News and Articles About Startup Basics
3 tips to keep your motivation to start your own business alive while working to making ends meet.
Choosing a space for your business is a big decision, especially for startups. Here are the things you should consider because signing a lease.
Use the time you save writing a detailed business plan to move past the planning phase and help your company take flight.
A look at what really happens at business accelerators and why they can be so attractive to ambitious entrepreneurs.
Student entrepreneur Lila Wilson found balance through courses that offered outside-the-classroom opportunities.
You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.
Three lessons from the successes and missteps of the world's largest social network.
A pivot should not be an excuse for a lack of a coherent strategy or a lack of impulse control, writes Steve Blank.
How to know when it's the right time to start your own business.
For would-be entrepreneurs, freelancing can serve as a crucial first toe in the water.
Oprah Winfrey's OWN network might be faltering, but don't count out the woman with the Midas touch. Here's what any entrepreneur can learn from her recent startup struggles.
Attorney Nina Kaufman on making sure you and your partners have what it takes to start a successful business together.
Choosing the right manufacturing partner is one of the most important decisions to make as a startup. Here are tips to find a winner right out of the gate.
Starting up when you're 13 may not be easy, but for some it could mean landing big bucks -- as ABC's hit show 'Shark Tank' looks for fodder on school campuses.
How the founders of Tender Greens turned farm-fresh fare into a $16 million business -- and you can, too.
Getting through the often arduous startup period can be difficult for any entrepreneur — let alone someone who's starting up for the first time. Here's how to get equipped for the long haul.
One of the riskiest times for any business is when it's just begun. Here are five key steps to take to make sure your startup survives that tough first year.
Many startups fail because their founders don't take the time to talk to potential customers before opening. Here are a few tips on getting feedback effectively.
For many new businesses, finding the right advisor can make all the difference. Here are five qualities to seek in an ideal mentor.
Stick to these four proven principles to keep your business growing -- and successful.
One isn't always the loneliest number. In fact, it may be all that's needed to operate a successful business.
Thinking about starting a small business? Here's a step-by-step guide for how to launch your business in a low-risk way.
So you're launching a business on a shoestring. Here are a few money-savers that you may have overlooked.
Did you start your business after creating a product for your own use? If so, your chances of landing venture capital and finding business success are better than for other types of startups.
The tax-filing process for a one-person business can be intimidating the first time around. These tips will alert you to some of the nuances.