Monthly Archives: October 26, 2016

Startup Nightmares

Startup Nightmares

We asked 17 students what their biggest startup fears were. 1. Failing miserably. via GIPHY   2. Someone copying your idea, and doing it better than you. via GIPHY   3. Manufacturing…. Anything. via GIPHY   4. FINANCIAL PROJECTIONS. via GIPHY   5. Realizing your financial projections are utter bull-shit. via GIPHY   6. The Read More

3 things you should know about fear of launching a startup

3 things you should know about fear of launching a startup

Halloween is a time to enjoy being scared. From scary movie marathons, to haunted houses, we seek the feeling of suspense and surprise. But what happens when fear isn’t just fantasy anymore? Since I launched SPURstartup, anxiety, fear of the unknown, and suspense are emotions I’ve come to accept as normal. I used to think Read More

How to Find and Build a Network without Selling Your Soul

How to Find and Build a Network without Selling Your Soul

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’re shuffling across a gym floor with a name badge around your neck and 2 dozen copies of your resume in a manila folder, hoping to make some good connections at a job fair…but secretly dreaming of getting home to watch Netflix as soon as possible. via GIPHY Or, Read More

3 Ways Building my First Prototype Turned me into a Real Entrepreneur

3 Ways Building my First Prototype Turned me into a Real Entrepreneur

3 reason to build a prototype This previous March I finished out my very first crowdfunding campaign! It was a daunting task, having had no experience with building and managing one whatsoever, but I exceeded my goal thanks to SPURstartup’s team. I knew the newly acquired funds would be perfect for building a prototype. After Read More