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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your First Business
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your First Business

A new entrepreneur's 'fast-success' launch of a fitness center proved to have some unhealthy aspects.
Paul Evans
Why Women Are the Best Opportunity for Businesses
Women Entrepreneurs

Why Women Are the Best Opportunity for Businesses

If you're a set of guys looking to start a company, think about women you could team up with -- they will see things differently and solve problems you didn't even realize you had.
Andrew Yang
4 Reasons You Will Lose Value In Your Startup, and How to Stop It
Business Optimization

4 Reasons You Will Lose Value In Your Startup, and How to Stop It

Here are a few major roadblocks entrepreneurs need to overcome and advice on how to do so.
Tallat Mahmood
5 Ugly Truths About Entrepreneurship
Survival Strategies

5 Ugly Truths About Entrepreneurship

The SBA says that only half of new companies survive 5 years or more. How resolved are you not to be one of them?
Jonathan Long
This App Helps Students Navigate the Road to Getting Their Driver's Licenses
Entrepreneurs

This App Helps Students Navigate the Road to Getting Their Driver's Licenses

In lieu of in-person classes, Aceable steers teens towards their driver's licenses via mobile app.
Lindsay Friedman
3 Non-Retail Options for Your Specialty Food Business
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3 Non-Retail Options for Your Specialty Food Business

If you don't want to sell your specialty foods via a retail location or mail order, these methods offer a way to get started now.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How a Father's Love for His Ailing Son Inspired Him to Reinvent the Sneaker
Entrepreneurs

How a Father's Love for His Ailing Son Inspired Him to Reinvent the Sneaker

Steve Kaufman didn't want his son's medical condition to stop him from putting his shoes on by himself. His quest to boost the teen's self-esteem led to the creation of Quikiks.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Is That Dream Opportunity a Nightmare Waiting to Happen?
Entrepreneurs

Is That Dream Opportunity a Nightmare Waiting to Happen?

Don't let fear of missing out stampede you into an opportunity that isn't the right fit.
Dixie Gillaspie
Watch Our Livestream With Legendary Entrepreneur Richard Branson on Feb. 18
Control What You Can

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.
Starting a Business

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