Free resources are your startup’s best friend
Generally when a person thinks of starting a business the first it thinks about making a huge upfront capital investment but it is not true. A startup can be started with very nominal investment. There are some terrific free/less expensive business startup resources that will transition you from surviving to thriving. Let’s take a look at some of them.
Practically all cities have coworking spaces now, some of them geared specifically toward new startups. If you find it difficult staying focused while working from home but aren’t yet able to afford an office, co-working spaces offer a workstation, Internet access, and networking opportunities. They’re also usually full of that enthusiasm and energy that’s typical of startup culture.
There are some excellent websites for startups. A few are niche while others offer a wide array of services. The ones listed below have great reviews from their users, so they’re worth checking out. Many of them have apps too, so you can engage on the go!
· Startup stash
· Toggl Plan
Apps help us do everything from shop for groceries and plan our week to manage our finances and monitor our fitness. The apps listed below offer valuable tools and services to all kinds of startups.
· The Name App
4. Online Courses
When you start a business, you’re committing yourself to lifelong learning. An endless curiosity and creativity are classic traits of the successful entrepreneur, and the courses listed below will provide the information and inspiration you need to stay focused.
· Entrepreneurial Operations: Launching a Startup
· Startup School
· How to Build a Startup
About Devansh Lakhani
Director of Lakhani Financial Services, and a Chartered Accountant, he helps start-ups raise funds from his network of investors. He guides and advises start-ups to scale up by providing efficient sales, marketing, team building, and business management strategies. He has executed fundraising by block deals on the stock exchange and conducted IPOs and right issues on the SME platform to the tune of over Rs. 50 Crore. He is currently working with start-ups from various sectors to help them channelize their business models and investments.