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 […]

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 1 – gaining customers is something that many startups and small businesses don’t focus on. They fall into my […]