News and Articles About Startup Basics
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.
Forget fantasy sports. This is the real-life team you should have in place for your business to thrive.
Serial entrepreneur Jen Groover shares her advice to entrepreneurs about creating product awareness.
When it comes to launching a business, should you trust your gut or employ a more analytic approach? Professor Steve Blank and behavioral economist Kay-Yut Chen square off.
Follow these six steps to help make the transition from corporate employee to entrepreneur.
Sometimes, it's not a question of how brilliant your startup idea is, but what an entrepreneur is willing to do to get through the tough times.
Naveen Jain shares the insights he gleaned from the Microsoft co-founder, and how he used them when starting his own businesses.
Use this list of free -- or almost free -- tools to turn your business idea into a reality in the new year.
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