is a new website I have launched in order to help people who are looking at starting their own businesses. I have quite a bit of experience in the startup arena having co-founded 4 companies and lived through the dot com boom and bust in the heart of Silicon Valley. You can check out my bio
page for more on my history.
Startup Hints isn't about me though, it's about helping people get started with their own businesses. The first entry on Startup Hints is a 7 page article entitled "The Three Keys To Starting Your Own Successful Business". Here is an excerpt.
There are 3 key ingredients to starting a successful business:
If you can achieve these three things your business has a great chance of succeeding. Lacking in one of these key areas will almost ensure that your business will fail. If you look at a business plan these three items are highlighted as the backbone of the plan.
- Good people
- A wanted product
- Low overhead
Read the rest of it
and be sure to bookmark the site, as I'll be posting more there in the future.
If you have some relevant experience in starting up companies -- or interesting stories about your experiences -- and would like to contribute, drop me a note.