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5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly.

How to Start a Business in 10 Days

Our hyper-intense, super-condensed guide to launching a new profitable business.

The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur

You may not be as technologically brilliant as Jack Dorsey or Aaron Levie, but you can adopt their intense competitiveness.

5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea

A good business idea needs a healthy dose of momentum to get it going. Here are five steps to help you get there.

Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?

So many of today's most successful innovations were started by young entrepreneurs -- from Facebook to Google to Microsoft. Did you miss your innovation window?

3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

Sometimes starting a business seems like the best antidote to having a boss and job you don't like. But there's more to it than that. Here are three key factors to consider.

6 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

Celebrate all things entrepreneurial at Denver Startup Week, the Be Great Fest promotes LA startup ecosystem, practice your public speaking at Impact Hub, unleash your social media super-powers at the Social Media Strategies Summit . . . This week's notable news and startup events.

3 Reasons It's the Perfect Time to Be an Entrepreneur

Starting your own business couldn't be a better idea with these three factors lined up for you.

4 Tests to Fail-Proof Your Business Idea

Before pumping every last dime and ounce of sweat into launching your business idea, test it out with these four strategies.

How Unconventional Majors Can Help You Thrive in Entrepreneurship

For aspiring young entrepreneurs, studying something as seemingly unrelated to business as fine art or anthropology might end up teaching you way more than you realize.

How and Why Business Plans Have Changed

The fundamentals of business plan writing remain the same, but there are some crucial changes these days that you should keep in mind when crafting your plan.

The 25 Best U.S. Cities for Tech Startups

These U.S. metro regions have the highest ratio of tech startups compared to the national average.

How Your 'Box of Possibility' Can Help Drive Your Entrepreneurial Passion

In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal talks about the importance of choosing an entrepreneurial venture based on fulfillment.

As a Student Entrepreneur, Expect Crunch Time All the Time

Starting a business while still in school can be incredibly rewarding, yet also shockingly draining. Here are seven truths about entrepreneurship that CollegeTrep Karim Abouelnaga wish he knew earlier.

Young-Social Entrepreneur Miki Agrawal on Blazing Your Own Trail

In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, Miki Agrawal discusses the importance of living the life you want, not what others expect of you.

What Bluffing, Folding and Betting Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

After participating in the World Series of Poker, Matthew Toren provides insight on similarities between poker and running a business.

When to Ditch the Job for Your Startup Dream

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock dishes advice on the right time to leave your day job.

Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today

With startups becoming an easy target for cyber attacks, find out how you can protect your company.

University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat

Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.

Entrepreneurship Won't Make You Rich and Other Hard Truths

Want to know the cold hard truth about entrepreneurship before you start up? Keep reading.

Why You Might (Still) Want to Consider Launching in Detroit

Entrepreneurs in the Motor City have to deal with lackluster public services, but they also get access to cheap facilities and an unsaturated market.

How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16

You know what they say about one man's trash? It's another man's goldmine. Here's the story of how Harbortouch's Jared Isaacman saw an opportunity and grabbed.

Where to Find a Community If You're a Solopreneur

No entrepreneur is an island. From incubators to co-working spaces to networking events, support groups for fellow business owners are springing up across the country.

6 Signs You're Ready to Declare Your Entrepreneurial Independence

Think you are ready for startup land? Here are six signs you are ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship.

Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value

Being able to bounce ideas off of mentors will be vital for your business, but how do you find these key people? Here are three tips.

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