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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: 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

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

Market Analysis

It is essential that an entrepreneur learns all there is to know about the target market for their product or service. The more an entrepreneur knows about a market, the greater their chances of success will be. Broadly speaking, this information should include: A deep knowledge of the key competitors. Knowledge of all the other … Continued


The Marketing Process Marketing is the process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods, and services to create exchanges that meet both the objectives of your customers and your objectives. A sound marketing plan is critical to the success of your business. It should include your market research, the customer … Continued


Securing a Professionally Developed Prototype If you are considering developing a prototype of your new product idea, the value of having a professionally prepared prototype can not be over-emphasized. If you don’t have a patent, a prototype is valuable to demonstrate your innovation to a patent attorney or investor. If you do have a patent, … Continued

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