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Watch Our Livestream With Legendary Entrepreneur Richard Branson on Feb. 18
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Watch Our Livestream With Legendary Entrepreneur Richard Branson on Feb. 18

The British serial entrepreneur is speaking live in L.A. about how startups can take the global market by storm with revolutionary ideas.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Reasons Why Hiring Is the Single Most Important Skill for Founders
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5 Reasons Why Hiring Is the Single Most Important Skill for Founders

If you don't know how to make the best hiring decisions, you will not have the best company.
Moritz Plassnig
Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.
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Matchmaking Isn't Just for Dating. It's a Model for Many New Businesses.

Putting two people together is as old as time, and a great business model for many companies.
Susan Solovic
7 Things That Define Exceptional Founding Teams
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7 Things That Define Exceptional Founding Teams

When a business is launched, every member of the team is crucial to success. Picking those people is the founders primary job.
Alex Iskold
5 Ways to Get Into the Startup Groove
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5 Ways to Get Into the Startup Groove

Agility, adaptability and humility are just a few character traits that really move people forward in startups.
Alex Rappaport
Sesame Street Launches VC Arm to Influence Tech for Kids
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Sesame Street Launches VC Arm to Influence Tech for Kids

Lalalala. Lalalala. Elmo loves his goldfish, his startups, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Industry Snapshot: A Quick Look at the Specialty Food Industry
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Industry Snapshot: A Quick Look at the Specialty Food Industry

If you're thinking of starting a specialty food business, start by taking a closer look at the options available in the current industry.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Expect Great Things From These 9 Tech Startups in 2016
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Expect Great Things From These 9 Tech Startups in 2016

These are the rising startup stars that pack the potential for a breakout year.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Startup That Fills Your Gas Tank on Demand Just Raised $9 Million
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This Startup That Fills Your Gas Tank on Demand Just Raised $9 Million

You can order a full tank of gas from your smartphone with the app from Seattle-based Booster.
Catherine Clifford
Just Open Your Eyes and See the Mentors Around You
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Just Open Your Eyes and See the Mentors Around You

Daddy Warbucks, the Easter Bunny and the Perfect Mentor have something in common: They don't exist.
Jason Saltzman
Don't Overlook the Boring Details That Torpedo Flashy Startups
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Don't Overlook the Boring Details That Torpedo Flashy Startups

Don't let the glamour and allure of startup culture blind you to the practical prerequisite of a rock-solid business plan.
Daniel Wesley
5 Traveling Tips for Startups on a Budget
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5 Traveling Tips for Startups on a Budget

Travel is a significant investment that deserves your attention as an entrepreneur. Here are a few pointers on how to travel without blowing your small startup budget.
Jason Lucash
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure
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Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure

Some of the sketchiness associated with crowdfunding should be addressed by the platforms themselves, says Mark Harris.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What to Look for in Your First 5 Hires
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What to Look for in Your First 5 Hires

Not every one of these traits are essential as teams need balance, but these qualities can be useful benchmarks for flagging a great fit.
Will Reynolds