Startup Basics

10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch
Startup Basics

10 Key Elements of a Perfect Investor Pitch

One of the first steps on your way to making an idea a reality is pitching. Here are 10 ways to make sure you ace your presentation.
Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case.
Growth Strategies

Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case.

A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true.
How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family
Startup Basics

How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family

As an entrepreneur, standing up for your vision to your loved ones might possibly be the best practice you will get for the life that awaits you.
'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think
Success Stories

'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think

Mr. Tod's Pie Factory Owner Tod Wilson, who lived in his car before appearing on the first season of 'Shark Tank,' attributes his success to persistence.
The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014
Location

The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014

Real-estate firm Zillow predicts the top 10 markets for growth and white-hot housing deals this year.
Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First
Startup Basics

Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First

Finding the right name can make or break your business.
These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'
Hiring Center

These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.
Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget
Business Management

Gaining Startup Traction on a Budget

You don't always need to invest a lot of capital to demonstrate traction to investors. Here is how to do it on a budget and with limited resources.
4 Lessons I Wish I Learned Before Going Public
Startup Basics

4 Lessons I Wish I Learned Before Going Public

Wix chief executive talks about life at a startup on the way to a big milestone.
Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013
Startup Basics

Advice From Barbara Corcoran to Marc Ecko: Entrepreneur's Hottest Videos of 2013

Here, we count down our most-viewed videos from the last 12 months.
For New Year's, Entrepreneur.com Gives You Our Ultimate Startup Toolkit
Starting a Business

For New Year's, Entrepreneur.com Gives You Our Ultimate Startup Toolkit

You made your resolution to start a business. Now let us help you meet your goals.
What's the Top Benefit of Co-Working Spaces?
Location

What's the Top Benefit of Co-Working Spaces?

There's one advantage at these shared offices you can't find in a typical work environment.
Do the Side Hustle: 5 Better Ways to Earn Extra Cash
Startup Basics

Do the Side Hustle: 5 Better Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Check out these five digital-platforms where side hustling and passion drive income.
How Strong Networks Create Strong Companies
Startup Basics

How Strong Networks Create Strong Companies

Having a strong network of creative individuals and partners leads to a good foundation for your venture.
Startup Founders: Be Your Own Salesperson
Startup Basics

Startup Founders: Be Your Own Salesperson

No one knows a product better than the person who thought it up. Who better to deal with customers?
Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City
Location

Tips for Expanding Your Business to Another City

Mark Vevle helped set up Brooklyn Flea Philly, but the market failed. Lessons learned, he decided to open his own, Philly-centric market.
How to Negotiate a Lease -- A Beginner's Guide for Retailers
Location

How to Negotiate a Lease -- A Beginner's Guide for Retailers

Negotiating a lease can be as simple as buying a toothbrush or as complicated as buying a new car. These tips can help simplify the process.
8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)
Startup Basics

8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)

Early iterations of now famous tech startups are almost unrecognizable.
6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction
Startup Basics

6 Signs It's Time to Turn Your Startup in a New Direction

Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution.
Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business
Startup Basics

Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Regardless of how new you are to the process of starting a business, it can be a daunting prospect. The Virgin CEO shares how to do it, step by step.
10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator
Startup Basics

10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator

Insider tips on how to best find and apply to the right accelerator for your company.
10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)
Startup Basics

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

When delivering a presentation before an audience, our words aren't the only thing people pay attention to. Consider this advice for making better eye contact, staying calm and more.
What Would Mark Cuban Change About His Career?
Startup Basics

What Would Mark Cuban Change About His Career?

In five short words, the billionaire tech entrepreneur says a lot.
5 Important Business Lessons I Learned From My First Job
Startup Basics

5 Important Business Lessons I Learned From My First Job

Early in my professional career I picked up some important business fundamentals that continue to influence my business today.
Why Businesses Fail: A Data Expert Explains It All
Startup Basics

Why Businesses Fail: A Data Expert Explains It All

Data scientist Thomas Thurston uses algorithms to understand the common traits between businesses that fail and succeed. Turns out, experience is only a small factor, and the best products can actually backfire.
5 Keys to Great Nonverbal Communication
Startup Basics

5 Keys to Great Nonverbal Communication

Clear and effective communication is essential during presentations. Here's how you can get it right.
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