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Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business
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Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Sole-proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation? All have their advantages – and their drawbacks. Expert Alex Katz breaks down each one for us.
Alex Katz
Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture
Startups

Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture

The button-down corporate world knows a lot about how to make a business work for the long term.
Jilliene Helman
How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business
Finding Customers

How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Businesses take time to build, but there are a few tricks to snagging key clients quickly and getting your company off the ground immediately.
Dorie Clark
Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business
Starting a Business

Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business

One of the most grueling tasks of starting a business happens to be one of the most important.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes
Crowdfunding

Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes

Don't fall into these traps when organizing and launching your crowdfunding campaign.
Elaine Pofeldt
Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup
Partnerships

Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup

If you have business savvy but lack technical skills, bring in a technologist to strengthen your leadership.
Martin Zwilling
The Hot Startups in the DreamIt Ventures NYC Class of 2014
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The Hot Startups in the DreamIt Ventures NYC Class of 2014

Here's a close look at the companies of 2014 DreamIt New York City.
Jason Saltzman
10 Pointers Every Young Entrepreneur Needs to Know
Young Entrepreneurs

10 Pointers Every Young Entrepreneur Needs to Know

A millennial and a business owner? These tips might strike a chord.
John Rampton
Meet the Next Class of 500 Startups
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Meet the Next Class of 500 Startups

Introducing the next class of 500 Startups' accelerator program.
Jason Saltzman
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
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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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