Startup The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Startup en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT How Budget-Conscious Startups Can Put Customers on a Pedestal The co-founder of a men's fashion site says it's possible for startups to deliver world-class service on a stringent budget. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:30:00 GMT Tanya Benedicto Klich You're No Little Fish: Stand Out by Dominating Content Marketing Using content is cheaper and more effective than traditional advertising. Here are three things your strategy should entail. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT Eric Siu 10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch Whether it’s a heartwarming adventure, irreverent comedy or thought-provoking documentary, these films can inspire and motivate a weary business owner. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT John Rampton 7 Life Lessons From My Entrepreneurship Journey Starting a business is tough and challenging on all fronts. Here's some wisdom that may ease your load as you navigate new terrain. Thu, 29 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT John Rampton Don't Make These 10 Startup Mistakes Due to entrepreneurs' lack of experience, many startups end up in failure. Here's how to avoid disaster. Wed, 14 May 2014 21:30:00 GMT John Rampton To Win a Startup Weekend, Get Excited, But Don't Talk Too Long A guy named Bubba explains showmanship, brevity and other secrets of mesmerizing investors, even if you have a plain name. Thu, 08 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT Mike Templeman Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jerry Jao 5 Key Characteristics Every Entrepreneur Should Have If you're aspiring to start your own company, see how many of these vital personality traits you possess. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT Nathan Resnick Think You're Ready to Launch? Answer These 8 Questions First. Before you get too carried away with excitement, it’s important to slow down, take a deep breath and make sure that you’re actually ready to launch. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:30:00 GMT Brandon Watts This Startup Aims to Be the Tesla of Mattresses New York-based startup Casper is looking to bring some transparency -- as well as vertical integration -- to the $13 billion mattress industry. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:55:00 GMT Geoff Weiss What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign How one phone case company, which already beat its goal, prepared for its sophomore effort. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT Lester Mapp 50 Signs You Might Be an Entrepreneur Peruse this list to find out if your temperament and traits indicate you're the type to mastermind a startup. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT John Rampton Up Your 'David' Status Without Taking on a 'Goliath' President of headphones company co-founded by 50 Cent on thinking creatively to gain market share in a field dominated by a big brand. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:00:00 GMT Brian Nohe How This Startup's Focus on Personal Touch Helped it Thrive Online personal style service Stitch Fix builds loyalty by really knowing its customers. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:00:00 GMT Rebekah Epstein Our Collective Mobile Security Blind Spot With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Ankeny Does Your Team Have the Right Stuff to Attract Venture Capital? These four things may be even more important to investors than a solid business idea. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:30:00 GMT George Deeb Innovation: Small Businesses Live It, Big Businesses Buy It Startups are constantly needing to innovate to stay alive in the dog-eat-dog world of entrepreneurship. Large corporations are taking notice and looking for opportunities to capitalize on new concepts and ideas. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 02:00:00 GMT Mike Templeman How 5 Companies Built Their Client Bases Overcoming the chicken and egg problem is one of the biggest challenges for any web business. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 19:30:00 GMT Anand Srinivasan What's the Right Path for Startups Entering the 'Internet of Things'? Web-connected products will soon explode. Where should entrepreneurs look to get in on the action? Mon, 03 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT Curtis Feeny Keep That Startup Spark Alive by Following Your Constant Once your company has seen some success, figuring out what to do next is all about three variables. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:30:00 GMT Hunter Thurman