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How Women Entrepreneurs Differ From Men
Starting a Business

How Women Entrepreneurs Differ From Men

Women have tended to think the smaller the business, the more manageable. But that's slowly changing, says Nell Merlino, Count Me In founder.
Colleen DeBaise
How to Make $1 Million in Revenue
Growth Strategies

How to Make $1 Million in Revenue

Do your market research and have a big vision, says Nell Merlino, founder of Count Me In. And learn to deal with failure.
Colleen DeBaise
Nell Merlino on Growing Small Businesses
Growth Strategies

Nell Merlino on Growing Small Businesses

Business advocate Nell Merlino says greater access to capital and new streams of revenue would help America's entrepreneurs.
Colleen DeBaise
Changing the Startup Landscape for Scientists
Growth Strategies

Changing the Startup Landscape for Scientists

Professor Steve Blank talks about I-Corps, the National Science Foundation's incubator program for scientists who want to turn inventions into profitable companies.
Colleen DeBaise
Steve Blank: Inside the Lean Startup
Growth Strategies

Steve Blank: Inside the Lean Startup

The professor who popularized the "lean" movement describes his Lean LaunchPad course.
Colleen DeBaise
Steve Blank on Top Mistakes That Startups Make
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Steve Blank on Top Mistakes That Startups Make

Sure, you might be good at starting a business. But what about building one? Here are some common blunders -- and how to avoid them.
Colleen DeBaise
Steve Blank: How to Grow Your Business
Growth Strategies

Steve Blank: How to Grow Your Business

From up-selling to unbundling, professor Steve Blank outlines lean strategies for growing your customer base.
Colleen DeBaise
Steve Blank on Getting Small Businesses Growing Again
Growth Strategies

Steve Blank on Getting Small Businesses Growing Again

The old ways of doing business no long apply, says professor Steve Blank. Entrepreneurship is exploding among those who grok that.
Colleen DeBaise
Dealing with Isolation as a Solo Entrepreneur
Growth Strategies

Dealing with Isolation as a Solo Entrepreneur

Bundle's Allison O'Neill talks about the challenge of working from home, and having no one around for brainstorming. Hear her solutions, plus expert tips.
Colleen DeBaise
How to Be Cash-Flow Positive on Day 1
Starting a Business

How to Be Cash-Flow Positive on Day 1

When Caroline Ceniza-Levine quit her day job to start a business, she needed to have revenue coming in immediately. Hear how she did it.
Colleen DeBaise
No Money for Ads? How to Win Customers
Starting a Business

No Money for Ads? How to Win Customers

Allison O'Neill, owner of children's retail shop Bundle in New York, partners with about a dozen similar small businesses to compete against the big players. Hear her story, plus expert tips.
Colleen DeBaise
How to Create Pre-Launch Buzz
Starting a Business

How to Create Pre-Launch Buzz

Marissa Lippert used a Kickstarter campaign and social media to create excitement and a customer base for her brick-and-mortar shop, Nourish. Hear her story, plus expert tips.
Colleen DeBaise
Techie Networking for Women
Starting a Business

Techie Networking for Women

From Silicon Valley to New York, the tech world is disruptive, innovative and mostly male. Startup entrepreneur Amy Yazdian of I'm In The Kitchen tells how she fit in.
Colleen DeBaise
Juggling a Startup and a Baby
Starting a Business

Juggling a Startup and a Baby

More high-profile female entrepreneurs are showing they can start a successful company -- and a family. Here's a look at one fashion designer trying to do both, plus expert tips.
Colleen DeBaise