Many people consider starting their own business at some point in their careers. The uncertainty in today’s job market is causing many people who would never have considered going out on their own to give the idea serious consideration. Famous TV Shark Mark Cuban recently told Inc. magazine said that this is the perfect time to start a business you love: “Five to 10 years from now, we'll look back and there will be 30 businesses that were created where we'll say, 'Damn, why didn't I think of that? It... [continue reading]
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We want to share with you our thoughts on business projections, cash management, small business, entrepreneurship, finance, startups, and business planning.
We’re excited to announce that ProjectionSmart users can now manage multiple companies under their one ProjectionSmart account. Our customers had been asking for this ability, and we rolled it out on on June 6. This means that you only need one ProjectionSmart account to manage all of your ProjectionSmart companies. This new feature will help ProjectionSmart accounting professionals who want to manage projections for their multiple clients using just one login, as well as entrepreneurs who want to mod... [continue reading]
On May 27 Bob and I hosted our first virtual workshop for SCORE Minneapolis. For those of you who don’t know, SCORE is the best free resource for entrepreneurs and small business owners. SCORE will assign you an experienced executive to serve as your business mentor – for free! This is from their website: For over 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premier source of free business mentoring and education. As a resource partner of the Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has helped more than ... [continue reading]
The Minneapolis office of SCORE (the Service Corp of Retired Executives) reached out to us at ProjectionSmart recently. They asked us to do a webinar on business planning to get people to take at least that first small step toward starting a business. So here we are again. Join Bob and me for a live webinar on Wednesday, May 27 from 9-11 am. We’ll show you how ProjectionSmart can help you plan your startup. Remember that startups that plan are 50% more likely to succeed! In the webinar we’ll review... [continue reading]
I read an April article in Inc. magazine about Mark Cuban, entrepreneur, Shark Tank investor, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA. He says that, contrary to popular opinion, this is actually the perfect time to start a business: "Five to 10 years from now, we'll look back and there will be 30 businesses that were created where we'll say 'Damn, why didn't I think of that? It makes so much sense now." Cuban gives two reasons. First, he says forget about capital. It is difficult to get capital ... [continue reading]
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