Starting a Business

Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital
Venture and Angel Investors

Why You Need to Think Twice About Seeking Venture Capital

Entrepreneurs seek venture capital, even though it is financially unattractive. Think twice about jumping in. The water is deep.
Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013
Starting a Business

Entrepreneur's Top 10 Insights From Richard Branson in 2013

A look at the most popular words of wisdom from the unflappable entrepreneur.
4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup
Startup Financing

4 Things Investors Need to Know About Your Startup

Be prepared to communicate these points, and you'll be speaking your investor's language.
Richard Branson on What Makes a True Entrepreneur
Success Stories

Richard Branson on What Makes a True Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur isn't just a label, it's a lifestyle.
5 Takeaways From Michael Dell and Elon Musk's Power Pow-Wow
Success Stories

5 Takeaways From Michael Dell and Elon Musk's Power Pow-Wow

Lessons from two of technology's greatest (if not controversial) entrepreneurs.
10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Many people dream of starting their own business, but you have to have the right chops. Here are the 10 warnings signs that it might not be for you.
2013 Recap: The 10 Best Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

2013 Recap: The 10 Best Pieces of Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

We take a look back at our Startup of the Month series for 2013 and see what pearls of wisdom young entrepreneurs had about running a startup.
Back to the Future: Barneys to Open New Store in Building Where it Was Founded
Retail Center

Back to the Future: Barneys to Open New Store in Building Where it Was Founded

In a serendipitous twist, the ultra-luxe retailer will reopen a second New York City flagship store in the very building where its business was founded in 1923.
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.
One Startup's Way to Move Up Launch: Live Together
Home Based Business

One Startup's Way to Move Up Launch: Live Together

The team at WorldLister put their lives on hold for two years to move into the company house. Here is how they made it work.
LISTEN: Tim Ferriss on the Rituals for Success
Success Stories

LISTEN: Tim Ferriss on the Rituals for Success

The life-hacker, entrepreneur and author of 'The 4-Hour Chef' talks about his biggest fear, how to tackle them and how to cross items off a bucket list.
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.
What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?
Starting a Business

What Types of Entrepreneurs Become Employers?

If a small-business owner is going to hire any employees at all, chances are he or she will do so in the first three years, according to a new study.
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?
Starting a Business

The Do's and Don'ts of Giving a Killer Presentation

When presenting to investors you will either nail it or put people to sleep. Here is what to know about making your presentation a success. .
Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014
Starting a Business

Tech IPOs to Watch Out for in 2014

With 590 U.S. technology companies in the IPO pipeline, 2014 is looking to be a good year.
How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying
Starting a Business

How to Make Your First Hire Less Terrifying

Bringing on your first employee can be a scary but a necessary task. Karim Abouelnaga of Practice Makes Perfect provides tips on how to make the process less painful.
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.
Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector
Business Ideas

Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

Q&A with Corey Ford, the managing partner of an accelerator that urges startups to rethink journalism.
Finding the Perfect Board of Directors for Your Startup
Starting a Business

Finding the Perfect Board of Directors for Your Startup

Our expert attorney Peter Buckland offers up tips on forming a board of directors.
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.
5 Ways to Keep Your Home-Based Business Running Through the Holidays
Home Based Business

5 Ways to Keep Your Home-Based Business Running Through the Holidays

Christmas and New Year's can be stressful, and take a toll on your business. Here's how to keep the company humming through the holidays.
Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company
Startup Financing

Sofia Vergara's Fiancé Nick Loeb Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign for Condiments Company

Nick Loeb is working to spread the word on crunchy condiments, with the help of his fiancé, Modern Family star Sofia Vergara.
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.
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.
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