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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.
This CEO explains the one quality that he believes entrepreneurs need to study and master for success.
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.
If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances.
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.
Why I proudly agreed to be part of the U.S. State Department's Speaker and Specialist Program to export entrepreneurism.
Naive optimism fuels the dream of building your own company but when you launch, it is time to get real.
A serial entrepreneur shares how she came to leave the corporate fold and establish her first business.
Programs around the nation will double the savings of low-income entrepreneurs working to start a business.
Words of wisdom From Noah Kagan, a friend and entrepreneur who knows the startup scene inside and out.
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.
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.
Get over holding onto your ideas and get out there and do something with them.
Case studies are everywhere, but check out these entrepreneurs who made crucial decisions on the one-way path to enviable success.
As more time is spent in a position, anticipation about what else is out there dwindles.
Anyone who dares to call themselves an entrepreneur has to take on the big risk that comes along with it, and continue taking risks.
WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market.
Organizations tackling social problems have taught entrepreneurs the importance of mission. Entrepreneurs know how to get stuff done.
LinkedIn, where employers and job seekers find each other, is just as good for people seeking entrepreneurial opportunity.
Be up front with customers about what you do and how much it will cost, and consider romantic relationships with co-workers very carefully.
If you focus on creating structure, youll be amazed how much you can accomplish.
Uncorrected errors of judgment cause more business failures than lack of financing or market upheaval.
Dont let your products launch get in the way of building your business.
To err is human, entrepreneurs included.
Jim Koch launched the Boston Beer Company from his kitchen table in 1984. Now, 30 years later, the leader of the craft brewing movement is doing more than $700 million in sales. Heres what he learned about starting up.
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