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What Growing Up Broke in a Rich Neighborhood Taught Me About Business
Lessons

What Growing Up Broke in a Rich Neighborhood Taught Me About Business

This unique experience actually worked out to my advantage, and some of the lessons I learned helped shape my perspective and outlook on life and entrepreneurship.
Andrew Medal
5 Strategies I Used to Start and Grow a Successful Business With Only $200
Starting a Business

5 Strategies I Used to Start and Grow a Successful Business With Only $200

Don't let a limited budget stand in the way of what could be a successful business and rewarding career.
Zach Cutler
6 Life Hacks Learned in Prison That Will Maximize Your Productivity
Productivity

6 Life Hacks Learned in Prison That Will Maximize Your Productivity

Spending a few years behind bars totally sucked, but at least I developed some good habits that I still follow today.
Andrew Medal
10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality
Bootstrapping

10 Bootstrapping Tips to Help Turn Your Idea Into a Reality

The chances of receiving funding is very slim, so if you are serious you are going to have to dip into your own pockets.
Jonathan Long
4 Reasons to Crowdfund vs. Self-Fund a Product Idea
Crowdfunding

4 Reasons to Crowdfund vs. Self-Fund a Product Idea

With platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, you can quickly see if the idea is something the market wants before investing large amounts of time, capital, and energy.
Terry Lin
Emerging Entrepreneur of 2014 Winner: 'We've Had Many, Many Failures'
GrowthCon

Emerging Entrepreneur of 2014 Winner: 'We've Had Many, Many Failures'

Yapp founder Maria Seidman tells a crowd in Miami the story of Yapp's beginning, including the huge risk she took to make it happen.
Carly Okyle
6 Bootstrapping Tips From an Entrepreneur Who Turned $3,000 Into Millions
Starting a Business

6 Bootstrapping Tips From an Entrepreneur Who Turned $3,000 Into Millions

If you're considering starting a business, a small amount of money can go a long way towards building your future success.
Brenton Hayden
Great Idea But Little Capital? Don't Let That Hold You Back.
Startup Basics

Great Idea But Little Capital? Don't Let That Hold You Back.

Here are eight strategies to build your business with sweat equity.
Nina Zipkin
How a Startup Made It During Its First Two Years Without Relying on Investors
Finance

How a Startup Made It During Its First Two Years Without Relying on Investors

With a focus on the product and a few 'lucky' breaks, a mobile app developer dives into fundraising for the '99 percent.'
Dan Novaes
4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success
Technology

4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success

The rigors of bootstrapping your startup shape company culture, compel innovation and keep control where you want it, in your hands.
Jan Verleur
This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green
Innovation

This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green

Drew McClellan has carved out a thriving business sprucing up lawns as California closes in on its third driest year on record.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips
Starting a Business

Start a Business on a Bare-Bones Budget With These 3 Lean Tips

Follow this advice to maximize your budget and stretch your bottom line.
Matthew Toren
Generate Great PR on a Shoestring Budget With These 5 Tips
Public Relations

Generate Great PR on a Shoestring Budget With These 5 Tips

Public relations is one of the most valuable and cost-effective pieces of a marketing mix in comparison to other channels
Kathie Green
No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.
Starting a Business

No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.

Follow these simple guidelines to build up a venture of your choosing for little to no capital.
Sujan Patel