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Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

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A new report shows that most new business owners spend months working on their business plan prior to starting up.
February 28, 2013 in Business Ideas
Video: Taking on Risk, Embracing Rejection and Other Startup Lessons From the TrenchesPlay Video

Taking on Risk, Embracing Rejection and Other Startup Lessons From the Trenches (Video)

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What you can learn from the most successful entrepreneurs when faced with these common startup challenges.
February 26, 2013 in Startup Basics

5 Traits Top Entrepreneurs Have in Common

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Want to know what you have in common with the world’s top entrepreneurs? Look no further: Business coach Antonio Neves sums it up right here.
February 14, 2013 in Starting a Business
Defining Your Business Goals

Defining Your Business Goals

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When you're just starting up, it's a good idea to set goals for your company and align them with your personal goals as well. Consider this advice for setting goals that are realistic for you.
February 12, 2013 in Startup Basics

4 Ways to Stretch Your Startup Budget as a Student Trep

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College campuses are rife with money-saving opportunities. Here’s where to look.
February 12, 2013 in Starting a Business

Biggest Mistakes: How JackThreads Overcame Its Growing Pains

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When the menswear flash-sale site first started up, planning ahead for growth would have helped. Here, founder Jason Ross dishes on his company’s biggest mistake and overcoming it.
February 11, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Hunting for Business Ideas? Consider Looking at These 8 Hot Industries

Hunting for Business Ideas? Consider Looking at These 8 Hot Industries

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Here is a rundown of industries expected to have plenty of room to grow in 2013.
February 7, 2013 in Finding Ideas

Barbara Corcoran's 6 Pearls of Wisdom for Young Treps

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Ahead of her keynote address at Entrepreneur's annual Growth Conference, here are some of her choicest gems of advice for young entrepreneurs.
January 7, 2013 in Starting a Business

Young Entrepreneur's 10 Most Popular Stories of 2012

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From inspiring quotes and giant-brand mishaps to tips on starting up and growing a business, here are the stories that became our readers' favorites this year.
December 31, 2012 in Starting a Business
How a One-Person Show Can Look Bigger to Clients

How a One-Person Show Can Look Bigger to Clients

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The key is to provide extra-special treatment, says expert Angela Jia Kim. Your perceived weakness may be your greatest strength.
December 17, 2012 in Ask Entrepreneur
How Hyperink Aims to Reinvent Publishing

How Hyperink Aims to Reinvent Publishing

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See how Kevin Gao, the founder of Hyperink, is re-thinking the e-book publishing industry by focusing on niche content.
December 11, 2012 in Business Ideas
How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup

How to Choose the Best Legal Structure for Your Startup

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A look at the pros and cons you should consider before deciding on a business structure.
November 27, 2012 in Choosing a Business Structure
12 Surprising Signs You Could Be an Entrepreneur

12 Surprising Signs You Could Be an Entrepreneur

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The traits and circumstances many people might consider a liability may actually just be the perfect fuel to drive you as an entrepreneur. Here's why.
October 29, 2012 in Startup Basics
The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

The Man Who's Turning Cities Into Trivia Games

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We interview the CEO of a mobile gaming startup that helps urbanites get to know their cities better.
October 25, 2012 in Mobile
College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

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Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
September 17, 2012 in Startup Basics
Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

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University of Oregon grad Abraham Choe wanted more university-branded goods. So he launched a business to make it happen.
September 16, 2012 in Success Stories
10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

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You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.
September 14, 2012 in Startup Basics

Picked the Wrong Major? Here's How to Pivot Into Entrepreneurship

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Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
September 11, 2012 in Starting a Business

What the Founder of Travel Site Trippy Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

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Serial entrepreneur J.R. Johnson launched his first company 12 years ago at age 28. Here's what he wishes he knew then.
September 5, 2012 in Starting a Business

Tools, Technology and Retail Options that Make Starting Up Today a Cinch

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Everyone knows starting up isn't easy. But before you feel sorry for yourself, think about what it was like when your grandparents or parents were your age.
August 30, 2012 in Starting a Business
How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

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See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months.
August 29, 2012 in Profiles
How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders

How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders

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Tech giants aren't just looking for talent, they're buying it. See what the transition has been like for start-up founders.
August 28, 2012 in Starting a Business
7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs

7 Paybacks an Alma Mater Can Offer Young Entrepreneurs

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Think university resources are only for students? Here are some ideas for how to best utilize your old school -- even when you're no longer on campus.
August 27, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
One Entrepreneur's Rocky Road to Success After 'Shark Tank'

One Entrepreneur's Rocky Road to Success After 'Shark Tank'

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One of Shark Tank's first entrepreneurs, Tiffany Krumins, talks about dealing with cancer, giving up half of her equity, and the challenges of getting her product made in the U.S.
August 24, 2012 in Starting a Business

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