Launching a Business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Launching a Business en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT Validate Your Business Idea -- Quickly -- With These 5 Steps New product and service concepts are stifled by the process of taking them to market. If you can prove a demand, however, the next steps become much less intimidating. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:30:00 GMT Peter Gasca After the Kickstarter Campaign: 3 Lessons for Startup Newbies For the last year, college buddies Jake Huston and Vincent Ko have been building a startup together. Here’s a look at what they have learned and where they are going. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 5 Tips From One Nontechnical Founder to Others Start off your software company in the right direction and build a business that will draw clients to pay the bills. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 22:00:00 GMT Travis Parsons What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur The first year of a startup can be a brutal time for an entrepreneur. Here are a few lessons on how to survive the first 12 months. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:30:00 GMT Andy Pray 3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Justin Jones 8 Steps to Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Meticulous planning and plenty of hard work are the keys to crowdfunding the capital you need to launch. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT Nathan Resnick Even Superman Needs to Be Clark Kent Some of the Time Considering launching a business? Remember this: You can phase in pursuing your entrepreneurship bid while still keeping that day job. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT Roger J. Hamilton When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode While many people may jump on the stealth-mode bandwagon, often they are doing so for the wrong reason. Here are the two times when founders should consider stealth mode. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:00:00 GMT Bernard Desarnauts 6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:00:00 GMT Leslie Barber 3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship Americans could learn a thing or two from this Asian business center if they want to attract people to create new enterprises. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Joshua Steimle How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business Businesses take time to build, but there are a few tricks to snagging key clients quickly and getting your company off the ground immediately. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:30:00 GMT Dorie Clark The 5 Myths About Entrepreneurship As people are trying to navigate away from the 'corporate jungle' towards the land of supposed 'entrepreneurial utopia,' a lot of misconceptions arise. Here are five big ones. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT Dana Brownlee Aim for a Big Bite of the Restaurant Market With These 7 Steps to a Successful Launch There's no secret sauce for making a new eatery profitable but careful planning surely helps. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT Jesse Torres Are You Really Ready to Be an Entrepreneur? Before you decide to jump the corporate ship, make sure you are really ready to start your own company. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT Nir Polak Papa John's Founder: 'I Am the American Dream' Papa John's is a billion-dollar, international pizza franchise. But it wasn't always. It started in a broom closet with $1,600 worth of used restaurant equipment. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 13:12:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The Fastest Way to Launch Your Information Marketing Business If you're ready to start your information marketing business, this one technique can help you get started immediately and begin growing your business. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Robert Skrob 8 Tips for Marketing Success on a Self-Funded Budget Time is what you need to spend when your shoestring startup has no marketing budget. With patience and persistence, you will build the loyal audience you need to succeed. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMT Rohan Ayyar Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT Craig Bryant 3 Key Players to Help Your Launch Team Soar Because a founder can't possibly possess every skill, recruiting these individuals can help make your business hum. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT Nathan Resnick Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off If you ever need to explain the process of building a new product to your CEO, manager or investor, just look to space travel. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 22:30:00 GMT Etienne de Bruin