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The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures
Success Strategies

The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures

Uncorrected errors of judgment cause more business failures than lack of financing or market upheaval.
Thomas White

Choose the Right Incubator for Your Startup

Our expert explains what factors should go into your decision.
Jason Johnson
Using Delays to Your Advantage: Lessons From the Launch of Gesture-Controlled Gadget Myo
Next Big Thing

Using Delays to Your Advantage: Lessons From the Launch of Gesture-Controlled Gadget Myo

Don't let your product's launch get in the way of building your business.
Neil Parmar
Sam Adams Founder: Waiting for That 'Light Bulb' Moment? Don't.
National Small Business Week

Sam Adams Founder: Waiting for That 'Light Bulb' Moment? Don't.

Jim Koch launched the Boston Beer Company from his kitchen table in 1984. Now, 30 years later, the leader of the craft brewing movement is doing more than $700 million in sales. Here's what he learned about starting up.
Catherine Clifford
The Biggest Mistake Is Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand
Startups

The Biggest Mistake Is Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand

An entrepreneur's passion must be tempered by one question. Will anybody buy the product?
Mike Kappel
Two Simple Steps to Win Clients Your First Week in Business
Finding Customers

Two Simple Steps to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Execute these low-cost strategies to get your business off the ground immediately.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Big Business Meets the Startup World
Alleynyc

Big Business Meets the Startup World

AlleyNYC and Rapp are connecting startups with big businesses.
Jason Saltzman
The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business
Starting a Business

The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

Thinking about quitting your job and going into business all by yourself? Read this first and reconsider.
Gene Marks
With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever
Crowdfunding

With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

The Coolest -- a cooler that comes equipped with a rechargeable blender for mixed drinks, a smartphone charger and other goodies -- is currently the second most funded project in the crowdfunding site's history.
Catherine Clifford
When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode
Launching a Business

When Entrepreneurs Should Consider Stealth Mode

While many people may jump on the stealth-mode bandwagon, often they are doing so for the wrong reason. Here are the two times when founders should consider stealth mode.
Bernard Desarnauts
6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed
Alleynyc

6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed

Getting screwed is part of the game, but it doesn't have to happen as often as it does.
Jason Saltzman
Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem
Starting a Business

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it.
Thomas Oppong
The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success
Starting a Business

The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success

While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S.
Andy Miller