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© 2019 The Failure Report

STARTUP BUSINESS ADVICE FOR ENTREPRENEURS

October 30, 2019

And more advice from Fabrice Grinda, Co-Founder of FJ Labs.  FJ Labs is a stage-agnostic New York-based investment firm with a global focus.  They concentrate on marketplaces and consumer-facing startups and have backed over 500 companies.  According to Forbes.com, Gri...

October 16, 2019

And more advice from Eman Pahlavani, Co-founder of Hungry.  Hungry is an online catering service that connects businesses directly to individual chefs who join the platform.  Their goal is to provide chefs with an opportunity for significant income and to build a perso...

September 18, 2019

And more advice from Joanne Wilson, leading angel investor with over 120 portfolio companies, blogger, and podcaster focusing on female founders, minorities and female trailblazers. 

1. Do not invest without having a thesis!

Have a thesis. It's important to be consi...

August 28, 2019

And more advice from Phil Nadel, Co-Founder and Managing Director, of Forefront Venture Partners and Investor on the podcast, The Pitch on Gimlet Media, "where real entrepreneurs pitch to real investors—for real money."  Forefront Venture Partners is one of the largest...

August 15, 2019

And more advice from Victoria Lynden, CEO & Founder of Kohana Coffee.  Kohana is a three-time recipient of Inc. Magazine's fastest-growing private food and beverage companies. The brand is setting a course to be the first cold brew coffee company to source all of its b...

July 17, 2019

And more advice from Natasha Case, Co-Founder of Coolhaus.

1.  Criticism can lead to opportunities.

When I was an architecture student in college, I had a professor who critiqued an architectural model of mine by telling me that it looked like a layer cake. I thought, “W...

June 26, 2019

Advice from Shaun Stewart, CEO of New Lab at the Brooklyn Navy Yard.  New Lab is a collaborative tech hub dedicated to entrepreneurs working on scalable frontier technologies and products.  The site houses 130+ companies with a total valuation of nearly $2 billion.

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May 29, 2019

And more advice from Avantika Daing, Head of Venture Investments at Plum Alley Investments. Plum Alley is a venture investment, private membership driven platform for individuals, family offices, and corporations seeking to invest in deep technology and frontier health...

May 1, 2019

Kathleen King launched Kathleen's Bake Shop in 1980 at 20 years old and purchased her store in 1983 in Southampton, New York.  After an unsuccessful partnership, she lost the rights to use the name "Kathleen's Bake Shop" in 1999.  With no money left, Kathleen started o...

April 17, 2019

And more advice from Heather DeSantis, President & CEO of Publicity For Good, the only millennial-led, female-influenced public relations firm focused on supporting purpose-driven food and beverage companies.  Instead of using public relations to push products or brand...

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