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These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup
Starting a Business

These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup

If you're launching a product, avoid these business-derailing mistakes.
Adam Callinan
Immigrants Can Shed Fears of Entering the Startup World -- With These Strategies
Immigrants

Immigrants Can Shed Fears of Entering the Startup World -- With These Strategies

Owning a company is an achievable goal for newcomers to America. Here's how.
Zeynep Ilgaz
Finding the Right Team to Lead Your Startup to Success
Ask the Expert

Finding the Right Team to Lead Your Startup to Success

Every successful company has an equally successful team behind it. The first step is to build and foster a team that can drive your business to the next level.
Jon Elvekrog
In the Market for Financing? Take These Steps First.
Project Grow

In the Market for Financing? Take These Steps First.

Do your research when wading through the multitude of funding options available to small businesses.
Stephen Sheinbaum
Hustling on a Side Business? How to Find the Time.
Productivity

Hustling on a Side Business? How to Find the Time.

These time management strategies can help you carve out the time you need.
Poornima Vijayashanker
Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program
Starting a Business

Treat Your Corporate Job as an Entrepreneurial Training Program

Aspiring entrepreneurs could learn valuable lessons that would help develop the know-how to run their own companies.
Adam Toren
4 Steps to Securing a Rock-Star Advisory Board
Advisory Boards

4 Steps to Securing a Rock-Star Advisory Board

Startups are a dime a dozen. The ones that rise about the competition not only have a stellar product but also a stellar advisory board.
Lynn LeBlanc
Playing With Fire? Oklahoma City Shooting Range Granted Liquor License
Gun control

Playing With Fire? Oklahoma City Shooting Range Granted Liquor License

Though it may sound like a precarious pairing, guns and alcohol will be kept strictly separate, the facility's owners vow.
Geoff Weiss
Friends Forever? Stay Close Even After Co-Founding a Company.
Founders

Friends Forever? Stay Close Even After Co-Founding a Company.

Each partner should contribute to the business based on strengths. Rely on an advisor if needed and prepare for your relationship to evolve.
Zeke Adkins
Finding a Voice for Your Brand
Branding

Finding a Voice for Your Brand

It isn't just about coming up with a killer brand. Success comes from giving that brand its own attitude.
Jason Saltzman
Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?

Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?

Our expert discusses nuances of copyright and trademark law.
Nina Kaufman
The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup
Pivots

The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup

Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around.
Steve Blank
The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession
Business Ideas

The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession

Industries that perform well in the midst of economic uncertainty do just fine in good times, too.
David Nilssen
Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts

Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive.
Richard Branson