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Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success.
The fall in new company starts does not necessarily mean that the American economy is less dynamic than it used to be, or that Americans are opening up new establishments at a lower rate than they did in the late 1970s.
Get over holding onto your ideas and get out there and do something with them.
Case studies are everywhere, but check out these entrepreneurs who made crucial decisions on the one-way path to enviable success.
As more time is spent in a position, anticipation about what else is out there dwindles.
Anyone who dares to call themselves an entrepreneur has to take on the big risk that comes along with it, and continue taking risks.
WayFounder has come up with a route for inventors to bring their concepts to market.
Organizations tackling social problems have taught entrepreneurs the importance of mission. Entrepreneurs know how to get stuff done.
LinkedIn, where employers and job seekers find each other, is just as good for people seeking entrepreneurial opportunity.
Be up front with customers about what you do and how much it will cost, and consider romantic relationships with co-workers very carefully.
If you focus on creating structure, youll be amazed how much you can accomplish.
Uncorrected errors of judgment cause more business failures than lack of financing or market upheaval.
Dont let your products launch get in the way of building your business.
To err is human, entrepreneurs included.
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. Heres what he learned about starting up.
An entrepreneur's passion must be tempered by one question. Will anybody buy the product?
Execute these low-cost strategies to get your business off the ground immediately.
AlleyNYC and Rapp are connecting startups with big businesses.
Thinking about quitting your job and going into business all by yourself? Read this first and reconsider.
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 sites history.
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.
Getting screwed is part of the game, but it doesn't have to happen as often as it does.
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.
While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S.
Both big and small companies can have difficulty determining if their product or service will be a success before it hits the market. But it doesn't have to be that way.
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