Category Startup Biz

Venture Capitalists – How to Find Them and What to Expect

You have developed a new widget. This is not just an ordinary widget it is special. It does things that no other widget can do. You believe and know “without a doubt” this will be a winner and make you rich. You just have one slight problem. You have no money to get started. You’ve asked your relatives and friends to help you but they said “no.” No one wants to take a risk and possibly lose money.

You search the Internet for someone to lend you the money to get started. You find groups of investors who call themselves “venture capitalists.” They specialize in lending money to start up businesses. After discussing your idea with several investors you settle on the one you want to work with.

At first, this seems easy. You just give them your plan and they’ll lend you the money...

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Juice Franchises: Profit or Not?

fruit franchiseFruit juice franchises provide the business-savvy crowd with a great option for small business that has relatively low startup costs with the potential for high profits in a short amount of time. In addition to the business aspect, owners can also enjoy the fact that they are providing great drinks and food such as apple juice for health-conscious consumers and exercise enthusiasts (also see Healthier Consumerism: Low Fat Milk or Whole Milk?). As with any franchise, however, there are some important considerations to make, some of which are unique to this specific industry. Here is a look at the basics of these franchises as well as how they vary from all other franchises.

What Sets the Franchise Model Apart

Franchises have become one of the most revolutionary business models in the worl...

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Got Your Facebook Shop? Now Here’s How To Promote It

There are numerous ways to build a Facebook online store and promote it so that interested customers will flock to it. If you have recently included an f-commerce store on your Facebook page, one of the best ways is obviously to do your promotion on Facebook. It’s only logical, as your online store is already located on the popular social networking site and there is a high chance that your target audience is already using Facebook.

If you want people more people to pay more attention to your store, you should make regular updates to your page. This includes making posts when you get new products for sale or when you’re running a special promotion...

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Getting into the Catering Business

The culinary arts business has always proven to be one of the most stable industries around the globe. Many young adults consider applying their passion for food into creating catering services, usually with a specific vision in mind. However, this type of business may be difficult to sustain and will require diligence, dedication and an array of exceptional skills to succeed and bring superb profits.

For any brand new entrepreneurs, starting small may be the most favored venue to take. Modest finger food company, can be established with fairly minimal investment and additional overhead expenses. Bear in mind, cold finger food (see example: http://www.mrfingerfood.com.au/cold_platter_catering_summer.shtml), hot finger food and spit roast catering should be considered as the main menu t...

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Registering an Offshore Company in Singapore

Offshore and outstation company formation requires some basic information about the laws of the state where it is being off shored. In most countries offshore companies are to be registered separately. The company registration must be carried out by someone residing outside the offshore jurisdictions. The company should not trade in any way within the offshore jurisdictions. Therefore, an offshore company is one which has its client’s base in another area while the company located somewhere else.

With easy communication facilities, truly world has become a global village. Off shoring of companies is becoming more and more common resulting in reduction of monthly expenditure and increased efficiency...

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