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From finding a mentor to talk you through your business mistakes and fears, to locating an attorney you trust to advise you on legal matters, you need a lot of help throughout all stages of your business. Here's where to find it. 

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Mentors: A Young Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon

Mentors: A Young Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon

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Finding a mentor when you're just starting up, can make all the difference. Here are eight tips for finding one.
January 26, 2012 in Startup Basics
Editor's Note: Entrepreneurs and Defining an Era

Editor's Note: Entrepreneurs and Defining an Era

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The vision and actions of entrepreneurs are changing the world. And you're a part of it.
January 24, 2012 in Startup Basics
Do Small Businesses Really Need the SBA's Help?

Do Small Businesses Really Need the SBA's Help?

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The SBA's Small Business Development Centers serve over 500,000 entrepreneurs a year, but they're still on the budget chopping block.
January 20, 2012 in Startup Basics
Will 2012 Be the Year You Start a New Business?

Will 2012 Be the Year You Start a New Business?

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There are some advantages to starting a new business in a downturn. On the reality-TV show Jump Shipp, host Josh Shipp helps would-be entrepreneurs take the plunge.
January 5, 2012 in Startup Basics
A Complete Resource Guide to Start a Business in 2012

A Complete Resource Guide to Start a Business in 2012

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Use this list of free -- or almost free -- tools to turn your business idea into a reality in the new year.
December 15, 2011 in Startup Basics
Startup Initiatives Sprout from Global Entrepreneurship Week

Startup Initiatives Sprout from Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Here is a look at some of the programs that will keep startups growing in the months to come.
November 18, 2011 in Startup Basics
Three Steps to Finding a Business Mentor

Three Steps to Finding a Business Mentor

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Here's how to meet an experienced startup advisor and maximize the relationship.
November 14, 2011 in Startup Basics
Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs

Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs

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For the men and women of the U.S. military, starting a business in this economy can be tricky. Here are the government programs that aim to help veterans strike out on their own.
November 11, 2011 in Startup Basics
Who Counts As an Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

Who Counts As an Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

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Estimates of the number of entrepreneurs in the U.S. vary widely. If you want a more precise number, we'll need a definition of the word that everyone agrees on.
November 7, 2011 in Startup Basics
Five Keys to Building a Successful Gaming Company

Five Keys to Building a Successful Gaming Company

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Starting up a gaming company can be complex. Here are some tips that Row Sham Bow CEO learned to stay focused.
October 13, 2011 in Startup Basics
Video: Catching Up With the Startup America PartnershipPlay Video

Catching Up With the Startup America Partnership (Video)

Startup America CEO Scott Case offers an update on the public/private initiative to support entrepreneurship.
July 27, 2011 in Startup Basics
How Veteran Franchise Centers Helps Veterans Follow Their Entrepreneurial Dream

How Veteran Franchise Centers Helps Veterans Follow Their Entrepreneurial Dream

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Lonnie Helgerson has headed up Ident-A-Kid, Expetec and Computer Doctor, but he's also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Helgerson's latest company combines his knowledge of both worlds.
June 21, 2011 in Startup Basics
Five Steps for Finding an Ideal Mentor

Five Steps for Finding an Ideal Mentor

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Here's how to nab the right mentor and get the most out of the relationship. Plus, five resources to help you start your search.
June 7, 2011 in Startup Basics
The Startup Visa: a Boost for Small Business?

The Startup Visa: a Boost for Small Business?

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Proposed legislation could make it easier for entrepreneurs from other countries to start their businesses in the U.S.
October 14, 2010 in Startup Basics
Photos: Top 10 Graduate Programs 2010

Top 10 Graduate Programs 2010

The Princeton Review evaluates the best entrepreneurship programs in the U.S. in its annual ranking. Here's a look at the top 10 graduate programs.
September 20, 2010 in Startup Basics
Photos: Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2010

Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2010

The Princeton Review evaluates the best entrepreneurship programs in the U.S. in its annual ranking. Here's a look at the top 10 graduate programs.
September 20, 2010 in Startup Basics
Best in Class

Best in Class

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The Princeton Review compared more than 2,000 institutions, and now its annual ranking names the 50 best for entrepreneurs.
September 20, 2010 in Startup Basics
On this Curriculum: The Future

On this Curriculum: The Future

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Singularity University may be the most ambitious and utterly idiosyncratic entrepreneurship program in the country. Just ask the BrinBot.
September 20, 2010 in Startup Basics
Three Business Professors and the Innovators They Inspired

Three Business Professors and the Innovators They Inspired

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How educators are influencing a new generation of entrepreneurs
September 20, 2010 in Startup Basics
Photos: Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2009

Top 10 Undergraduate Programs 2009

The Princeton Review's annual ranking of entrepreneurship programs names 50 schools that have an edge--and one that beat them all.
May 26, 2010 in Startup Basics
Expert Advice for Nothing

Expert Advice for Nothing

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Two new websites are dedicated to getting new businesses off the ground--and they don't charge a dime.
May 13, 2010 in Startup Basics
The Skinny on Sole Proprietorships

The Skinny on Sole Proprietorships

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Protect yourself from the IRS and make your patchwork projects a real business.
March 15, 2010 in Choosing a Business Structure

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