6 Low Cost Ideas to Market Your Business.

Martha Polanco Entrepreneurship, Founders, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Marketing can be very costly, but is necessary in order to promote your business and generate sales. Since you have already come a long way to start your company in the first place, it’s important that you find creative ways to market your business without breaking the bank. Here are some useful ideas to get you started: Donate your product:  identify some …

Looking for investors for your startup?

Will Silverman Entrepreneurship, Founders, Investments, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Many entrepreneurs start their companies thinking that they will easily secure investment money from outsiders who automatically believe in their ideas. The fact of the matter is that this could not be further from the truth. According to data Entrepreneur Magazine, using data from Fundable (available here: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230011) fewer than 1% of all companies will raise money from Angel Investors, …

LinkedIn for Entrepreneurs

Isabelle Martinez Entrepreneurship, Founders, Networking, Uncategorized 1 Comment

LinkedIn is my preferred tool as an entrepreneur. It surprises me that individuals in my age group (early-to-mid 20s) rarely rely on LinkedIn. It is my go-to site where I can learn about the experiences and qualifications of those in my industry, seek out those who I would like to connect-to in the near future, and finally connect further with …

Your Offshore Development Team

Isabelle Martinez Co-Founder, Employee, Founders, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Outsourcing your development team abroad can provide many benefits to an early stage startup. Co-founders can develop a product, test the market, and place it in the hands of users before investing in significant amount of funds in domestic development. Several of the investors and consultants I’ve spoken to find that it’s totally normal and common for a startup to …

How to Quickly Become an Industry & Market Expert

Isabelle Martinez Entrepreneurship, Founders, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

It’s crucial that startup founders become knowledgeable of the industry and market they aim to succeed in. Demonstrating that you are well-versed and well-read in such topics proves your credibility to lead your company. Plus, answering any questions after a pitch or demo will be a breeze if you have done the necessary homework. With that being said, I have …

Free Legal Advice from the UM Startup Law Clinic!

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The Larry Hoffman|Greenberg Traurig* Startup Practicum Do you have a business idea? Do you need legal advice? Have no money to hire a lawyer? The UM startup clinic can help! Law students in the practicum are eager to help clients with organizing, financing, talent, intellectual property, risk, regulation, and other legal issues that arise for entrepreneurs as they launch their …