Category Archives: Entrepreneurship

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The Key To Being A Successful Entrepreneur

No, this isn’t clickbait to sell you on some ‘how to get rich quick’ book, nor is it some hidden secret to success. Through my experiences running VentureStorm the past two years, I have encountered hundreds (if not thousands) of entrepreneurs from around the world – some extremely successful, others not so much. I have also taken notice of the actions and sacrifices my team and I take on a day-to-day basis to continue to grow the company. Through this journey, I have developed a theory in what I believe to be is the key to being a successful entrepreneur. Continue reading

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How To Successfully Launch Your Product

In this day and age, I consider a website or mobile application to fall under the product category. That being said, launching your product into the world is an unbelievably exciting moment. It’s something that TV shows such as Silicon Valley portray as a bunch of guys in t-shirts huddled around a single computer, they press a button, and boom- thousands of visitors are flocking their site. Unfortunately, that’s rarely the case; however, I’ve compiled a list of things you could do so your product launch doesn’t go unnoticed. Continue reading

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Understanding Debt Financing For Startups

Most entrepreneurs view equity financing as the best and most common form of raising money for their startup. Equity financing involves the typical pitching to investors and venture capital firms to raise money in exchange for equity in your company – the stuff you frequently see on TV and read about online. However, that’s not the only way to raise money for your company. In fact, in many cases it’s not even the smartest route to take. Continue reading

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Tools to Onboard A Developer

Entrepreneurs and startups are constantly looking for talented developers to grow their team (that’s why we built VentureStorm :)). But finding the right developer is just the start.

You’ve been grinding on your startup full-speed ahead for a while now. You know the ins and outs of your product, and you need to get this newcomer caught up to speed with everything. Luckily there are plenty of tools available to ease the transition. Continue reading

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How to Find a Technical Co Founder on the Internet

I’ve been lucky enough to personally work with 130+ early stage startups over the past two years. A lot of these are young adults looking for a technical co-founder and others are seasoned entrepreneurs looking for a new software developer. Through the observations of these companies I have come up with some observations on how to find a co-founder online. This is not supposed to be taken as fact. But I’m sure when you read these observations it will become pretty clear that they work. Continue reading

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Non Technical Entrepreneurs Steps to Development

Every entrepreneurship event I attend I meet a handful of non-technical entrepreneurs who want technical teammates. But those entrepreneurs don’t have the slightest clue what they’re looking for in a developer or the specs of their project. Hopefully I can teach all you non-technical founders a few key words and steps to take that will help you get to the next step. One step closer: from idea to full-scale application. Continue reading