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Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Like Scientists
Ready to Launch

Why Entrepreneurs Should Think Like Scientists

Javelin's Trevor Owens explains you should test your assumption to know if your business idea will survive.
Carly Okyle
5 Secrets to Crafting the Perfect Startup Story
Storytelling

5 Secrets to Crafting the Perfect Startup Story

When it comes to crafting a startup story so many entrepreneurs think an elevator pitch and a great deck will do the trick. This couldn't be further from the truth.
Joanna Lord
Drop Out Like Zuckerberg? No. Learn to Be an Entrepreneur in School.
Education

Drop Out Like Zuckerberg? No. Learn to Be an Entrepreneur in School.

Here are eight ways to get a head start on your future competition while working your way to a degree.
Martin Zwilling
The Formula for a Thriving Product Business
Startup Basics

The Formula for a Thriving Product Business

There are four factors successful entrepreneurs have in common. The man behind a recent Kickstarter campaign for a new set of games provides a great example.
Stephen Key
4 Best Practices to Avoid Startup Failure
Startup Basics

4 Best Practices to Avoid Startup Failure

It takes a strong will and an unrelenting purpose to find ways in which your venture can sustain success.
Jeff Boss
KISS Co-Founder: To Be a Success in Business, Think 'Me' First
Starting a Business

KISS Co-Founder: To Be a Success in Business, Think 'Me' First

Gene Simmons writes that 'you cannot fail' when you pursue a business that you are passionate about.
Gene Simmons
Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?
Starting a Business

Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?

Follow these four steps to determine whether you have a good business, or just a smudge on a cocktail napkin.
Adam Callinan
How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love
Business Plans

How to Create a Business Plan Investors Will Love

Here are some strategies you can use to create a strong business plan that will translate into funding.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
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The Secret Factors That Win Funding
Ready to Launch

The Secret Factors That Win Funding

In this panel from our Ready to Launch event, experts explain what makes a company irresistible to VCs.
Carly Okyle
Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss
Hard Times

Running a Business While Dealing With a Personal Loss

How do you face tremendous emptiness and grief when you have a company to run? Find out how other entrepreneurs found their way.
Heather R. Huhman
This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green
Innovation

This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green

Drew McClellan has carved out a thriving business sprucing up lawns as California closes in on its third driest year on record.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
C-Suite Women Serve Up Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs
Advice

C-Suite Women Serve Up Advice for Budding Entrepreneurs

Female executives offer tips to benefit business leaders of all types.
Jeffrey Hayzlett
How to Find the Purpose of Your Business Plan
Business Plans

How to Find the Purpose of Your Business Plan

Deciding how you intend to use your business plan is an important part of preparing to write it.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
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Before You Start a Wholesale Distribution Business, Read This
Wholesale Business

Before You Start a Wholesale Distribution Business, Read This

Want to be sure this is the right business for you? Read our quick guide for a big-picture view of the wholesale distribution business.