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21 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

21 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Starting on this wild path of business ownership? Check out this list of must-know advice.
Andrew Medal
Want to Be Happy? Pick a Startup Model to Match Your Motivation.
Motivation

Want to Be Happy? Pick a Startup Model to Match Your Motivation.

Picking the wrong one can be just as disastrous as being stuck in a cubicle at work.
Martin Zwilling
Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas
Fundraising

Watch Out for These 9 Seed Funding Gotchas

Don't rush into fundraising too early or without a plan.
Alex Iskold
Not Every Creation or Passion Project Should Be a Business
Creativity

Not Every Creation or Passion Project Should Be a Business

Sometimes, the act of creation is enough.
Carol Roth
20 Lists Every Entrepreneur Should Create
Startup Basics

20 Lists Every Entrepreneur Should Create

There is absolutely no way a leader can succeed without obsessively maintaining lists of resources and projects.
Andrew Cohen
Which Business Structure Is Right for You?
Starting a Business

Which Business Structure Is Right for You?

Find out the essentials of the different legal business structures you can choose for your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs
Mistakes

9 Common Mistakes Made by New Entrepreneurs

Just because mistakes are inevitable, it doesn't mean you have to make the same ones everyone else does.
Jayson DeMers
How to Build a Successful Startup and Keep It Afloat
Startup Basics

How to Build a Successful Startup and Keep It Afloat

The business world is in a constant state of flux, and companies today need to be ready to weather unpredictable markets. Here's how.
Eric Dahan
6 Practical Steps to Learning How to Build a Startup
Starting a Business

6 Practical Steps to Learning How to Build a Startup

Starting a new and innovative business is not a highly structured process, and finding time for structured learning is unlikely.
Martin Zwilling
5 Emerging Tech Hubs From Around the World
Cities

5 Emerging Tech Hubs From Around the World

Although these cities aren't renowned for their clusters of hopeful tech entrepreneurs, they hold new opportunities for those looking to get in the startup game.
Zach Cutler
At What Point Do You Reward Yourself for Success?
Entrepreneur Mindset

At What Point Do You Reward Yourself for Success?

Leaving behind a steady income and starting your business introduces a conundrum: When do you get a prize?
Adam Callinan
10 Must-Knows About Joining a Startup Accelerator
Accelerators

10 Must-Knows About Joining a Startup Accelerator

If you think your company would benefit from becoming a member of one of these intense programs, go through this list first.
Alex Iskold
First-Time Business Owners: A Brief Guide to Tax Filings
Starting a Business

First-Time Business Owners: A Brief Guide to Tax Filings

As a new business owner, you may be confused about what you owe in business taxes the first year out. Read this guide to get it done right.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
5 Ways to Be the Leader Employees Rally Behind
Leadership

5 Ways to Be the Leader Employees Rally Behind

You can save yourself and your team time while being open, honest and respectful.
Martin Zwilling