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What Every Mentor Should Know
Growth Strategies

What Every Mentor Should Know

Interested in being a mentor? Make sure you have the right approach and expectations.
Poornima Vijayashanker
Confused About the Mentoring Process? 6 Tips to Help
Growth Strategies

Confused About the Mentoring Process? 6 Tips to Help

These six tips help you take a casual, flexible approach to the mentor relationship.
Poornima Vijayashanker
How to Successfully Turn (Almost) Anyone into Your Mentor
Starting a Business

How to Successfully Turn (Almost) Anyone into Your Mentor

Behind every great entrepreneur, there's often a great mentor. Here's how to find one and turn this person into your biggest asset.
Phil Drolet
3 Online Resources for Getting Expert Startup Advice
Starting a Business

3 Online Resources for Getting Expert Startup Advice

Can't afford to have an attorney on speed dial? Don't worry, help is just a click away.
Cynthia Boris
New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

StartOut takes a look at the unique challenges LGBT entrepreneurs face and aims to bring the gap with its second annual mentorship program.
Gwen Moran
Can School Make You a Better Entrepreneur?
Starting a Business

Can School Make You a Better Entrepreneur?

We've all heard the business success stories of famous dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. But are there benefits to studying entrepreneurship?
Antonio Neves
Can Start-Up Incubators Really Help You?
Starting a Business

Can Start-Up Incubators Really Help You?

The news is filled with success stories from incubator-backed startups, but can these programs really help your startup? We weigh the positives and consider the negatives.
Martin Zwilling
Crowdfunding for Startup Capital -- And Market Intel
Finance

Crowdfunding for Startup Capital -- And Market Intel

Crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter offer more than money. With the right approach, young entrepreneurs can also gain valuable market insights.
Susan Johnston
Entrepreneur Cafes Help Feed Local Startups
Starting a Business

Entrepreneur Cafes Help Feed Local Startups

Fundraisers in West Virginia nurture fledgling businesses and help create a culture of entrepreneurship in the state.
5 Mentors Every Entrepreneur Should Have
Starting a Business

5 Mentors Every Entrepreneur Should Have

Having these types of people around to ask advice of and bounce ideas off can be essential to business owner's success.
Joanna Lord
Incubator Secrets: If Walls Could Talk at TechStars
Starting a Business

Incubator Secrets: If Walls Could Talk at TechStars

Sometimes mentors can feel like a broken record at business accelerators, doling out the same advice over and over. Could what they say be the secret to startup success?
Carol Tice
The Art of Taking Advice: It Isn't What You Ask, It's Whom You Ask
Starting a Business

The Art of Taking Advice: It Isn't What You Ask, It's Whom You Ask

When considering who to seek advice from, consider the expertise, timing and motivation behind the words of wisdom.
New Google Resource Aims to Help Military Veterans Become Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

New Google Resource Aims to Help Military Veterans Become Entrepreneurs

Google+ will now feature a hub of information, including live college-level courses on business for military veterans and their families.
Jason Fell
How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding
Starting a Business

How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding

Getting your venture accepted into an accelerator can help immensely when it comes to getting venture capital, thanks to a rigorous screening process and help from mentors and peers.
Peter S. Cohan