The aim of a startup incubator is to help entrepreneurs set up and launch their businesses. Thinking about joining one? Here’s everything you need to know.
Starting a business isn’t easy. It is a sizeable task and can be quite difficult if you aren’t sure what to expect. If you have decided to take the leap and start your own business, there are a few pitfalls you should try to avoid. Any of the following have the possibility to sabotage your new business and quickly take your success and turn it into a failure. Here are five mistakes you should avoid if you are starting a business for the first time.
Anyone can come up with a great idea. It’s taking that idea and turning it into a business that can be difficult. Before you start hiring employees or renting office space, you need to first construct your business plan. Devising a well thought out business plan will help you stay organized and focused, and will increase your startup’s chance for success.
When characterizing a great business leader, words such as confident, persuasive, or assertive probably come to mind. However, according to a recent study, there is a trait that's even more valuable when it comes to good leadership. A recent study by The Wall Street Journal identified humility as one of the most important traits for a business leader to possess.
Although the concept of content marketing has been around for hundreds of years, it has recently become increasingly popular due to the rise of the internet and social media. Content marketing differs from traditional marketing approaches in that it isn't focused on the company's brand, products, or services. It's all about the target audience. What matters to them? And how can you offer them something no one else can?
If you have ever seen a Hedgehog before, you may wonder how the quills on their back work. When a hedgehog falls, its spine functions as a shock-absorber and protects it. If these quills could somehow be replicated for humans, they could potentially offer similar protection. This is where Hedgemon, a Cleveland-based technology startup, enters.
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To measure glucose levels, those with diabetes must suffer the frequent – and painful – finger pricks required of most home monitors.
As cyber criminals become increasingly sophisticated, digital crime has grown at an alarming rate, motivating businesses of all sizes to strengthen their cybersecurity protocols and hire new talent.
With a doctorate in engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Simon Melikian knew a lot about building technology when he founded Recognition Robotics.
Entrepreneurs: when pitching to investors, you need to stay focused on only a few key items. While most likely you will be asked about many different aspects of your business, there are three elements you need to understand and be able to discuss in depth and with clarity. Most entrepreneurs would prefer to discuss their product or business idea, because that's what they've been focused on developing for months or years. But investors only have one goal—making a return on their investment.
It all began at a funeral home on Cleveland’s west side. The funeral director wanted to help families with the grieving process when not all members could travel to attend the service. He asked his tech-savvy friend Gordon Daily to help.