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Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover shares her advice to entrepreneurs about creating product awareness.
When it comes to launching a business, should you trust your gut or employ a more analytic approach? Professor Steve Blank and behavioral economist Kay-Yut Chen square off.
Follow these six steps to help make the transition from corporate employee to entrepreneur.
To save the cash she needed to launch her new beauty product, Brandy Jans traded her pricey Manhattan digs for room and board with Mom and Dad.
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A good showing at Austin's South by Southwest Interactive festival can carry you down the path to startup glory. Here's a last-minute checklist.
How To Start a Business
An entrepreneurship organization is running an ad during the Super Bowl. Its goal: To get you to start up.
The owners of social-buying site Fab.com discuss how they came to the decision to shut down their old venture -- and focus on their new one. Here are their three tips for how to pivot.
Naveen Jain shares the insights he gleaned from the Microsoft co-founder, and how he used them when starting his own businesses.
When you have something to sell, being stuck in one place isn't always a winning idea. Fortunately, there is an alternative.
Finding a mentor when you're just starting up, can make all the difference. Here are eight tips for finding one.
Small businesses and entrepreneurs were mentioned just six times in Obama's speech. We examine how often past presidents have put them in the spotlight.
The vision and actions of entrepreneurs are changing the world. And you're a part of it.
The Zappos.com founder is hoping his bet on Las Vegas will be a win, win for his company and the community.
The SBA's Small Business Development Centers serve over 500,000 entrepreneurs a year, but they're still on the budget chopping block.
Borrowing Startup Funds From Friends and Family
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The billionaire tech entrepreneur offers his best advice from hiring passionate employees to never hiring a PR firm.
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There are some advantages to starting a new business in a downturn. On the reality-TV show Jump Shipp, host Josh Shipp helps would-be entrepreneurs take the plunge.
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