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First Steps: Writing the Product Section of Your Business Plan
Business Plans

First Steps: Writing the Product Section of Your Business Plan

This quick guide offers tips that will help you create the product section for your business plan.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
First Steps: Writing the Executive Summary of Your Business Plan
Business Plans

First Steps: Writing the Executive Summary of Your Business Plan

This quick guide offers tips that will help you create the executive summary for your business plan.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
First Steps: Writing the Industry Section of Your Business Plan
Business Plans

First Steps: Writing the Industry Section of Your Business Plan

This quick guide offers tips that will help you create the industry section for your business plan.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Why the SBIR Program Is Worth Funding
Research

Why the SBIR Program Is Worth Funding

By overcoming market failure in the development and financing of early-stage technology, the SBIR program makes possible commercial activity that would not otherwise have occurred.
Scott Shane
5 Essential Ingredients to Doing What You Love For a Living
Startup Basics

5 Essential Ingredients to Doing What You Love For a Living

Following your passion will only get you so far. You also need a good plan in place to turn your dream into a reality.
Aliya LeeKong
10 Tips for Building a Successful Software Business
Startup Basics

10 Tips for Building a Successful Software Business

Companies that provide services, mostly through the cloud, are growing at a fast pace. Here's how you can get into the action.
Ron Yekutiel
3 Qualities Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Have
Leadership Qualities

3 Qualities Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Have

These are the keys to success in small business, but they are important attributes no matter what your endeavor.
Doug and Polly White
7 Steps to Defining Your Niche Market
Starting a Business

7 Steps to Defining Your Niche Market

Aiming for the right customers? Use this seven-step process to develop a profitable niche.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Bottom's Up: How a Kombucha Bar Took Root in Virginia
Starting a Business

Bottom's Up: How a Kombucha Bar Took Root in Virginia

A small-batch brewer rethinks the probiotic favorite.
Jodi Helmer
4 Reasons Millennials Should Start Their Own Business
Millennials

4 Reasons Millennials Should Start Their Own Business

Millennials have a reputation for being self-entitled individuals with an insatiable need for praise -- but they are also quite entrepreneurial.
Lais Pontes
Your Business Plan Must-Haves
Business Plans

Your Business Plan Must-Haves

Seasoned business pros reveal exactly why your business plan is critical for success and which parts matter most.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
7 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business
Insurance

7 Types of Insurance You Need to Protect Your Business

Starting your own business is taking a smart risk, operating without the right insurance is not.
John Boitnott
20 Questions You Can Ask to Validate Your Startup Idea
Startup Basics

20 Questions You Can Ask to Validate Your Startup Idea

Before you commit significant time, money or other resources to launch, take this test.
Sujan Patel
High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market
Marijuana

High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market

Though G FarmaLabs is now a leader in the cannabis industry, it took time before success sprouted.