Some company killers are obvious. Competition. Obsolescence. Too much debt. They're sexy problems. They make the headlines and you're already aware of them. But there are hidden threats that you don't even know exist.
The holiday decorations are all put away, you've survived another big visit from the family, and you're already a little behind on your new year's resolutions. But you can be excited about 2013's prospects for both your startup and the entrepreneurship ecosystem as a whole.
Now that the election is past us, the attention of hundreds of Americans has shifted from political battle to startup battle as Global Entrepreneurship Week launches today in 130 countries. For newly elected politicians, the only issue is how much they want to make their path easier.
Boston-based startup ViralGains wants to provide solutions for brands and advertising agencies spread their video content online. The company is focused on their business to business initiative of distribution, seeding, and marketing viral videos for brands.
Today's stark economy negates the working-for-yourself honeymoon and forces rookie entrepreneurs to pay absolute attention from day one. That's why today's entrepreneurs may have a leg up on us old-timers.