Business Competitions

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Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?
Inventions

Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?

WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market.
Jesse Torres
The Esquire Guy on Fraternizing With the Competition
Esquire Guy

The Esquire Guy on Fraternizing With the Competition

Relax, be generous and don't look like you're trying to take control.
Ross McCammon
From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons from Sean 'Diddy' Combs
Leadership

From Paper Boy to Music Mogul: Entrepreneurship Lessons from Sean 'Diddy' Combs

Entrepreneur.com sat down with the Grammy Award-winning rapper to talk about what he has learned about building businesses.
Catherine Clifford
Top Campus-Based Resources for Aspiring College Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Top Campus-Based Resources for Aspiring College Entrepreneurs

Starting up while in school can be a tall task, but there are plenty of resources to aid your efforts. Here are a few of the best ones.
Laura Schaefer
Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge
Starting a Business

Clinton Global Initiative Kicks Off With a High-Stakes Startup Challenge

The stakes for this year's Hult Prize challengers has never been higher, as they gear up for battle at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual meeting.
Neil Parmar
College Entrepreneurs to Compete for Big Money Prizes at Rice University
Starting a Business

College Entrepreneurs to Compete for Big Money Prizes at Rice University

One of the largest -- and richest -- business plan competitions in the country kicks off today.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Crash Course in Business Plan Competitions
Starting a Business

Crash Course in Business Plan Competitions

Business-plan competitions can yield more than seed money for your bright idea -- they can also connect you with mentors, collaborators and investors.
Michelle Goodman
The Business of Helping Less-Fortunate Entrepreneurs Start Up
Entrepreneurs

The Business of Helping Less-Fortunate Entrepreneurs Start Up

The founders of some socially-oriented startups have begun focusing on helping fellow entrepreneurs, while creating new business opportunities for themselves. Here's a look at the trend.
Neil Parmar
Forget Reality TV.  Business Owners Benefit from Local Contests
Marketing

Forget Reality TV. Business Owners Benefit from Local Contests

Local business competitions are growing more popular. Is it time for your company to enter one?
Carol Tice
Inside the SXSW Startup Competition
Starting a Business

Inside the SXSW Startup Competition

Entrepreneur's Colleen DeBaise reports on the SXSW Accelerator competition at the South By Southwest festival.
Colleen DeBaise
How to Win a $100,000 Purpose Prize
Growth Strategies

How to Win a $100,000 Purpose Prize

Director Alexandra Kent shares some pointers for social entrepreneurs. The deadline is March 30.
Michelle V. Rafter
How Winning Contests Helped a Startup Beyond the Launch
Starting a Business

How Winning Contests Helped a Startup Beyond the Launch

Kris Appel launched and developed her medical device company using the cash and services she won in business plan competitions
Michelle Goodman
Four Contests Offer Small Businesses Cash, Mentoring
Growth Strategies

Four Contests Offer Small Businesses Cash, Mentoring

Present a creative idea, and you might take home up to $25,000 in the current crop of contests. Here are details.
Carol Tice