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Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs
Technology

Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs

Inspired by QR-code technology, Juan Murdoch created cotton pajamas printed with a series of dots; when scanned with a smartphone, each dot launches one of 47 narrated bedtime stories,
Jodi Helmer
The Case for an Early Buyout
Finance

The Case for an Early Buyout

Being acquired by a bigger company early in your venture's life cycle can be a sweet deal in its own right.
How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business
Growth Strategies

How to Transform Your Passion into a Successful Business

Starting a new business is an emotional roller coaster. That's why it helps to make a living out of what you love. Here's how to get there.
Gautam Gupta
Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding
Finance

Investing Trend for 2014: Equity Crowdfunding

No idea, no problem. Platforms like Upstart and Pave allow entrepreneurs to crowdfund from accredited investors in exchange for a small cut of their future incomes.
Michelle Goodman
3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners
Growth Strategies

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Kindergarteners

Don't over-think it: Embrace your inner 5-year-old and go with your gut.
5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality
Starting a Business

5 Steps to Take Your Product From Concept to Reality

Practical tips for turning a product idea into a consumer must-have.
Why So Many VC Firms Invest in the Same Companies
Finance

Why So Many VC Firms Invest in the Same Companies

How to understand venture capital's herd mentality.
How to Survive Your First 100 Days of App Development
Technology

How to Survive Your First 100 Days of App Development

Getting an app off the ground isn't easy. Here are five steps to help make your first hundred days more manageable.
Rahul Varshneya
Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Tips on Getting Started
Entrepreneurs

Want to Be an Entrepreneur? Here Are 3 Tips on Getting Started

For our series College Treps, founder of real estate software company Rivolix offers up advice on what aspiring entrepreneurs should do when starting up.
Will Caldwell
5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business
Starting a Business

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.
Laura Entis
How to Start a Business in 10 Days
How To

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
Starting a 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.
Diana Ransom
5 Ways to Build Momentum For Your Business Idea
Starting a Business

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.
Travis Peoples
Are You Too Old To Be The Next Mark Zuckerberg?
Starting a Business

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?
Debra Kaye