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2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About
Startups

2 Things Entrepreneurs Should Not Worry About

You will find yourself answering "I don't know" to two questions. And that's quite OK.
Greg Shugar
To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies
Business Plans

To Investors, Startups Without Business Plans Are Expensive Hobbies

One of the quickest ways to kill your credibility and your startup is to offer a poorly written business plan, or none at all.
Martin Zwilling
Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success
Transparency

Embrace True Transparency, and You'll Experience More Success

Of course, you want to create a winning perception of your business, but there are instances where it's vital to be honest.
Adam Callinan
You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?
Funding

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Brian Foley
9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits
Success Strategies

9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits

Making a million dollars in revenue is hard. Making a million dollars in profit is even harder.
Thomas Smale
The 4 Elements of Better Branding Your Startup in 2015
Branding

The 4 Elements of Better Branding Your Startup in 2015

In an already crowded marketplace, setting your startup apart will be crucial to its survival and success.
Brian Honigman
The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises
Business Model

The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises

Is your business model moral? Start by asking these questions.
David Hagenbuch
Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It
Business Ideas

Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It

Here are six considerations of when to sign an agreement with investors or other interested parties.
Martin Zwilling
Startup Founders Can Thrive in Hard Times Because of These 3 Things
Startup Basics

Startup Founders Can Thrive in Hard Times Because of These 3 Things

Even if the world wants them to be, entrepreneurs aren't superhuman.
David Selinger
The 3 Most Overlooked Ingredients of Startup Success Are All in Your Head
Startup Basics

The 3 Most Overlooked Ingredients of Startup Success Are All in Your Head

Hard work and a good idea are necessary but not sufficient to succeed the harsh winnowing process that crushes the majority of new businesses.
Pratik Dholakiya
The 6 Things You Must Have to Successfully Transition Out of Your Day Job
Startup Basics

The 6 Things You Must Have to Successfully Transition Out of Your Day Job

Entrepreneurship begins with a dream but succeeding at it requires being wide awake to reality.
Kimanzi Constable
Need a Drink? This Startup Will Deliver Booze On Demand.
Alcohol

Need a Drink? This Startup Will Deliver Booze On Demand.

Saucey provides technology that connects liquor stores to thirsty consumers.
Adam Callinan
Borrow These 8 Lessons From a New Entrant in the Sharing Economy
Starting a Business

Borrow These 8 Lessons From a New Entrant in the Sharing Economy

There's big money to be made in people's unused, idle things. One company breaking into the space provides some good examples to follow.
Peter Gasca
3 Reasons Why You Should Network Less
Networking

3 Reasons Why You Should Network Less

Building a network is crucial to success but if you are not connecting with the right people, it's doing you no good.
Sarah Vermunt