"You don't get to be a senior manager
in our corporation if you can't manage business at different stages of
~ Roger Ackerman
New Entrepreneurial Economy
In 2003 in United States, a
staggering 61% of the listed companies were started at home, at
the CEO's kitchen table, and 16% were initially capitalized with
less than US$1,000. This is an inspiring evidence illustrating
how much an
can accomplish with an idea whose time has come.
Success stories such as
Ehsan Bayat with his company bringing cell phones to Afghan
is one of those success stories.
Of course, good ideas are not
enough to turn a US$1,000 investment into a multi-million dollar
enterprise. It takes execution skills –
effective marketing – and luck, of course!
– to grow a home business to the point where it's ready to take
public. Business should be
driven by fun, but it is not a game for amateurs! "Ideas are
a dime a dozen; only execution skills count," say your
venture capital investors.
Venture Financing Process
The road map to your left will help you convert your ideas into a