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How to Recruit and Hire the Team You Need at Each Phase of Startup Growth
Scalability

How to Recruit and Hire the Team You Need at Each Phase of Startup Growth

Every company embarks on a unique journey but hiring the right people is one thing they all have in common.
Carrie Simonds
A Quick Guide to Free Legal Services for Patenting Your Invention
Patents

A Quick Guide to Free Legal Services for Patenting Your Invention

The cost of a patent attorney is daunting for independent inventors but a government program makes it affordable, if you qualify.
Kedma Ough
Meet a Company That IS Changing the World
Alleynyc

Meet a Company That IS Changing the World

Library For All provides digital libraries to poverty-stricken countries. Know them.
Jason Saltzman
5 Lease-Term Questions Facing Every Entrepreneur
Leasing

5 Lease-Term Questions Facing Every Entrepreneur

Selecting offices is a tricky balance of cost, location, function and the intangible message your space sends to customers and employees.
Susie Algard
50 Tips for Starting Your Own Company
Entrepreneurs

50 Tips for Starting Your Own Company

From the idea stage to bringing a product or service to market, a business launch encompasses myriad steps. Here's an overview of everything an entrepreneur should consider, from start to finish.
John Rampton
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5 Keys to Successful Sibling Partnerships
Family Businesses

5 Keys to Successful Sibling Partnerships

Family may come first, but follow these five tried-and-tested tips to ensure your relationship can survive and thrive as a business partnership.
Matthew Toren
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How to Get Motivated From Negativity
Alleynyc

How to Get Motivated From Negativity

There's a trick to turning horrible days into positive lessons.
Jason Saltzman
The 7 Deadly Sins of the Eager Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

The 7 Deadly Sins of the Eager Entrepreneur

People who start companies are passionate, energetic and unafraid of risk. Sometimes, that's a recipe for disaster.
Isaac Oates
Profitability or High User Count: Which Leads to Startup Success?
Startups

Profitability or High User Count: Which Leads to Startup Success?

Google and Twitter have proven that both approaches can work, so you need to determine the right path for your company.
Martin Zwilling
Introducing QuickMVP, A New Tool for New Ideas
Alleynyc

Introducing QuickMVP, A New Tool for New Ideas

A new tool allows you to validate your ideas and build a real business.
Jason Saltzman
TechStars and R/GA Team to Support Hardware Development
Alleynyc

TechStars and R/GA Team to Support Hardware Development

TechStars' latest mission is to help early-stage hardware and connected-device companies get off the ground.
Jason Saltzman
The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic)
Infographics

The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic)

A look at the realizations that inspired the founders of Apple, Ikea, WhatsApp and other massively successful businesses.
Catherine Clifford
5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur
Persistence

5 Ways to Work Harder, Courtesy of a Beijing Restaurateur

An overseas trip provides some insights about how an entrepreneur can prevail in realizing his dreams.
Nathan Resnick
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5 Tips for Finding Friends When You're a Startup Newbie
Networking

5 Tips for Finding Friends When You're a Startup Newbie

Everybody begins as an outsider. The connections you need are just outside your comfort zone.
Geoff Mcqueen