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At a recent StartX event, a panel of entrepreneurs detailed their unusual approaches to checking candidate references.
You know all of the frequently asked marketing questions, what about the important questions no one ever thinks to ask? We've got the answers right here.
Investor Peter S. Cohan gives us the lowdown about scenarios when a young entrepreneur should turn to investors for funds.
Before you pack your bags and head off to Silicon Valley, check out how the top startup ecosystems rank when it comes to ease of starting a business.
An art school uses an online lending matchmaker to find capital.
With the U.S. spending $3 trillion on health care per year, the race is on to improve an inefficient system. We ask entrepreneurs at Blueprint Health accelerator to share their best tips for starting up.
To keep your business running smoothly, it's crucial to have a clear division of duties. Here's how to set up a business with shared responsibilities-- for greater satisfaction and greater rewards.
Your business plan must be ready to accommodate rapid changes so that your company can follow suit. Here are five ways to make your business plan as lean and effective as possible.
Why you should look beyond bootstrapping and loans from friends and family to set your company up for success and win investors.
Spring may be in the air, but you've got a lot of work to do -- on your business and your soul. Here are five tips for meeting your business challenges with a clear, open mind.
Forget the jokes about corn. Indiana's capital city is quietly rolling out solutions for everything from tracking scientific data and charitable donations to juggling kids' soccer schedules.
Student entrepreneur Nina Foroutan on how to get the most out of early-stage business battles.
When setting up your base of operations for a startup, you have to think not only about location but also about your future needs. Here's what you need to remember before moving in.
Student entrepreneur Sarah Haselkorn on the daily rewards she gets from operating a physical location.
When the nail-polish making duo Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett began their production efforts, finding the right vendors to work with was easier said than done. Heres why having a plan B can mean all the difference.
When co-founders Scott Carleton and Alex Tryon of the art-rental and purchase platform needed help around the office, they soon learned that preparation and clarity are key in hiring employees.
The pros and cons of leasing office equipment for your business.
Student entrepreneur Brian Ballan on the importance of gaining industry experience before launching your own business.
What you can learn from the most successful entrepreneurs when faced with these common startup challenges.
While painting your startup in the best light can generate attention from the media and investors. Just be careful to not to start also believing the hype.
When you're just starting up, it's a good idea to set goals for your company and align them with your personal goals as well. Consider this advice for setting goals that are realistic for you.
Between bacon-wrapped cash, winery outings and a year's supply of PBR, startups are rolling out all the stops for top talent.
Have an Idea for the Next Kale Chip? 3 Tips for Success in the Natural and Organic Industry (Infographic)
The fast-growing natural and organic products industry has plenty to offer hungry startups.
As the College Entrepreneur of 2012, the co-founder of Star Toilet Paper discusses his top startup challenges and ways he's helped overcome them.
Business coach Antonio Neves offers some sage advice for young entrepreneurs looking for more formalized guidance.
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