According to data compiled by Fundable, only 0.91 percent of startups are funded by angel investors, while a measly 0.05 percent are funded by VCs. In contrast, 57 percent of startups are funded by personal loans and credit, while 38 percent receive funding from family and friends. In this infographic, Entrepreneur.com looks at where startup funding comes from.
Crowdfunding is great for startups, but not always great for all parties involved. Check out the infographic below to learn about some of the biggest successes and failures in crowdfunding.
Why do companies around the world mine for mind power in the silicon valley? Is there something in the water? Is it Silicon Valley’s water or air that makes its people more creative, innovative or entrepreneurial than others? The following infographic explores this in detail.
How many times should you try before rationally quitting? Intuitively, you would think there is a number that most people will attempt before the survival instincts kick in. What is that number? Apparently, it is much higher than one would think.
Every new business wants to be in the spotlight. Check out the infographic below to see the top 10 businesses to watch out for in 2013.
The first step in getting a startup going is financing it. This can be a difficult step, but have no fear, there are many ways you can finance your startup. Check out the infographic below to learn about seven innovate ways to get your startup off the ground.
Did you know that Apple started as a small garage business in a Silicon Valley basement? Like so many other companies, the brand started from scratch. In this infographic, Quid Corner looks at the history of three companies, from start-up to household name. Companies include Apple, PayPal and Amstrad.
With IPO flops and billion dollar tech acquisitions, many experts are debating the existence of a tech startup bubble. Is it real? Check out the infographic below presented by BizBrain.org to learn more about the tech startup bubble.
This infographic from TopManagmentDegrees.com not only displays what we already know (that unfortunately 75% of startups end up failing), but also offers solutions to any potential obstacle.
More than one third of all startup businesses fail within the first two years of opening. With such a potentially promising business model, what is going wrong? And what can you do to prevent your own startup from falling flat? Salesforce is here to help: learn what causes startup failure and how to make your business survive and thrive in the future.
Blame it on the media when people seem to think that their hot tech startup will make them a billionaire by their mid-20s. Being a startup, Staff.com is very interested in the factors that contribute to a startup’s success and has created this infographic on the chances that your startup will fail or succeed. This also includes some research on projections for the best sectors to start your new business.
There are not many startups that made it to a billion dollar valuation, but here are the few that did make it. In the infographic below, Staff.com has included a quick look at companies that started in 2004 and onwards (the year when Facebook was founded).
Expanding into new regions is an essential growth strategy for many B2B companies, but it’s not easy to get it right. There are many factors to consider, from finding the right skills to getting your marketing activities aligned to local cultures and customer needs. This visual guide from Marketo is a companion piece to the Definitive Guide to International Market Entry and Expansion and will help guide you through your priorities in the first 100 days of your international market expansion.
Are you an entrepreneur? If so, newsflash: you think a lot about cash-flow. You’ve likely already played a serious game of “find-some-cash”. You know the one – maxing out credit cards, visiting the VC circus, talking to term-hungry venture banks – even making that desperate visit home to mom for just “one more small advance”.