Product Ideas

Starting a Business

The Scientific Method for Entrepreneurs: 6 Steps to Long-Term Success

Here's how to use the scientific method to achieve success as an entrepreneur.
Jayson DeMers
Ways to Build Wealth and Wow Your Market: Weekly Tips Roundup
Tips

Ways to Build Wealth and Wow Your Market: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and tips from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?
Inventions

Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?

WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market.
Jesse Torres
Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem
Starting a Business

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it.
Thomas Oppong
The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap
Toys; Games

The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.
Peter Gasca
Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives
Customers

Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives

Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required.
Steve Blank
The 22 Biggest Product Fails Ever
Product Ideas

The 22 Biggest Product Fails Ever

From New Coke to the Apple Newton, a look at high-profile products that flopped.
Drake Baer
What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?
Crowdfunding

What Does a Multibillion-Dollar Corporation Want With Crowdfunding?

Equity crowdfunding company Circle Up announces a partnership with the behemoth Johnson & Johnson.
Catherine Clifford
Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions
Product Ideas

Prod a Product Into Double-Duty (Profit and Social Good) With 3 Questions

It's possible to broaden your startup's mission with an added corporate responsibility push.
Debra Kaye
Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?
Starting a Business

Testing, Testing: Is There a Market for My Product?

To fight startup failure, practice product testing early and often.
JD Albert
When Testing New Ideas, Keep Simplicity and Your Ego in Check
Starting a Business

When Testing New Ideas, Keep Simplicity and Your Ego in Check

Dream big and surround yourself with positive people. But there's a window of time when the entrepreneur must throw these tenets out the window.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Quitting a Job

The Day I Traded in the Suit

One rainy day in London, an entrepreneur-to-be realized the more he succeeded at his job, the more he felt a failure at his calling.
Jake Fuentes
The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares
Inventions

The 3 Building Blocks Every Successful Product Shares

Use the 'Perfect Product Pyramid' to turn your ideas into success.
Christopher Hawker
Human Resources

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

Here are the commonly overlooked positions that will help you smooth out operations at and help grow your company.
Ryan Caldbeck