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You're Not IT, So Stop Pretending to Be
Startup Basics

You're Not IT, So Stop Pretending to Be

When your company has grown and technology is beyond your means, it's time to get help. Here are three signs.
Adam Callinan
3 Things You Need to Know About a Startup's Personality
Startup Basics

3 Things You Need to Know About a Startup's Personality

Companies have personality traits just like people. What's your company's personality?
Molly Owens
10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business
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10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business

If you're opening a restaurant where five restaurants have failed, make sure you find out why.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out
Accelerators

7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out

If you want to get in to one of these highly competitive programs, listen to these tips from someone who runs one.
Alex Iskold
Being an Entrepreneur Is Stressful But Don't Worry About It
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Being an Entrepreneur Is Stressful But Don't Worry About It

The more we worry about what things beyond our control , the less mental energy we have for what we could do something about. Like building a business.
Daniel DiPiazza
The Top 10 Franchise Brands for Veterans
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The Top 10 Franchise Brands for Veterans

Vets deserve special consideration this Memorial Day. In the entrepreneurial world, certain franchisors haven't forgotten that.
David Nilssen
7 Simple Ways to Start Your Dream Business Today
Startup Basics

7 Simple Ways to Start Your Dream Business Today

Stop procrastinating and begin living the life you want.
Andrew Medal
Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding
Startup Basics

Reduce These 9 Startup Risks for a Better Shot at Investor Funding

Entrepreneurs can build leverage during negotiations by addressing these common causes of funders' anxieties.
Peter Gasca
When You Shouldn't Follow Your Heart
Startup Basics

When You Shouldn't Follow Your Heart

You can't always follow your heart, but don't give up on it. Where passion and pragmatism meet, great things happen.
Ryan Holmes
Schooled: 3 Big Lessons Learned From Undergrad Entrepreneurs
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Schooled: 3 Big Lessons Learned From Undergrad Entrepreneurs

A global business competition is fertile ground for startup best-practices.
Aneil Mishra
6 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan
Business Plans

6 Reasons to Update Your Business Plan

Revise your business plan so it grows with your company and your goals.
Nina Zipkin
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9 Tips for Hiring and Managing Interns Startups Need to Know
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9 Tips for Hiring and Managing Interns Startups Need to Know

With summer coming up, leaders should solidify this advice before the onboarding process begins.
Andrew Cohen
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The Startup Life May Be for You If You Have These 5 Qualities
Startup Basics

The Startup Life May Be for You If You Have These 5 Qualities

Say goodbye to stability. Leaving a paycheck is not for everyone, so go through this list to see if you have what it takes.
Deborah Mitchell
Should a Startup Ever Splurge on Logo Design?
Startup Basics

Should a Startup Ever Splurge on Logo Design?

Let's follow that question up with two more: How much money do you have in the bank, and how developed is your brand?
Adam Callinan