Starting a Business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Starting a Business en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:30:00 GMT What I Learned in My First 365 Days as an Entrepreneur The first year of a startup can be a brutal time for an entrepreneur. Here are a few lessons on how to survive the first 12 months. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:30:00 GMT Andy Pray The Factor All Business Owners Must Understand This CEO explains the one quality that he believes entrepreneurs need to study and master for success. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Staff Flush With Cash, Tech Employees Are Investing in Nightlife While many young techies are spending their money on nightlife, others are taking it a step further, by buying their own stake in restaurants and bars. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:00:00 GMT Katie Roof 5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Zach Cutler 3 Steps to Determine Product-Market Fit For entrepreneurs to succeed, they need to figure out consumers' needs and develop a product to solve these issues. Here are a few steps to help you determine product-market fit. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT Will Caldwell An American Entrepreneur in Kuwait on a Mission Why I proudly agreed to be part of the U.S. State Department's Speaker and Specialist Program to export entrepreneurism. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:27:05 GMT Jason Saltzman 7 Illusions to Shed in the First 100 Days of Your Startup Naive optimism fuels the dream of building your own company but when you launch, it is time to get real. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:00:00 GMT Josh Marti Bravely Facing the Epic Decision of a Career Pivot A serial entrepreneur shares how she came to leave the corporate fold and establish her first business. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:45:00 GMT Kelsey Ramsden How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams Programs around the nation will double the savings of low-income entrepreneurs working to start a business. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:30:00 GMT Kedma Ough Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All Words of wisdom From Noah Kagan, a friend and entrepreneur who knows the startup scene inside and out. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:49:57 GMT Jason Saltzman 3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Justin Jones New Locations Are Being Opened, But By Established Businesses The fall in new company starts does not necessarily mean that the American economy is less dynamic than it used to be, or that Americans are opening up new establishments at a lower rate than they did in the late 1970s. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:30:00 GMT Scott Shane Your Ideas Have No Value Get over holding onto your ideas and get out there and do something with them. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 12:00:00 GMT Carol Roth Success Lessons From 2 Innovators Who Came Out Swinging Case studies are everywhere, but check out these entrepreneurs who made crucial decisions on the one-way path to enviable success. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT Eric Siu Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman As more time is spent in a position, anticipation about what else is out there dwindles. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT Ashley Milne-Tyte To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face Anyone who dares to call themselves an entrepreneur has to take on the big risk that comes along with it, and continue taking risks. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:00:00 GMT Jonathan Long Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product? WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jesse Torres 7 Lessons for Nonprofit Organizations From the Startup World Organizations tackling social problems have taught entrepreneurs the importance of mission. Entrepreneurs know how to get stuff done. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT Megha Desai 11 Ways To Use LinkedIn To Boost Franchise Development LinkedIn, where employers and job seekers find each other, is just as good for people seeking entrepreneurial opportunity. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT Matthew Job 10 Startup Tips Learned the Hard Way Be up front with customers about what you do and how much it will cost, and consider romantic relationships with co-workers very carefully. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:30:00 GMT Rameet Chawla