News and Articles About Startups
Reid Hoffman, investor and co-founder of LinkedIn, and Ben Casnocha, entrepreneur and author, share valuable tips on cultivating and seizing make-or-break opportunities.
Starting up isn't always going to land you fame and fortune. But, if you're lucky, you will control your own destiny. Before you start up, consider the truth about common myths.
For budding social entrepreneurs, here's your chance to get noticed -- and land some start-up cash.
Forget coders and engineers, some companies are touting their designers' acumen as what really helps them stand out.
Rather than wait for Zynga to scoop up your young gaming company, crowdfunding may be the next best thing.
A discussion with Karmaloop's founder and CEO Greg Selkoe on how innovative techniques and practical thinking helped his company thrive in today's ever changing fashion marketplace.
Incubators can be a great way to get a fledgling business off the ground -- but beware of marketing gimmicks that capitalize on eager entrepreneurs.
One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
Millions of people have tuned into an 11-minute video of entrepreneur Caine Monroy's cardboard arcade creation, but how did that video catch on when so many others don't? To figure it out, we asked the experts to give us their best viral-video tips.
Small businesses employ a lot of people, so policy makers invest in resources that help start new companies. But more resources should be allocated to helping existing business stay afloat.
Small businesses create most of the jobs, we've often been told. But is it true? See which two types of businesses have been adding jobs, according to new data.
Get an idea of how much money you'll need by creating three quick lists and making a few educated guesses.
A new strategy for an online hand-me-downs company targeting moms helps raise an infusion of cash from venture backers.
Sometimes in business it actually helps to follow the crowd. Here are five tweeters to follow if you're just getting started up.
Five tips for young hopefuls to consider before hanging their own shingle.
Entrepreneurial veterans get a boost from a new federal initiative that includes a focus on helping veterans seeking to start or grow a business.
A new study finally answers the question: How many entrepreneurs were afraid to even apply for a loan during the recession?
The Start-Up, Boot-Up business plan competition promises $75,000 to one outstanding start-up.
SXSW shines a spotlight on firms that can help business owners connect with customers. Here's a look.
Entrepreneurship can be an expensive and thankless 24/7 endeavor that few people wind-up succeeding at. See if you're ready.
South by Southwest Interactive may be over, but the lessons learned will carry on -- at least, until next year.
Blake Mycoskie, the founder of TOMS Shoes, explains why starting up a social venture is a good business strategy.
SXSW in Austin may be the place to go for networking opportunities, but it's also good for a quick dose of inspiration.
For small businesses, landing funding has rarely been more difficult. Here's how one company is aiming to make it easier.
Think starting a business is hard? Try doing it on a bus in 48 hours.