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How a College Student Generated $100K for Her Company
College Entrepreneurs

How a College Student Generated $100K for Her Company

The CEO of a business with a social mission shares six tips for taking advantage of being on campus.
Jessica Ekstrom
A Startup's Biggest Pitfall Is Not Finding the Right Salesperson
Startup Basics

A Startup's Biggest Pitfall Is Not Finding the Right Salesperson

Without revenues, your company is a goner. That's why you should consider taking on three finalists to compete for the job.
George Deeb
The 4 Ingredients of Utah's Startup 'Secret Sauce'
Startup Basics

The 4 Ingredients of Utah's Startup 'Secret Sauce'

The aptly nicknamed Beehive State has a strong entrepreneurial culture and offers ample support for startups.
John Rampton
How to Find the Right Location for Your Store
Starting a Business

How to Find the Right Location for Your Store

Location is key to a successful retail operation. Get the facts on how to decide where to base your business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
What Determines the Winners and Losers in Entrepreneurship?
Success Strategies

What Determines the Winners and Losers in Entrepreneurship?

For the most part, it's not an outside factor, and it's something early stage investors always look for.
Adam Callinan
5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'
Shark Tank

5 Important Startup Lessons From 'Shark Tank'

For a television show that's all about entertaining, the program has a lot to offer entrepreneurs.
Andrew Medal
Don't Screw Up a Meeting By Making One of These 7 Mistakes
Meetings

Don't Screw Up a Meeting By Making One of These 7 Mistakes

Advance homework and preparation is key to every good first impression.
Martin Zwilling
6 Steps for Creating a Strong Company Culture
Leadership

6 Steps for Creating a Strong Company Culture

Follow these tips to create the type of company culture that encourages success and supports all employees.
Jeremy Bloom
7 Tips for Crushing It on Demo Day
Pitching

7 Tips for Crushing It on Demo Day

This is your chance to show off your business. Be sure to prepare and get it right.
Alex Iskold
6 Entrepreneurs You Should Learn From Now
Entrepreneurs

6 Entrepreneurs You Should Learn From Now

A short list of some of my favorite business leaders and where to read their insights.
Andrew Medal
You're Not IT, So Stop Pretending to Be
Technology

You're Not IT, So Stop Pretending to Be

When your company has grown and technology is beyond your means, it's time to get help. Here are three signs.
Adam Callinan
3 Things You Need to Know About a Startup's Personality
Company Culture

3 Things You Need to Know About a Startup's Personality

Companies have personality traits just like people. What's your company's personality?
Molly Owens
10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business
Starting a Business

10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Location for Your Business

If you're opening a restaurant where five restaurants have failed, make sure you find out why.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out
Accelerators

7 Ways to Make Your Accelerator Application Stand Out

If you want to get in to one of these highly competitive programs, listen to these tips from someone who runs one.
Alex Iskold