Starting a Business
News and Articles About Starting a Business
When it comes to launching a business, should you trust your gut or employ a more analytic approach? Professor Steve Blank and behavioral economist Kay-Yut Chen square off.
A company ditches its traditional office for a cost-effective space that better reflects the way it does business.
To save the cash she needed to launch her new beauty product, Brandy Jans traded her pricey Manhattan digs for room and board with Mom and Dad.
Stuck on what you should call your new business? Here are five ways to ease the creative process.
Seventy-five percent of small-business owners have no real succession plan -- a potential recipe for disaster. This entrepreneur's accidental fate tells a cautionary tale.
A truck dealer, an engineer and a mapmaker left their professions to work with their one true love -- chocolate.
As Fashion Week kicks off, we sat down with the man behind brands like Tory Burch and Monika Chiang to find out what it takes to make it in the business.
After the Super Bowl and the end of the season, some football stars learn business skills and start their own companies.
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.