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Eager to Join a Startup? 3 Tips to Engineer a Mutual Match
Jobs

Eager to Join a Startup? 3 Tips to Engineer a Mutual Match

Seeking a job at a young company? Network and sell your skills; the challenges and rewards can be immense.
Nathan Resnick
Food Trucks 101: Where to Stock Up on Ingredients
Startup Kit

Food Trucks 101: Where to Stock Up on Ingredients

Here are six places to consider when purchasing the food and supplies you'll need for your mobile food business.
Fly or Die: 4 Questions to Ask Before Your Startup Scales Up
Scalability

Fly or Die: 4 Questions to Ask Before Your Startup Scales Up

There are four areas you have look into to see if you're ready to scale. If not, you risk losing it all.
Sharon Wienbar
Clever Tips for Marketing Your Mobile Food Business
Startup Kit

Clever Tips for Marketing Your Mobile Food Business

Good food and service with a smile are imporĀ­tant, but if nobody knows you're serving, you're out of luck. Find out how to market and promote your mobile food business.
How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding
Project Grow

How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding

This pet insurance company looked to a non-profit venture development organization for funding in this series exploring options for startups outside Silicon Valley.
Jane Porter
Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors
Advisory Board 101

Advisory Board 101: The Biggest Mistake You Can Make With Advisors

Attracting advisors is one thing but if you forget to do this important step, you could put the relationship in jeopardy.
Jessica Alter
Innovators, Watch Out for These Invention Killers
Inventions

Innovators, Watch Out for These Invention Killers

Don't be caught off-kilter by unexpected roadblocks and setbacks. Acquaint yourself with these keys for ushering new products into the marketplace.
Louis Foreman
Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business
Consulting business

Need Clients? The 5 Best Ways to Market Your Consulting Business

Here are five ways to get the word out about your consulting firm.
Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors
The Grind

Getting the Most From Your Startup's Board of Directors

Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.
David Chait
6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup
Business Model

6 Great Business Models to Consider for a Startup

Be sure to describe the consumer pain to be relieved by the enterprise and how big a wedge can be driven between what customers are willing to pay and the costs.
Peter S. Cohan
Protect Yourself: How to Structure Your Consulting Contracts
Consulting business

Protect Yourself: How to Structure Your Consulting Contracts

If you're starting a consulting firm, make sure these details are covered.
9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea
Business Ideas

9 Entrepreneurs Reveal How They Validated Their Business Idea

The author of a new book tells how several inventive types tested their product's premise. A catchy concept won't score profits for a startup if no one wants the device.
Anand Srinivasan
Too Much? Too Little? How to Set Fees for Your New Consulting Business
Consulting business

Too Much? Too Little? How to Set Fees for Your New Consulting Business

As a new business owner, you may not know what you should charge for your consulting services. Here's some advice.
The 6 People Every Startup Needs
Hiring

The 6 People Every Startup Needs

The recipe for a dream team of employees? Hire these key personality types.
Gabrielle Karol