Startup Basics

8 Things You Need to Know About Raising Venture Capital
Venture Capital

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
Blogging

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
Pivots

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
7 Loan Programs Offered by the SBA
Starting a Business

7 Loan Programs Offered by the SBA

If banks turn you down for a standard loan, check out these options from the federal government.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
3 Signs That You Need a Vacation, Now
Vacations

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
Craft Brewers: This Is What Your Customers Want
Starting a Business

Craft Brewers: This Is What Your Customers Want

Knowing who's buying craft beers will help you market to your target audience.
Considering Crowdfunding? Why You Need a Strong Business Plan First.
Business Plans

Considering Crowdfunding? Why You Need a Strong Business Plan First.

Without one, you'll become one of the vast majority of hopeful entrepreneurs who find themselves without enough capital to keep moving.
Jayson DeMers
8 Costly Startup Expenses That Are Actually Worth the Investment
Finance

8 Costly Startup Expenses That Are Actually Worth the Investment

Not willing to spend any money to grow your startup? Think twice about these things.
Sujan Patel
Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Awful, Flawed Advice
Passion

Why 'Follow Your Passion' Is Awful, Flawed Advice

It's sad that so many people think that you need to earn a living from what you love to do the most.
Carol Roth
7 Ways to Build Credibility, Trust and Character That Will Grow Your Business
Authenticity

7 Ways to Build Credibility, Trust and Character That Will Grow Your Business

Wary of scams, rip-offs and shady marketing tactics, customers are starting to see the world more in terms of real and fake.
Brenton Hayden
Running a Child-Care Business? How to Build a Great Relationship With Parents.
Starting a Business

Running a Child-Care Business? How to Build a Great Relationship With Parents.

The relationships you develop with the parents of the children in your care are unlike any other customer relationship.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
6 Brilliant Lessons From the Startup World's New Rich
Success Strategies

6 Brilliant Lessons From the Startup World's New Rich

Some of these entrepreneurs preach their messages off the rooftops, and others are more subtle.
Andrew Medal
8 Hairy Lessons From a Parody Startup That's All About Beards
Starting a Business

8 Hairy Lessons From a Parody Startup That's All About Beards

Riding the success of its launch video, Dollar Beard Club's co-founder shares entrepreneurial tips for getting started and staying focused.
Peter Gasca
An 8-Point Checklist to Help You Find the Startup Partner of Your Dreams
Partnerships

An 8-Point Checklist to Help You Find the Startup Partner of Your Dreams

It pays to find someone that you trust and enjoy being with for hours at a time, even through hard times. Look for these additional traits to make a business partnership work.
Martin Zwilling