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, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT 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. The Very First PR Step a Startup Needs to Take Startups often rush to be first to market, providing the press a half-baked story. Don't do that. Instead, make sure everything is in place before you approach the media. Wed, 14 May 2014 17:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233858 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233858 Taryn Langer Startups often rush to be first to market, providing the press a half-baked story. Don't do that. Instead, make sure everything is in place before you approach the media. How to Get Former Employers and Co-Workers to Invest in Your Startup Three tips to keep in mind when asking people who once managed or worked with you for money. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233167 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233167 Michelle Goodman Three tips to keep in mind when asking people who once managed or worked with you for money. Richard Branson on Developing a Vision for Your Company While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233206 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233206 Richard Branson While your goals may change, a key element should connect all your enterprises. When Founders Leave the Companies They Started Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233401 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233401 Laura Entis Mark Pincus's departure from Zynga is a reminder that the skills needed to start a company are very different from those required to successfully manage its growth.