News and Articles About Startup Basics
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.
Student entrepreneur Nina Foroutan on how to get the most out of early-stage business battles.
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.
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.
The founder Thinqaction and business coach offers up his top tips for tackling camera-shy tendencies, along with a host of other challenging entrepreneurial issues.
Go getter? Problem Solver? Bossy? Here are five signs you may have what it takes to be an entrepreneur.
The social entrepreneur behind DreamNow and other do-gooder groups shares his thoughts on how young, socially-minded treps can do good work and still have enough.
Fundraisers in West Virginia nurture fledgling businesses and help create a culture of entrepreneurship in the state.
Three young treps share stories of how they overcame serious personal crises -- while keeping their businesses afloat or starting new ventures.
Serial entrepreneur, angel investor and professor Dave Lerner shares his tips for startup success.
Attorney Nina Kaufman on when entrepreneurs should steer clear of this business entity.
Thinking of starting up? Find out which states are the best (and worst) for small business.