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Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch
Finance

Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch

Ideas are really the easy part of a startup; what VC's are increasingly looking for is the ability to execute.
5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter
Starting a Business

5 Signs Your Product is Perfect for Kickstarter

Not every great product ideas is meant for Kickstarter. Here are five qualities a stellar crowdfunding product should have.
Stephen Key
9 Wildly Successful Brands Born From TV Fame
Starting a Business

9 Wildly Successful Brands Born From TV Fame

From the Soup Nazi to Magnolia Bakery several brands launched or grew after being featured on hit TV shows. Here's a look at nine.
Stephanie Vozza
Entertainment Trend for 2014: Low-Budget Movies=Big Business
Starting a Business

Entertainment Trend for 2014: Low-Budget Movies=Big Business

Artistically bankrupt, low-budget films like Sharknado are big business.
The Man Behind Inflatable Snowshoes
Growth Strategies

The Man Behind Inflatable Snowshoes

Alaskan entrepreneur Rick Stafford's latest invention are a lifesaving idea.
Jenna Schnuer
Moss of the Month Club? 15 Unique Subscription Services
Starting a Business

Moss of the Month Club? 15 Unique Subscription Services

Subscription services are no longer just for magazine and beer-of-the-month clubs. The booming ecommerce method is one of our Business Trends for 2014. Check out these unique services to find out why.
Kathleen Davis
Starting a Business

How an Idea Partner Can Help Launch a Million-Dollar Startup

For our series College Treps, Chris Norton discusses how an idea partner can help an entrepreneur separate million-dollar ideas from total duds.
Chris Norton
A 7-Year-Old's Inspiring Dream to Be an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

A 7-Year-Old's Inspiring Dream to Be an Entrepreneur

Want to start your own business? Get inspired by this boy's passion for food and business.
Jason Fell
How to Separate the Good Advice From the Bad
Starting a Business

How to Separate the Good Advice From the Bad

Listen to the advice that resonates with you, and ignore the rest.
Grant Davis
For Social Entrepreneurs, What Comes First: Business or Mission?

For Social Entrepreneurs, What Comes First: Business or Mission?

Entrepreneurs trying to both make money and benefit a social mission are often playing a game of chicken and egg. For some, the social cause rises above all else. For others, a successful business model comes first.
Catherine Clifford
5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche
Growth Strategies

5 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From German Philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche

What doesn't kill us makes us stronger, and other words of wisdom for entrepreneurs.
Ray Hennessey
Be Willing to Suffer for Success and Other Must-Read Business Tips
Productivity

Be Willing to Suffer for Success and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at why you should persevere when things get tough, how to stop being anxious about presentations and more advice for business owners.
Brian Patrick Eha
From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses
Starting a Business

From Chickens to Caskets -- 8 Unique Rental Businesses

People have been renting movies and cars for years, but what about borrowing a wedding dress? Here's a look at the innovative and bizarre things that can be yours for a short time.
Kathleen Davis
10 Myths About Creativity You Need to Stop Believing Now
Starting a Business

10 Myths About Creativity You Need to Stop Believing Now

There's no such thing as a 'eureka' moment. Creativity isn't in your blood. Most great ideas aren't original. Here are 10 lies about creativity you've believe for too long.
Martin Zwilling