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The 4 Roles Every Founding Team Should Have
Starting a Business

The 4 Roles Every Founding Team Should Have

A chief technology officer, a visionary, a user design pro and a rainmaker are among the players who are critical for launching today's successful companies.
Salim Ismail
Gilt Groupe Co-Founder: The 5 Secrets of Super Successful Founder Relationships
Co-founders

Gilt Groupe Co-Founder: The 5 Secrets of Super Successful Founder Relationships

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson, co-founder of Gilt Groupe and new beauty service app Glamsquad, reveals what it takes to build a productive and harmonious founding team.
Laura Entis
FAU Launches Tech Runway Incubation Program for South Florida
Incubators

FAU Launches Tech Runway Incubation Program for South Florida

A new program aims to jumpstart entrepreneurship in South Florida.
4 Steps to Navigate the Rough Waters of Information Overload
Startup Basics

4 Steps to Navigate the Rough Waters of Information Overload

The entrepreneurial realm offers an ocean of opportunity. However, with such opportunity also comes a propensity for confusion.
Jeff Boss
5 Ways to Know if Your Idea Could Become a Business
Business Ideas

5 Ways to Know if Your Idea Could Become a Business

How to judge if you're on to something big.
Jenna Schnuer
Should You Listen to Your Customers' Needs or Do They Even Know What They Really Want?
Customer Feedback

Should You Listen to Your Customers' Needs or Do They Even Know What They Really Want?

There is a difference between deeply understanding your customers by asking them what they want and doing exactly what they say.
Alice Default
Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics About Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics About Entrepreneurs

A refreshingly objective perspective on what it takes for startups and small businesses to make it and the percentage that actually do.
Steve Tobak
4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed
Apps

4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed

If you're launching an app-based business, stay clear of these problems that will sink your startup.
Rahul Varshneya
Freight Brokers: 2 Common Service Problems and How to Fix Them
Freight Brokerage Business

Freight Brokers: 2 Common Service Problems and How to Fix Them

Here's how to handle those bumps in the road so they don't derail your business.
What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?
Education

What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?

If you know in your heart you want to be an entrepreneur, weigh carefully whether the value of college outweighs the debt you'll carry when you graduate.
John Rampton
No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.
Starting a Business

No Money to Start a Business? No Problem. Try These 5 Options.

Follow these simple guidelines to build up a venture of your choosing for little to no capital.
Sujan Patel
How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Marketplace
Disruption

How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Marketplace

With word-of-mouth marketing and a focus on customer service, two friends are becoming the sleeper hit of the mattress industry.
What Effective Leaders Do: Weekly Tips Roundup
Weekly Tips Roundup

What Effective Leaders Do: Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and secrets from Entrepreneur's online contributors.
Tanya Benedicto Klich