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The 10 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live After Graduation (Infographic)
With graduation day just around the corner, find out the best places for new grads to live.
May 6, 2013
A Peek Inside Houston's Startup Scene
A low cost of living, diverse population, and deep ties to energy and life sciences are just a few of the perks for new ventures blowing out of H-town.
February 18, 2013
5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie
Who says tech startups can't succeed outside Silicon Valley? Check out these new companies that are on the rise in Middle America.
January 19, 2013
5 Things Entrepreneurs Should Know About Real Estate
Angel investor and real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran shares her tips for entrepreneurs looking to rent an office, retail space, or even a restaurant.
December 20, 2012
3 Types of Rent-Free Workspaces for Entrepreneurs
Take advantage of these free workspaces offered by chambers of commerce, universities and the community-at-large.
December 13, 2012
Starting a Business
Which State Is Best for Small Business? (Infographic)
Thinking of starting up? Find out which states are the best (and worst) for small business.
November 8, 2012
9 U.S. Cities You Wouldn't Think Are Hubs for Tech Startups
John Patrick Pullen
Beyond Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley, these are the places you'll find financial and other support for your business ideas.
September 27, 2012
7 Low-Cost Design Ideas for Small Retail Spaces
Consider these unique ways to design a compact store to look bigger and accommodate more merchandise.
September 4, 2012
Creating Shops from Shipping Containers
How small retailers are building new kinds of stores.
August 15, 2012
How Small Shops Economize by Sharing Space
Retailers can learn about such opportunities from brokers, matchmaking services or simply word-of-mouth.
June 13, 2012
Eyeing a HUBZone? Hold Onto That Status
When it comes to landing federal procurement contracts, getting certified under various set-aside programs can improve your chances. But a HUBZone status can easily slip away as an area changes.
May 23, 2012
Rating the Best -- and Worst -- States to Do Business
Mikal E. Belicove
Find out how your state and county compare to the rest of U.S.
May 10, 2012
Six Design Mistakes to Avoid in Your Store
Careful planning can head off potential problems with your retail space before it's too late.
March 20, 2012
Five Signs an E-tailer Is Ready to Open a Storefront
Some retailers find they need a bricks-and-mortar store, not just an online site, to thrive.
March 12, 2012
Your Franchise Could Be Here
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Aiming to fill vacancies, shopping centers partner with franchise companies to pre-approve space for new chain locations.
February 27, 2012
Designing a More Work-Friendly Workspace
A company ditches its traditional office for a cost-effective space that better reflects the way it does business.
February 21, 2012
Management & Operations
What to Do When You've Built It and No One Comes
When you have something to sell, being stuck in one place isn't always a winning idea. Fortunately, there is an alternative.
January 30, 2012
Entrepreneurs Risk All On 'Gold Rush Alaska.' Would You?
If you'd like to see other entrepreneurs take high-stakes business gambles, nothing beats Discovery Channel's hit Friday-night show 'Gold Rush Alaska.'
November 17, 2011
Evaluating Your Idea
Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga
Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.
October 25, 2011
Why Portland's Beer Economy Is 'Hoppy'
The right mix of ingredients makes Portland's brew economy one of the biggest in the world.
September 16, 2011
The Importance of Office Aesthetics
How should startup entrepreneurs with limited resources furnish their work space? Start with common sense and consider your company culture.
September 12, 2011
Does Your Business Really Need a Retail Store?
Here are some questions to ask in deciding whether the life of a retail shopkeeper is for you.
April 11, 2011
Three Tips for Finding a Franchise Location
How much should your franchisor help in finding the right location?
March 8, 2011
Researching a Franchise
A Retail Spin on the Food-Truck Model
A new fleet of entrepreneurs are creating their own spin on the food-truck model some with seriously cool mobile retail.
October 20, 2010
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