Founders Blog

  • Are ICOs the Future of Startup Fundraising? Cryptocurrencies are Giving Founders a New Platform for Fundraising

    Cryptocurrencies are giving Founders a whole new platform for fundraising. As a strategic business consultancy that offers Fractional CFO services to entrepreneurs and startups we get a lot of questions about raising capital.  While the general consensus among experts[...]

  • Exploring the Startup Scene in Asia – Bali Startup Weekend 2017

    Startup Weekend Bali 2017 - Ubud, Bali Last month our Founder/CEO, Tyler Jensen, had the opportunity to be part of an all-star judges panel at Hubud’s Startup Weekend Bali. The event, organized by Hubud and backed by Techstars, was part of a 2017 global movement of S[...]

  • Is This a Crazy Idea?

    “Is this a crazy idea?” This question gets raised quite often during our consultations at The Startup Garage. Tyler Jensen, CEO and Founder of TSG, believes that “it doesn’t really matter whether your idea is crazy or not – what matters is the journey you’re[...]

  • Inside The 2016 Tech Coast Angels 10th Anniversary Quick Pitch Event

    It’s no secret, the Tech Coast Angels is one of the largest, if not THE largest angel investor group in the nation. “Consisting of experienced CEOs, senior executives, current and former entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and other professionals, members have inve[...]

  • 6 Reasons You’ll Want To Attend This Year’s USD Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference

    On Thursday Oct 6 2016 The University of San Diego School of Business Administration and the Center for Peace and Commerce proudly present the annual USD Legacy Entrepreneurship Conference. Here are some of TSG’s reasons why you’ll want to attend this annual even[...]

  • 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford Not to Hire a CFO for your Business

    In most cases it takes a very large payroll and budget to staff a full-time CFO however; today, more and more small and mid-sized business owners are capitalizing on the extensive education and training that a part-time CFO brings to the table. For this reason, we are s[...]

  • The Startup Garage at Hera Venture Summit 2017

    The Startup Garage had the opportunity to be a partner of the Hera Venture Summit for the 2nd year in a row. This annual event, hosted by Hera Hub, Hera Labs, and Hera Fund, brings together experts from both sides of the investment table to share best practices, provide[...]

  • Top 4 Reasons Why The Right Financial Consultant is Crucial

    As an entrepreneur, you should be maximizing your time on two key aspects of your company: your product/service and your customers. It is always reassuring knowing someone is simply a call away to help you with the financial aspects of your business. We’ve provided [...]

  • TSG’s Highlights from the Connection Innovation Report: San Diego

    CONNECT, a San Diego non-profit helping to create and scale innovation companies, assists entrepreneurs by providing resources that allow them to grow their business. Since 2005, they have measured the growth in economic innovation in San Diego. We highlighted the key f[...]

  • MintShow featured at TechCrunch Disrupt SF!

    There is nothing more rewarding than being truly connected with a client’s vision and passion. MintShow is the first social network that helps people maintain an uplifted state of mind by providing a community that’s dedicated to positivity and inspiration. [...]