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Look Out, Casper: Another Mattress Startup Is Joining the $15 Billion Pillow Fight
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Look Out, Casper: Another Mattress Startup Is Joining the $15 Billion Pillow Fight

Online mattress company Helix Sleep has sprung onto the scene, offering customizable mattresses.
Catherine Clifford
How One Firm Is Taking a Different Approach to Helping Startups Fight Regulation
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How One Firm Is Taking a Different Approach to Helping Startups Fight Regulation

Tusk Ventures is the consultancy behind Uber's successful fight against NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Is Student Debt the Reason Millennials Aren't Starting Companies?
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Is Student Debt the Reason Millennials Aren't Starting Companies?

It's easy to blame mounting debt loads for a slowdown in entrepreneurship. But data show otherwise.
Scott Shane
10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice
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10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

These single mothers, all of whom run successful companies, have learned critical lessons about building a business while raising a family.
Kate Taylor
8 Tips for Anyone Starting a Child-Care Service
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8 Tips for Anyone Starting a Child-Care Service

We asked established child-care operators to share their best advice. Here's what they said.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
5 Ways to Prepare for Disaster in a Startup
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5 Ways to Prepare for Disaster in a Startup

Disaster seems to lurk around every corner, and no matter how hard you try to prepare yourself, there's seemingly always something waiting to take your company out.
Jayson DeMers
Amazon Rolls Out New Marketplace for Startups
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Amazon Rolls Out New Marketplace for Startups

The tech giant is teaming up with big-name accelerators and VC funds to help entrepreneurs 'launch, market and distribute their products.'
Nina Zipkin
9 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Silicon Valley
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9 Lessons in Entrepreneurship From Silicon Valley

If you want to be great at something, learn from the experts. When it comes to startups, the experts are in the tech industry.
Steve Tobak
Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves
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Be the Benevolent Dictator Your Company Deserves

Companies aren't democracies. At some point, leaders need to make decisions.
William Litvack
Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.
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Running a Child-Care Service? How to Keep Kids Safe.

How to deal effectively with some of the main safety issues you'll encounter in your child-care business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
5 Ways to Grow Your Startup by Focusing on Mindshare
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5 Ways to Grow Your Startup by Focusing on Mindshare

Cultivating relationships with a few key influencers is a faster route to success than competing for mass market attention.
John Ruhlin
5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture
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5 Hidden Dangers of a Stereotypical Startup Culture

There's a certain type of office culture that has pervaded the public perception of startups, and it's starting to have a major impact.
Jayson DeMers
The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand
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The Founder of Essie Reflects on the Evolution of Her Iconic Nail Polish Brand

The cosmetics company founder Essie Weingarten reflects on the obstacles and triumphs of growing a business.
Nina Zipkin
Jet.com's Founder Marc Lore: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Man Taking on Amazon
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Jet.com's Founder Marc Lore: 3 Things You Need to Know About the Man Taking on Amazon

With the much-anticipated ecommerce site Jet.com launching today, we discovered a few lesser-known facts about the Internet mogul.
Carly Okyle