Check out George Deeb’s RED ROCKET BLOG overall and especially his TEN LESSONS post from this time year ago. Worth noting (or revisiting if you’ve seen it.
# 1: Drivers of Success for Startups. Do I have a Good Business Idea? http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011_02_01_archive.html.
# 2: Building the Right Team for Your Start-Up. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011/03/lesson-2-building-right-team-for-your.html.
# 3: The Importance of Timing and Luck for Your Startup. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011/03/lesson-3-importance-of-timing-and-luck.html.
# 4: How to Raise Capital for Your Startup. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011/03/lesson-4-how-to-raise-capital-for-your.html.
# 5: Finding Angel Investors for Your Startup. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011/03/lesson-5-finding-angel-investors-for.html.
# 6: Structuring Strategic Partnerships for Your Startup. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011/03/lesson-6-structuring-strategic.html.
# 7: Key Components for Writing a Business Plan. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011/03/lesson-7-key-components-for-writing.html.
# 8: Startups Require Flexibility to Optimize Business Model. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011/03/lesson-8-startups-require-flexibility.html.
# 9: Spreading Equity to Key Employees and Partners. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011/03/lesson-9-spreading-equity-to-key.html.
#10: How Best to Approach VC’s or Angel Investors. http://redrocketvc.blogspot.com/2011_03_01_archive.html.