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10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Testing a Business Idea

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Need help trying to figure out if that great idea you're passionate about could become a successful business? Here's how to evaluate a potential winner.
February 4, 2013 in Business Ideas
A Business Idea for the Big Game -- And Beyond

A Business Idea for the Big Game -- And Beyond

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In the tradition of solving consumers' problems, two young treps set out to eradicate the hangover.
February 3, 2013 in Business Ideas
New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

New Mentoring Program Aims to Help Lesbian Entrepreneurs

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StartOut takes a look at the unique challenges LGBT entrepreneurs face and aims to bring the gap with its second annual mentorship program.
January 31, 2013 in Startup Basics

Video Chat With Brad Feld, Today at 12:30pm ET

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For budding young entrepreneurs a little guidance can go a long way. Stay tuned for our video chat with Brad Feld, the entrepreneur and early-stage venture investor.
January 31, 2013 in Startup Basics
What to Look for in an Accelerator Program

What to Look for in an Accelerator Program

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Accelerator programs are exploding in number, promising cash, mentorship, exposure and prestige. Here's what to look for, how to get in and how to reap the rewards.
January 30, 2013 in Starting a Business
Richard Branson on Entrepreneurial Determination

Richard Branson on Entrepreneurial Determination

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The super successful business owner on what it takes to make it as an entrepreneur.
January 28, 2013 in Startup Basics
College Entrepreneur Creates Wireless Headphones

College Entrepreneur Creates Wireless Headphones

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A young DJ mixes up a wireless sound solution with his startup EarTop.
January 26, 2013 in Success Stories
Inspiration for the Downtimes (Infographic)

Inspiration for the Downtimes (Infographic)

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Consider these words of encouragement on the often bumpy road of entrepreneurship.
January 25, 2013 in Business Ideas
What Doesn't Kill You... Makes You an Entrepreneur?

What Doesn't Kill You... Makes You an Entrepreneur?

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Go getter? Problem Solver? Bossy? Here are five signs you may have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
January 22, 2013 in Starting a Business
Incubator Helps Online Social-Recruitment Tool Take Off

Incubator Helps Online Social-Recruitment Tool Take Off

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AngelPad helps RolePoint, an online recruitment platform, think bigger.
January 22, 2013 in Evaluating Your Idea
Roll It Your Way: Customization and Automation Set U-Sushi Apart

Roll It Your Way: Customization and Automation Set U-Sushi Apart

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Jeremy Umland came up with a quick-serve sushi concept: Customers design their own rolls at the counter, then a kitchen full of automated machines helps cooks prepare them for takeout in just minutes.
January 18, 2013 in Franchises

Tech Savvy and Awkward: How To Communicate With Confidence

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Business coach Antonio Neves gives his three tips for how to best communicate when communicating isn’t your forte.
January 17, 2013 in Starting a Business
8 Ways to Come Up With a Business Idea

8 Ways to Come Up With a Business Idea

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If you're planning to start a business, you first need to figure out a winning concept. Consider these strategies to help get your creative juices flowing.
January 15, 2013 in Business Ideas
Photos: Hot Startups Born in Dallas

Hot Startups Born in Dallas

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Entrepreneur is hosting our annual Growth Conference in the Big D today. Here's a look at what some local hot entrepreneurs are up to.
January 10, 2013 in Ask Entrepreneur
Making Freedom Part of the Business Model: How a Young Trep Helped Fuel the Arab Spring

Making Freedom Part of the Business Model: How a Young Trep Helped Fuel the Arab Spring

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Silicon Valley-based AnchorFree gained prominence during the uprisings in the Middle East for helping protestors cover their web tracks. See how the company is doing since the tumult.
January 9, 2013 in Business Ideas
Photographers Refocus on New Ventures

Photographers Refocus on New Ventures

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The line has long blurred between the amateur and professional photographer. Here, three former pro photographers who saw the changes coming early on and reinvented themselves with successful startups.
January 8, 2013 in Profiles
The Rise of Entrepreneurship on College Campuses (Infographic)

The Rise of Entrepreneurship on College Campuses (Infographic)

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The uptick of entrepreneurship among young people across the country is causing many college campuses to add classes or retool out-of-date programs. Here's a snapshot.
January 2, 2013 in Starting a Business

Young Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

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From inspiring quotes and giant-brand mishaps to tips on starting up and growing a business, here are the stories that became our readers' favorites this year.
December 31, 2012 in Starting a Business
4 Ways to Dip a Toe into Social Entrepreneurship

4 Ways to Dip a Toe into Social Entrepreneurship

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As the number of social-entrepreneurs rise, catering to sustainably-minded ventures makes good business. Here's how to ease into working with these companies and how to grow with the trend too.
December 29, 2012 in Business Ideas
How a Leather Designer Keeps Musicians Traveling in Style

How a Leather Designer Keeps Musicians Traveling in Style

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Ryan Barr, founder of WhippingPost.com, makes durable leather goods for musicians, including a "picker's wallet" with a dedicated stitched pocket for a guitar pick.
December 29, 2012 in Profiles
Mark Cuban on the Value of Hard Work and Other Tips This Week

Mark Cuban on the Value of Hard Work and Other Tips This Week

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How to find ideas, make use of holiday downtime and more: our best tips of the week.
December 28, 2012 in Starting a Business
Mark Cuban: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Starting a Business

Mark Cuban: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know Before Starting a Business

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The billionaire tech entrepreneur and 'Shark Tank' star on all things startups and investing.
December 26, 2012 in Startup Basics
Change-Maker Dev Aujla on Doing Well and Doing Good

Change-Maker Dev Aujla on Doing Well and Doing Good

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The social entrepreneur behind DreamNow and other do-gooder groups shares his thoughts on how young, socially-minded treps can do good work and still have enough.
December 26, 2012 in Business Ideas
Watch Our Google Hangout With Angela Jia Kim on Massive Growth

Watch Our Google Hangout With Angela Jia Kim on Massive Growth

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If you have burning questions about turning your small business or business idea into an entrepreneurial success story, don't miss this live video chat.
December 18, 2012 in Grow Your Business
Video: How to Hire Key PlayersPlay Video

How to Hire Key Players (Video)

Oliver Guinness, an investor, says you should figure out your hiring needs in advance -- and look for people who are smarter than you.
December 18, 2012 in Starting a Business
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