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Why Corporate Refugees Like Franchising When They Answer the Entrepreneurial Call
Starting a Franchise Business

Why Corporate Refugees Like Franchising When They Answer the Entrepreneurial Call

Franchises offer lots that people find reassuring about the structure of the corporate job they are otherwise ready to chuck to start their own business.
Anna Wilds
The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO
Leadership

The 6 Most Important Roles of a Startup CEO

Founding and growing an industry-transforming company is probably one of the hardest things anyone could ever do.
Andrew Cohen
5 Traits All Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Have
Startup Basics

5 Traits All Successful Startup Entrepreneurs Have

Long-term success is not due to luck or circumstance but to qualities anyone can acquire.
Firas Kittaneh
6 Keys to Proving a Viable Startup Business Model
Startup Basics

6 Keys to Proving a Viable Startup Business Model

What should an entrepreneur do to convince themselves, as well as potential investors, that their business will work?
Martin Zwilling
An Efficient and Effective Way to Ask for an Introduction
Networking

An Efficient and Effective Way to Ask for an Introduction

The head of an accelerator describes his preferred process for making a connection between two parties.
Alex Iskold
Before Hiring a Business Coach Make Certain Their Skills Match Your Goals
Business Coaching

Before Hiring a Business Coach Make Certain Their Skills Match Your Goals

If you find one coach with every skill you need, great, but in the real world different coaches have different sttrengths.
Matthew Pollard
5 Modern Truths About Raising Early-Stage Capital
Startup Investment

5 Modern Truths About Raising Early-Stage Capital

Given that investors increasingly are sophisticated and involved in networks, startup entrepreneurs need to understand the early-stage investment environment.
Peter Gasca
4 Basics for Making the Move From Corporate Job to Entrepreneur
Startup Basics

4 Basics for Making the Move From Corporate Job to Entrepreneur

It takes passion to leave a steady gig for the uncertainties of your own business but making the move successfully requires some level-headed strategy.
John Rampton
Coping With Anxiety, Finding Support: One Entrepreneur's Story
Inspiration

Coping With Anxiety, Finding Support: One Entrepreneur's Story

Big goals can bring big worries. See yourself in this founder's journey to manage worry and anxiety.
Poornima Vijayashanker
Read This Before Hiring a Business Attorney
Starting a Business

Read This Before Hiring a Business Attorney

Having a lawyer on standby is one of the smartest moves a new business owner can make. These tips will help you find one that's a good match for you.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
6 Funding Strategies to Start a Business When You're Low on Money
Startup Financing

6 Funding Strategies to Start a Business When You're Low on Money

When you're an entrepreneur, you'd be surprised how quickly you burn through cash.
Deborah Mitchell
5 Things They Don't Tell You About 'Starting Up'
Startups

5 Things They Don't Tell You About 'Starting Up'

Avoid heavy advertising investments and forget going public for now: These moves will keep you healthy while competitors crash and burn.
Harry Whitehouse
6 Steps to Becoming a Lifestyle Entrepreneur
Starting a Business

6 Steps to Becoming a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

The potential to make a comfortable living online, without a physical storefront or product, is increasingly possible for those willing to carve out a niche.
Kimanzi Constable
How to Recognize You are on The Right Path as an Entrepreneur
Startup Basics

How to Recognize You are on The Right Path as an Entrepreneur

Reflect. Analyze. And always challenge yourself.