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8 Musts to Start Your Business With Little to No Capital

Have a great idea but very little money? Don’t let that stop you! Those that want it bad enough will make it.

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

You don't want to start a business that may not survive. Do your homework, validate your idea and make sure you have a real market for it.

5 Places to Look on Social Media for New Business Ideas

For entrepreneurs looking to dive into the startup world, turn to social media for brainstorming new venture concepts.

A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup

When this woman's dog won a photo contest, she had a revelation -- that turned into a multi-million dollar business.

Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things

In his new book Smart People Should Build Things, the founder of Venture of America Andrew Yang offers up advice on how aspiring entrepreneurs can begin getting their startup dream off the ground.

10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

Anyone can have a million-dollar idea. But turning your dream into a living and breathing startup, takes work. Here are 10 tips to get you started.

The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

A countdown of which specific jobs are expected to grow over the next decade.

On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.

Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria.

Startups Mine 'Big Data' Too

Though popularized by giant web companies Amazon and Netflix, startups are increasingly getting into the algorithm game -- hoping the practice not only cements life-long customers but also added sales.

A Dorm-Room Startup for Dorm Rooms?

While the holidays are prime time for most U.S. businesses, back to school is this startup's sweet spot.

How This Car-Sharing Company Is Growing Up, Fast

In the sharing economy, customers are your sellers, buyers and inventory. While efficient, the model may attract unwanted questions from regulators, as many startups are beginning to learn firsthand.

So Many Business Ideas, Not Enough Time?

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides insight into narrowing down business ideas and execution.

How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy

The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.

The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash

Increasingly enthusiasts are keeping up with the sport with the plentiful online Fantasy Sports Leagues. Here, one fantasy league founder gives us the low-down on his vibrant business.

Forget Fair Trade and One-for-One Businesses, Do Good by Fixing the Education System

If young people today are supposed to want to change the world, consider turning your attention to education. Here's how you can make a real and lasting impact.

The Creator of Funny or Die's 'Drunk History' on Wacky Business Ideas That Work

The web series 'Drunk History' just made its TV debut on Comedy Central this week. Derek Waters, the show's creator, offers some tips for brainstorming and taking risks.

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

Looking for your next business idea? Check out these five fields oozing with potential.

How a Chance Encounter on a Bus Inspired a Social Entrepreneur to Start Up

The questions entrepreneurs ask themselves before launching are often just as pivotal as the idea itself. Here's a look at how one young trep made those tough choices.

Back to the Roots' Nikhil Arora on Starting Up

For Nikhil Arora and Back to the Roots' co-founder, entrepreneurship just kind of happened. Here, the young entrepreneur opens up to YE's Antonio Neves on what the ride has been like so far.

How Teaching English in Bolivia Sparked One Young Trep's Bankable Business Idea

Sam Slover co-founded the online learning site, LearnItLive.com to help fill the education void in many parts of the world. See how that idea has taken off.

Pack's Megan Casey on the Future of Social Media

Between co-founding Squidoo with Seth Godin, and more recently launching Pack, a social networking site for dog owners, Megan Casey is well-versed in the art of social media. She opens up to YE’s Antonio Neves about where she thinks the industry is going and why.

3 Tips for Newbie Entrepreneurs on Starting a Business

Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some advice about starting a business with little experience.

How Entrepreneurs Push for Innovation, One pocket at a Time

Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one.

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