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Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?
Startup Kit

Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?

Learn what type of monetary outlay comes with owning and operating a mobile food business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Small Food-Makers on Fast Path to U.S. Store Shelves, Threatening Big Producers
Food Businesses

Small Food-Makers on Fast Path to U.S. Store Shelves, Threatening Big Producers

An increasing number of privately-held players are going from garage to grocery store in fewer than five years thanks to an erosion of barriers to entry within the food industry.
Despite the Risks, Entrepreneurship Will Always Beat a 9-to-5 Job
Risk

Despite the Risks, Entrepreneurship Will Always Beat a 9-to-5 Job

There is much more involved in running your own business, but there is also great potential for reward.
Timothy Sykes
Don't Make These 6 Business Plan Mistakes
Business Plans

Don't Make These 6 Business Plan Mistakes

Far more businesses fail than succeed. It all starts with the right plan.
Nina Zipkin
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10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business
Startup Basics

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business

If you're opening a restaurant where five restaurants have failed, make sure you find out why.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out
Accelerators

7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out

If you want to get in to one of these highly competitive programs, listen to these tips from someone who runs one.
Alex Iskold
7 Fatal Mistakes Founders Make Just When Business Is Getting Good
Startups

7 Fatal Mistakes Founders Make Just When Business Is Getting Good

When everything is starting to click and the business is beginning to grow, be cautious. But not too cautious.
Larry Alton
5 Myths -- and 1 Really Big Truth -- About Being an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Mindset

5 Myths -- and 1 Really Big Truth -- About Being an Entrepreneur

Think you're ready to own a business? Are you sure?
Carol Roth
5 Tough Choices You'll Face as an Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

5 Tough Choices You'll Face as an Entrepreneur

As a business owner, you are singularly responsible for making all the decisions.
Jayson DeMers
The Startup Experience, Ready for Its Close Up
Starting a Business

The Startup Experience, Ready for Its Close Up

Wall Street Startups was one entrepreneur's dream to follow the struggles of other startup founders in New York.
Duncan Schieb
How Wantrepreneurs Become Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship

How Wantrepreneurs Become Entrepreneurs

The key to becoming successful at anything – your job, your career, or your own business – is not rocket science.
Steve Tobak
7 Simple Ways to Start Your Dream Business Today
Startup Basics

7 Simple Ways to Start Your Dream Business Today

Stop procrastinating and begin living the life you want.
Andrew Medal
Inventing a Small Improvement to an Existing Idea Is All It Takes
Ideas

Inventing a Small Improvement to an Existing Idea Is All It Takes

A simple thing I came up with while doing something I love continued to sell for a decade.
Stephen Key
5 Business Truths I Wish Someone Had Told Me 5 Years Ago
Startups

5 Business Truths I Wish Someone Had Told Me 5 Years Ago

Advice to help you and your startup get ahead -- fast.
William Vanderbloemen