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What Cuban Startups Need to Succeed
Cuba

What Cuban Startups Need to Succeed

New tech accelerator teaching business skills from ground up.
Kate Rogers
Why Isn't Access to Credit for Small Business Improving in 2015?
Access to Capital

Why Isn't Access to Credit for Small Business Improving in 2015?

Some 50 percent of small businesses that applied for financing in 2014 haven't yet received it.
David Nilssen
The 4 Steps a Startup Used to 'Book' $200K in 2 Months
Starting a Business

The 4 Steps a Startup Used to 'Book' $200K in 2 Months

A company that writes and publishes books for its clients has already seen big growth.
Andrew Medal
How Much Should You Pay Yourself as a Business Owner?
Starting a Business

How Much Should You Pay Yourself as a Business Owner?

Although you get to decide your own salary, determining the amount might be one of the toughest decisions you'll make.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.
Funding

Are You Ready to Seek Funding? This 10-Point Checklist Will Decide.

If you start seeking funding before you're ready, you could end up wasting your time and heading toward disappointment.
Jayson DeMers
The 5 Best Business Mantras From 'Mr. Wonderful'
Shark Tank

The 5 Best Business Mantras From 'Mr. Wonderful'

I recently met with Kevin O'Leary, one of the judges on ABC's "Shark Tank," and came away with some memorable lessons.
Stacey Alcorn
Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.
Starting a Business

Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.

How to deal effectively with some of the main safety issues you'll encounter in your child-care business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
5 Strategies I Used to Start and Grow a Successful Business With Only $200
Starting a Business

5 Strategies I Used to Start and Grow a Successful Business With Only $200

Don't let a limited budget stand in the way of what could be a successful business and rewarding career.
Zach Cutler
5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture
Company Culture

5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture

There's a certain type of office culture that has pervaded the public perception of startups, and it's starting to have a major impact.
Jayson DeMers
8 Steps for Nurturing a Winning Business Idea
Starting a Business

8 Steps for Nurturing a Winning Business Idea

Follow this plan to evolve a vague idea into a winning business.
Sujan Patel
5 Tips to Getting an Accurate Valuation
Valuations

5 Tips to Getting an Accurate Valuation

There are some guidelines to consider that can steer you toward the right valuation number-and set you on the road to growth.
Paula Andruss
How to Create a Budget for Your Startup
Starting a Business

How to Create a Budget for Your Startup

Failing to plan financially might mean you're unknowingly planning to fail. Learn how to develop short- and long-range plans to control your cash flow.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
The Biggest, and Most Avoidable, Mistake of New Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

The Biggest, and Most Avoidable, Mistake of New Entrepreneurs

Want to make sure your startup succeeds and grows? You had better commit to this one thing.
Sujan Patel
What's the Secret to Startup Success? Timing.
Success Strategies

What's the Secret to Startup Success? Timing.

We all know that there's no shortcut to success, and there's no magic formula that can create the "perfect" startup. But this one factor rises above all others.
Jayson DeMers