Starting a Business http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/starting-a-business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Starting a Business en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:18:00 GMT Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell? Actress Blake Lively was looking to follow in Stewart's footsteps in launching her own lifestyle company. Stewart's response? 'Let her try.' Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236033 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236033 Geoff Weiss Actress Blake Lively was looking to follow in Stewart's footsteps in launching her own lifestyle company. Stewart's response? 'Let her try.' Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech The inaugural class of the New York Fashion Tech Lab shows how big a business opportunity fashion can be. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236010 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236010 Jason Saltzman The inaugural class of the New York Fashion Tech Lab shows how big a business opportunity fashion can be. The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235516 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235516 Robert Tuchman Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody. How Much of Your Company Should You Give to New Co-Founders? It helps to bring in others to fill any gaps in your skill or experience. Here are five variables that will help you determine how much a new partner is worth. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235951 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235951 Martin Zwilling It helps to bring in others to fill any gaps in your skill or experience. Here are five variables that will help you determine how much a new partner is worth. Richard Branson: 'There's No Shortcut or Magic Recipe to Success' Creating a successful and profitable business takes time. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235955 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235955 Richard Branson Creating a successful and profitable business takes time. An Executive's Tale of Persistence in Hiring a Diverse Workforce for a Scrappy Startup A Bay Area manager shares some new-company growing pains. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235904 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235904 Jenn Steele A Bay Area manager shares some new-company growing pains. Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success Laugh. Watch Will Ferrell movies. Kiss your kids. Intentionally sweat. Stay hydrated. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:03:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235960 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235960 Jason Saltzman Laugh. Watch Will Ferrell movies. Kiss your kids. Intentionally sweat. Stay hydrated. 10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College To start a successful business, you'll have to quickly learn some techniques that aren't in any book. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235905 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235905 John Rampton To start a successful business, you'll have to quickly learn some techniques that aren't in any book. The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235838 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235838 JD Albert The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On? Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235665 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235665 Amy Rosen Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom. What Successful Poker Players and Entrepreneurs Have In Common Managing the risk properly is the challenge. Use the right intelligence to make your moves. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235858 Diana Kander Managing the risk properly is the challenge. Use the right intelligence to make your moves. 10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235544 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235544 Nina Zipkin The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business. After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 Laura Entis Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. I Admit It. I Have No Idea What I'm Doing. (And That's a Good Thing.) When starting up, it's OK if you don't know what you're doing some of the time. Here's why you should always keep an open mind and keep learning. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235770 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235770 Joel Gascoigne When starting up, it's OK if you don't know what you're doing some of the time. Here's why you should always keep an open mind and keep learning. How to Build a Business in Just 10 Days Get a thriving company off the ground with this plan. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235542 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/235542 Nina Zipkin Get a thriving company off the ground with this plan. You Don’t Need Disruptive Technology to Be a Success, Iteration Works Too It can be tough selling a whole new concept, so consider following the lead of another company and making improvements. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235742 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235742 Martin Zwilling It can be tough selling a whole new concept, so consider following the lead of another company and making improvements. 7 Tips on Raising Money From a Guy Who Is Raising There is nothing "fun" about fundraising. I am going through it now... Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235784 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235784 Jason Saltzman There is nothing "fun" about fundraising. I am going through it now... Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235390 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235390 Joe Robinson Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market. The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not Money is helpful when you launch your company but hustle and lots of work can get you rolling. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235468 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235468 Jay Gould Money is helpful when you launch your company but hustle and lots of work can get you rolling. Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty Hold fast when the naysayers unleash a barrage of discouragement. It makes it even better when you succeed. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235446 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235446 Bobby Campbell Hold fast when the naysayers unleash a barrage of discouragement. It makes it even better when you succeed.