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4 Ways to Dominate a Pitch Competition
Pitch contests

4 Ways to Dominate a Pitch Competition

Win or lose, entering a contest can be a good way to meet investors. But let's be honest -- it's better to win.
Michelle Goodman
Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.
Gender bias

Do Attractive Women Have More Pull With Investors? The Answer May Surprise You.

Two new studies reveal that certain gender stereotypes run deep.
Laura Entis
10 Startup Lessons From Kaplan's EdTech Accelerator Demo Day
Starting a Business

10 Startup Lessons From Kaplan's EdTech Accelerator Demo Day

Learn business tips from the 10 companies that are reinventing conventional learning and disrupting the education industry.
Ashley Lee
From Zero to 'Shark Tank' Hero in 3 Months Flat
Growth Strategies

From Zero to 'Shark Tank' Hero in 3 Months Flat

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on what he learned from pitching his business to Daymond John and Mark Cuban.
Starting a Business

From Zero to ‘Shark Tank’ Hero in 3 Months Flat

Student entrepreneur Joseph Draschil on what he learned from pitching his business to Daymond John and Mark Cuban.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Business-Plan Competitions
Starting a Business

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Business-Plan Competitions

For startups seeking critical seed money, business-plan competitions can be both a blessing and a curse.
Matt Villano
Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'
Starting a Business

Teen Inventor Asks the Question 'Wouldn't It Be Cool If...'

Sixteen-year-old contest winner Greyson McCluskey gets the rare opportunity to work with a team of innovation pros to help him turn his big idea into a reality.
Susan Johnston
At College Pitch Contests, Giant Companies Are Listening
Starting a Business

At College Pitch Contests, Giant Companies Are Listening

In the search for new ideas, private companies are creating ever more college-based business pitch contests and in-house startup incubators. But is this route right for your startup?
Young 'Changemakers' Have Chance to Win Money for Social Ventures
Starting a Business

Young 'Changemakers' Have Chance to Win Money for Social Ventures

For budding social entrepreneurs, here's your chance to get noticed -- and land some start-up cash.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
How to Get the Most out of the Next 54 Hours
Entrepreneurs

How to Get the Most out of the Next 54 Hours

There's nothing like participating in a Startup Weekend to force you to concentrate on your business. But go into it with goals.
Wade Foster