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Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them

Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them

Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School.
4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common

4 Things Remarkable Startups Have In Common

Great ideas are a dime a dozen. The startups that succeed focus on these four things.
5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

5 Quotes to Get Your Creative Juices Flowing

Think your line of business doesn't need creativity? Think again! Every entrepreneur needs imagination to thrive.
Etsy CEO on Massive Expansion and Shaping the Future of New York Tech

Etsy CEO on Massive Expansion and Shaping the Future of New York Tech

The e-commerce platform's new space in Brooklyn, NY is big news for small, local businesses.
The Inside Story of Flipboard, the App That Makes Digital Content Look Magazine Glossy

The Inside Story of Flipboard, the App That Makes Digital Content Look Magazine Glossy

How serial entrepreneur Mike McCue successfully positioned Flipboard at the forefront of a new era of digital media.
The Magic Word That Can Boost Your Business and Your Health

The Magic Word That Can Boost Your Business and Your Health

Too many of us wear ourselves down in the name of never missing an opportunity. We need to stop.
This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears

This Company Makes 3-D Printed Headphones That Perfectly Fit Your Ears

Nikki Kaufman, one of the founders of Quirky, wants to give customers the best possible headphone experience.
Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations

Google Is Interested in Your Health, But Deterred by Regulations

In an extensive interview with venture capitalist Vinod Khosla, Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page explained why regulations are hampering improvements in health care.
5 Hidden Ways Your Summer Vacation Pays Off for Your Business

5 Hidden Ways Your Summer Vacation Pays Off for Your Business

Getting away can help you come back stronger than ever. Here's how to use time off to the fullest.
4 Tips to Help Introverts Nail a Presentation

4 Tips to Help Introverts Nail a Presentation

A lot of people get scared of presenting in front of groups but for introverts, it can be especially challenging. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make presenting a little less painful.
15 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

15 Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Every Day

The most effective entrepreneurs know they need to invest in themselves if they want to grow their business. Here are some habits to embrace.
Georgetown Cupcake Founders: We're Living Proof That the Cupcake Isn't Dead

Georgetown Cupcake Founders: We're Living Proof That the Cupcake Isn't Dead

Reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated, say the duo behind one of the nation's leading cupcakeries.
Take This Final Exam to See If You Are Ready to Launch Your Startup

Take This Final Exam to See If You Are Ready to Launch Your Startup

An entrepreneur devoted to a good idea is more likely to succeed than a hesitant entrepreneur with a great idea.
This Startup Wants to Change the Way Credit Scores Are Calculated

This Startup Wants to Change the Way Credit Scores Are Calculated

RevolutionCredit says the current method of determining a person's creditworthiness is 'inadequate and insufficient.'
The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs

The Founders' 5 Timeless Lessons for Entrepreneurs

We live in a nation that celebrates small business and encourages people to create an idea and make it their own.
Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

Sage Advice for Entrepreneurs From America’s Greatest Risk Takers

These quotes from five signers of the Declaration of Independence show their wisdom lives on.
Don't Underestimate the Casual Meeting

Don't Underestimate the Casual Meeting

With every person you meet, there is the potential for a golden opportunity.
The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors

The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Advisors

While advisors can (and should) take a startup to the next level by providing valuable insight, not all are created equal. Make sure to ask these questions to find the right advisor for your company.
Use Entrepreneurship to Reinvent Yourself

Use Entrepreneurship to Reinvent Yourself

A serial entrepreneur discusses how to use a startup as a vehicle for breaking into new fields.
The 5 Irrefutable Principles of Selling

The 5 Irrefutable Principles of Selling

The more you are willing to give, the less you will need to "sell.''
5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Online Dating

5 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Online Dating

If you’re looking for the perfect match, here are five ways online dating might just sharpen your entrepreneurial acumen.
Does Your Startup Need a 'Secret Ideas Room'?

Does Your Startup Need a 'Secret Ideas Room'?

This unique office space shows how a New York ad agency keeps trade secrets while fostering creativity.
What Being a VC Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

What Being a VC Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

After working at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, entrepreneur Louis Beryl dishes on what he learned about running a business from investors.
If You Fry It, They Will Come. Cronuts and the Business Case for Imitation.

If You Fry It, They Will Come. Cronuts and the Business Case for Imitation.

This hybrid dessert trend created opportunity across the country. We explain what the Cronut’s success can teach you.
What CEOs Can Learn From Scientists

What CEOs Can Learn From Scientists

Learning to experiment can push your company into business breakthroughs.
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