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This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake

Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop.
Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

Scoring hidden minutes and efficiently using them are critical to an entrepreneur's success
How to Relax in Tense Startup Moments

How to Relax in Tense Startup Moments

Launching a company is no joyride. Entrepreneurs often face major pressure to succeed. When it feels like the whole world is on your shoulders, it is important to step back and put things in perspective.
The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice

The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice

Former Mint vice president discusses how he launched another successful venture.
Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Funding Your Business on Your Own? Learn From These 7 Entrepreneurs

Seven entrepreneurs offer up bootstrapping-financial advice to those aspiring to start their own business.
How Cherishing Mistakes, Being Clueless and Stress Fests Helped Birchbox's Success

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.
A Budding Entrepreneur Says 'I Quit' to Her Boss as Millions of People Watch

A Budding Entrepreneur Says 'I Quit' to Her Boss as Millions of People Watch

Gwen Dean is leaving her full-time job as a machine engineer to follow her dream of being a full-time puppeteer. And she delivered the message to her boss in the form of a Super Bowl commercial.
GoDaddy Begins Aggressive International Expansion in Latin America

GoDaddy Begins Aggressive International Expansion in Latin America

The website domain registrar says it plans to expand into 52 countries in 30 languages within the next year and a half.
When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

When Launching a Company, Consider These 5 Things

From being passionate to choosing the right partners, entrepreneurs need to focus on a few key components to help build a sustainable business.
Why Millennials Should Become Entrepreneurs Now

Why Millennials Should Become Entrepreneurs Now

With a high unemployment rate for the younger generation, entrepreneurship offers hope. Here are a few reasons it is the perfect time for millennials to pave their own path.
Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'

Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'

Make sure your product is something that your clients need to have, otherwise your revenue potential will be low.
You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

With 'Indiegogo Outpost,' you can raise money from the crowd without having to direct any web traffic away from your own website.
10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

10 Signs You're Not Cut Out to Be an Entrepreneur

Many people dream of starting their own business, but you have to have the right chops. Here are the 10 warnings signs that it might not be for you.
One Startup's Way to Move Up Launch: Live Together

One Startup's Way to Move Up Launch: Live Together

The team at WorldLister put their lives on hold for two years to move into the company house. Here is how they made it work.
Want to Turn Huge Startup Profits? Here's Why You Need to Be Patient.

Want to Turn Huge Startup Profits? Here's Why You Need to Be Patient.

If you've got a new product on the market, face the facts: It will probably take about 1,000 days before you see a profit.
From New York to Zurich: How Startup Costs Compare in Cities Across the Globe (Infographic)

From New York to Zurich: How Startup Costs Compare in Cities Across the Globe (Infographic)

Take a look at the hiring and office-rental costs associated with setting up your tech startup in these cities across the world.
Sound Advice: How to Make Your Voice More Effective

Sound Advice: How to Make Your Voice More Effective

How you articulate reveals a lot about your sincerity, credibility and confidence. Here are some tips to use your voice more effectively the next time you pitch your business or give a presentation.
Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

From getting a website domain to creating a business roadmap out of sticky notes, here is an infographic detailing what you can do to get your business off the ground on a shoestring.
Co-Founder of Square Wants to Save St. Louis, One Programmer at a Time

Co-Founder of Square Wants to Save St. Louis, One Programmer at a Time

Jim McKelvey has launched a non-profit mission to get programmers and coders employment-ready in St. Louis.
10 Best States for Starting a Business

10 Best States for Starting a Business

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce study out this week breaks down what each state in the U.S. is doing to promote small-business growth.
Hunting for Business Ideas? Consider Looking at These 8 Hot Industries

Hunting for Business Ideas? Consider Looking at These 8 Hot Industries

Here is a rundown of industries expected to have plenty of room to grow in 2013.
Entrepreneurship: Risks You Need to Consider (Infographic)

Entrepreneurship: Risks You Need to Consider (Infographic)

Here is a look at some of the struggles that a successful small business owner faces.
How to Find Beta Testers

How to Find Beta Testers

Before you launch a new product or service, enlist some early users to take your vision out for a test drive.
Four Trends Startups Need to Know Now

Four Trends Startups Need to Know Now

How to embrace the global, financial and social changes affecting your business this year.
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