Using Equity Crowdfunding to Launch Small Businesses

Despite all the hype about startups and disruption, entrepreneurship is actually on the DECLINE. Here’s how we can fix that. The Problem: Entrepreneurship is on the decline. See the non-partisan Economic Innovation Group’s report with some dramatic statistics on the subject. The Funding Gap: On a recent fundraising trip to Silicon Valley, Eazl’s founders realized … Continue reading Using Equity Crowdfunding to Launch Small Businesses

Launch a Business in 8 Simple Steps

Click here to receive coupons and updates when the course launches. With our new business launch course, 8 Step Business Launch, learn how to identify high-potential launch markets, source and perform primary target market interviews, select a launch market, develop end user personas, run an MVP program to validate your business concept, build your first … Continue reading Launch a Business in 8 Simple Steps

Three Blockchain Companies Creating the Future of Business

Smart Contracts and “decentralized organizations” (often called “DAOs” are going to totally disrupt the way digital businesses are launched and managed in the near future. In this Brain Boost, learn about 3 platforms that enable you to set up a decentralized organization on the blockchain in a few hours. 1: district0x (co-founders Matúš Lešťan + … Continue reading Three Blockchain Companies Creating the Future of Business

How to Design Your Offering as a Freelancer or Online Business Specialist

Learn how to reinterpret concepts for enterprise strategy so that they’re relevant for you as a freelancer or online entrepreneur. The fact is this: strategic thinking is crucial, but the academic/business education world doesn’t apply these concepts for small businesses, freelancers, and online businesspeople. This video is an excerpt from our course, Freelancing: Launch Your … Continue reading How to Design Your Offering as a Freelancer or Online Business Specialist

How Supporters Get Money from Community Owned Businesses

☆ Learn how Eazl is organizing communities with equity crowdfunding at or join the Facebook group at ☆ Part 1 of 4 in the Community Owned Business Series Community Owned Businesses (COBs) are funded and partially owned by neighbors and other people who support the launch of a small business through an equity crowdfunding campaign. … Continue reading How Supporters Get Money from Community Owned Businesses

The Problem with Business Gurus (+ Big Announcement)

While professional development conferences, business books, coaching, and online courses are all extremely important sources of inspiration and development I take issue with the idea that a business guru can be qualified to teach based on their ability to sell something to you. We have a big announcement about how the Eazl Team is going … Continue reading The Problem with Business Gurus (+ Big Announcement)

Shortage of Ideas Dims Launch of Equity Crowdfunding in the US

Shortage of Ideas Dims Launch of Equity Crowdfunding in the US While the United States is known, worldwide, as the home of disruptive ideas, few entrepreneurs are taking advantage of the new equity crowdfunding laws. In May of this year, the SEC finalized the rules associated with Title III of the JOBS Act, which now … Continue reading Shortage of Ideas Dims Launch of Equity Crowdfunding in the US

EazlLaunch: Eazl’s New Virtual Incubator

Eazl’s virtual incubator is a 6-month program that follows the formula in our course, 8 Step Business Launch. With help from two Eazl mentors and four other team members, each building their own businesses, you’ll be held accountable for reaching your business goals and completing milestones in order to bring your business to life. Stop dreaming … Continue reading EazlLaunch: Eazl’s New Virtual Incubator

The 5 Phases of Using Kickstarter to Start a Business

  If you are looking to launch a product, one of the main hurdles you will face is finding the funds to pay for the materials and creation of your product. These expenses can be daunting and, when you talk about actually meeting production demand and the ability to enter the market, money is most … Continue reading The 5 Phases of Using Kickstarter to Start a Business