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Clearing Business Hurdles

Clearing business hurdles Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the December 12, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal East brook Academy’s Jazzmin Hairston-Chainey, right, beats Cara Volz of Weyauwega-Fremont (left) with a time of 15.69 to place first in the preliminaries of the Girls 100 Meter Hurdles Division 3 … Continued

OnRamp: MCTdigital

MCTdigital Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts, and John Limbach, Entrepreneur Coach of BizStarts As seen on the October 31, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog.   The economic history of our region has been fueled by startup manufacturing companies. They are, after all, the companies that actually make things. … Continued

OnRamp: Uphill Battle on Entrepreneurship

Milwaukee has an Uphill Battle on Entrepreneurship Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the August 2, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog. It should come as no shock that Milwaukee does not rank in the top 10 cities of the nation for best places to be an … Continued

Management

Successfully Manage a Startup Successfully managing a start-up or a young business requires an entrepreneur to wear many hats. The roles are many and the challenges are great. Usually long hours are required of entrepreneurs during start-up and growth phases of businesses in order to insure their success. One of the biggest pitfalls for an … Continued

Plan Your Business

How to Prepare Your Business Plan A business plan can have several uses. The most important use is that it gives you a vehicle to systematically gather and analyze data, and develop your strategy for making money, marketing, and managing your business. A banker will want to see your business plan to make sure you … Continued

OnRamp Business: Creative Problem-Solving Through Ideawake

Creative Problem-Solving Through Ideawake Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the July 5, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog. The most difficult challenge facing most companies today is the critical necessity to stay abreast of the latest technological innovations that can disrupt the market need for their … Continued

OnRamp Business: Kauffman Foundation Ranks Wisconsin Last

The Kauffman Foundation Ranks Wisconsin Last in the Nation in Startup Activity. Is That True? Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the June 9, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog. Sometimes major indices can be dead wrong. Below is a graph showing the startup activity in Wisconsin … Continued

OnRamp Business: Number One Quality of All Successful Entrepreneurs

The Number One Quality of All Successful Entrepreneurs Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the April 5, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog.   Starting a business is not for the faint-hearted. Studies consistently show that entrepreneurs’ emotional commitment and passion for the problem they want solved … Continued

OnRamp: How to Target the Blue Ocean

How to Target the “Blue Ocean” to Succeed with Your Business Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the March 15, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog. Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne in their book the Blue Ocean Strategy upended the traditional thinking about strategy. It aims not … Continued

OnRamp Business: How BidRide is Changing Transportation

Innovating the Giants: How BidRide is Changing Transportation Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the February 25, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog.   When Uber burst out into the scene in 2011, taxi cab drivers and taxi companies fought furiously to stop this new transportation service … Continued

OnRamp: Flip the Switch for Crowdfunding

Flip the Switch for Crowdfunding: SwitchID Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the February 9, 2016 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog. If you come up with an idea for a product that you think will sell in the marketplace, the next question you will face is how … Continued

OnRamp Business: Are You an Entrepreneur?

OnRamp Business: The Four Types of an Entrepreneur Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the July 13, 2015 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog. Authors Clay and Phillips in their book The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity from Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters and other Informal Entrepreneurs claim that former … Continued

OnRamp Business: 4 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs

4 Insanely Productive Habits of Successful Young Entrepreneurs Written By: Dan Steininger, President and Co-Founder of BizStarts As seen on the February 2, 2015 post in Milwaukee Business Journal OnRamp Blog. Michael Simmons interviewed some of the most successful entrepreneurs and asked them to share their advice for young entrepreneurs.  It’s always valuable to learn … Continued

The Latest on Crowdfunding

The Latest on Crowdfunding Of all the advances in wireless devices, battery life hasn’t kept up. Most of the available chargers are clunky, inconvenient or keep you tethered to the power source. But three Northwestern University engineering Ph.D. candidates have a new solution. It’s a palm-sized kinetic charger called Ampy which drew $309,323 in a … Continued

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