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'Funded' Doesn't Necessarily Mean 'Validated'
Finance

'Funded' Doesn't Necessarily Mean 'Validated'

While an absence of funding can feel discouraging, don't let investment serve as the sole barometer for the worth of your enterprise.
Wil Schroter
Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program
Growth Strategies

Calling All Dreamers: Disney Is Launching a Startup Accelerator Program

The Magic Kingdom has announced a startup accelerator program that will provide 10 budding tech companies with $120,000 and invaluable mentoring.
Geoff Weiss
'Clothes' the Deal: 7 Ways to Dress to Impress
Entrepreneurs

'Clothes' the Deal: 7 Ways to Dress to Impress

Sure, it's what's on the inside that counts, but sadly that's not how the business world works. Here are seven tips to project a more professional image at work.
Jacqueline Whitmore
These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape
Starting a Business

These 3 Startups Are Looking to Get the Health Industry in Tip-Top Shape

With the health-care sector going through massive innovation and disruption, we wanted to get the skinny on what it was like working on a startup in this industry.
Nitasha Maindiratta
From Flying in the Military to Launching a Business
Entrepreneurs

From Flying in the Military to Launching a Business

How one military man's experience prepared him for the entrepreneurial life.
Greg Coleman
Triple Word Score! What Scrabble Can Teach You About Business.
Starting a Business

Triple Word Score! What Scrabble Can Teach You About Business.

Lessons for your startup from everyone's favorite crossword game.
George Deeb
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Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things
Starting a 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.
A Dollar and a Dream: 15 Tech Startup Billionaires (Infographic)
Leadership

A Dollar and a Dream: 15 Tech Startup Billionaires (Infographic)

Of the 500 richest people in the world, 167 are in the U.S. and 15 of those are tech entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'
Starting a Business

Is Your Product a 'Vitamin' or 'Painkiller?'

Make sure your product is something that your clients need to have, otherwise your revenue potential will be low.
George Deeb
The One Thing Your Startup Really Needs to Succeed
Growth Strategies

The One Thing Your Startup Really Needs to Succeed

It's not a business plan, or even a killer idea. Can you guess what it is?
Gene Marks
Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case.
Growth Strategies

Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case.

A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true.
Steve Blank
How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family
Starting a Business

How to Deal With Unsupportive Friends and Family

As an entrepreneur, standing up for your vision to your loved ones might possibly be the best practice you will get for the life that awaits you.
Lewis Howes
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Uber Deepens Discounts on Its UberX Service
Technology

Uber Deepens Discounts on Its UberX Service

The venture-funded startup will reduce prices of its UberX service by 15 to 34 percent in many of the cities where it is currently available.
Geoff Weiss
These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'
Growth Strategies

These 4 Personalities Make Up Your Startup 'Dream Team'

Learning the psychology of your hires can help you place them in their ideal roles.
Don Fornes