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Entrepreneurship: The Game (Infographic)

Your game is being an entrepreneur. And here are your badges.

Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success

The Virgin Group founder recently received a letter from a 12-year-old girl asking about his skills. He took to LinkedIn on Thursday to share his response with the world.

Want to Turn Huge Startup Profits? Here's Why You Need to Be Patient.

If you've got a new product on the market, face the facts: It will probably take about 1,000 days before you see a profit.

When Starting Up, These 6 Things Can Wait

Part of becoming profitable quickly is knowing what matters now and what can be pushed back several weeks or months

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

Our hyper-intense, super-condensed guide to launching a new profitable business.

How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

Tim Haskell has transformed the first haunted house in New York City into a mix of theatre, audience participation and scares that won't stop evolving.

Why Mixing Business With Pleasure Is Your Recipe For Success

There's a way to do what you love and make a living at it. Here's one entrepreneur's success story.

30 Is Not the New 20: How Author Meg Jay Sold Me on Entrepreneurship Today

The urge to start up can come on suddenly and powerfully. Here's how College Trep columnist Mark Burns got the entrepreneurial bug.

If I Knew Then: H&R Block's Co-Founder on His Small Failures That Led to Big Successes

Henry Bloch, co-founder of tax-preparation company H&R Block, opens up about what he learned during his nearly 60-year entrepreneurial journey.

College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.

The 3 Scariest Things About Owning a Franchise

Owning a franchise can be a rewarding career path, but people need to be cognizant of the hard truths that come with it.

5 Places Your Great Ideas Are Hiding And How to Set Them Free

Business ideas are buzzing all around you. It's just a matter of knowing where to look and how to uncover them. Here are five places to start.

How This Young Founder Went From Reality Star to Disruptive Entrepreneur

Here is how Kim Taylor graduated from the Randi Zuckerberg-produced reality series 'Startups: Silicon Valley' to taking on the bigwigs of for-profit education.

What Corporate Incubators and Accelerators Mean for Your Business

Can entrepreneurship thrive within corporate constructs? Here, the ins and outs of corporate incubators and accelerators--and why they should matter to you.

AngelList CEO Says Being Accredited Is Not Enough

With the recent lift on the ban of general solicitation, the SEC also ruled that a third party has to verify that an investor is accredited. AngelList CEO Naval Ravikant says there are other critical components to be sure an investor is ready to play ball.

Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?

So many of today's most successful innovations were started by young entrepreneurs -- from Facebook to Google to Microsoft. Did you miss your innovation window?

Set Challenges to Beat Boredom and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to beat the daily grind, why you might want to make a vision board, why you should do a trial period with a prospective co-founder and more advice for business owners.

Need a Pep Talk?

In starting up, confidence is oh-so-important. Check out these four tips for giving your self-esteem a kick.

Can Entrepreneurs Really Wear What They Want?

You may be your own boss, but that doesn't mean you should pull a Mark Zuckerberg and wear hoodies to investor meetings. Here's some advice.

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.

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.

Top Colleges for Entrepreneurship 2014

The Princeton Review ranks the top graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs in the U.S.

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Two professors argue if the instinct to be your own boss is a product of nature or nurture.

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

If not managed wisely, your Facebook account can work against your business.
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