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The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup
Pivots

The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup

Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around.
Steve Blank
3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding
Startups

3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding

The necessity of learning from past failures and adjusting your investor pitch to avoid the mistakes that have led many other startups down the road to failure has never been more important.
Paul Jackson
Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors
Competition

Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors

There are instances when you should make friends with the "enemy" to create the best situation for both companies.
Martin Zwilling
How to Redefine Failure so You're Not Crippled by It
Failure

How to Redefine Failure so You're Not Crippled by It

It can be as simple as thinking about the word differently or changing your focus.
Jeff Boss
Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon
Celebrities

Jared Leto Is the Latest Celeb to Hop on the Entrepreneurial Bandwagon

The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
Geoff Weiss
7 Reasons to Ditch the Corporate World for a Career at a Startup
Startups

7 Reasons to Ditch the Corporate World for a Career at a Startup

While some people envision starting a company, others dream of just being part of a newly-founded business.
JT Ripton
Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play
Sports

Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play

Former NHL players more likely than other pro athletes to start successful businesses.
Jaia Thomas
Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear Bitcoin
Bitcoin

Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear Bitcoin

Know before you go. Nic Cary explains what Bitcoin is, how it works and what it can do for you.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park
Startups

Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park

Unlike big companies, hiring the wrong person can be very damaging to a startup, so make sure you're a good fit.
Adam Callinan
3 Tips to Improve Sales Conversations for Faster Growth
Growth Strategies

3 Tips to Improve Sales Conversations for Faster Growth

The best sales pitch is mostly listening to your customers. Hearing what they don't like is just as valuable as learning what they love.
Howard Brown
Know Thy Customer: 3 Tips for Success From a $285M Company
Marketing

Know Thy Customer: 3 Tips for Success From a $285M Company

Understanding customers, defining a clear business purpose and building the right team is crucial to a startup's success.
Marc Wayshak
IP Uh Oh? Is Your Startup Really Ready to Go Public?
IPO

IP Uh Oh? Is Your Startup Really Ready to Go Public?

There are 7 big challenges you should be aware of before you attempt to take this major step.
Martin Zwilling
How a 640-Pound Stash of Nail Polish Turned Essie Into a Household Name
Success Stories

How a 640-Pound Stash of Nail Polish Turned Essie Into a Household Name

Essie Weingarten, the entrepreneur behind the wildly popular nail polish line, grew her childhood passion into a multimillion-dollar brand.
Catherine Clifford
How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big
Video

How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big

The creators of 'Submissions Only,' a comedy web series that airs on BroadwayWorld.com, have struck a sweet spot with audiences well beyond the theater world.
Nina Zipkin