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Crowdfunding Platform Offers Entrepreneurs Access to Money and Mentorship

CrowdIt, which launches today, is a new online portal which brings together access to capital and professional expertise. It calls itself a 'virtual incubator.'

How to Find the Right Mentor for Your Startup

Looking for a keen mentor can be challenging. Entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some tips for scoring an ideal match.

Lonely Entrepreneur? How to Build a Support System

Starting a business can be an isolating experience. But there are a few ways to surround yourself with good people.

3 Tips for Newbie Entrepreneurs on Starting a Business

Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some advice about starting a business with little experience.

The Esquire Guy on the Art of Mentorship

Frank advice on the perfect mentoring relationship.

Jack Dorsey on Launching Twitter and His Top Advice for Young Treps

The social-media site that's found its way into practically every entrepreneurs' toolkit recently turned seven. Here, we chat with the site's co-founder and get his best tips for newbie founders.

Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

Robert Greene, author of 'The 48 Laws of Power,' talks to Entrepreneur.com about how to become a master.

4 Tips for Creating a Firm Foundation for Your Startup

Business consultant Joshua Medcalf on the importance of passion and dedication when launching a business.

4 Reasons Why Now Is the Perfect Time to Start Up

When it comes to launching a business, you can make countless excuses, but you have to have faith. Here's how to confidently take the plunge.

Working Too Much or Too Little? 3 Tips for Finding Balance

If working 16-hour days isn't proving sustainable, consider these tips for striking a balance.

How Informational Meetings Can Expand Your Network and Influence

Want to network and bone up on the industry you’re hoping to launch into? Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for how to master the art of informational meetings.

5 Traits Top Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Want to know what you have in common with the world’s top entrepreneurs? Look no further: Business coach Antonio Neves sums it up right here.

Crowd-funding Platform Connects Entrepreneurs With Consumer-Product Giants

A San Francisco-based crowd-funding site draws the eyes and ears of multinational companies General Mills and Procter & Gamble.

Video Chat: Brad Feld on Winning Over Brad Feld

Entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor Brad Feld sits down with business coach Antonio Neves to bring you the 411 on how to land him as a mentor or investor.

New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

StartOut takes a look at the unique challenges LGBT entrepreneurs face and aims to bring the gap with its second annual mentorship program.

Video Chat With Brad Feld, Today at 12:30pm ET

For budding young entrepreneurs a little guidance can go a long way. Stay tuned for our video chat with Brad Feld, the entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor.

Must-Have Mentors: How to Build Your Personal Board of Directors

Business coach Antonio Neves offers some sage advice for young entrepreneurs looking for more formalized guidance.

How to Turn an Internship into Entrepreneurship

Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on how working for a startup inspired her to launch her own business.

Incubator Helps Online Social-Recruitment Tool Take Off

AngelPad helps RolePoint, an online recruitment platform, think bigger.

Mark Cuban on the Value of Hard Work and Other Tips This Week

How to find ideas, make use of holiday downtime and more: our best tips of the week.

The Northeast Powers Up Clean-Energy Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1.5 million in fuel-cell technology innovation.

4 Ingredients for Successful Mentoring Relationships

What a communications professional learned from an exterminator and what you can learn about making the most of a mentoring relationship.

Alabama Aids Advanced Defense Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration has invested more than $1 million in a group of Northern Alabama small businesses focused on defense and space technologies.

Ohio Gets Strong On Flexible Electronics Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Administration invests over $1 million in a cluster specializing in the new science of flexible electronic components.

Illinois Sparks an Electricity Efficiency Cluster

The Small Business Administration invested more than $1 million to support entrepreneur participation in a growing ecosystem of 'smart grid' technology.

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