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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
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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
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
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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