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4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success
Technology

4 Reasons Not to Confuse Early-Stage Money for Success

The rigors of bootstrapping your startup shape company culture, compel innovation and keep control where you want it, in your hands.
Jan Verleur
What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor
Mentorship

What Young Entrepreneurs Need From a Mentor

It's vital to build trust through interest in the founder's ideas and business.
Jim Ryan
Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?
Starting a Business

Is Your Startup Idea a Killer, or Should It Be Killed?

Follow these four steps to determine whether you have a good business, or just a smudge on a cocktail napkin.
Adam Callinan
Are You Cut Out to Work at a Startup?
Career Change

Are You Cut Out to Work at a Startup?

Many people who are great employees at established firms quickly flounder and fail in a startup atmosphere. Here are the key traits that determine whether employees can successfully make the switch.
Jake Gibson
Don't Want to Screw Up Your Startup? Follow These 7 Rules.
Success Strategies

Don't Want to Screw Up Your Startup? Follow These 7 Rules.

To ensure you build a strong foundation for your new venture, make sure you do these seven things.
This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green
Innovation

This Barber-Turned-Entrepreneur Is Cashing In on the California Drought by Painting Dead Grass Green

Drew McClellan has carved out a thriving business sprucing up lawns as California closes in on its third driest year on record.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
4 Excuses Holding You Back From Being an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

4 Excuses Holding You Back From Being an Entrepreneur

Everybody is scared to leave their cozy job and nobody starts a business with enough money. Overcoming those worries is what makes an entrepreneur.
John Rampton
Anytime Is a Great Time to Launch a Business -- If You Do This
Launching a Business

Anytime Is a Great Time to Launch a Business -- If You Do This

Consider these five steps so your company triumphs once out of the gates.
Jesse Torres
Never Take Failure Lightly
Leadership

Never Take Failure Lightly

People have almost a romantic notion of failure these days. Make no mistake, it's not a good thing.
Steve Tobak
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Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk
Investors

Investors Consider These 7 Elements to Be High Risk

If you're seeking money for your startup, you should be prepared to address potential issues that may face your business.
Martin Zwilling
Pro Tip for Startups: Document Your Processes
Business Circle

Pro Tip for Startups: Document Your Processes

Learn why documenting your processes is just as helpful for startups as it is for established businesses.
Grant Davis
6 Smart Ways to Reduce Startup Stress
Stress Management

6 Smart Ways to Reduce Startup Stress

You'll need to tap your determination, persistence and trust to reach success, but there will be many barriers in the way.
Jeff Boss
Get Over the Business-Naming Hump With These 5 Strategies
Naming a Business

Get Over the Business-Naming Hump With These 5 Strategies

For help with one of the biggest challenges for a new startup, a branding expert provides some surprising insights.
Peter Gasca
10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice
Mompreneurs

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