Starting Up http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/starting-up The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Starting Up en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT The One Controversial Thing You Should Do Before Starting Your Business After realizing he wasn't really moving forward at his startup, founder Alex Lorton decided to make a big change in his approach to the entrepreneurial world. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235997 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235997 Alex Lorton After realizing he wasn't really moving forward at his startup, founder Alex Lorton decided to make a big change in his approach to the entrepreneurial world. The 5 Myths About Entrepreneurship As people are trying to navigate away from the 'corporate jungle' towards the land of supposed 'entrepreneurial utopia,' a lot of misconceptions arise. Here are five big ones. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235941 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235941 Dana Brownlee As people are trying to navigate away from the 'corporate jungle' towards the land of supposed 'entrepreneurial utopia,' a lot of misconceptions arise. Here are five big ones. Looking for a Dose of Inspiration? Try Mentoring a Young Entrepreneur. Spending time with ambitious youth is one of the best things you could do to jump start your own ambition. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235869 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235869 Peter Gasca Spending time with ambitious youth is one of the best things you could do to jump start your own ambition. Despite Access to Credit, Many Business Owners Are Reluctant to Take on Debt A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235926 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235926 Laura Entis A new survey from Sageworks finds that over 75 percent of small-business owners have never applied for a loan. After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 Laura Entis Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. You'll Never Guess Where Female Entrepreneurship Is On the Rise (Infographic) Businesses owned by women are booming in the South. Check out this infographic to see how your state matches up. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:13:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235758 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235758 Kate Taylor Businesses owned by women are booming in the South. Check out this infographic to see how your state matches up. 4 Hidden Elements of Leadership to Learn Before Starting Up Before setting out on your next business venture, do a personal inventory of yourself to see where you stand. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 12:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235669 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235669 Jeff Boss Before setting out on your next business venture, do a personal inventory of yourself to see where you stand. Best Advice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Just Kiss the Girl Don't spend so much time preparing for love, or launching a business, dive in and gain the experience. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235633 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235633 Peter Gasca Don't spend so much time preparing for love, or launching a business, dive in and gain the experience. Motivating Women Vets to Start Businesses West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life. Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234975 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234975 Molly Blake West Point grad Meghan Florkowski runs an affordable program that trains female veterans for entrepreneurial life. Starting Up, With the Sharks or Without Them Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235428 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235428 Laura Entis Surinder Singh, the founder of Jugglebox, a company that supplies plastic boxes for movers, pitched to the 'Shark Tank' producers at a recent casting call at Columbia Business School. 5 Tips from Entrepreneur Pros on Starting a Business Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235092 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235092 Mike Templeman Starting a business can be a challenge and often entrepreneurs need guidance in various areas. Here five established founders reveal their tips for getting a new business off the ground. Richard Branson's 5 Fashion Startup Secrets They Don't Teach You in Business School It can be difficult to make an impact in the fashion industry, but following these steps will get you off to the right start. Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235404 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235404 Richard Branson It can be difficult to make an impact in the fashion industry, but following these steps will get you off to the right start. The Best Business Advice You'll Ever Get We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234929 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234929 Matt Villano We called on leading entrepreneurs to share the most valuable piece of advice they've received. 20 Reasons to Start Your Own Business Need a reason to start your own business? Here are 20 of them. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234916 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234916 Mike Templeman Need a reason to start your own business? Here are 20 of them. The Master List: Questions to Ask Potential Co-Founders When looking for a co-founder, entrepreneurs need to make sure they are matched with the right partner before taking the startup leap together. Otherwise, disaster could ensue. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234917 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234917 Jessica Alter When looking for a co-founder, entrepreneurs need to make sure they are matched with the right partner before taking the startup leap together. Otherwise, disaster could ensue. Richard Branson on Building a Business That Lasts Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234402 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234402 Richard Branson Starting a company is an endurance race that only a few survive. Richard Branson on Finding Your Passion Project Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate. Mon, 26 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233942 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233942 Richard Branson Start by making a list of things you love, and a list of things you hate. Money Is Not What Makes Successful Entrepreneurs Tick It's easier to make money with a job. Entrepreneurs who succeed do it because it is hard. Fri, 23 May 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234168 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234168 Mark Organ It's easier to make money with a job. Entrepreneurs who succeed do it because it is hard. If Given the Choice, Most Small-Business Owners Say They'd Start Up Again A recent survey found that for more than 80 percent of small-business owners, the rewards outweigh the challenges. Wed, 21 May 2014 19:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234134 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234134 Laura Entis A recent survey found that for more than 80 percent of small-business owners, the rewards outweigh the challenges. This Startup Is Revolutionizing Mobility for Wheelchair Users An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities. Wed, 21 May 2014 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233886 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233886 Jason Ankeny An electric car signals freedom for people with disabilities.