Starting a Business
News and Articles About Starting a Business
Before you even think about asking someone to invest in your business, consider what Sean Broihier of Fine Art America did.
Most entrepreneurs expect to face the "normal" challenges of starting a business, which include finding the right opportunity, building and executing a winning plan, and financing their
After investors backed out, pastry chef Jessie Isaacs turned to her customers to raise money to open her storefront. In this video, she provides tips on how to crowdfund.
The billionaire tech entrepreneur offers his best advice from hiring passionate employees to never hiring a PR firm.
There are some advantages to starting a new business in a downturn. On the reality-TV show Jump Shipp, host Josh Shipp helps would-be entrepreneurs take the plunge.
Use this list of free -- or almost free -- tools to turn your business idea into a reality in the new year.
Here is a look at some of the programs that will keep startups growing in the months to come.
Here's what you'll need to consider before deciding whether entrepreneurship is a good option for you.
If you're thinking about starting a business, it's time for some personal assessment. Take this informal quiz to see how your personality compares with the popular profile of today's successful entrepreneurs.
Small businesses create most of the jobs, we've often been told. But is it true? See which two types of businesses have been adding jobs, according to new data.
President Obama announced a number of federal student loan reducing measures, which may also benefit entrepreneurs.
Before starting Apple, Jobs and fellow electronics enthusiast Steve Wozniak had another business idea.
Eric Ries talks about the ideas behind his new book 'The Lean Startup.'
For small towns across the U.S. to grow again after the worst recession since the Great Depression, here's a suggestion: Ask entrepreneurs for help.
The star of a real-life rags-to-riches tale shares advice for people struggling through a midlife career transition.
Startups large and small have sprung from downturns. Here's how they've managed.
Economic cycles come and go, but businesses must thrive in good times and bad. Fat Straws Bubble Tea's Terry Pham launched during a recession and survived two downturns. Learn how Pham and other entrepreneurs made a go of it in tough times.
Before the paint even dried on her new shop in Montreal, one entrepreneur took to the Web to build a community -- and later, a record opening.
Perseverance can be overrated as an entrepreneurial trait. Knowing when to change course to test out a new approach might be even more important.
Stop spieling off platitudes about risk. Instead, develop a strategy to offset the oof, ugh and ouch! that can tag along with a risk-taking life.
Ready to use your industry expertise to strike out on your own? Consider these tactics to get your business off to a successful start.
With sky-high unemployment among the nation's youth, the question of whether to startup now or wait until you finish college has never been more significant.
How three entrepreneurs got their start in the growing niche business of love.
Three strategies for overcoming age bias when starting a business.
The effort involved in starting a new business can put a strain on relationships, says the co-founder of a successful Internet company.