Starting a Business

News and Articles About Starting a Business

How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams
Grants

How Matched-Savings Grants Help Thrifty Entrepreneurs Realize Their Dreams

Programs around the nation will double the savings of low-income entrepreneurs working to start a business.
Kedma Ough
Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All
Alleynyc

Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All

Words of wisdom From Noah Kagan, a friend and entrepreneur who knows the startup scene inside and out.
Jason Saltzman
3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup
Starting a Business

3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup

Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success.
Justin Jones
New Locations Are Being Opened, But By Established Businesses
Starting a Business

New Locations Are Being Opened, But By Established Businesses

The fall in new company starts does not necessarily mean that the American economy is less dynamic than it used to be, or that Americans are opening up new establishments at a lower rate than they did in the late 1970s.
Scott Shane
Your Ideas Have No Value
Business Ideas

Your Ideas Have No Value

Get over holding onto your ideas and get out there and do something with them.
Carol Roth
Success Lessons From 2 Innovators Who Came Out Swinging
Success Stories

Success Lessons From 2 Innovators Who Came Out Swinging

Case studies are everywhere, but check out these entrepreneurs who made crucial decisions on the one-way path to enviable success.
Eric Siu
Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman
Women Entrepreneurs

Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman

As more time is spent in a position, anticipation about what else is out there dwindles.
Ashley Milne-Tyte
To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face
Starting a Business

To Make It, You Have to Be Willing to Fall Flat on Your Face

Anyone who dares to call themselves an entrepreneur has to take on the big risk that comes along with it, and continue taking risks.
Jonathan Long
Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?
Inventions

Got a Great Idea But Not the Time (or Means) to Develop a Product?

WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market.
Jesse Torres
7 Lessons for Nonprofit Organizations From the Startup World
Philanthropy

7 Lessons for Nonprofit Organizations From the Startup World

Organizations tackling social problems have taught entrepreneurs the importance of mission. Entrepreneurs know how to get stuff done.
Megha Desai
11 Ways To Use LinkedIn To Boost Franchise Development
Franchise Opportunities

11 Ways To Use LinkedIn To Boost Franchise Development

LinkedIn, where employers and job seekers find each other, is just as good for people seeking entrepreneurial opportunity.
Matthew Job
10 Startup Tips Learned the Hard Way
Startup Basics

10 Startup Tips Learned the Hard Way

Be up front with customers about what you do and how much it will cost, and consider romantic relationships with co-workers very carefully.
Rameet Chawla
8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home
Work From Home

8 Essentials to Get the Most Out of Working From Home

If you focus on creating structure, you'll be amazed how much you can accomplish.
Stephen Key
The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures
Success Strategies

The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures

Uncorrected errors of judgment cause more business failures than lack of financing or market upheaval.
Thomas White