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$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle
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The startup boasts big-name investors and a 22-year-old CEO at the helm, but its much-hyped mobile wallet app still has yet to launch publicly.
April 15, 2014 in Business News

Biggest Mistakes: Why Birchbox Says Timing Is Everything

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When the grooming-products subscription service went looking for funding, it may have been too soon, says co-founder Katia Beauchamp. Here’s a better strategy.
March 25, 2013 in Profiles

Biggest Mistakes: How Ginger + Liz Learned to Play Nice With Vendors

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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. Here’s why having a plan B can mean all the difference.
March 11, 2013 in Profiles

Biggest Mistakes: What Artsicle Learned from Its First Hire

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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.
March 4, 2013 in Grow Your Business

Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses

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When the education-sharing platform began hiring employees, making benefits decisions soon became a priority. But co-founder Michael Karnjanaprakorn now says he should have left that task up to a professional.
February 25, 2013 in Business Management

Biggest Mistakes: Paperless Post on the Need for Speed

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When the invitation maker first started up, the focus was on creating perfection. Co-founder Alexa Hirschfeld now says she would have done things differently.
February 18, 2013 in Profiles
Sean Parker: Running a Startup Is 'Like Eating Glass'

Sean Parker: Running a Startup Is 'Like Eating Glass'

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The Napster and Airtime co-founder says too many people with terrible ideas are founding companies.
October 2, 2012 in Leadership
Moshi Monsters and the Mistake That Launched the Multimillion-Dollar Business

Moshi Monsters and the Mistake That Launched the Multimillion-Dollar Business

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Mind Candy's Michael Acton Smith offers his three biggest lessons before striking gold with one of the fastest-growing online children's games.
February 10, 2012 in Success Stories
Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

Mark Cuban's 12 Rules for Startups

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The billionaire tech entrepreneur offers his best advice from hiring passionate employees to never hiring a PR firm.
January 10, 2012 in Startup Basics
Video: Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on His Startup MistakesPlay Video

Insights: Docstoc's Jason Nazar on His Startup Mistakes (Video)

Hiring well and staying focused as an entrepreneur can be a lot harder than they may seem initially, says the co-founder of a successful Internet company.
July 22, 2011 in Startup Basics
The Unasked Question: Should You Open a Business?

The Unasked Question: Should You Open a Business?

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Entrepreneurship can be an expensive and thankless 24/7 endeavor that few people wind-up succeeding at. See if you're ready.
March 21, 2011 in Starting a Business

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