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Is it Time to Give Up? How to Know for Sure.
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You’ve worked hard, but it might be time to take what you’ve learned and use those lessons to fuel a new project. Our experts explain how to take stock of the situation.
January 8, 2014 in Go Forward
Chipotle, Subway Want a Slice of the Fast-Casual Pizza Business

Chipotle, Subway Want a Slice of the Fast-Casual Pizza Business

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Chipotle will apply its fast and fresh formula to pizza and a Subway franchisee plans to open a Subway Pizza Express in 2014.
December 19, 2013 in Franchises
From Intern to Franchisee

From Intern to Franchisee

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A sweet internship with Kona Ice helped Derek Taylor open his very own franchise.
December 19, 2013 in Franchises
Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free

Proto Labs Wants to Help You Create a Cool Prototype for Free

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The latest winner of the Cool Idea! Award program is Garageio, a device that allows you to open and close your garage door with your smartphone.
December 18, 2013 in News and Trends
An App That Unites Sports Fans in Any City

An App That Unites Sports Fans in Any City

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Fanatic connects geographically dispersed die-hards of college and pro sports teams.
December 14, 2013 in Apps & Software
Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch

Why Venture Capitalists Don't Care About Your Pitch

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Ideas are really the easy part of a startup; what VC's are increasingly looking for is the ability to execute.
November 25, 2013 in Venture Capital
How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

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Starting a new business is an emotional roller coaster. That's why it helps to make a living out of what you love. Here's how to get there.
November 20, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year

Survey: 1 in 2 Angel Investors Regrets an Investment Made This Year

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Entrepreneurs tend to over-promise when pitching their startup at the earliest stages, investors say.
November 19, 2013 in Angel Investors
What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

What Kind of Entrepreneur Are You?

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These four entrepreneur types can help you determine which qualities most drive your entrepreneurial spirit and what that means for your business.
November 19, 2013 in Growth Strategies
Startup Entrepreneurship Growing at an Exponential Rate

Startup Entrepreneurship Growing at an Exponential Rate

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As the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off, the community of entrepreneurs and mentors across the globe is surging.
November 18, 2013 in Startup Basics
On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

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You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.
November 11, 2013 in Startup Basics
One of the Richest Men in the World Just Invested in an Instagram Competitor

One of the Richest Men in the World Just Invested in an Instagram Competitor

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Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim led a $60 million funding round for video and photo-sharing startup Mobli.
November 6, 2013 in Mobile
10 Reasons Not to Write a Business Plan

10 Reasons Not to Write a Business Plan

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Writing a business plan isn't for everyone. Here are ten strategies you might be better off trying first.
November 6, 2013 in Your Business Plan
Women in Franchising: An Enthusiastic Minority

Women in Franchising: An Enthusiastic Minority

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Women in the franchising world are finding community and control in an industry where they remain a minority.
October 31, 2013 in Franchises
Why Medical Schools are Pumping out Entrepreneurs

Why Medical Schools are Pumping out Entrepreneurs

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As far as entrepreneurship training goes, a medical degree -- not a MBA -- can be a surprising but useful asset.
October 30, 2013 in Startup Basics
3 Types of Franchises That Make Great Family Businesses

3 Types of Franchises That Make Great Family Businesses

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If you're thinking of buying a franchise and want your family to be involved in running it, consider these options.
October 30, 2013 in Franchises
For Social Entrepreneurs, What Comes First: Business or Mission?

For Social Entrepreneurs, What Comes First: Business or Mission?

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Entrepreneurs trying to both make money and benefit a social mission are often playing a game of chicken and egg. For some, the social cause rises above all else. For others, a successful business model comes first.
October 30, 2013 in Business Ideas
Bike Company Takes Customization to a New Level

Bike Company Takes Customization to a New Level

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Big Shot Bike company allows customers to design their dream ride on an iPad-friendly interface.
October 26, 2013 in Branding
5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

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Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly.
October 22, 2013 in Startup Basics
The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now

The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now

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Over the past year, the strengthening housing market has been helping small companies grow -- and fast.
October 22, 2013 in Business Ideas
An Investigative Report on Franchise Profits

An Investigative Report on Franchise Profits

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How much money can franchisees actually earn running their businesses?
October 21, 2013 in Franchises
How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

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Tim Haskell has transformed the first haunted house in New York City into a mix of theatre, audience participation and scares that won't stop evolving.
October 15, 2013 in Success Stories
College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

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Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.
October 5, 2013 in Business Ideas
FreshDirect and RocketHub Team Up to Find the Next Major Food Innovation

FreshDirect and RocketHub Team Up to Find the Next Major Food Innovation

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The online grocer and the crowdfunding site are collaborating on the 'Next Big Food Thing,' a contest to find the coolest new food-related innovation.
October 2, 2013 in Innovation
How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career

How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career

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It's not taboo to jump from job to job anymore. But you have to know the right way to do it.
September 30, 2013 in Motivation and Retention

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