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Bootstrapping Your Way to Success With These 9 Tips
Bootstrapping

Bootstrapping Your Way to Success With These 9 Tips

Bootstrapping a business is no walk in the park. Here are nine tips on how to land success with a low budget.
Vicky Keston
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3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation
Education

3 Ways to Keep College Entrepreneurs' Dreams Alive, Even After Graduation

With many students seeing their college careers end in a few short months, their safety net is also disappearing.
Steve VanderVeen
Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book
Leadership

Leadership Lessons You Won't Learn in a Book

While many business books tout answers to startup problems, entrepreneurs aren't going to learn everything in a hundred pages. Instead, they need to get out there and make it happen.
Jake Gibson
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Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done
Starting a Business

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

WhatsApp is all over the news for its $19 billion deal with Facebook. But most startups won't make it to that caliber and that's okay. Here are a few tips on how to survive and thrive.
Mike Templeman
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
Sujan Patel
5 Tips for Making It as a Bootstrapped Company
Starting a Business

5 Tips for Making It as a Bootstrapped Company

Contrary to what many believe, startups do not need to nab funding to make it. Still to be a successful company, an entrepreneur needs to have a solid foundation. Here are five tips on how to do it.
Inna Kraner
When to Say No to Venture Capital
Leadership

When to Say No to Venture Capital

Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why.
Michelle Goodman
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How a Brand Pivot Helped This Startup Disrupt a $30 Billion Dollar Industry
Marketing

How a Brand Pivot Helped This Startup Disrupt a $30 Billion Dollar Industry

Finding success in the world of fraternities and sororities, this startup decided to step up its game and have its brand go big.
Melanie Spring
The Basics of Home Equity Financing
Finance

The Basics of Home Equity Financing

Raise money for your business from your house, but beware of losing the roof over your head.
Growth Strategies

How to Attract Talent With Little Cash

Our ASK the Expert VC John Frankel offers up advice about how to nab employees on a bootstrap budget.
John Frankel
Smelling the Roses: How One Startup Aims to Disrupt the Floral Industry
Starting a Business

Smelling the Roses: How One Startup Aims to Disrupt the Floral Industry

Startup The Bouqs is looking to take the thorn out of online floral delivery.
Andrea Huspeni
How NerdWallet Makes Headlines Without Landing Big VC Bucks
Starting a Business

How NerdWallet Makes Headlines Without Landing Big VC Bucks

Self-funded startup founders may get to keep all their equity, but the process is no cake walk. Here are three major obstacles of running a bootstrapped company and how to overcome them.
Jake Gibson
Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business
Finance

Funding Options For Keeping Control of Your Business

If you don't want to give up control of your business to outside investors, consider crowdfunding and bootstrapping.
Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.
Starting a Business

Looking to Raise Capital? Exhaust All Your Options.

Entrepreneur Liz Elam shares her insights on raising capital to launch a startup.
Liz Elam