My 5 Startup Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

I love working with young people. I am fortunate that I get to mentor them in both the Microsoft Accelerator program and the U.W. School of business entrepreneurial class. These young students are so full of ideas, passion, and energy, and that recharges me as well.

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5 Questions to Ask Before Looking for Venture Capital

In my role as a mentor, I am often asked about how to get venture capital funding for a new startup or business. It’s a great question and a very important one. I have these conversations often enough that I thought I would jot down my thoughts. I’ve come up with a set of questions that I walk through to help people decide if they are ready and what kind of business financing they may need.

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