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Tell Us: Is Intellectual Property Even Property at All?

Tell Us: Is Intellectual Property Even Property at All?

Businesses spend a lot of time and money fretting over patent issues, but perhaps the concept of intellectual property as a whole needs to be re-examined.
Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Two professors argue if the instinct to be your own boss is a product of nature or nurture.
Top Colleges for Entrepreneurship 2013

Top Colleges for Entrepreneurship 2013

The Princeton Review ranks the top graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the U.S.
Top 50 College Entrepreneurship Programs in the U.S. (Interactive Graphic)

Top 50 College Entrepreneurship Programs in the U.S. (Interactive Graphic)

Check out our detailed, clickable map of Princeton Review's annual ranking of the top 25 graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs.
If I Knew Then: Serial Entrepreneur Reveals Why Second Place Isn't Good Enough

If I Knew Then: Serial Entrepreneur Reveals Why Second Place Isn't Good Enough

For our series 'If I knew then,' co-founder of HotelTonight Sam Shank opens up about what he learned during his entrepreneurial journey and offers up advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.
3 Bad Mistakes Good People Make on Facebook

3 Bad Mistakes Good People Make on Facebook

If not managed wisely, your Facebook account can work against your business.
What Entrepreneurs and Job Hunters Need to Know Before Relocating to a New Country

What Entrepreneurs and Job Hunters Need to Know Before Relocating to a New Country

Looking to move to a new country to pursue your passion? London-born entrepreneur Ed Zitron talks about how he made the transition to the U.S. and offers tips on how others can do the same.
3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

Sometimes starting a business seems like the best antidote to having a boss and job you don't like. But there's more to it than that. Here are three key factors to consider.
One-Stop Comparison Shopping for Moving Companies

One-Stop Comparison Shopping for Moving Companies

Unpakt takes part of the pain out of moving by allowing customers to compare moving company prices online.
The Lowdown on Why Denver's So High on the Startup Scene Hotlist

The Lowdown on Why Denver's So High on the Startup Scene Hotlist

Denver has been hovering in Boulder's startup-scene shadow, but the 'little sister' city has been drawing its own star power of late.
New Crowdfunding Site Predicts Future Earnings

New Crowdfunding Site Predicts Future Earnings

A new financing platform lets aspiring 'treps sell equity in themselves.
How Systems Can Help You Through the Haze, Daze and Craze of Starting a Business

How Systems Can Help You Through the Haze, Daze and Craze of Starting a Business

For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur and founder of eco-healthy restaurant Green Bean Sarah Haselkorn discusses the importance of implementing systems at businesses.
6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

6 Leadership Lessons From The Great Outdoors

Spend some time in nature and you might learn a thing or two about how to be a better leader. Here are six.
Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

Your Playbook to Starting Up On the Cheap: 10 Steps to Launch for Less Than $1,500 (Infographic)

From getting a website domain to creating a business roadmap out of sticky notes, here is an infographic detailing what you can do to get your business off the ground on a shoestring.
Feeling Down? Here Are 3 Ways to Stay Motivated

Feeling Down? Here Are 3 Ways to Stay Motivated

As an entrepreneur, you will face many challenges. When the going gets tough, here are three ways to stay upbeat.
10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

10 Questions to Ask Before Quitting Your Day Job to Run Your Own Company

The dream of being one's own boss is what leads many people to start businesses, but don't be too hasty in leaving your bread-and-butter job.
College Entrepreneur Creates App to Sync Music With Running Speed

College Entrepreneur Creates App to Sync Music With Running Speed

Michigan State University students created TempoRun, an app that helps users run at their ideal pace by categorizing the music in their libraries from walking to 10 sprinting.
From 48 Cents in the Bank to Escape Velocity

From 48 Cents in the Bank to Escape Velocity

Shane Snow, co-founder of Contently, recounts how he spent every last dollar of his savings in order to create a platform to connect freelancers with brands.
3 Reasons It's the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur

3 Reasons It's the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Starting your own business couldn't be a better idea with these three factors lined up for you.

10 Business Plan Benefits You Might Be Forgetting

If you think creating a business plan is not for you, think again. Here are ten ways your business plan can help you be a better entrepreneur.
How to Find Work You Truly Love

How to Find Work You Truly Love

Five steps to building a fulfilling career you love or discovering the type of business you want to start.
3 Lies You Heard on 'Shark Tank'

3 Lies You Heard on 'Shark Tank'

Can you really trust reality television for sound advice on how to start your own business? Here are three 'Shark Tank' nuggets of wisdom you might want to question.
Saying Yes to the Extreme Proposal Biz

Saying Yes to the Extreme Proposal Biz

Cleveland's Perfect Proposal transforms proposals into events rivalling the wedding itself.
The Secret to Israel's Startup Success

The Secret to Israel's Startup Success

'Silicon Wadi,' the high-tech startup mecca in Israel offers valuable lessons about what it takes to start and run your own business. Here are three key takeaways.
4 Tests to Fail-Proof Your Business Idea

4 Tests to Fail-Proof Your Business Idea

Before pumping every last dime and ounce of sweat into launching your business idea, test it out with these four strategies.
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