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8.5 Insider Tips on Getting Hired by a Startup

Like any other job position, you must do your due diligence, with paying particular attention to the company's goals and culture.
Julia O. Test
5 Secrets to Recognizing an Industry Ripe for Disruption
Disruption

5 Secrets to Recognizing an Industry Ripe for Disruption

The two biggest advantages a startup can have are complacent competitors and their customers resigned to the status quo.
Rob Biederman
Profitability or High User Count: Which Leads to Startup Success?
Startups

Profitability or High User Count: Which Leads to Startup Success?

Google and Twitter have proven that both approaches can work, so you need to determine the right path for your company.
Martin Zwilling
5 Lessons From Silicon Valley for Developing Business Hubs
Innovation

5 Lessons From Silicon Valley for Developing Business Hubs

You don't need to pack up and move to northern California to find inspiration. Take these cues to build a community in your location.
Barbara Bates
The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic)
Infographics

The 'Aha!' Moments of Famous Inventors (Infographic)

A look at the realizations that inspired the founders of Apple, Ikea, WhatsApp and other massively successful businesses.
Catherine Clifford
4 Tips for Building a Company That Attracts the Best Investors
Pitching investors

4 Tips for Building a Company That Attracts the Best Investors

Investors seek companies that run smoothly and have solid prospects, which is just the company you're trying to build.
Murray Newlands
Incubators

Thinking of Joining an Incubator? Check Off These 5 Things First.

Business incubators present an amazing opportunity for startup companies, as long as you have the right expectations.
Peter Gasca
Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech
Alleynyc

Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech

The inaugural class of the New York Fashion Tech Lab shows how big a business opportunity fashion can be.
Jason Saltzman
A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup
Working at a Startup

A Reality Check for Anyone Eager to Work for a Startup

Brutal hours, low pay, stock option souvenirs, smart people with good ideas routinely going broke. You can fall in love, again, with your day job.
Iman Jalali
Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success
Alleynyc

Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success

Laugh. Watch Will Ferrell movies. Kiss your kids. Intentionally sweat. Stay hydrated.
Jason Saltzman
10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College
Startups

10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College

To start a successful business, you'll have to quickly learn some techniques that aren't in any book.
John Rampton
Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick
Women Entrepreneurs

Passion, Persistence and Red Lipstick

Three things that will transform any woman into an entrepreneur.
Michelle MacDonald
Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch
Pitching investors

Dress Well and Leave the 'Umms' at Home -- 5 Ways to Ace an Investor Pitch

There's one thing worse than watching an entrepreneur crumble under a fatal barrage of questions.
Eric Schiffer
10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job
Starting a Business

10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job

The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business.
Nina Zipkin