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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
Business Circle

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.
Business Circle

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
The Golden Rule of Startup Capital: Don't Waste Money
Business Circle

The Golden Rule of Startup Capital: Don't Waste Money

For ambitious entrepreneurs, keep this one rule in mind when preparing your pitch to investors.
Peter Gasca
Starting a Business? When to Scrimp vs. Splurge.
Budgeting

Starting a Business? When to Scrimp vs. Splurge.

When you're launching a business on your own, you need to spend wisely.
Michelle Goodman
Forget Marathons: Business Is the Ultimate Endurance Sport
Productivity

Forget Marathons: Business Is the Ultimate Endurance Sport

Business is the ultimate sport, so learn what it takes to create lasting success.
Dan Antonelli
Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)
Infographics

Entrepreneurship Is a High-Stakes Game. Know Your Odds Going In. (Infographic)

A snapshot of how many businesses start every month and where they get their funding.
Catherine Clifford
Miss the Startup Days? 11 Fun Reminders They Weren't So Great.
Startups

Miss the Startup Days? 11 Fun Reminders They Weren't So Great.

If your company has scaled up and now feels like a 'real' business, embrace it.
Jeff Boss
8 Musts to Start Your Business With Little to No Capital
Starting a Business

8 Musts to Start Your Business With Little to No Capital

Have a great idea but very little money? Don't let that stop you! Those that want it bad enough will make it.
Jonathan Long
5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year
Starting a Business

5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year

If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances.
Zach Cutler
3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect
Skills

3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect

The experiences of prisoners serve as an extreme, stark example of those of startup founders.
Andrew Medal