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What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale
Starting a Business

What to Ask When Evaluating a Business for Sale

Ask yourself these 30 questions to determine if this business is the right one for you to purchase.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations
Impact Investing

How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations

Sevamob offers vital services for the equivalent of just $4 to $9 a month.
Jessica Pothering
How Opportunistic Investors Shine: They Might Even Enter the Glitter Bomb Business
Entrepreneurs

How Opportunistic Investors Shine: They Might Even Enter the Glitter Bomb Business

Find out the quick path to launch of a daring cadre of startup leaders, including the owner of the new company, SparkleSlap.com.
Jesse Torres
Passion, Freedom and Impact: The 3 Ingredients of Business Success
Entrepreneur Mindset

Passion, Freedom and Impact: The 3 Ingredients of Business Success

When all three work together, you can experience the pure joy of entrepreneurship.
Clate Mask
How History and Adversity Pushed an Entrepreneur to Shark Tank Success
Creativity

How History and Adversity Pushed an Entrepreneur to Shark Tank Success

The creator of a tool that teaches people to play guitar took advantage of a moment of creativity that resulted from hard circumstances.
John Brubaker
Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back
Inventing

Don't Let the Fear of Your Idea Being Stolen Hold You Back

Instead, focus your efforts on protecting yourself with these seven strategies.
Stephen Key
To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies
Business Plans

To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies

One of the quickest ways to kill your credibility and your startup is to offer a poorly written business plan, or none at all.
Martin Zwilling
The 8 Target Audiences for Your Business Plan
Business Plans

The 8 Target Audiences for Your Business Plan

It's not just investors or bankers who'll want to see your business plan. Find out exactly who may be looking it over.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Basics of Buying a Franchise
Starting a Business

The Basics of Buying a Franchise

If you're thinking about becoming a franchisee, find out what you're getting yourself into by reviewing this quick guide.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job
Startup Success Stories

You Have the P.O.W.E.R. to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job

Professional football is a grinding job but Israel Idonije started his business while still playing in the NFL.
Israel Idonije
9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits
Success Strategies

9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits

Making a million dollars in revenue is hard. Making a million dollars in profit is even harder.
Thomas Smale
6 Tough and Timeless Startup Lessons
Startup Funding

6 Tough and Timeless Startup Lessons

Success requires the confidence to begin and the humilty to listen when trustworthy people tell you what isn't working.
Ankit Oberoi
Considering an Online Business? Read This First.
Starting a Business

Considering an Online Business? Read This First.

Your odds of being successful in any Web-enabled field are much lower than you realize, especially if you conform to all the popular groupthink.
Steve Tobak
4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Break Into the Drug Industry
Starting a Business

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Break Into the Drug Industry

Many opportunities exist for those willing to explore this large and growing field.
Kevin Xu