Startup Basics

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You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?
Funding

You Think Your Startup Is Worth How Much?

Here are five ways to defend your valuation to investors.
Brian Foley
9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits
Success Strategies

9 Factors That Helped Me Make My First $1M in Profits

Making a million dollars in revenue is hard. Making a million dollars in profit is even harder.
Thomas Smale
Branding

The 4 Elements of Better Branding Your Startup in 2015

In an already crowded marketplace, setting your startup apart will be crucial to its survival and success.
Brian Honigman
The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises
Business Model

The 4 Pillars of Ethical Enterprises

Is your business model moral? Start by asking these questions.
David Hagenbuch
Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It
Business Ideas

Non-Disclosures Can Protect Your Idea, or Destroy It

Here are six considerations of when to sign an agreement with investors or other interested parties.
Martin Zwilling
Startup Founders Can Thrive in Hard Times Because of These 3 Things
Startup Basics

Startup Founders Can Thrive in Hard Times Because of These 3 Things

Even if the world wants them to be, entrepreneurs aren't superhuman.
David Selinger
The 3 Most Overlooked Ingredients of Startup Success Are All in Your Head
Startup Basics

The 3 Most Overlooked Ingredients of Startup Success Are All in Your Head

Hard work and a good idea are necessary but not sufficient to succeed the harsh winnowing process that crushes the majority of new businesses.
Pratik Dholakiya
The 6 Things You Must Have to Successfully Transition Out of Your Day Job
Startup Basics

The 6 Things You Must Have to Successfully Transition Out of Your Day Job

Entrepreneurship begins with a dream but succeeding at it requires being wide awake to reality.
Kimanzi Constable
Need a Drink? This Startup Will Deliver Booze On Demand.
Alcohol

Need a Drink? This Startup Will Deliver Booze On Demand.

Saucey provides technology that connects liquor stores to thirsty consumers.
Adam Callinan
Starting a Business

Borrow These 8 Lessons From a New Entrant in the Sharing Economy

There's big money to be made in people's unused, idle things. One company breaking into the space provides some good examples to follow.
Peter Gasca
3 Reasons Why You Should Network Less
Networking

3 Reasons Why You Should Network Less

Building a network is crucial to success but if you are not connecting with the right people, it's doing you no good.
Sarah Vermunt
Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?
Starting a Business

Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

Before you go into business for yourself, take a personal assessment to see if owning your own business is the best fit for you.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
7 Failures Every Entrepreneur Must Eventually Face
Failure

7 Failures Every Entrepreneur Must Eventually Face

As you develop yourself as a business owner and work to achieve your goals, you'll inevitably experience these setbacks.
Jayson DeMers
12 Organizations Entrepreneurs Need to Join
Entrepreneurs

12 Organizations Entrepreneurs Need to Join

Entrepreneurship is notoriously go-it-alone but it needn't be.
John Rampton