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50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business
Startup Basics

50 Signs You Need to Start Your Own Business

An entrepreneurial type reads the signals and suddenly realizes it's time to make the leap and ready a launch.
John Rampton
5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving
Starting a Business

5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving

To get and stay in front of the competition, you need to do more than just offer something different.
Jeff Boss
Why I Left My High-Paying Job at LinkedIn For a Startup
Working at a Startup

Why I Left My High-Paying Job at LinkedIn For a Startup

While having a great job at a corporation can have many people feeling satisfied, some are left missing the hunger that comes with startup life.
Dan Yoo
These Entrepreneurs Want to Improve Public Restrooms
Innovation

These Entrepreneurs Want to Improve Public Restrooms

Two new startups are trying to improve the often unpleasant public-bathroom experience.
Jane Wells
When Choosing Your Startup Partner, Opposites Really Do Attract
Starting a Business

When Choosing Your Startup Partner, Opposites Really Do Attract

Why it's best to have someone at your side that you occasionally butt heads with.
Chris Klündt
7 Lessons to Rock Both the Stage and Sales
Sales

7 Lessons to Rock Both the Stage and Sales

Touring musician turned startup employee shares advice from his former life that applies to growing companies.
David Du Pré
How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators
Accelerators

How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators

We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started.
Jason Saltzman
7 Ways Fashion Startups Can Become the Next 'Rent the Runway'
Business Unusual

7 Ways Fashion Startups Can Become the Next 'Rent the Runway'

Jennifer Fleiss of Rent the Runway reveals how a startup can keep even the ritziest fashionistas allured by its user experience.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps
Growth Strategies

From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps

After building your product, it's important to scale up with an expanding sales staff and partnerships.
Ron Huddleston
5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs
Startups

5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs

No one knows the future but, sometimes, you can make a very educated guess where things are headed.
David Nilssen
10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch
Inspiration

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

Whether it's a heartwarming adventure, irreverent comedy or thought-provoking documentary, these films can inspire and motivate a weary business owner.
John Rampton
These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup
Starting a Business

These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup

If you're launching a product, avoid these business-derailing mistakes.
Adam Callinan
How a Teenage Entrepreneur Built a Startup on Bitcoin Riches
Bitcoin

How a Teenage Entrepreneur Built a Startup on Bitcoin Riches

What happened when 15-year-old Erik Finman invested a $1,000 gift from his grandma in Bitcoin. Hint: Big money. New business.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Entrepreneurs, Such as Daymond John, Learn to Improve Their Game
Serial entrepreneurs

How Entrepreneurs, Such as Daymond John, Learn to Improve Their Game

Startup life is fraught with peril, but it's one space where prior experience really helps. These business owners share how their business expertise evolved.
Laura Schaefer