Founders Blog

  • 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. [...]

  • Top 5 Startup Tips from the 2016 SDVG Venture Summit

      Last week, The Startup Garage had the pleasure of attending the fourteenth annual Venture Summit in San Diego, hosted by the San Diego Venture Group (SDVG). The event brought together more than 35 of San Diego’s ‘coolest companies’ as well as venture cap[...]

  • 5 Excellent Startup Tips on Securing a Bank Loan
    Bank Loan Tips From The Startup Garage

    It’s no secret that securing bank funding for your startup is difficult these days – but it’s not impossible. Give yourself better odds with these 5 simple Startup tips: Write a clear and convincing business plan. Business owners must build a strategy fr[...]

  • How to Craft an Effective Mission Statement For Your Startup

    When developing a business, an important component of your overall strategic plan is a mission statement. This brief statement declares the purpose of an organization and defines the reason for the company’s existence. It provides the framework to help guide[...]

  • Crowdfunding For Equity: Title III and Equity Crowd Funding 101
    Business Plans and Crowdfunding

    What is Equity Crowdfunding? Equity crowdfunding is on the rise after the signing of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was signed by President Obama in April 2012. Simply put, it is a type of crowdfunding that enables broad groups of investors to [...]

  • 5 Financial Tips For Startups from the 2016 Hera Venture Summit

    The Startup Garage had the opportunity to be a partner of the 2016 Hera Venture Summit. The Hera Venture Summit, hosted by Hera Hub, Hera Labs, and Hera Fund, brought together experts from both sides of the investment table to share best practices, essential tips and l[...]

  • Rise Up Radio Interview with Tyler Jensen Founder of The Startup Garage
    Rise Up Radio San Diego with Tyler Jensen

    You are listening to James Carmody and Jared Kelley here, in studio for We are looking to hear stories in your life about local leaders in San Diego. Whether it is the small business owner, your Pastor or leader of your church, your kid’s school te[...]

  • 5 Reasons to Attend The USD V2 Pitch Competition For Entrepreneurs

    On Thursday April 28th University of San Diego School of Business will hold an exciting competition in a “Shark Tank” like setting. Top student entrepreneurs from USD and Tijuana will compete for a total of $100,000 in cash and invaluable mentorship and suppor[...]

  • How to Create a Social Media Profile For Your Business

    As a startup or small business owner, you have to be smart with the resources you have. Oftentimes, traditional marketing doesn’t exactly fall within your budget. That’s why social media is a great alternative in generating the results you want to achieve. I[...]

  • Entrepreneur Mindset: Lottery Players and Startup Unicorns
    Startup Unicorns From The Startup Garage

    4 MindSet Similarities Between Startup Unicorns and Lottery Players As of March 17, 2016 CB Insights’s real time unicorn tracker, lists that 155 Startup Companies are valued at $1 billion or more with a total cumulative valuation of $550billion. 
A steady increa[...]