Startup Basics

5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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The Biggest, and Most Avoidable, Mistake of New Entrepreneurs
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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.
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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
How This Platform Makes Raising Money Easier for All Involved
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How This Platform Makes Raising Money Easier for All Involved

Friends-and-family fundraising made official -- and far less awkward.
Michelle Goodman
14 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Job
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14 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Job

Are you ready to search for another job or follow your passion to start your own business? Like, really ready?
How to Hire the Right People for Your Child-Care Business
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How to Hire the Right People for Your Child-Care Business

Everything you need to know about finding and managing the staff you need to make your child-care service a success.
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8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital
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8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital

If your startup needs a lot of money, these kinds of investors could be the key. But, of course, there are a lot of strings.
Alex Iskold
8 Ways That Blogging Will Kickstart Your Startup
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8 Ways That Blogging Will Kickstart Your Startup

In this age of relationships, you are a very important element of your new brand, and it's never too early to start marketing the value of your expertise, insights and ideas.
Martin Zwilling
The Problem With Entrepreneurship's Failure Fetish
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The Problem With Entrepreneurship's Failure Fetish

Viewing failure as a coming of age and glamorizing the pivot has undervalued deep research and sound execution.
Jan Verleur
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7 Loan Programs Offered by the SBA

If banks turn you down for a standard loan, check out these options from the federal government.
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3 Signs That You Need a Vacation, Now
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3 Signs That You Need a Vacation, Now

A living glob of stress won't lead your company to that next needed milestone. Do everyone a favor and go away for a little while.
Adam Callinan