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Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success
Alleynyc

Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success

Laugh. Watch Will Ferrell movies. Kiss your kids. Intentionally sweat. Stay hydrated.
Jason Saltzman
10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College
Startups

10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College

To start a successful business, you'll have to quickly learn some techniques that aren't in any book.
John Rampton
The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development
Product Development

The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development

The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them
JD Albert
How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?
Risk

How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom.
Amy Rosen
What Successful Poker Players and Entrepreneurs Have in Common
Leadership Qualities

What Successful Poker Players and Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Managing the risk properly is the challenge. Use the right intelligence to make your moves.
Diana Kander
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10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job
Starting a Business

10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job

The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business.
Nina Zipkin
After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run
Starting Up

After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run

Apoorva Mehta's company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly.
Laura Entis
I Admit It. I Have No Idea What I'm Doing. (And That's a Good Thing.)
Inspiration

I Admit It. I Have No Idea What I'm Doing. (And That's a Good Thing.)

When starting up, it's OK if you don't know what you're doing some of the time. Here's why you should always keep an open mind and keep learning.
Joel Gascoigne
How to Build a Business in Just 10 Days
Starting a Business

How to Build a Business in Just 10 Days

Get a thriving company off the ground with this plan.
Nina Zipkin
You Don't Need Disruptive Technology to Be a Success, Iteration Works Too
Starting a Business

You Don't Need Disruptive Technology to Be a Success, Iteration Works Too

It can be tough selling a whole new concept, so consider following the lead of another company and making improvements.
Martin Zwilling
7 Tips on Raising Money From a Guy Who Is Raising
Alleynyc

7 Tips on Raising Money From a Guy Who Is Raising

There is nothing "fun" about fundraising. I am going through it now...
Jason Saltzman
Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Marijuana

Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market.
The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not
Lean Startups

The 4 Essentials to Starting a Company Whether You Have Money or Not

Money is helpful when you launch your company but hustle and lots of work can get you rolling.
Jay Gould
Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty
Startups

Defiance Is the Key to Weathering Startup Negativty

Hold fast when the naysayers unleash a barrage of discouragement. It makes it even better when you succeed.
Bobby Campbell