Wags 4 Hope

Written By: Annie Blumenfeld, the Founder and President of Wags 4 Hope April is National Heartworm Disease Awareness, month and I would love to share about how I got started with my non-profit organization called Wags 4 hope. My family began searching for three years through countless pet stores, rescue shelters, Newspapers, and private dog breeders, for a loving and loyal friend. A year and a half ago, our search happily ended when I was searching the Internet and found a two-year-old shaggy dog that had been rescued at a high kill shelter in Houston, Texas. At his Veterinarian check […]

Are you a successful business?

Three of the most important things startups need to focus on / demonstrate if they are raising money, want to grow or just plain want to be successful:   1.       Gaining customers (or if no proof of concept then a list of qualified customers) 2.       Showing they know how to grow their business 3.       Demonstrating profitability and ROI These points may sound easy to achieve and you may be saying to yourself, ho hum, I don’t need to read further.   Point number 3 – Demonstrating profitability and ROI. A lot of startups get lost here.  They don’t realize that […]

Are you a successful business?

Three of the most important things startups need to focus on / demonstrate if they are raising money, want to grow or just plain want to be successful: 1. Gaining customers (or if no proof of concept then a list of qualified customers) 2. Showing they know how to grow their business 3. Demonstrating profitability and ROI These points may sound easy to achieve and you may be saying to yourself, ho hum, I don’t need to read further. Point number 2 – showing you know how to grow your business is key to not only getting funding but to […]