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The Best and Worst U.S. Cities to Launch a Business
Starting a Business

The Best and Worst U.S. Cities to Launch a Business

Your backyard could be the ideal place to start a new company.
Nina Zipkin
9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs
Mistakes

9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs

Just because mistakes are inevitable, it doesn't mean you have to make the same ones everyone else does.
Jayson DeMers
Here's What Happens to Investments on Shark Tank After the Cameras Stop Rolling
Shark Tank

Here's What Happens to Investments on Shark Tank After the Cameras Stop Rolling

Barbara Corcoran explains how -- and why -- some deals on the show go through while others fall apart.
How to Build a Successful Startup and Keep It Afloat
Startup Basics

How to Build a Successful Startup and Keep It Afloat

The business world is in a constant state of flux, and companies today need to be ready to weather unpredictable markets. Here's how.
Eric Dahan
6 Practical Steps to Learning How to Build a Startup
Starting a Business

6 Practical Steps to Learning How to Build a Startup

Starting a new and innovative business is not a highly structured process, and finding time for structured learning is unlikely.
Martin Zwilling
Don't Let Too Much of a Good Thing Crash Your Startup
Managing Inventory

Don't Let Too Much of a Good Thing Crash Your Startup

Startups dream of instant success but an inability to meet demand for a wildly popular product can bring a young company to crisis.
Zeynep Ilgaz
6 Tips for Successfully Splitting Equity in Your Startup
Equity

6 Tips for Successfully Splitting Equity in Your Startup

Hurt feelings and burnt bridges may result, so tread carefully.
Drew Hendricks
5 Emerging Tech Hubs From Around the World
Cities

5 Emerging Tech Hubs From Around the World

Although these cities aren't renowned for their clusters of hopeful tech entrepreneurs, they hold new opportunities for those looking to get in the startup game.
Zach Cutler
Meet Some of the Most Promising New York City Startups
Alleynyc

Meet Some of the Most Promising New York City Startups

Techstars just held its Winter 2015 NYC Demo Day, and the companies presenting were all amazing.
Jason Saltzman
Why Your Startup Needs to Be Data Mature From the Beginning
Data Analysis

Why Your Startup Needs to Be Data Mature From the Beginning

Data-driven decision making is fundamentally important. Startups make a mistake thinking it is a capacity they can wait to develop.
Asha Saxena
The Happiest People Know Their 'Flow State.' What's Yours?
Inspiration

The Happiest People Know Their 'Flow State.' What's Yours?

'Brain Games' host Jason Silva explains the importance of recognizing those moments when you're truly satisfied by whatever it is you're doing.
Catherine Clifford
6 Franchise Coach Myths, Debunked
Franchisees

6 Franchise Coach Myths, Debunked

Quality coaches are good listeners, and they don't prey on your emotions.
Rick Bisio
Start a Podcast That Attracts Thousands of Listeners in Just 5 Simple Steps
Podcasts

Start a Podcast That Attracts Thousands of Listeners in Just 5 Simple Steps

It's not easy, and it takes a lot of work -- but there are huge benefits that can come from doing it right.
Jon Nastor
5 Ways to Know If Your Business Idea Is Brilliant or a Bust
Feedback

5 Ways to Know If Your Business Idea Is Brilliant or a Bust

No matter how great the concept, you need real-world feedback to see if your startup will fly. Here's how to get it.