Author: Ryan James

Ryan James
Half hardworking hermit, half avid adventurer, Ryan founded Startup Savant to simplify entrepreneurship and pay it forward by donating a portion of all revenue to support children's education via DonorsChoose.org.

An Interview with Chris Williams

Wed 22 Mar 2017 | By:
Chris Williams

Chris Williams is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, volunteer, and the owner at Aginto Solutions who preaches that hard work solves almost every struggle in life. Throughout his journey, he learned that it can be easy to stumble and hard to get up, but it’s worth it. Hard work, being focused, and staying consistent aren’t lies –

200+ Entrepreneurs Share Their Top Advice & Secrets

Sat 18 Mar 2017 | By:
Best Advice for Starting a Business

For an entire year, we dug deep into what it takes to start and run a successful business. Through talking to over 200 founders across different industries, we wanted to feature what true entrepreneurship looks like and what we can learn from it. To keep these hundreds of interviews and insight from being overwhelming, we broke

101 Entrepreneurs Share How to Stay Grounded

Tue 14 Mar 2017 | By:
How to Stay Grounded

Wondering how successful entrepreneurs learn how to stay grounded when the pressure’s on and stress is mounting? We got you covered, easily browse through powerful info-snippets taken from our entrepreneur interviews! Each one’s unique, but you’ll start seeing the common threads after just a few. One quick note though, pay special attention to the way in

How to Write a One Page Business Plan: The Simple Guide

Mon 13 Mar 2017 | By:
How to write a business plan

Planning your business is important. Actually, it’s critical. Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” To avoid ending up somewhere else, you’ve got to plan for success when starting your business. The interesting thing is that contrary to popular belief, there are multiple ways you

LegalZoom LLC Review: Is It Really Worth It?

Mon 13 Mar 2017 | By:
LegalZoom LLC Review

Ready to start an LLC and are thinking about using LegalZoom? In this review we’ll take a close look at their core features and pricing/package options with zero fluff. This is a huge step and the service you choose has to actually be a fit for you. So first, a couple basics: LegalZoom is a business filing service that’s helped

103 Entrepreneurs Share Their Biggest Mistakes & Lessons

Sat 04 Mar 2017 | By:
Mistakes and Lessons

Whether you’re wondering how savvy entrepreneurs survive their blunders or looking for inspiration because times are tough, in this article we’ve compiled 103 micro-lessons that should do the trick. Over the years we interviewed hundreds of ambitious people out there putting themselves on the line. Obstacles come with the territory. As you’ll discover when you

An Interview with Richard Sheridan

Fri 03 Mar 2017 | By:
Richard Sheridan Headshot

Richard Sheridan and his co-founder, James Goebel, started Menlo Innovations in 2001 to “end human suffering in the world as it relates to technology” by returning joy to one of the most unique endeavors mankind has ever undertaken:  the invention of software. Through a unique approach to custom software design they named High-tech Anthropology®, Menlo produces custom software