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You Might Be an Entrepreneur If You Meet These 3 Conditions
Entrepreneurs

You Might Be an Entrepreneur If You Meet These 3 Conditions

These game changers have the right skills, the right process and the right heart.
Steve VanderVeen
Introducing QuickMVP, A New Tool for New Ideas
Alleynyc

Introducing QuickMVP, A New Tool for New Ideas

A new tool allows you to validate your ideas and build a real business.
Jason Saltzman
The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not
Lean Startups

The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not

Money is helpful when you launch your company but hustle and lots of work can get you rolling.
Jay Gould
Iterate or Eliminate? When You Need to Go Back to the Drawing Board.
Business Ideas

Iterate or Eliminate? When You Need to Go Back to the Drawing Board.

When do you stick with an idea, and when do you eliminate it altogether? As an entrepreneur, this can be a life-or-death decision for your startup.
Jake Gibson
6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On
Leadership

6 Tips For Accepting Failure and Moving On

Failure happens. It is what you learn from your missteps that sets you apart.
Jason Saltzman
8 Tips for Marketing Success on a Self-Funded Budget
Marketing Edge

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.
Rohan Ayyar
Actually, You Don't Need VC Funding to Succeed
Lean Startups

Actually, You Don't Need VC Funding to Succeed

It is a rare startup that has the backing of venture capital fund, so forget about wooing investors and concentrate on wooing customers with your unique selling proposition.
Rohan Ayyar
14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14
Business Books

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in '14

Thousands of books offer business, leadership or startup advice, but we've narrowed down the options to some must-reads.
John Rampton
Don't Go Too Lean. On America's Main Street, Business Plans Still Work.
Business Plans

Don't Go Too Lean. On America's Main Street, Business Plans Still Work.

Don't kid yourself. For most new firms launching outside Silicon Valley, developing a startup strategy is essential.
Sabrina Parsons
Trim the Fat From Your Startup
Starting a Business

Trim the Fat From Your Startup

The lean movement is often associated with big business, but its principles can work for small companies, too.
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
How to Always Be Ready to Adapt Your Business to Change
Growth Strategies

How to Always Be Ready to Adapt Your Business to Change

Adapting to change quickly is a key way to ensure your business enjoys sustained growth. Here are six ways to make sure you're ready.
Peter S. Cohan
Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions
Starting a Business

Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions

In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead.
Walter Chen
Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?
Starting a Business

Can Entrepreneurship Be Taught?

A lean startup, as envisioned by Eric Ries, is about building an organization based on learning as the unit of progress in lieu of manufactured goods.
Dave Lerner