The exact rules for forming an Limited Liability Comany (or an LLC) differ by state, and the paperwork filing fee ranges from $40 to $500. To help make it easier to find the LLC startup cost in your state, MBA@UNC created a map to display the initial fee for filing articles of organization across the United States.
Given that fewer VC-backed tech startups are going public, it is important to find venture capitalists that have a history of investing in companies whose missions align with yours. Whether your end goal is to exit, to be acquired, or to have enough financial support to launch, you should know where to find the VC dollars you need.
The growing impact of women entrepreneurs is evident today. Women-owned firms account for almost 30 percent of all businesses and one in five women-owned firms tout revenue of $1 million or more, according to research conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and its Center for Women in Business in 2014.
At MBA@UNC’s 2015 immersion in San Francisco, students in the Innovation track had a chance to learn about entrepreneurship and venture capitalism directly from a variety of top founders, executives and venture capitalists. Here’s a closer look at two panel discussions.
The rise of women’s entrepreneurship is making a significant impact on the U.S. economy across a wide range of industries. There are now more than 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the United States, accounting for more than 30 percent of all enterprises. This list is comprised of 33 female founders with an MBA who have left their innovative mark in a variety of sectors including health, technology, media and e-commerce.
Whether you’re interested in launching your own startup, designing a new product to fill a gap in the market or even stepping in to lead an existing business, entrepreneurship is an exciting path. However, without keen business acumen to complement your idea, your venture may not succeed. For this reason, many ambitious entrepreneurs are earning Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees to augment their ideas and improve their prospects for success.