Homework Assignment 2: Success or Failure for New Businesses Finding capital for new business start-ups is never an easy task. Besides a good business plan, those seeking investor funds must be convincing and clear about how their business activities will provide sufficient revenue to pay back investors who help to get them started in the first place. To find out what others have done, it is useful to read histories of successful start-ups as well as failures in journals that specialize in this area. FIRST, examine articles that profile at least two successes or failures in the following (or similar) publications. Fast Company American Venture Business 2.0 THEN, answer the following questions . QUESTIONS 1. Based on the articles that you read, highlight or identify the main points or factors that led to either result (success or failure) for each company. 2. What are the shared similarities? 3.
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