With advice from Daymond John, Bobbi Brown, Mark Cuban, Sallie Krawcheck, Max Levchin, Alexa von Tobel, and other successful early stage start-up investors, Inc. magazine shows you how to attract and wisely apply your firms first precious sources of cash.
Bootstrapping, crowdfunding, VCs, payroll, profits – money makes your business boom. But mess up your finances, and the venture can go bust.
Its time to get smart. Let the experts at Inc. guide you through every critical step and potential pitfall. Their on-the-ground reporting shows how to locate funding, manage your money, and smart hack your way to a comfortable retirement.
Startup Money Made Easy gathers the best advice from the magazines pages, spotlighting celebrated entrepreneurs and inspiring stories. Youll hear from:
FUBU founder Daymond John, who mortgaged his family home for start-up capital – and built a $6 billion empire
Makeup artist Bobbi Brown, who turned a modest lipstick line into a profitable 30-store enterprise
Alexa von Tobel, who dropped out of Harvard Business School to launch the equity-magnate LearnVest.com
Mark Cuban, Sallie Krawcheck, Max Levchin, and other founders who overcame financial obstacles on their way to the top
Interwoven with the stories are on-target tips that explain how to:
Raise your first $10,000 in capital
Power through the lean years
Get friends and family to back you up
Round up outside investors
Go public or sell, while still staying in charge
Reward people with great salaries and benefits
Eliminate tax-season surprises
Grow without growing pains
Cash flow problems are the number-one business killer. Whether youre dreaming up a start-up idea or knee-deep in the craziness, learn to shore up your finances and safeguard the business.
Narrator: Hayley Cresswell
Duration: 4 hours 59 minutes
Released: 19 Dec 2002