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To Attract Funding, Develop a Prototype
Starting a Business

To Attract Funding, Develop a Prototype

In the startup world, selling your vision in a PowerPoint presentation is so passe. To get the attention of VCs, prototypes are a must. Here is why.
JD Albert
Trash to Treasure: Hidden Business Opportunities
Starting a Business

Trash to Treasure: Hidden Business Opportunities

These four companies are giving new life to damaged, flawed or incomplete products and services.
Neil Parmar
How's Your Heart Rate? The Most and Least Stressful Jobs of 2014
Starting a Business

How's Your Heart Rate? The Most and Least Stressful Jobs of 2014

Job search website CareerCast released a list of occupations ranked by how taxing they are both mentally and physically.
Catherine Clifford
The Hottest Ecommerce Businesses to Start in 2014 (Infographic)
Starting a Business

The Hottest Ecommerce Businesses to Start in 2014 (Infographic)

A look at the areas in ecommerce where the little guys have the most potential to make a big splash.
Catherine Clifford
Is it Time to Give Up? How to Know for Sure.
Growth Strategies

Is it Time to Give Up? How to Know for Sure.

You've worked hard, but it might be time to take what you've learned and use those lessons to fuel a new project. Our experts explain how to take stock of the situation.
Amy S. Choi
A New Take on Vintage Design
Starting a Business

A New Take on Vintage Design

Apparel startup Homage combines period-correct design sensibilities with contemporary production techniques.
Jason Ankeny
100 Things You Should Be Talking About in 2014
Starting a Business

100 Things You Should Be Talking About in 2014

Here's advertising agency powerhouse JWT's annual list of what's going to be on the top of everyone's tongue this year.
Catherine Clifford
The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America
Starting a Business

The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

A countdown of which specific jobs are expected to grow over the next decade.
Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013
Technology

Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2013

From tips on staying focused to advice on improving your writing, here are the stories that struck a chord with our readers this year.
Laura Entis
The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?
Technology

The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

In a matter of years, perhaps your next startup company will be located on the red planet.
Jason Fell
Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector
Starting a Business

Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

Q&A with Corey Ford, the managing partner of an accelerator that urges startups to rethink journalism.
Bruce Schoenfeld
Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business
Starting a Business

Richard Branson on Turning an Idea Into a Business

Regardless of how new you are to the process of starting a business, it can be a daunting prospect. The Virgin CEO shares how to do it, step by step.
Richard Branson
Social Entrepreneurship Tips from Annie's, Patagonia and Fund Good Jobs
Starting a Business

Social Entrepreneurship Tips from Annie's, Patagonia and Fund Good Jobs

Going into business doesn't require sacrificing your ideals. Here are three lessons we learned about doing good and doing well.
Nikhil Arora
The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make
Growth Strategies

The Startup Hustle: Why a Clever Business Plan Does Not a Business Make

When launching a new company, a good idea goes a long way. But a healthy dose of moxie may be what pushes a startup over the edge into success.
Neil Parmar