Starting a Business

Best Practices for Landing Impact Investment
Startup Financing

Best Practices for Landing Impact Investment

The money is out there for social entrepreneurs. Here's how to get it.
Startup Financing

4 Tips for Raising Funds in a Harsh Environment

Lessons from an entrepreneur who raised $6.25 million in venture capital funding
20 Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Parents
Starting a Business

20 Business Ideas for Stay-at-Home Parents

Looking for a new way to make money? Here are 20 businesses that you can start with very little money. You need motivation, a willingness to work hard and a desire to be financially successful.
Baby Einstein: Genius Through Imperfection
Mompreneur

Baby Einstein: Genius Through Imperfection

By accepting her own shortcomings, Julie Aigner Clark created the perfect business for her.
Need a Business Idea? Here are 55
Low-Cost Business Ideas

Need a Business Idea? Here are 55

You can start any of these home based businesses for less than $5,000.
Stroller Strides: Driven by Motherhood
Mompreneur

Stroller Strides: Driven by Motherhood

Lisa Druxman's fitness franchise has grown even faster than her children.
Establishing Your Home Workspace
Home Based Basics

Establishing Your Home Workspace

Determine your needs and create a space that's right for you
Employment Law

Entrepreneurship Advice for the Class of 2010

Lessons from the trenches for today's college grad
5 Tips for Startup Success
Startup Basics

5 Tips for Startup Success

Follow this advice to improve the odds of success when you start your home business.
Online Marketing

Build Buzz With a Business Blog

Nine strategies for generating word-of-mouth publicity and marketing success
Risk it When You're Young
Young Entrepreneurs

Risk it When You're Young

Why you shouldn't wait to start your business: You may never get back to it.
If That Mini Dress Could Talk
Young Entrepreneurs

If That Mini Dress Could Talk

Well, actually, it does--on a new vintage website where every garment has a "past life."
Run, Jump, Beg, Shimmy
Success Stories

Run, Jump, Beg, Shimmy

At Zoom Room Dog Agility Training, every mutt learns a trick or two. And so do their owners.
Venture Funding, One Dollar at a Time
Venture Capital

Venture Funding, One Dollar at a Time

MicroVentures connects startups with angel investors.
The Voices of Venture Capital
Venture Capital

The Voices of Venture Capital

4 leading venture capitalists offer their takes on the ups and downs of VC investment, what captures their attention and the best ways to seek out VC money.
The Easiest Way to Raise Money
Self-Financing

The Easiest Way to Raise Money

It's simple: Don't spend it. Here are 10 ways entrepreneurs waste their hard-earned capital.
Keep Your Credit Clean
Budget and Debt Management

Keep Your Credit Clean

Protect your personal financial history so that it doesn't become a professional liability.
He's Got the World on a String
Success Stories

He's Got the World on a String

A former Wall Street analyst spins his yo-yo passion into a million-dollar-plus business.
Social Media

Foursquare, Watch Your Back

Gowalla is erasing the line separating the real world from its virtual counterpart.
The Opportunity in Opinion
Success Stories

The Opportunity in Opinion

PowerReviews proves the value of filtered, aggregated customer feedback by closing a third round of funding.
The Unreasonable Institute
Startup Financing

The Unreasonable Institute

A fast-track program aims to give altruistic entrepreneurs skills and funding to effect large-scale change.
The Bank in Your Backyard
Bank Loans and Microloans

The Bank in Your Backyard

Building strong connections with community banks can pay off during uncertain economic times.
Coupons Get a Move On
Social Media

Coupons Get a Move On

Yowza!! matches merchants with customers on the go.
The Future Has Been Delivered to Your Mailbox
Finding Prospects

The Future Has Been Delivered to Your Mailbox

Dukky is merging the junk in the mail with social marketing and web technology--and creating a staggeringly effective marketing machine.
Should You Tap Your 401(k) to Start Your Business?
Self-Financing Your Startup

Should You Tap Your 401(k) to Start Your Business?

Thousands of Americans are using retirement savings to start new businesses. Some thrive, others founder. Is the gamble worth it?
Startup Financing

How to Finance a Business Acquisition

Tips for increasing your viability as a loan candidate and lending sources you may not have considered
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