Equity Crowdfunding Needs More Female Founders – Are You Next?

Ms. Career Girl

Sure, some entrepreneurs feel at home navigating this space. Arrival of Equity Crowdfunding. Happily, there is a new game in town: equity crowdfunding. Instead of seeking out one or two large investors for all of the money needed, entrepreneurs can now publicize their company over the Internet, and get small chunks of equity funding from numerous small investors. But with equity crowdfunding, the money is an investment. The Money Culture Clash.

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Excelling as an Entrepreneur (While Helping Others)

Ms. Career Girl

Entrepreneurs who are focused on underrepresented audiences have been finding success by filling in the gaps that big businesses often overlook. It’s also worth noting that you’ll likely have little to no competition, which can help in your overall success as a entrepreneur. With all that in mind, as an entrepreneur, sitting down and establishing an underutilized market and in turn consumer base could pave the path to success.

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Why The Hell Should I Get Involved in Equity Crowdfunding?

Ms. Career Girl

The post Why The Hell Should I Get Involved in Equity Crowdfunding? This is a guest post by Krissa Curran, female entrepreneur, serial #sidehustler and mid-20s career girl. In this post she gives us the low down on equity crowd-funding, and talks about how in order to reap rewards, you have to first dive in! . And not only have I managed to get my head around at the very least the basics of all this, I’ve actually kickstarted my own equity-based crowdfunding campaign as well!

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The 10% Entrepreneur Patrick McGinnis

Ms. Career Girl

The post The 10% Entrepreneur Patrick McGinnis appeared first on Ms. The 10% Entrepreneur, by Patrick McGinnis, is one of those books. As a successful 10% entrepreneur himself ("I definitely eat my own cooking") Patrick lays out a detailed blueprint to take virtually anyone from someone with an idea through all the steps required to build themselves a truly entrepreneurial life. Q: What part of The 10% Entrepreneur did you find most difficult to write?

Finance for Recruitment Entrepreneurs

Recruit CRM

Many new entrepreneurs who are not basically finance. objective of this piece is to acquaint recruitment entrepreneurs with the basic. Now, this is money that the company owes to the entrepreneur and therefore are classified as ‘Liabilities’. Equity. Equity.

Becoming An Entrepreneur: An Interview With Ted Rollins

Ms. Career Girl

The post Becoming An Entrepreneur: An Interview With Ted Rollins appeared first on Ms. Ted is a successful entrepreneur recognized by the Inc. He’s also a regular nominee and finalist for Ernst and Young entrepreneur of the year. I was also able to meet many entrepreneurs who had started their own businesses. I’m a serial entrepreneur. Q: What lessons are you able to pull from those mistakes that could help other budding entrepreneurs?

What it Takes to Go from War-Torn Iran to Successful Entrepreneur in America

Ms. Career Girl

Successful serial entrepreneur is shining example of an immigrant living the American Dream. Add to that being an immigrant from a war-torn country in the Middle East, and it may seem like “successful American entrepreneur” is a far-fetched dream. As a successful California-based serial entrepreneur today, he began from humble roots in war-torn Iran. “I was started by serial entrepreneur and philanthropist Alex Dastmalchi.

Entrepreneurs: 5 Reasons Why You Should Use An Alternative Lender

Career Realism

Invoice factoring uses the equity locked up in their unpaid invoices to obtain the immediate cash they’re looking for. Photo Credit: Shutterstock The post Entrepreneurs: 5 Reasons Why You Should Use An Alternative Lender appeared first on CAREEREALISM. You’ve always dreamed of quitting your boring job and starting your own business. You have the plan all mapped out in your head: you’ll work from home to finally bring your big idea to life.

A Sure Way to Fail: Being Ms. Independent

Ms. Career Girl

After all, entrepreneurs are “independent,” right? Do you have any equity in others right now? Nicole's "Life as an Entrepreneur "JournalI must have spent days upon days in my cubicle dreaming I could be self-employed and working from my adorable home office. I wanted independence. I did not want to have to rely on other people so much to make a living. Now I AM self-employed. My home office is NOT adorable.

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Do You Have What It Takes To Work For A Startup Company?

Tim's Strategy

I’m also a job search and resume coach , and a lot of my clients are entrepreneurs breaking in or out of the world of startups. In big companies, it’s possible to have a job where you just do your work and go home, but successful startups are made up of people who think like entrepreneurs and feel personally invested in the company’s success. Would you consider working for equity? This is a guest blog post by Leslie Ayres.

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How Crowdfunding is Changing The Way Startups Raise Funds

Ms. Career Girl

The beauty of the concept lies in the creative methods used by entrepreneurs to raise funds for their startups. They become a part of the journey of entrepreneurs where they can at any time send feedback to the entrepreneur and the crowdfunding website. The pitches and presentations work perfectly fine for entrepreneurs who are good at speaking and are precise with their presentation. But what if you are an entrepreneur who is not good at giving presentations?

2018 160

The Money Mindset Shifts That Changed My Life

Ms. Career Girl

I had a vision for creating gender equity in the venture capital world and I sacrificed all my time and energy for this dream. I was successful—SheWorx, my first company, grew into a community of over 20,000 female entrepreneurs in seven cities.

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5 Ways to Structure Your HR & Recruiting Consultant Fees

Workology

Since I often advise startups in the human resources and recruiting industries, I often take on a fee based consulting in addition to equity and in some cases I’ve also taken on a fee plus commission. Business HR consulting entrepreneurs HR consultant hr consulting launchhr recruiting consulting recruitment consultant starting a businessLearn how to Successfully Launch an HR & Recruiting Consulting Business webinar on March 22nd or 24th from 7-8 PM CST. Click here.

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13 Best Recruitment Podcasts Recruiters Need To Listen To [Updated]

Recruit CRM

Recruitment Entrepreneurs By Recruit CRM Recruitment Entrepreneurs Listen to Recruitment Entrepreneurs on Spotify. Experienced recruitment entrepreneurs and innovators candidly share their experiences of their recruitment journey.

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Think You Can’t Create a Successful Woman-Owned Business?  Think Again!

Ms. Career Girl

Women entrepreneurs are thriving, according to SCORE’s Megaphone of Main Street data report. The most popular industries pursued by women entrepreneurs include professional services (covering fields such as law, engineering, architecture and accounting) at 29% and health care/social assistance at 14%. Although women entrepreneurs are just as successful as men, our survey found that they’re less likely to seek and obtain financing.

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Impact of Crowdfunding on Investment Banking

Imarticus Learning

And in return to this investment, these individuals will get equity shares of the said company. Previously it was the entrepreneurs who would essentially source seed money, to begin a business, either by taking loans from the banks, angel investors, family or friends or venture capitalists, by offering them a return on investment. Currently, private banks charge a healthy fee for the work they put in, in forms of underwriting of corporate debt and equity research.

3 Small Steps to Becoming a More Conscious Consumer

Ms. Career Girl

Prior to joining co-founding Cambridge Companies SPG, Polina was an Executive Vice President and Partner at a real estate investment firm with $350M Equity AUM. Would you rather use…. A) Plastic straws OR B) Metal/Reusable straws. Would you rather purchase….

2019 186

What Does Integrity in Business Actually Mean?

Ms. Career Girl

Every entrepreneur knows how vital it is to have employees you can count on to succeed in business. This is why loyalty and integrity are the two selection criteria on most of the soft skill selection lists of any Human Resource department.

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Impact of Crowdfunding on Investment Banking

Imarticus Learning

And in return to this investment, these individuals will get equity shares of the said company. Previously it was the entrepreneurs who would essentially source seed money, to begin a business, either by taking loans from the banks, angel investors, family or friends or venture capitalists, by offering them a return on investment. Currently, private banks charge a healthy fee for the work they put in, in forms of underwriting of corporate debt and equity research.

Top Five Careers in MBA Education

Career Alley

It is among the most desirable profiles of the decade and landing a job in the private equity industry is no cakewalk. Those with fair investment insight can get into the field and succeed in the area of private equity. With the need for perseverance, an entrepreneur needs to constantly try and reach a favorable outcome through trail-and-error methods. Ascendance of MBA Education and the Career Opportunities it Offers.

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How to Make the Perfect Startup Pitch

Ms. Career Girl

The perfect startup pitch helps entrepreneurs separate their companies from a growing amount of competition. A more competitive market reinforces the notion that startups need more than a good business idea to become successful — entrepreneurs must convince others to invest in their business. Silicon Valley author, investor and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki advocates using LinkedIn to look at everyone’s background and find points of common interest that you can use.

2017 109

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Entrepreneur, World Renown Speaker & Philanthropist – CEO SilkRoad Equity. In honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates. Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc. San Francisco Bay Area. Staffing and Recruiting. Member #141450.

2011 196

Can An Incubator Inside Your Big Company Actually Work?

The HR Capitalist

Beyond becoming more agile, the companies want to discover the entrepreneurs already in their ranks and lure new ones. The pure startup candidate joins a startup for equity or an accelerated career path. Once your company reaches a certain size, the inevitable feel of bureaucracy sets in.

2015 136

What are Some Of The Advantages Of Financial Ratio Analysis

Imarticus Learning

However, assessing the two companies on the basis of ratios such as ROA-return on assets ROE-return on equity, the profit margins both gross and nett could reveal the smaller company functions more efficiently, while generating more profits and being substantially the healthier of the two in terms of the financial ratios, and assets employed per profit dollar. Ratios can guide entrepreneurs to better business plans while making presentations, and in guiding investors and lenders.

2019 62

How to Get Job Referrals With a Small Network

Competitive Resumes

She provides business coaching and training for entrepreneurs through her website, MargoWickersham.com. Trust equity is associated with the person who refers you. She provides business coaching and training for entrepreneurs through her website, MargoWickersham.com. Trust equity is associated with the person who refers you. For this last summer episode, this is a recent interview with Margo Wickersham who has a Blab show.

2016 109

Sleepy HR Pros Won't Spend More than 30 Seconds On This Post. (The Mary Meeker Slides)

The HR Capitalist

Dating back to 1995, when Mary was still an equity analyst at Morgan Stanley, the annual report compiles and analyzes data from a wide range of sources, providing insights on the state of the Internet Economy. Entrepreneurs are often fans of gaming, Meeker said, quoting Elon Musk, Reid Hoffman and Mark Zuckerberg. Only the true players will spend 5 minutes or more with this post and it's referred content.It's s deep, but pure gold.

2017 76

How to Get Involved In the Blockchain/Fintech Space as a Student

Imarticus Learning

An introductory course on Hyperledger would be right for entrepreneurs who are looking for business opportunities, business enterprises wishing to learn if blockchain technology can be adopted by them, people working in fintech startups and students who have just graduated hoping to land a job in the fintech sector. Financial experts in various fields like equity funding, debt capital markets etc. Blockchain developers are not in supply and are in high demand.

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Friday Five: Facebook, WhatsApp and Women’s Equality Day

Workology

Pass It Forward – Letters To The Next Generation Of Female Entrepreneurs. It’s hard to find a mentor as a female entrepreneur, so one London-based entrepreneur, Lu Li has organized over 50 of her co-travellers into a writing campaign: they’re writing letters to the women who will come after them, to give them motivation and advice, and to ensure they don’t feel alone. On August 26, 1920, American women were granted the right to vote.

2016 48

How To Get Jobs At Startups

JobMob

Most entrepreneurs are willing to go the whole way. At the top of the list is equity. This doesn’t mean that you have to only mingle with entrepreneurs. Ask them how to connect with the local entrepreneurs and how to successfully help start-up companies! Ibro Palic is an entrepreneur, internet marketer and former recruiter. A quick guide to break into where it all starts. This is a guest post by Ibro Palic.

2013 84

Millennials Aren’t Special – They Just Have Great Timing

Workology

Naval Ravikant, AngelList’s CEO and one of Silicon Valley’s most prolific angel investors, just raised $400 million dollars from a Chinese private equity firm and was interviewed about it on CNBC. He described how successful tech companies don’t require many people and he described today’s young entrepreneurs as having the resilience of cockroaches. I’m convinced Millennial employees are no different than Baby Boomers or Generation X employees.

2015 113

Honing Your Core Entrepreneurial Skills: Business Acumen

Water Cooler Wisdom

As an entrepreneur, business acumen is essential because you must be able to see and communicate the big picture, and you must have a working knowledge of all functional areas of your organization – from accounting to public relations.    This document is a snapshot of a business’ financial status at a given point in time, detailing assets, liabilities, and equity. Small Business Administration , SCORE , and outlets such as Entrepreneur, Inc.,

2014 70

Are There Enough Opportunities in the Banking Sector

Imarticus Learning

Investment Banks , their aim is to provide Financial Assistance to their customers and offer support services like Foreign Exchange, Foreign Trading and Equity Management. All those with entrepreneur spirits have something to look forward to. India’s Banking sector is expanding. Based on certain reports, it is expected that the Indian banking sector could rank as the fifth largest banking and financial sector by 2020, and perhaps even the third largest sector by 2025.

Executive Jobs on the Rise in 2010

Executive Career Brand

“As equity markets return and stocks trade up, people are now in a position to execute their retirement plans,&# he says. I LOVE my work partnering with top-level executives and entrepreneurs who know where theyre going next, but need help creating brand messaging that differentiates their unique promise of value and strategically positions them online and offline to land their next great gig.

2010 141

How New Businesses Secure Funding

Water Cooler Wisdom

From credit cards and grants to self-funding and venture capital, entrepreneurs are finding creative ways to make their business dreams a reality. Nick Gentry: At first, we pursued every funding option available, including applying for credit lines; giving up equity for convertible notes and seed investments; and even government-sponsored grants. Funding can be a major hurdle for business owners.

2017 40

How To Get Jobs At Startups

JobMob

Most entrepreneurs are willing to go the whole way. At the top of the list is equity. This doesn’t mean that you have to only mingle with entrepreneurs. Ask them how to connect with the local entrepreneurs and how to successfully help start-up companies! Ibro Palic is an entrepreneur, internet marketer and former recruiter. A quick guide to break into where it all starts. This is a guest post by Ibro Palic.

2013 56

Power Your Executive Personal Brand with LinkedIn Groups

Executive Career Brand

Groups are a terrific way to: Hobnob with and express your executive brand directly to key decision makers at your target companies or organizations, Position yourself as an industry thought leader and subject matter expert, Build a strong executive network with new faces, Give value, help your network, and thereby build trust and brand equity, and LEARN.

2010 143

Power Your Executive Personal Brand with LinkedIn Groups

Executive Career Brand

Groups are a terrific way to: Hobnob with and express your executive brand directly to key decision makers at your target companies or organizations, Position yourself as an industry thought leader and subject matter expert, Build a strong executive network with new faces, Give value, help your network, and thereby build trust and brand equity, and LEARN.

2010 143

How An Obvious Idea Guaranteed A Student’s Success

Career Realism

If you’re not familiar with the show, it’s basically a panel of five millionaire and billionaire investors – known as “Sharks” – who get pitched business ideas from aspiring entrepreneurs. If they believe in the business and the entrepreneur, they can choose to invest their own money and forever change that person’s destiny… Because the entrepreneur isn’t just getting an investment, they’re getting the guidance of a seasoned pro as well.

2014 72

How To Finance Your Career Change: The Complete Guide (With Real-life Stories And Honest Numbers)

Career Shifters

I had a few thousand pounds when I left my city job and a lot of equity in the flat. I liked feeling like an entrepreneur! Facebook groups and local events for entrepreneurs can be a great place to start. I had a few thousand pounds when I left my city job and a lot of equity in the flat. I liked feeling like an entrepreneur! Facebook groups and local events for entrepreneurs can be a great place to start. Do any of these sound familiar to you?

2018 157

The entrepreneurship craze is over. Now what?

Penelope Trunk

Relatively few young people today own stock in a private company, and a good chunk of those who do likely aren’t entrepreneurs anyway, but rather work for companies who issue equity to their employees.” The difference between an entrepreneur and a startup founder is not the hours or the pressure or the craziness. Y ou can easily trick yourself into believing that entrepreneurship is all the rage among young people.

2016 63

How to Launch Your Own Business (Part II)

Water Cooler Wisdom

  There are many types of grants offered to new entrepreneurs, including individual grants, business grants, and government grants.    Like institutional venture capital firms, many angel investors provide cash to young companies and take equity in return. Seek Experienced Counsel As a new entrepreneur, it’s essential that you recruit a more established mentor to offer wisdom, advice, connections, and moral support. 

2010 50

Start Your Own Business And Cut Your Risk!

Career Realism

While it’s true that the first year of business ownership can be riskier than the first year of new employment, just like building equity in a new house, you create a future with a business of your own. Ready to make your dream of becoming an entrepreneur come true? While it may seem counter-intuitive, starting your own business can actually be your low-risk career move. That’s because continuing as an employee is a risky proposition in today’s economy.

2015 79

Want To Work For Yourself? Learn How To Finance Your Own Business

Career Realism

Folks at mid-career represent the largest cohort of entrepreneurs in the U.S. Of course, you might be able to finance the start-up cost with a combination of savings, and a home equity loan. Want To Work For Yourself? Learn How To Finance Your Own Business. Work It Daily. Who isn’t sick of the incessant slog of working for a big corporation under the looming shadow of global economic pressure that sends American jobs and whole companies overseas.

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