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This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Posted by Amity Sims on 2013-07-13

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include cash flow surprises that could kill your startup, lessons from disruptive startups, the benefits of failure, and more.

 

Check out our must read articles for the week of July 8th - July 14th:


10 Cash-Flow Surprises That Could Kill Your Startup
The sad truth is that cash-flow surprises kill many startups. Overall, 90 percent of small-business failures are caused by poor-cash flow, according to Dunn & Bradstreet.

To prevent becoming part of the 90 percent, you’ll need to maintain a certain reverence for cash.
Secret's Out: Now You Can Tell the Whole World You're Raising Money for Your Business
Raising money for your business? Shout it from the rooftops. For the first time, it's allowed.

The Securities and Exchange Commission today voted four to one that it will overturn the ban on publicly advertising that your company is raising money, what's called "general solicitation."
How Failure Made These Entrepreneurs Millions
When Steve Blank appeared on the cover of Wired magazine nine years ago, his company then, Rocket Science Games, was expected to revolutionize the videogame industry. At the time, Blank didn’t let the skepticism of critics faze him.

4 Big Lessons From Disruptive Startups
When an entrepreneur challenges the status quo, he or she is either squashed and forgotten about or they hit a nerve and a paradigm shift occurs. The latter happens when the entrepreneur is a true disruptor.

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