Starting a Business

Success Stories

Build a Billion From the Ground Up

Learn how you can become a billionaire from the man who did it from scratch.
Success Stories

Brown is the New Green

Spencer Brown's already proven he can sell his environmental products to consumers. Now he's taking the philosophy behind them to Capitol Hill.
Startup Financing

How to Raise Your First Round of Financing

Asheesh Advani offers three tips for raising cash with a second round in mind.
Starting a Business

Capitalize on Nostalgia

Sometimes all it takes to find the next big idea is a dash of the old.
Starting a Business

Is Your Business Idea Protected?

Don't let intellectual property theft and business sabotage steal your great idea.
Starting a Business

Identify Inefficiency, Fix It

College entrepreneurs are finding success with a laser focus on business models they can improve.
Starting a Business

Doing What They Love

LA Boxing and Fetch! Pet Care gave 2 franchisees the chance to become business owners.
Starting a Business

Moving Made Cheaper and Greener

Spencer Brown takes the bite out of moving--the cost and the waste.
Starting a Business

Build a Billion-Dollar Business

It starts with strategic thinking and thoughtful growth. Here's an inside look at how two successful businesses went from zero to $1 billion.
Starting a Business

Beginner Bad Habits

To keep yourself and your startup afloat, dodge these three dead zones.
Starting a Business

5 Must-Read Business Books

These tomes have stood the test of time and deliver advice no startup should be without.
Starting a Business

Not Ready to Retire?

The typical age to start thinking about retirement is now the time to consider a move to self-employment.
Startup Basics

Find Your Perfect (Business) Match

Lonely singles have online matchmaking help, and so do entrepreneurs. Whether they're looking for a location, partner or funding, there's a website to hook them up.
Home Based Ideas

5 Green Businesses You Can Start at Home

These low-cost options can supplement your income or become a full-time gig.
Business Ideas

Are These Businesses Still a Good Idea?

These 5 businesses were hot in 2006 and '07. Now? Find out.
Startup Financing

Banks Eye Entrepreneurs

Loans, even some of those elusive TARP funds, are available. Just think regional banks and smaller.
Your Business Plan

A Case Study: Real-Life Business Planning

A planning meeting should set the foundation for real strategy, not set forth the strategy itself. Find out how one company made the most of its two-day session.
Startup Basics

Journalism Caught in a Web

As digital media continues to evolve, it's time for journalists to define their niche and adapt to the changes.
Startup Basics

How You Can Leverage a Layoff

Jobless? Take this as an opportunity to start your own business.
Inventing

Harness the Power of a Trademark

Learn the difference between a patent, trademark, and copyright and how to avoid big mistakes when setting them up.
Starting a Business

Special Report: Innovate In a Recession

If the downturn is hurting your entrepreneurial spirit, we have good news for you: Recessions are historically ripe with opportunity for innovation. Don't believe us? Read on.
Success Stories

A Historical Perspective

Some of the most innovative ideas have emerged during times of economic duress.
Success Stories

Keep Your Team Motivated

A former football player never envisioned owning a men's hair salon. But now he's glad he does.
Business Ideas

Is DNA Mapping in Your Entrepreneurial DNA?

As the cost for a full gene map approaches $1,000, the opportunity increases for business owners to get in on the genome mapping industry.
Business Ideas

Be Green All the Way

Here are three steps entrepreneurs can take to have sustainable practices from the get-go.
Starting a Business

Laid Off in 2008? Start a Business in 2009

3 budding entrepreneurs share how they made the most of their recent job losses.
Ads by Google

'Trep Talk

Ask Entrepreneur

Have a Burning Business Question

Have a Burning Business Question?

Find answers. Discover how to. Ask an expert.
Ask Your Question
Most Shared Stories

Connect with Entrepreneur

From the Entrepreneur Bookstore

Write Your Business Plan
Write Your Business Plan
By The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
More Info
Ads by Google