Competition

5 Thought Experiments to Test Your Business Idea
Business Ideas

5 Thought Experiments to Test Your Business Idea

A seemingly good idea with flaws can cause the entire foundation to collapse, while a questionable idea with more merits than faults might be abandoned despite having a real shot at success.
Jayson DeMers
5 Reasons Every Business Needs an Enemy -- the Bigger, the Better
Competition

5 Reasons Every Business Needs an Enemy -- the Bigger, the Better

Having zero competition isn't necessarily a good thing, especially when there's millions of entrepreneurs around the world focused on sniffing out potential business opportunities.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening
Robots

The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening

Start your engines. A company called MegaBots is raising money on Kickstarter to prepare its 12,000-pound robot for a fight with a robot in Japan.
Nina Zipkin
10 Ways Competition Can Improve Your Business
Competitors

10 Ways Competition Can Improve Your Business

If there is a market for your business, you will have competitors. Learning from them is the winning strategy.
Firas Kittaneh
Your Free Spotify Account Could Look Very Different Soon
Streaming

Your Free Spotify Account Could Look Very Different Soon

The music streaming service is rumored to be considering new limitations on its free version.
Navigate a Growing Company in a Crowded Market With These 5 Tips
Ready To Launch

Navigate a Growing Company in a Crowded Market With These 5 Tips

Starting a company in a saturated market with huge competitors can be a huge challenge -- unless you are patient in your development and diligent in your execution.
Peter Gasca
No Referrals, No Problem: 3 Ways to Win Clients in Highly Competitive Industries
Referrals

No Referrals, No Problem: 3 Ways to Win Clients in Highly Competitive Industries

When selling to highly competitive or secretive industries customer referrals can be hard to come by but that doesn't make your company second-rate by any measure.
Stephen Kurtz
A Small Business in Montana Just Won $1.5 Million for Ocean Health Technology
Innovation

A Small Business in Montana Just Won $1.5 Million for Ocean Health Technology

As carbon dioxide is burned to fuel our lives, a percentage of that carbon ends up in the world's oceans. The first step in fixing the problem is being able to accurately measure it. That's what Sunburst Sensors is doing.
Catherine Clifford
Jet.com's Founder Marc Lore: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Man Taking on Amazon
Ready To Launch

Jet.com's Founder Marc Lore: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Man Taking on Amazon

With the much-anticipated ecommerce site Jet.com launching today, we discovered a few lesser-known facts about the Internet mogul.
Carly Okyle
3 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Ninja Warrior' Training
Sports

3 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From 'Ninja Warrior' Training

Whether you're navigating obstacles on a course or on the way to starting a business, the takeaways are similar.
Stephen J. Bronner
What's Left for eBay After the PayPal Breakup?
eBay

What's Left for eBay After the PayPal Breakup?

For the ecommerce company, life could get lonely in a hurry.
Ari Levy
How to Separate Yourself From the Competition
Competitive Advantages

How to Separate Yourself From the Competition

In a competitive marketplace where it seems everything's been done, it can sometimes be hard to articulate your specific value.
Dorie Clark
Creating Credibility to Maximize the Growth of Your Retail Startup
Small Business - Big Impact

Creating Credibility to Maximize the Growth of Your Retail Startup

Whether you're running your company out of your dorm room or Skyping your partners in four different time zones, here are a few tricks to help the little guys compete against the big fish.
Sarah Haselkorn
The Functional Benefits of Your Product Only Get You So Far
Competition

The Functional Benefits of Your Product Only Get You So Far

Sure, your product or service may be great, but it's not that different than what your competitor offers.
Jim Joseph