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Getting Your Small Business to Scale Like a Tech Startup
Growing a Business

Getting Your Small Business to Scale Like a Tech Startup

With small businesses starting to think more like tech startups in terms of innovation and growth, here are a few tips to help companies get started down that path.
Larry Baker and Charlie Tribbett
ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding
Starting a Business

ZenPayroll Raises $20 Million in Series A Funding

The cloud-based payroll company plans to hire more employees and extend its reach.
Nina Zipkin
This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia
Starting a Business

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
Attention Culturists, Political Junkies and Renegades: Here is Where to Launch Your Startup
Growth Strategies

Attention Culturists, Political Junkies and Renegades: Here is Where to Launch Your Startup

While Silicon Valley, New York and Boston's entrepreneurial ecosystem get the most media attention, these hubs don't make sense for all companies. For our series The Grind, globe-trotting entrepreneur Jamie Wong gives us the skinny on other amazing locations to start a company.
Jamie Wong
How Cherishing Mistakes, Being Clueless and Stress Fests Helped Birchbox's Success
Growth Strategies

How Cherishing Mistakes, Being Clueless and Stress Fests Helped Birchbox's Success

The founders of hugely successful beauty-subscription service Birchbox find strength in not having all the answers. For our series If I Knew Then, here are a few lessons and pieces of advice from Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways to Grow Your Business Without Adding More Resources
Growth Strategies

5 Ways to Grow Your Business Without Adding More Resources

With these strategies, your company can do more with less.
Gregory Kennedy
The Secret to Keeping Employees Happy (Infographic)
Entrepreneurs

The Secret to Keeping Employees Happy (Infographic)

A look at what keeps employees around for the long haul.
Nina Zipkin
Navigating New Market Terrain
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Navigating New Market Terrain

While almost every entrepreneur dreams of scaling beyond their state borders, understanding the hurdles of expansion can be tricky. Here are a few pointers.
Kari Warberg Block
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape
Starting a Business

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.
Nitasha Maindiratta
A Social Media Makeover in Just 7 Days
Marketing

A Social Media Makeover in Just 7 Days

Revamp your online presence in one week.
Tiffany Monhollon
How Changing Gears Stopped My Startup From Failing
Growth Strategies

How Changing Gears Stopped My Startup From Failing

For our series The Grind, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect discusses how pivoting helped him not fall into the category of failures.
Karim Abouelnaga
10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business
Entrepreneurs

10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

Olympic skier Shannon Bahrke Happe has always been about risk versus reward, whether she's flying down a mountain or running her own company.
Nina Zipkin
Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.
Growth Strategies

Are You Holding Yourself Back? How to Use it to Your Advantage.

Bad habits can prevent you from achieving success. It's time to change.
Scott Christ
Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Jim Yu.
Marketing

Have a Burning Business Question? Ask the Expert: Jim Yu.

Our marketing expert Jim Yu is looking to answer your questions on topics ranging from content marketing to SEO and entering the world of mobile.
Andrea Huspeni