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With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market

With $28 Million in New Funding, Porch Is the 1-Year-Old Startup Looking to Remodel the Home Improvement Market

In addition to a large Series A, the company reported an exponential increase in employee headcount and several new site features.
3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Actress Jessica Biel

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Actress Jessica Biel

The star has partnered with her younger brother for sustainable fashion brand BARE.
Miss the Startup Days? 11 Fun Reminders They Weren't So Great.

Miss the Startup Days? 11 Fun Reminders They Weren't So Great.

If your company has scaled up and now feels like a 'real' business, embrace it.
Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company

Data Driven: What Amazon's Jeff Bezos Taught Me About Running a Company

A former employee of the retailer reflects on the lessons learned from the boss of the web giant.
Mark Cuban: There's No Playing Nice With Your Competition

Mark Cuban: There's No Playing Nice With Your Competition

If you go after the billionaire 'Shark Tank' star, prepare to get clobbered. He's in it to win it, whatever it takes.
8 Hacks to Become a Better Entrepreneur

8 Hacks to Become a Better Entrepreneur

These small tips and new approaches can boost creativity, enhance productivity and help make you into the business owner who you've always wanted to be.
A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs

A New Program to Support Entrepreneurs

We at AlleyNYC and Entrepreneur Media have put together an awesome way to help colleges and incubators shepherd innovation.
How to Brand Your Side Gig While Working a Full-Time Job

How to Brand Your Side Gig While Working a Full-Time Job

Often entrepreneurs begin their startup dreams working on a side project while also juggling a full-time job. Here are a few pointers about how can entrepreneurs talk about their new role without jeopardizing their current job.
Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform

Salesforce Launches $100 Million Fund to Invest in Entrepreneurs Building Apps On Its Platform

Startups get cash and credibility. The San Francisco-based tech company gets a stake in the companies building on its infrastructure.
4 Ways Large Companies Can Rediscover Their Inner Startup

4 Ways Large Companies Can Rediscover Their Inner Startup

If your brand feels a bit stale lately, it may be time to get back in touch with your startup roots. Here is how.
Coach Yourself to Success With These 6 Tips

Coach Yourself to Success With These 6 Tips

Finding a good mentor can be difficult, but luckily, you can teach yourself a lot of what you need to know nowadays.
Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway

Your Startup Can Thrive Without VC That it Will Probably Never Get Anyway

Financing growth from sales is tough but the reality is very few companies receive the venture-capital funding seemingly everyone believes is indispensable.
Young 'Trep on Launching 25 Businesses in 25 Weeks: 'I'm Loving Every Second'

Young 'Trep on Launching 25 Businesses in 25 Weeks: 'I'm Loving Every Second'

We checked in with 29-year-old Colin Grussing, who announced an ambitious plan in March to launch a new business every week for the next year.
The 3 Most Important Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Answer

The 3 Most Important Questions Every Entrepreneur Must Answer

Entrepreneurs must constantly ask themselves tough questions about where they want to go, what it takes to get there and how to get there successfully.
When Picking a Startup to Join, Think Like an Investor

When Picking a Startup to Join, Think Like an Investor

Examine the opportunities skeptically, but when you're convinced you've found a winner, get on board with any job you can.
4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On

4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On

They're young and already changing the status quo. Discover and follow these four young entrepreneurs as they rise up.
5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year

5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year

If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances.
Stop Playing So Nice With Your Competition

Stop Playing So Nice With Your Competition

The criticism of Uber's disruption of Lyft is misplaced. We should all be so competitive.
3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect

3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect

The experiences of prisoners serve as an extreme, stark example of those of startup founders.
Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All

Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All

Words of wisdom From Noah Kagan, a friend and entrepreneur who knows the startup scene inside and out.
Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season

Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving may feel a million miles away, but it -- and the holiday shopping season -- will be here before you know it. Spend your holiday shopping dollars investing in entrepreneurs and their innovations.
3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup

3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup

Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success.
3 Ways to Transform Yourself Into the Entrepreneur You Want to Be

3 Ways to Transform Yourself Into the Entrepreneur You Want to Be

Are you a passionate, resilient and assertive new business owner? Even so, perhaps you're lacking in these critical areas that could help you become the best in your field.
Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures

The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures

Uncorrected errors of judgment cause more business failures than lack of financing or market upheaval.
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