June 29, 2007

Free Management and Business Articles

While reading through our daily entrepreneur news brief, I found an incredibly valuable website with hundreds of free articles on Management and Business. I think that one of the greatest take-aways from being an entrepreneur is the opportunity to learn. In fact, it is because we believe so much in learning and education that we have provided with Company Histories and the Sample Business Plans content for FREE.

I love reading blogs. I love reading quality content about entrepreneurship and angel investing. Hopefully FundingUniverse is continually feeding your thirst of valuable content. If not, we’d love to hear your suggestions on how to improve. I’d also love to hear about what other blogs you are currently reading so that I can add it to my Google RSS Reader.

Entrepreneur=Risk Taker

Part of being an entrepreneur is being a risk taker. In essence, you are betting the farm that your target market will accept your idea. It can be scary and intimidating, yet an exhilarating experience. Sometimes taking the risk pays off and other times it doesn’t. I came across a great article, Top Entrepreneurs Say Take Risks, Follow Your Gut. Take the time to read this. It may encourage you to take strategic risks, risks which may lead your company to success.

June 27, 2007

Marc Andreessen is killing it!

I’ll join the others who are linking to the newest hotshot angel investor/entrepreneur to join the blogging community.

I first learned about Marc Andreessen when I read about his wild ride with Jim Clark and the gang that started Netscape during the dawn of the internet era. He’s one of very few OG’s in the internet scene and a great entrepreneur.

He started blogging about a month ago and, so far, he’s knocked it out of the park with some killer posts on the non-existent bubble, hiring management talent, working with large companies (using a Moby Dick metaphore!), the truth about VCs, and a gang of other good stuff. If you’re raising money, you should read every post he’s written so far. The posts are mega-long, but mega worth it.