News and Articles About Startup Basics
Entrepreneurs tend to over-promise when pitching their startup at the earliest stages, investors say.
As the sixth annual Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off, the community of entrepreneurs and mentors across the globe is surging.
Global Entrepreneurship Week kicks off, Dabble offers lessons in landing a startup job, SCORE presents its practical guide to starting a nonprofit, Startup Weekend lets entrepreneurs loose with 3D printers. This week's notable news and startup events for entrepreneurs.
Shocker: A student's entire college education shouldn't all come from overpriced textbooks.
These factors are important to consider and forecast before you launch your business.
With so many incubators to choose from these days, you want to be sure you're making the right decision. Here are five questions to help you get there.
The stories of entrepreneurs who needed just one big breakthrough, and the four scenarios that got them there.
For our series College Treps, Chris Norton discusses how an idea partner can help an entrepreneur separate million-dollar ideas from total duds.
You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.
You may have a great idea, but your company's fate depends in large part on the strength of your team.
Writing a business plan isn't for everyone. Here are ten strategies you might be better off trying first.
Many startups run out of money soon after they launch, missing out on success before they even have a fighting chance.
When joining a community of other entrepreneurs, look for businesses that share your long-term goals, even if they are in different industries.
You may have been "with the band" in college, but these days, you're probably more interested in being "with the brand." Check out our weekly series on branding across the country.
Following your passion will only get you so far. You also need a good plan in place to turn your dream into a reality.
When you're just starting out, asking the right questions to the right people can be your difference between failure and success.
If you've got a new product on the market, face the facts: It will probably take about 1,000 days before you see a profit.
The pros and cons of operating under stealth mode before launching a company.
Part of becoming profitable quickly is knowing what matters now and what can be pushed back several weeks or months
A good business idea needs a healthy dose of momentum to get it going. Here are five steps to help you get there.
Business ideas are buzzing all around you. It's just a matter of knowing where to look and how to uncover them. Here are five places to start.
Alexis Ohanian on the importance of creating a new tech product or service that solves a problem in people's lives.
In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead.
Forget serial entrepreneurship, founders who start up more than one company at a time are all the rage these days. See if you're cut out for the multi-business hustle.
Many entrepreneurs have many fears, but you must overcome them to find success. College Trep Atin Mittra describes his top fear-stomping tactics.