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Growing Big From a Small Start
Starting a Business

Growing Big From a Small Start

This entrepreneur started selling study guides from his dorm room but explains that why and where you begin is less important than the clarity of your vision and inspiring people to dream the future as you do.
Mike Matousek
The 10 Most Shockingly Untrue Entrepreneurial Myths, Exposed
Entrepreneurship

The 10 Most Shockingly Untrue Entrepreneurial Myths, Exposed

Popular wisdom says if you don't quit your job right now, you'll end up miserable and poor. Don't drink the Kool-Aid.
Steve Tobak
17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time
Mistakes

17 Absentminded Mistakes That Will Cost Your Business Big Time

Distracted by daily tasks and critical goals, most entrepreneurs let seemingly unimportant issues slip through the cracks.
Danny Wong
Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?
Startup Kit

Are You Financially Equipped to Run a Food Truck?

Learn what type of monetary outlay comes with owning and operating a mobile food business.
Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.
Richard Branson
Food Truck, Cart or Kiosk: The Right Ride for Your Mobile Food Business
Startup Kits

Food Truck, Cart or Kiosk: The Right Ride for Your Mobile Food Business

Get the details on just what you need to consider when purchasing the cart, truck or kiosk from which you'll run your mobile food business.
Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses
Entrepreneurship

Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

New data show new business growth has slowed since 2008. It shouldn't be hard to see why.
Ray Hennessey
How Small Businesses Can Ease America's Job Shortage
Job Growth

How Small Businesses Can Ease America's Job Shortage

Why the country's unemployment continues to be high and how new business startups could be the answer.
David Nilssen
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
How Six Immigrant Entrepreneurs Transformed Dreams Into Businesses
Immigrants

How Six Immigrant Entrepreneurs Transformed Dreams Into Businesses

They came to the U.S. from China, Grenada, India, Haiti, Nigeria and the former Soviet Union. Now they own businesses in food service and product sales -- and helping other startups. See how they landed launch capital and met challenges.
Sujan Patel
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