Starting a Business

How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety
Wacky Business Ideas

How One Company's Light Bulb Moment Improved Skateboard Safety

Skateboarders stay safe with customizable adhesive lights.
Michelle Goodman
Can You Face the 6 Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship?
Failure

Can You Face the 6 Hard Truths of Entrepreneurship?

You should first examine your ability to handle uncertainty and, yes, failure.
Eran Dror
The 5 Best Pitch Tactics I Heard as an Angel Investor
Pitching investors

The 5 Best Pitch Tactics I Heard as an Angel Investor

The best pitches tend to incorporate these elements.
Zeynep Ilgaz
How FeverSmart Is Heating Up Mobile Health Care
GrowthCon

How FeverSmart Is Heating Up Mobile Health Care

College student Aaron Goldstein reflects on how he founded his company and where he wants to take it next.
Carly Okyle
Get Some Real Advice For God's Sake
Advice

Get Some Real Advice For God's Sake

Always seek advice from those who've been in the same boat as you and successfully navigated those treacherous waters.
Steve Tobak
When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?
Startups

When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?

How about 10 years, the time you'll need to gain expertise in your industry
Peter S. Cohan
The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch
Pitches

The Anatomy of a Winning Business Pitch

Here's a breakdown of what a pitch includes and why it works, using a real-life example. Read and learn.
5 Common (And Expensive) Pitfalls Newbie Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid
Mistakes

5 Common (And Expensive) Pitfalls Newbie Entrepreneurs Need to Avoid

No matter the preparation that goes into your new small business, you'll learn many hard lessons along the way.
Cindy Yang
4 Reasons to Stand by Your Midwest Startup Location
Location

4 Reasons to Stand by Your Midwest Startup Location

The Midwest region is home to 150 of the Fortune 500 companies and generates 22 percent of the nation's gross domestic product.
Chuck Cohn
Finding the Missing Link Between Your Brain and Your Business
Faith

Finding the Missing Link Between Your Brain and Your Business

The practice of faith can have a big impact on filling in the blanks with how you position your new business.
Sandi Krakowski
The Secret to Getting Repeat Customers
Starting a Business

The Secret to Getting Repeat Customers

Follow these tips for providing excellent customer service, a must-have for any successful business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The 5 Best Pieces of Advice I've Ever Received
Advice

The 5 Best Pieces of Advice I've Ever Received

I've learned much through personal experience, but some of the best business lessons have come from other people.
Brian Hamilton
5 Steps to Developing Your Tech Product
Product Development

5 Steps to Developing Your Tech Product

While developing your own tech product may seem overwhelming, it is achievable -- even for non-techie entrepreneurs.
John Teel
Why Entrepreneurs Must Research Market Size
Market Research

Why Entrepreneurs Must Research Market Size

Reasonably and thoughtfully estimating an idea's potential market size is a key step to successfully bringing an idea to market.
Louis Foreman