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Blending Mature Business Thinking With Startup Zeal Makes Success More Likely

Entrepreneurs often don't realize that even though they have just begun, they are already in it for the long run.
Simon Lockyer
Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?
Starting a Business

Should You Head to the East or West Coast to Launch Your Startup?

The cultures are different on each coast with VCs placing priorities on different areas when analyzing the funding of prospect.
Andy Miller
11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure
Lifestyle

11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure

These budding companies can make you feel like a king without ever leaving home.
2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
Startups

2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
Greg Shugar
4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch
Inspiration

4 Movies Every Entrepreneur Should Watch

Certain films have made a significant impression on me, directly impacting and shaping my business philosophy.
Brian Hamilton
Expert Advice: 5 Questions That Create a Strong Management Section for Your Business Plan
Business Plans

Expert Advice: 5 Questions That Create a Strong Management Section for Your Business Plan

A business plan pro reveals his best tips for developing a management section that shows readers exactly why your business will succeed.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
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
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.