% will fail. Perhaps the actual truth is…


4 Important Lessons About Failure From Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran

By | Dec 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm

Embracing fear and failure is a key component of becoming an entrepreneur. You need to take a leap of faith to be a success in the startup world, and no one knows this better than Barbara Corcoran. Despite her $80 million net worth and…


What Stops People From Starting Their Own Business?

By | Dec 8, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Today’s employee often dream of being their own boss. But bringing their ideas to fruition, and starting a business of their own are often discouraged by a few hurdles that seem insurmountable. This notable doubt stops even the brightest of minds from pursuing the startup goal…


How to Deal With the Highs and Lows of Startup Life [Video]

By | Nov 26, 2016 at 10:30 am

It’s no secret that startup founders go through highs and lows. And unfortunately for entrepreneurs with thin skin, they experience a lot more lows than highs. Keeping up one’s mental health and happiness is critical when you are launching a startup and, more often than…

Tips & How To’s

The Next Facebook, Bars, and 4 Other Startup Ideas That Always Fail

By | Nov 18, 2016 at 4:30 pm

There are a lot of ideas that founders think are more unique than they actually are. And since these ideas aren’t that great, they tend to fail just in time for someone else to come up with something incredibly similar. As an aside: This is…