Starting a Business

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Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off
Launching a Business

Houston, We Have No Problems: Ready Your Idea for Take Off

If you ever need to explain the process of building a new product to your CEO, manager or investor, just look to space travel.
Etienne de Bruin
Collaborate to Win Is the Paradox of Market Competition
Relationships

Collaborate to Win Is the Paradox of Market Competition

Our great ideas go nowhere without relationships that bring us the customers, employees and investors we need to succeed.
Josh Mait
For Long-Term Growth, First Scale Your Foundation
Growth

For Long-Term Growth, First Scale Your Foundation

Don't let the exhilaration of the initial growth spurt distract you from the fundamentals necessary to grow for years.
The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1
Lessons

The Top 10 Lessons Learned in the Trenches of Startup Year 1

The co-founder of a new Cincinnati company shares what he learned about pitching, fundraising and claiming small victories.
Blake Smith
A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business
Incorporation

A Simple Look at the Best Corporate Structure for Your Business

The pros and cons of sole proprietorships, LLCs, S Corps and C Corps.
Doug and Polly White
6 Tips for Bringing on Your First Hires
The Grind

6 Tips for Bringing on Your First Hires

When starting a business, often it is just you running the show. Shifting from a 'solo entrepreneur' to a founder with a team can be challenging. Here are a few tips to make the process easier.
Karim Abouelnaga
Do Startup Cultures Have to Be Profane?
Corporate Culture

Do Startup Cultures Have to Be Profane?

Swearing and obscenity grant psychological release but they may turn off potential customers and thwart career advancement.
Derek Lidow
Does Your Startup Have a Strategy?
Growth Strategies

Does Your Startup Have a Strategy?

The way you make six key decisions can determine your new company's fate.
Peter S. Cohan
Oprah Calls This Person the 'Perfect Entrepreneur'
Whole Foods

Oprah Calls This Person the 'Perfect Entrepreneur'

In this interview, the talk-show legend talks to this founder about the passion that inspired him to launch an international giant.
Jason Fell
The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success
Organization

The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success

Why simply being on time can help you have it all.
Nina Zipkin
What's Changed -- and What Hasn't -- Since Winning Entrepreneur of 2012
GrowthCon

What's Changed -- and What Hasn't -- Since Winning Entrepreneur of 2012

Limor Fried describes the growth her company has experienced since being recognized in our annual entrepreneurship competition.
Linda Lacina
 Why Being 50 (or Older) Is Just Right for Entrepreneurship
Older Workers

Why Being 50 (or Older) Is Just Right for Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs with years of workforce experience and accumulated wisdom launch the businesses of their dreams.
David Nilssen
Meet the Incubator Shattering the Left/Right Brain Divide
Incubators

Meet the Incubator Shattering the Left/Right Brain Divide

New Inc believes in mixing art and business.
7 Tips for a Smooth Start to Manufacturing
Manufacturing

7 Tips for a Smooth Start to Manufacturing

To avoid the pitfalls between prototype and real product, take it slow and know who you are trusting to manufacture your product.
Anand Srinivasan