News and Articles About Startup Basics
A team can make or break a startup. Ensuring your team is top notch takes work and dedication. Here are a few lessons I learned on how to get the best from your employees.
How to save on items that can quickly deplete a startup's bank account.
Startup mythology is rooted in dorm-room meet cute stories, but some entrepreneurs are determined to seek out their perfect co-founder online.
While Silicon Valley, New York and Boston's entrepreneurial ecosystem get the most media attention, these hubs don't make sense for all companies. For our series The Grind, globe-trotting entrepreneur Jamie Wong gives us the skinny on other amazing locations to start a company.
Lack of a trademark your name doesn't have to stop your company's growth.
Here are five steps to take to maximize your chances of startup success.
You might have great ideas but not the skills to build a company. We break down what you should look for in a chief executive.
When you make other people's problems your own, their happiness will be your success.
Having a good company culture can keep your company and employees healthy.
Four young entrepreneurs share the importance of pushing boundaries to create change in this roundtable discussion.
Sometimes your startup's biggest obstacle can be your own website. Make sure the language is clear and engaging.
We all wish we could get everything right the first time. That, of course, isn't the case. Here's what some business owners wish they new from the start.
Think you need a lot of money to entice a qualified team? Think again. Our VC expert Kirsten Green explains why founders should focus on vision, discipline and confidence when recruiting potential hires.
It's not a business plan, or even a killer idea. Can you guess what it is?
A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true.
Mr. Tod's Pie Factory Owner Tod Wilson, who lived in his car before appearing on the first season of 'Shark Tank,' attributes his success to persistence.
Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.
You don't always need to invest a lot of capital to demonstrate traction to investors. Here is how to do it on a budget and with limited resources.
Wix chief executive talks about life at a startup on the way to a big milestone.
You made your resolution to start a business. Now let us help you meet your goals.
There's one advantage at these shared offices you can't find in a typical work environment.
Having a strong network of creative individuals and partners leads to a good foundation for your venture.
Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution.
If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
Getting every department at your startup aligned and working toward the same goals isnt easy, but efficiency and increased performance can be your rewards.