Category Archives: Business Services

Bond Market Stress for Crude Oil Producers

14% of the high yield bond market is from oil/energy producers, and that part is undergoing stress currently with the large correction in crude oil prices. Lower grade bond issuers with lower ratings are not going to be able to issue fresh bonds unless oil prices rebound. There are many highly leveraged oil/energy producers and service providers to the shale oil industry, and they are hit the hardest.

Directory

light-bulb-featuredWe are happy to feature the following organizations/ventures/companies in our business directory. Unlike most business directories out there, we have made the effort to personally interact with and verify each of the following entities, and hence we know that there are reliable and capable people behind them, and we are happy to reference them.

Energy

Financial Services

Healthcare

Agriculture & Farming

Software Solutions & Information Technology

 

IT Service Providers for SMBs

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We are happy to share with you the launch of ITXCHG (IT Exchange) a platform which aims to change the way IT Services are sourced by Buyers and delivered by IT Service Providers. Here’s a quick summary for your reference:

  • ITXCHG (www.itxchg.com) is a platform to help small and midsize businesses save time and money by efficiently finding, selecting and managing IT Service Providers, who are empaneled after a rigorous evaluation to ensure quality with good pricing.
  • The platform also provides a set of tools and services to assure IT Buyers a high quality project delivery.
  • IT Buyers sign-up and engage with an IT Service Provider for no charge.

How Business Coaching Helps Leadership Teams

Business coaching is an important tool that can offer a unique advantage if you want to coach your leadership teams, especially in a growing business. Business coaching can help to create an environment that is healthy for leadership growth that can play a key role as the business also grows.

It can help leaders to set strategic direction, develop marketing strategies and operating tactics in a low risk and non stressful manner that will improve the numbers and create a business that can run without being dependent on the business owner or CEO/Managing Directors. Continue reading

Fund Raising Secrets for Startups & Early Stage Companies

Wall Street Capital Raising SecretsIf you are leading any type of business, then you will be making decisions about capital structure – how much equity, how much debt – what sources, when, etc?

It does not matter whether you are a start-up or a Fortune 100 company. In fact, capital raising and venture funding is one of the most common areas where our clients seek help.

Here’s something interesting and immediately useful. We recently completed the study of a very informative and practical EBook on raising capital for Start-ups and Early Stage Companies.

We believe this is the most comprehensive guide available on the topic of Raising Capital, and the entire process surrounding it.

Based on our research, this is the most detailed and practical ebook on the topic of capital raising available on the Internet, written by professionals who have raised millions of dollars in business funding. Once you start reading the ebook, you will immediately see how much value is there in the book.

If you had to engage the services of Wall Street professionals like Timothy Daniel Hogan, it would cost over $1000 per hour, but you can get their life-long experience and lessons packed in this affordable ebook. So if you are involved with startups, or business funding in any way, this ebook is a must read. Continue reading