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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 invested over $180 million in more than 300 companies and have helped entrepreneurs attract more than […]

How To Identify a Startup Co-Founder

Identifying a Startup Co-Founder from The Startup Garage

It is all too common that a business savvy entrepreneur comes up with a good idea but cannot build the product. Conversely, there are many tech founders that lack the business and interpersonal skills necessary to take the product to market, develop partnerships, and liaise with potential investors. Many founders of early stage startups struggle […]

Looking 3 Steps Ahead: What Comes After the Startup Ideation Phase

What are the next steps after you come up with an idea for a new business? After the ideation phase of a business, many teams loose focus. Fortunately, there is a tried and true blueprint that successful companies in all industries have followed in order to take a business entity from a spreadsheet into the […]

The Entrepreneurial Advisory Council

The Entrepreneurial Advisory Council hosted its first workshop. The event titled, “Making Your Startup Investor Friendly” took place on Wednesday, October 8th 2014 in San Diego, CA. The Entrepreneurial Advisory Council is a group of professionals that serve San Diego’s growing number of innovators, entrepreneurs, and startup businesses. The council’s expertise includes legal, financial, capital […]

How to Make Family, Friends, & Founders (FFF) Investment Legit?

Friends Family and Founders Invesstment from The Startup Garage

Welcome to video Fridays from The Start Up Garage   A place where The Startup Garage’s team, answers questions directly from viewers   Key Take Aways From Video:   1) The first thing you want to make sure of is that your startup is incorporated 2) The second thing you’ll want to consider is whether […]

How To Evaluate Your Startups Business Model

How To Business Model

The business model is the means by which your company makes money for the value that you deliver to your customers. It is the strategy for how you monetize your product or service. Your customer will be the ultimate judge of whether your business model works or not. As a result, it may take trial […]

How To Determine Potential Startup Costs?

How to Determine Startup Costs? From The Startup Garage

Startup expenses are the costs incurred before the business opens its doors. Many first time entrepreneurs underestimate the amount of startup expenses that it will take to launch their business. Before you start making your first expenses, it is important to create a plan of your initial financing so that you know exactly what it […]

I Have a Great Idea, What’s Next

I Have a Great Idea, What's Next from The Startup Garage

You have a great idea and want to start a business, so now what? One step I like to recommend to new entrepreneurs is that you start with a self assessment. The idea is for you to learn more about yourself, your personal and financial goals and how committed you are to getting your business […]

Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patents

Trademarks, Copyrights, and Patents from The Startup Garage

When starting a business, one thing to think about is security. Not just the security of your business in general, but security of your ideas and what you have created. This is where things such as trademarks, copyrights, and patents come in to play. These are ways to assure that your business is safe from […]

Overcoming the Fear of Starting a Business

Overcoming the Fear of Starting a Business from The Startup Garage

There are thousands of startup articles that offer advice on the methods, processes and mechanics for starting a business. However, the inner, personal workings of starting a business are just as important as your business plan and capitalization strategy. If you are not mentally prepared to start your business, you will be stopped dead in […]