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Strategic planning, marketing, hiring, funding. Use these resources to grow your business.
KC entrepreneurs share what they would have done differently if they had it the chance for a major do-over.
Human capital, the relationships you keep and cultivate, is the largest investment you can make in your business.
Jowler Creek has experienced tremendous growth since the couple sold their first bottle of wine in June 2007.
Digital Sandbox KC celebrates its one-year anniversary this February. To date, it has helped provide support for more than 150 early-stage companies and helped secure more than $7M in early-stage equity investments.
Here, Jeff Shackelford, executive director of Digital Sandbox KC, shares his insights from raising more than $500M in equity capital and his lessons from the entrepreneurial edge.
A small business loan doesn't have to be a traditional bank loan. Consider other ways to finance your growth.
Which location is best for your business: storefront, coworking space or office?
Angel investors provide seed money to high-potential businesses in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
Margin can be a tricky concept to wrap your head around, but it's an important measure of how profitable your business is (and easy to calculate).
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