Start-Up Venture

The 12 Reasons Why Start-Up Companies Fail

By Terry Collison, Blue Rock Capital.

  1. Inadequate planning of the business

  2. Inadequate planning of the business

  3. Inadequate planning of the business

  4. Insufficient initial capital for start-up period and development stages due to inadequate planning

Venture Financing Process: 4 Steps

  1. Mistaken estimate of market demand for product or service

  2. Lack of management ability

Estee Lauder: 15 Rules for Success

  1. Failure to select and use appropriate outside professional advisors

  2. Inability to market product or services effectively

  3. Over dependence on a single individual or on a predicted specific event

  4. Failure to understand capital requirements of a growing business

  5. Poor timing of expenditures due to poor planning

  6. Expedient rather than reasoned decision-making

8 Key Entrepreneurial Questions


Business Plan

Start-Up Business Plan

Business Model

New Business Models


4 Entrepreneurial Strategies

A Classic Mistake Entrepreneurs Make

Entrepreneurial Success

Entrepreneurial Creativity

21 Success Secrets of Self-Made Millionaires

Estee Lauder's 15 Rules for Entrepreneurial Success

10 Common Mistakes Made by Small Business Owners

Be a Negative Optimist

4 1/2 Marketing Issues that Entrepreneurs Absolutely Must Get Right

Entrepreneurs' Primer on Marketing, Advertising, and Selling

Intellectual Property (IP) Guide for Small Firms

High-Growth Business Development: 4 Stages

Starting a New High-Growth Venture: Turning 5 Main Risk Into Opportunities

7 Characteristics of Successful Entrepreneurial Firms

2 Rules for Business Start-Ups

7 Simple Steps To Small Business Success

Venture Management

10 Commandments for Building a Growing Business

Venture Financing

What Are the Venture Capitalists' Investment Criteria?

Step-by-step Guide to Venture Financing