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A Large Advisory Board Can Help Your Company Grow Faster
Advisors

A Large Advisory Board Can Help Your Company Grow Faster

Harnessing the advice and networks of people you trust has big benefits and won't cost that much.
Tony Conrad
9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From Employee to Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur Mindset

9 'Mindsets' You Need to Switch From Employee to Entrepreneur

It's a jarring change from living on a paycheck to living on a dream. If you aren't willing think differently, better to keep your day job.
Maite Baron
50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business
Startup Basics

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

An entrepreneurial type reads the signals and suddenly realizes it's time to make the leap and ready a launch.
John Rampton
7 Tips to Guide Young Entrepreneurs
Young Entrepreneurs

7 Tips to Guide Young Entrepreneurs

Combine good values and good sense with a good idea, add a lot of work, you'll succeed.
John Pilmer
10 Insights from 10 Years Running a Business
Startup Basics

10 Insights from 10 Years Running a Business

If you aren't afraid to fail, quit your day job, hire people smarter than yourself or work very hard, you can succeed.
Aaron Skonnard
Ancient Yoga Has Lessons for Modern Entrepreneurs
Core Values

Ancient Yoga Has Lessons for Modern Entrepreneurs

The intriguing flexibility of the skilled yogi relies on a powerful core. Your business also needs both to thrive.
Lev Kaye
How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market
Think Like Cleveland

How a Biomed Tech Company Raised $35.7 Million Before Going to Market

CardioInsight found a way to 3D map the heart's electrical activity, but it took a village of funding resources to get there.
Jane Porter
5 Things I Learned Growing $2,000 Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business
Startup Advice

5 Things I Learned Growing $2,000 Into a Multi-Million Dollar Business

Swedish entrepreneur Fredrik van Huynh shares what every entrepreneur should live by to succeed in a relentless business world.
Fredrik van Huynh
How One Idea Went From the Research Lab to the Marketplace -- Raising More than $6 Million in the Process
Think Like Cleveland

How One Idea Went From the Research Lab to the Marketplace -- Raising More than $6 Million in the Process

Researchers can monetize their innovations if they keep this entrepreneur's lessons learned in mind.
Jane Porter
Don't Make These 10 Startup Mistakes
Startup Mistakes

Don't Make These 10 Startup Mistakes

Due to entrepreneurs' lack of experience, many startups end up in failure. Here's how to avoid disaster.
John Rampton
4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded
Startup Basics

4 Assumptions Keeping Your Startup Grounded

Transitioning from startup to profitable business is painstaking and arduous. Many entrepreneurs have assumptions about the process that can make it endless.
Weston Bergmann
Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes
Startup Basics

Steer Clear of These 5 Pitch Mistakes

These tips will show you what not to do when you are presenting your idea to angel investors.
Elaine Pofeldt
How an Innovative Whiskey Brand Won Angel Investors (Without Getting Them Wasted)
Project Grow

How an Innovative Whiskey Brand Won Angel Investors (Without Getting Them Wasted)

Cleveland Whiskey built its credibility before approaching angel investors for money and mentorship.
Jane Porter
How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding
Project Grow

How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding

This pet insurance company looked to a non-profit venture development organization for funding in this series exploring options for startups outside Silicon Valley.
Jane Porter