Starting a Business
News and Articles About Starting a Business
Sure, starting and running a business comes with risks. But a savvy entrepreneur knows how to minimize them by taking calculated risks instead of crazy ones.
If you're sailing your boat without a rudder, you're going to lose control when the water gets rough. A growing business needs a sound operations plan to survive.
Campbell McKellar describes her vision for a different kind of co-working space -- one where individuals get to choose where they work.
About to strike a business partnership? Attorney Nina Kaufman shares advice on how to do it right.
When starting up, easing your way into entrepreneurship can pay off down the road. Here are some ideas for making that transition bearable.
Establishing solid corporate and accounting strategies from the start is critical when launching a business. Consider this advice to get off on the right financial foot.
In this book excerpt, Steve Blank and Bob Dorf outline lean methods to get customers to spend more, and to send referrals your way.
How the founders of Tender Greens turned farm-fresh fare into a $16 million business -- and you can, too.
More high-profile female entrepreneurs are showing they can start a successful company -- and a family. Here's a look at one fashion designer trying to do both, plus expert tips.
The location app's former head of business development discusses where his next job as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Andreessen Horowitz will land him.
Harnessing your energy after a layoff can be the bridge to starting your own business, even in a challenging economy.
Three entrepreneurs, among the first to certify their businesses as B Corps, share how it has affected their companies and offer advice on the process.
When asking anyone to help fund your startup, you'll at least need a business plan first. Here's what it should include.
Three tips for motivating your employees and investors to buy into the big picture.
Now that you've launched a mobile app or retail website, it's time to 'pull' customers toward you. Here's how.
As a startup entrepreneur, Amy Yazdian felt she had little leverage to demand perfection from her staff. Hear how she learned to get employees fired up, plus expert tips.
We speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.
In the search for new ideas, private companies are creating ever more college-based business pitch contests and in-house startup incubators. But is this route right for your startup?
With more women struggling to conceive, a cottage industry of yoga centers, acupuncturists and nutritionists has cropped up to help.
Starting up isn't always going to land you fame and fortune. But, if you're lucky, you will control your own destiny. Before you start up, consider the truth about common myths.
Getting through the often arduous startup period can be difficult for any entrepreneur — let alone someone who's starting up for the first time. Here's how to get equipped for the long haul.
Dustin and Jennifer Culton of Omaha made $30,000 in one year by taking people's Ikea orders -- and driving to the Swedish store's Minneapolis location to fill them.
You might not want to incorporate in a state other than the one where your company is doing business, attorney Mark Kohler says.
Regina Angeles had to learn a new way to close deals when she started her own recruitment firm. Hear her best tips for negotiating.
Dedicated to producing sustainable all-natural bath and body products, Amy and David Rzepka bank on bees to build their expanding home-based business.