News and Articles About Starting a Busines

How Six Immigrant Entrepreneurs Transformed Dreams Into Businesses
Immigrants

How Six Immigrant Entrepreneurs Transformed Dreams Into Businesses

They came to the U.S. from China, Grenada, India, Haiti, Nigeria and the former Soviet Union. Now they own businesses in food service and product sales -- and helping other startups. See how they landed launch capital and met challenges.
Sujan Patel
The Key to Creating a Successful Startup Around Your Passion
Startup Advice

The Key to Creating a Successful Startup Around Your Passion

In this short video, Lewis Howes talks about one crucial element to making the startup of your dreams work.
Jason Fell
The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture
If I Knew Then

The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture

Caterina Fake, the serial entrepreneur behind Flickr, Hunch and Findery talks about the pain of hiring the wrong people, being surrounded by others smarter than you and always needing to be on your toes.
Nina Zipkin
The Legal Side of Owning a Bar
Startup Kit

The Legal Side of Owning a Bar

Find out what type of paperwork you need to file and the laws you have to follow to keep your bar on the right side of the law.
Think You're Too Old to Be An Entrepreneur? Think Again. (Infographic)
Infographics

Think You're Too Old to Be An Entrepreneur? Think Again. (Infographic)

There's a lot of focus on people who start their own businesses in college, but many successful entrepreneurs start their own businesses after years of work experience. Check out these blockbuster entrepreneurs who struck out on their own in their 30s, 40s and 50s.
Catherine Clifford
The Hardest Jobs for Entrepreneurs to Fill Are Also the Most Important
Hiring Employees

The Hardest Jobs for Entrepreneurs to Fill Are Also the Most Important

These are the three thing top professionals look for in startups to persuade them to leave their well-paying job.
John Joseph
6 Secret Weapons of Shy Entrepreneurs
Starting Up

6 Secret Weapons of Shy Entrepreneurs

Shyness doesn't have to keep you from success. In some ways, it can work to your advantage.
Jacqueline Whitmore
Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)
Failure

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

If you want to be a successful entrepreneur, you are going to have to be able to handle rejection. Probably more than you think.
Catherine Clifford
10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business
Entrepreneurs

10 Things I Learned While Training for the Olympics That Absolutely Apply to Business

Olympic skier Shannon Bahrke Happe has always been about risk versus reward, whether she's flying down a mountain or running her own company.
Nina Zipkin
5 Tips for Launching a Side Business
Starting a Business

5 Tips for Launching a Side Business

Here's how you can get your toes wet as a business owners without necessarily having to quit your day job.
Gabrielle Karol
'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think
Starting a Business

'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think

Mr. Tod's Pie Factory Owner Tod Wilson, who lived in his car before appearing on the first season of 'Shark Tank,' attributes his success to persistence.
Daniel Bukszpan
5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea
Starting a Business

5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea

A good business idea needs a healthy dose of momentum to get it going. Here are five steps to help you get there.
Travis Peoples
6 Signs You're Ready to Declare Your Entrepreneurial Independence
Entrepreneurs

6 Signs You're Ready to Declare Your Entrepreneurial Independence

Think you are ready for startup land? Here are six signs you are ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship.
Adam Toren
Are You Ready to Start Up? 3 Tips Before You Launch
Ready to Launch

Are You Ready to Start Up? 3 Tips Before You Launch

Prior to jumping into the world of entrepreneurship, you need to be 100 percent ready mentally, physically and financially.
Jeff Wald