Startup Mistakes

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6 Ways to Kill Your Startup
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6 Ways to Kill Your Startup

Follow this advice, and you have a great shot at failing.
Brian Hamilton
The Basic Mistakes That Felled 3 Once-Glamorous Startups
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The Basic Mistakes That Felled 3 Once-Glamorous Startups

There is much less to be learned from the failure of aspirational but underfunded startups than from those that seemed to have the stars aligned.
Firas Kittaneh
7 Costly Startup Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid
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7 Costly Startup Traps Entrepreneurs Should Avoid

The number of resources available to founders can be overwhelming. Unfortunately, many can backfire.
Peter Gasca
How to Avoid Dangerous Investors and Possible Embezzlement
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How to Avoid Dangerous Investors and Possible Embezzlement

One of my friends stole $700,000 from me. Don't let that happen to you.
Tim Linnet
6 Common Mistakes First-Time Business Owners Should Avoid
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6 Common Mistakes First-Time Business Owners Should Avoid

Leave your ego at the door, plan precisely and shoot for alignment, not consensus.
Malcolm Friedberg
Mistakes Will Happen in Building a Startup -- But You Will Learn From Them
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Mistakes Will Happen in Building a Startup -- But You Will Learn From Them

Here are five mishaps that became valuable lessons during my journey on the way to entrepreneurial success.
Ambareen Musa
7 Things Every Twentysomething Entrepreneur Must Know
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7 Things Every Twentysomething Entrepreneur Must Know

What would you guess is the biggest mistake young entrepreneurs make?
Cameron Benson
10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business
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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting an Online Business

From not having a business plan to spreading yourself too thin on social media, here are a few things founders should avoid when starting a business.
Carolyn Sun
6 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs
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6 Tips for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Want to avoid turning into one of those dorky characters on 'Silicon Valley'? Here's how.
Zach Halmstad
6 Actions to Prevent Your Company Becoming the Next Volkswagen
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6 Actions to Prevent Your Company Becoming the Next Volkswagen

Ever hear about the mistake the city of Delhi made while trying to cure its cobra infestation?
Neel Doshi and Lindsay McGregor
What 9 Successful Entrepreneurs Wish They Had Done Differently
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What 9 Successful Entrepreneurs Wish They Had Done Differently

From not connecting to a mentor to not selling sooner: Even uber-successful people have regrets.
Alex Turnbull
3 Ways to Wring Great Ideas From Mistakes
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3 Ways to Wring Great Ideas From Mistakes

Mistakes are inevitable. What comes after is up to you.
Matthew Turner
Dear Younger Me: 4 Smart Things That Would Have Changed My Small Business Life
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Dear Younger Me: 4 Smart Things That Would Have Changed My Small Business Life

"Never, never, never give up" is a good place to start.
Clate Mask
9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business
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9 Ways to Avoid Rookie Mistakes When Starting Your Own Business

You don't necessarily need an MBA, but do be sure to have a plan.
Nicole Lapin