23 07-2012

Diving Into the Start-Up Trenches

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:26+00:00 July 23rd, 2012|

Not knowing what it takes to start a company can be the reason an entrepreneur is not able to obtain funding from investors and financial institutions.  There are a variety of ways you can educate yourself about starting up a business.  You can take classes, get a mentor, or read a million articles online.  But, why [...]

13 03-2012

The Power of Knowledge for Small Businesses Before Seeking Capital

By | 2017-09-14T11:21:32+00:00 March 13th, 2012|

According to Professor John Paglia, Pepperdine's Graziadio School of Business and Management, the top two issues that businesses face are economic uncertainty and access to capital.  The state of the economy has caused lenders to be more frugal with their lending and more cautious about whom they lend to.  Despite the state of the economy [...]