The Startup Garage http://thestartupgarage.com Helping Founders Raise Capital with Expert Business Plan Services Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:15:07 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.2 Angel Investments Soar in the U.S. Along with the Tech Coast Angelshttp://thestartupgarage.com/angel-investments-soar-u-s-tech-coast-angels/ http://thestartupgarage.com/angel-investments-soar-u-s-tech-coast-angels/#comments Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:09:11 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=14066 Angel Resource Institute, Silicon Valley Bank and CB Insights

In a collaborative effort to raise awareness of early-stage investment activities by angel investors the Halo Report researches and analyzes angel investment activities and trends in North America.

This quarter’s report card will one most investors in the U.S. will be proud to share. [...]

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How to Avoid Startup Burnout?http://thestartupgarage.com/avoid-startup-burnout/ http://thestartupgarage.com/avoid-startup-burnout/#comments Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:00:36 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=13985

A place where The Startup Garage’s team, answers questions directly from viewers

Key Take Aways From Video:


1) Force yourself to take breaks. And those breaks are both hour to hour and day-to-day and also longer breaks like vacations.
We address these questions in more in our blog post “Are you Running a Business or is your Business Running You?

How to Avoid Startup Burnout? from The Startup Garage

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How To Evaluate Your Startups Business Modelhttp://thestartupgarage.com/evaluate-startups-business-model/ http://thestartupgarage.com/evaluate-startups-business-model/#comments Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:28:42 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=13963 Your customer will be the ultimate judge of whether your business model works or not.

As a result, it may take trial and error to figure out the best model for your business.

Nonetheless, there are some important steps you can take to help ensure you get started with the [...]

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How To Name Your Startup?http://thestartupgarage.com/startup/ http://thestartupgarage.com/startup/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:30:31 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=13939

A place where The Startup Garage’s team, answers questions directly from viewers

Key Take Aways From Video:


1) What do you want your Startup to be remembered for?

2) A lot of companies make their name very descriptive, and get pigeon-holed in that one niche, and then in the future want to expand into different markets because they’re stuck with that name.

3) The best name you could come [...]

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The Past, Present and Future of Capital Fundinghttp://thestartupgarage.com/past-present-future-capital-funding/ http://thestartupgarage.com/past-present-future-capital-funding/#comments Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:03:23 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=12724 The Internet and the integration of valuable software into corporate systems, has disrupted almost every industry there is, laying bare vast quantities of knowledge, which in the past was extremely well hidden and only known to a privileged few.  Just 10 to 15 years ago, you had to be lucky to find the right “know how” and get the right connections. In fact, breaking into certain industries could often take a whole generation or more. Now, those [...]

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How Long Does It Take to Raise Capital?http://thestartupgarage.com/long-raise-capital-2/ http://thestartupgarage.com/long-raise-capital-2/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:52:25 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=13894 from The Start Up Garage



A place where Tyler Jensen, The Startup Garage’s founder, answers questions directly from viewers

Key Take Aways From Video:


1) The average time is somewhere between three to six months for both you Angel round and your Series A round.

2) It really breaks down into three major steps. There’s preparation is step one. Pitching and due diligence is step two. Negotiating [...]

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San Diego Startup Events July Wrap-Uphttp://thestartupgarage.com/san-diego-startup-events-july-wrap-up/ http://thestartupgarage.com/san-diego-startup-events-july-wrap-up/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:00:44 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=13910 CyberTech & CyberHive — IoT Pitch Night Monthly

Free monthly event hosted by CyberHive, an incubator and shared working space dedicated to cyber security and high tech companies — this “pitchfest” gave 7 different companies the floor to present for 3 minutes (and not a second longer) in front of a panel of judges and other like-minded individuals.

It was an interesting range of companies pitching from a [...]

San Diego Startup Events July Wrap-Up from The Startup Garage

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Where to find market, industry and competitive analysis?http://thestartupgarage.com/find-market-industry-competitive-analysis/ http://thestartupgarage.com/find-market-industry-competitive-analysis/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:53:53 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=13857
Welcome to video Fridays
from The Start Up Garage



A place where Tyler Jensen, The Startup Garage’s founder, answers questions directly from viewers

Key Take Aways From Video:


1) One of the first places I start with is industry associations or trade associations for that particular industry that you’re going to be in.

2) Google search — really getting into google and searching for the data that you’re looking for is a great place to [...]

Where to find market, industry and competitive analysis? from The Startup Garage

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7 Notable Investor Insights of the Monthhttp://thestartupgarage.com/7-notable-investor-insights-month/ http://thestartupgarage.com/7-notable-investor-insights-month/#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:14:04 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=13873 investors mouth. 7 top insights from investors around the globe.

1. Marc Andreessen @pmarca
Twitter Investor

“The biggest misconception 1st time founders have is that they will always stay aligned with their the co-founders.”

 
2. Reid Hoffman @reidhoffman
Facebook Investor

“We’ve moved from the information age to the networked age. Are you network literate?”

 
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What Type of Funding is Best for My Company?http://thestartupgarage.com/type-funding-company/ http://thestartupgarage.com/type-funding-company/#comments Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:29:43 +0000 http://thestartupgarage.com/?p=13839
Welcome to video Fridays
from The Start Up Garage



A place where Tyler Jensen, The Startup Garage’s founder, answers questions directly from viewers

Key Take Aways From Video:


1) There are really three main sources of funding, and to determine which source is right for you, you need to know what stage your company is in and how much money you need.

2) Those 3 main sources for funding are:
- Friends, Family, and [...]

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