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5 Preventable Disasters That Have Ruined Countless Startups
Startup Basics

5 Preventable Disasters That Have Ruined Countless Startups

Allowing your business to succumb to one of these entirely preventable fates will lead to regret.
Jayson DeMers
How Strong Company Values Build the Team Fledgling Startups Need
Company values

How Strong Company Values Build the Team Fledgling Startups Need

Cash-strapped startups can attract and retain committed employees by offering opportunity and a mission.
Firas Kittaneh
Want to Make Money With Online Ads Like Facebook? Learn These 5 Terms First.
Advertising

Want to Make Money With Online Ads Like Facebook? Learn These 5 Terms First.

This is an especially tough challenge in your first year or two of operation, even if you use every technique known to get traffic flowing.
Martin Zwilling
Men's Jeans That Fit the Woman and the Times
Fashion

Men's Jeans That Fit the Woman and the Times

At a time when the national conversation about gender and sexuality is at fever pitch, one couple has created a line of jeans that look masculine but are designed to fit women.
Carly Okyle
5 Tips to Help You Overcome Startup Struggles
Startup Basics

5 Tips to Help You Overcome Startup Struggles

It's at these points that our strength, tenacity, resiliency, courage and motives as entrepreneurs are tested and sharpened.
Andrew Medal
Full Speed Ahead? The 7 'Icebergs' That Sink Most Startups.
Startup Basics

Full Speed Ahead? The 7 'Icebergs' That Sink Most Startups.

Successful businesses have cash to hire skilled employees to serve a known market. It's remarkable how often founders overlook those basics.
Peter S. Cohan
3 Considerations in Deciding How Much to Pay Yourself
Compensation and benefits

3 Considerations in Deciding How Much to Pay Yourself

It's a question every entrepreneur faces at some point.
Adam Callinan
How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000
Startup Funding

How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000

Eight tips on what helped make me a successful fundraiser three years ago and has continued to help me ever since.
Aihui Ong
The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery
Starting a Business

The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery

Find out what legal hoops you'll need to jump through in your state before starting a craft alcoholic beverage business.
Meet the Latest Startup to Catch Mark Cuban's Eye
Startups

Meet the Latest Startup to Catch Mark Cuban's Eye

Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is part of a team that has invested $7 million in Unikrn, an electronic sports gambling startup.
The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner
Starting a Business

The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner

Find out the pros and cons of the types of loans you can get when financing your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
10 Kevin O'Leary Quotes Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From
Shark Tank

10 Kevin O'Leary Quotes Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From

Shark Tank's "Mr. Wonderful" has some harsh, but wise, words for aspiring business owners.
Jonathan Long
6 Strategies for Marketing Your Retail Business Online
Starting a Business

6 Strategies for Marketing Your Retail Business Online

These tips will help your business increase its visibility online.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How Do You Decide the Right Features for Your MVP?
Product Development

How Do You Decide the Right Features for Your MVP?

First, distinguish between the "must-have" features vs. those merely be "nice to have."
Rahul Varshneya