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The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses
Growing Industries

The Most Profitable Types of Small Businesses

Accounting leads the pack while several service-based industries follow closely behind.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business
Launching a Business

6 Things I Wish Somebody Had Told Me When I Started My Small Business

Nothing is more overrated than learning things the hard way.
Leslie Barber
3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship
Launching a Business

3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

Americans could learn a thing or two from this Asian business center if they want to attract people to create new enterprises.
Joshua Steimle
4 Great Tips for Winning the Early-Stage Venture Game
Startup Basics

4 Great Tips for Winning the Early-Stage Venture Game

An Israeli entrepreneur who helped Imperva go public has launched his own company, tapping a multinational talent base
Peter S. Cohan
Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business
Ask the Expert

Determining the Best Legal Structure for Your Business

Sole-proprietorship, partnership, LLC or corporation? All have their advantages – and their drawbacks. Expert Alex Katz breaks down each one for us.
Alex Katz
Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture
Startups

Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture

The button-down corporate world knows a lot about how to make a business work for the long term.
Jilliene Helman
How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business
Finding Customers

How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Businesses take time to build, but there are a few tricks to snagging key clients quickly and getting your company off the ground immediately.
Dorie Clark
Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business
Starting a Business

Do More Homework Before Launching Your Business

One of the most grueling tasks of starting a business happens to be one of the most important.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes
Crowdfunding

Avoid These 5 Crowdfunding Mistakes

Don't fall into these traps when organizing and launching your crowdfunding campaign.
Elaine Pofeldt
Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup
Partnerships

Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup

If you have business savvy but lack technical skills, bring in a technologist to strengthen your leadership.
Martin Zwilling
The Hot Startups in the DreamIt Ventures NYC Class of 2014
Alleynyc

The Hot Startups in the DreamIt Ventures NYC Class of 2014

Here's a close look at the companies of 2014 DreamIt New York City.
Jason Saltzman
10 Pointers Every Young Entrepreneur Needs to Know
Young Entrepreneurs

10 Pointers Every Young Entrepreneur Needs to Know

A millennial and a business owner? These tips might strike a chord.
John Rampton
Meet the Next Class of 500 Startups
Alleynyc

Meet the Next Class of 500 Startups

Introducing the next class of 500 Startups' accelerator program.
Jason Saltzman
How to Recruit and Hire the Team You Need at Each Phase of Startup Growth
Scalability

How to Recruit and Hire the Team You Need at Each Phase of Startup Growth

Every company embarks on a unique journey but hiring the right people is one thing they all have in common.
Carrie Simonds