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Theranos Restructures Board Amid Concerns About Its Technology
Leadership

Theranos Restructures Board Amid Concerns About Its Technology

The blood testing startup has shrunk its board from 12 members to five, a move it says happened back in July.
Kia Kokalitcheva
Raising Money to Support a Great Idea? Consider Forming an Advisory Board.
Raising Capital

Raising Money to Support a Great Idea? Consider Forming an Advisory Board.

The right group of advisers can help streamline a plan to get your hot new product to the right markets.
Micah Johnson
5 Tips for Forming an Advisory Board
Advice

5 Tips for Forming an Advisory Board

Who are the special people you want on your 'dream team'?
Jacqueline Whitmore
The Help You Need Is There for the Asking
Advisors

The Help You Need Is There for the Asking

Reaching out for help when you need it is crucial when you've taken on the grueling and often lonely work of building a business.
Leslie Barber
Accountability

6 Ways Startup Founders or CEOs Can Stay Accountable

Set up a framework to ensure that you'll remain on track to accomplish goals and realize your vision for the company.
Brian Christie
The 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Must Ask When Choosing Board Members
Advisory Boards

The 5 Questions Entrepreneurs Must Ask When Choosing Board Members

Selecting a board is a critical activity for entrepreneurs, as it can shape the course of a business. To ensure you are headed in the right direction, focus on these five questions.
Panos Panay
Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets
Baby Boomers

Baby Boomers, Who Are More Successful as Entrepreneurs, Are Great Startup Assets

The generation born between 1945 and 1964 could give a startup some needed expertise and credibility. Here are five roles they can easily fit into.
Martin Zwilling
The Power of the Personal Advisory Board
Advisory Boards

The Power of the Personal Advisory Board

While almost every small business has a formal board of advisors in place, establishing a personal advisory board can prove invaluable to entrepreneurs on both a professional and personal level.
Darla Beggs
The Unexpected Places to Find Amazing Mentors
Mentors

The Unexpected Places to Find Amazing Mentors

Entrepreneurs often gravitate to those that are deemed 'successful' for advice but being mentored by these people could completely kill your business.
Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor
Advisors

Getting the Most out of Your Technical Advisor

A technical advisor can be a key person throughout a company's life cycle. Not only can they help get a business off the ground but can be a valuable resource later on.
Will Koffel
The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors
Control What You Can

The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors

While advisors can (and should) take a startup to the next level by providing valuable insight, not all are created equal. Make sure to ask these questions to find the right advisor for your company.
Jessica Alter
A Large Advisory Board Can Help Your Company Grow Faster
Advisors

A Large Advisory Board Can Help Your Company Grow Faster

Harnessing the advice and networks of people you trust has big benefits and won't cost that much.
Tony Conrad
8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board
Advisory Boards

8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board

While the key responsibility rests with the entrepreneur, this panel of subject-matter experts can fill key knowledge gaps.
Jesse Torres
4 Steps to Securing a Rock-Star Advisory Board
Advisory Boards

4 Steps to Securing a Rock-Star Advisory Board

Startups are a dime a dozen. The ones that rise about the competition not only have a stellar product but also a stellar advisory board.
Lynn LeBlanc