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Learn about TenX, find out which program is right for your business: Fundraising Prep, Sprint, Marathon, Individual Advising or Growth Advising. Participate in person in Portland, Oregon or via Google Hangout, from anywhere in the world. Since 2009, our alums have generated more than $30MM in initial sales and funding - why not you?

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Where are you at currently, where do you plan to be in 3 months? What obstacles are in the way, and how can we help? At TenX, we work with 50 entrepreneurs / year, to work through startup, fundraising, launch, pivot, restructure, and scale up phases. Chances are, if you are going through it, we've seen it and helped companies get past it, and moving forward. Tell us about your business, and let's work together.

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Office Hours are a great opportunity to review current challenges like sales / marketing, team / cofounder / employees, fundraising, growth / scale / operations, etc. Office Hours allow for flexibility that matches your timing and budget. During your meeting, we will talk through all aspects of your business, and provide specific guidance and recommendations to help you set a path forward. Book an appointment below.

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5 Minute Biz Magic: Deals Fall Apart

Unfortunately, one of the truths of entrepreneurship, is that deals fall apart. With so much optimism and proactive efforts to secure customers, investors, partnerships, and other opportunities, it can be incredibly discouraging to see a sale or other opportunity stall, delay, or fall apart after spending time and effort to make it happen. Yet every […]

5 Minute Biz Magic: Schedule It

For whatever reason, some entrepreneurs have a reputation for being flaky, noncommittal, big dreamers, and for having a lack of execution. Maybe that’s deserved by personal behavior; maybe that’s a stereotype specific to the startup sector. Whichever is the case, YOU don’t want to become known for that style of operating. Consistency in operations creates […]

5 Minute Biz Magic: Make 5 Sales Calls

The sexy, mythical culture of startups, entrepreneurship, and insta-founder-fame can be incredibly distracting and misleading about what starting & managing a business is really like. Some of this “entrepreneurial culture” can reinforce decisions and habits that actually have nothing to do with growing a successful venture. Several years ago, while working for a seed fund, […]

5 Minute Biz Magic: Solving Chicken & Egg Dilemmas

Today’s 5 Minute Magic is about tackling resource constraints and perceived growth dilemmas in the early stages and the growth periods of a developing organization. Many times when entrepreneurs feel the pinch of cashflow issues or waiting for something to be finalized before another aspect of the business can move forward, there is a sense […]

5 Minute Biz Magic: Find Your Focus

Starting or running a business can be overwhelming, there’s always some task or some decision to make, and the buck stops with you. So I’m always a fan of any way to make things easier, simpler, and cost less. Today’s 5 Minute Magic is really about finding a way to establish, maintain, or re-gain your sanity […]

5 Minute Biz Magic: Your Time Is Running Out

Starting or running a business can be overwhelming, there’s always some task or some decision to make, and the buck stops with you. So I’m always a fan of any way to make things easier, simpler, and cost less. The interesting thing is that most entrepreneurs are obsessed with the costs of the business. In any […]

5 Minute Biz Magic: Avoid The Ostrich Effect

Starting or running a business can be overwhelming, there’s always some task or some decision to make, and the buck stops with you. So I’m always a fan of any way to make things easier, simpler, and cost less. When things are tough in your business – when cashflow is slow or inadequate, sales fall short […]

5 Minute Biz Magic: Addressing Burnout

Starting or running a business can be overwhelming, there’s always some task or some decision to make, and the buck stops with you. So I’m always a fan of any way to cut through the noise, reduce the “to do list”, automate unnecessary stuff, etc. One tool I absolutely love, is Mind Tools Burnout Self […]

5 Minute Biz Magic: Reduce Junk Emails by Setting up Unroll.me

  Starting or running a business can be overwhelming, there’s always some task or some decision to make, and the buck stops with you. So I’m always a fan of any way to cut through the noise, reduce the “to do list”, automate unnecessary stuff, etc. One tool I absolutely love, is Unroll Me. This […]