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The founders of hugely successful beauty-subscription service Birchbox find strength in not having all the answers. For our series If I Knew Then, here are a few lessons and pieces of advice from Hayley Barna and Katia Beauchamp.
A new report from the Kauffman Foundation shows that the slowdown in the U.S. high-tech entrepreneurship sector goes beyond the recent effects of the Great Recession.
There are pros and cons of launching a company that delivers goods to customers on a recurring schedule.
There is a dark underside to owning a business that we don't like to talk about, but we need to understand.
Terry and Lisa Jeffers wanted a franchise that combined heart and business. Here's what you can learn about mixing marriage and franchising from this power couple.
Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth.
These tips can help you choose the printer whose product and service will meet your needs.
Launching your company is only the first step. Figuring out how to nab customers is the tricky part. Here are a few ways to get your first client on board.
If people are willing to open their wallets, that's invaluable information for investors.
With some decisions, it's better to not decide-- yet.
When Bill Zolper opened a b.Good franchise, his years studying entrepreneurship were put to the test.
If you want to be successful, you have to learn to see things from different perspectives and become a multidimensional thinker.
We hear so much about how millennials want to run their own businesses. But recent data suggest the opposite is true.
In his new book Smart People Should Build Things, the founder of Venture of America Andrew Yang offers up advice on how aspiring entrepreneurs can begin getting their startup dream off the ground.
Not everyone has the personality to be a franchisee. Here's what you should know before you make the jump.
It's a fact that the journey for entrepreneurs is full of unknowns. And while many founders are encouraged to pave their own innovative path, there are a few scenarios when seeking advice is a must.
Seed funding often gives a company more opportunities to fail, not succeed.
Gwen Dean is leaving her full-time job as a machine engineer to follow her dream of being a full-time puppeteer. And she delivered the message to her boss in the form of a Super Bowl commercial.
Here are five important reasons why the younger generation may be more inclined to be the entrepreneurs of the near future.
To figure out how to get into the business you love, you have to think about how to best use the business you hate.
Ashley Olson's employers turned into her biggest cheerleaders when she was chosen by Complete Nutrition's owners to open her own franchise.
While traditional business plans may be going out of vogue, it is still important for companies to make sure they have one of these.
When you've got skin in the game, you're more motivated to succeed.
Of the 500 richest people in the world, 167 are in the U.S. and 15 of those are tech entrepreneurs.
To get a sense of what it's like starting a socially-conscious startup, we reached out to three founders based at New York City's Center for Social Innovation.
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