News and Articles About Startups

The 5 Biggest Tax Differences Between an LLC and Corporation
Business Structures

The 5 Biggest Tax Differences Between an LLC and Corporation

Among the many decisions you need to make when launching a business is selecting a business structure. Here are a few pointers on the tax benefits of an LLC and corporation.
Nellie Akalp
Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics About Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics About Entrepreneurs

A refreshingly objective perspective on what it takes for startups and small businesses to make it and the percentage that actually do.
Steve Tobak
What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?
Education

What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?

If you know in your heart you want to be an entrepreneur, weigh carefully whether the value of college outweighs the debt you'll carry when you graduate.
John Rampton
How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Marketplace
Disruption

How Tuft & Needle Disrupted a Tired Mattress Marketplace

With word-of-mouth marketing and a focus on customer service, two friends are becoming the sleeper hit of the mattress industry.
The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business
Startups

The Finns Are Coming, and They Mean Business

Check out these three cool, innovative Nordic startups that are seeking to expand to the U.S.
Adam Callinan
Need a Room Painted? This New Startup Wants to Streamline the Whole Process.
Home Improvement

Need a Room Painted? This New Startup Wants to Streamline the Whole Process.

PaintZen, backed by real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, launches in New York and San Francisco today.
Catherine Clifford
Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups
Entrepreneurs

Coke Is Luring Experienced Entrepreneurs to Create New Startups

In Coca-Cola's new platform for entrepreneurs, Coke brings the money and the cache, while startups (hopefully) help the soda giant reach new markets down the road.
Kate Taylor
The Golden Rule of Startup Capital: Don't Waste Money
Finance

The Golden Rule of Startup Capital: Don't Waste Money

For ambitious entrepreneurs, keep this one rule in mind when preparing your pitch to investors.
Peter Gasca
Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based
Steve Case

Steve Case: Great Companies Will Thrive, Despite Where They're Based

The AOL co-founder has been on a tour of cities between the coasts and will soon invest $500,000 in five startups.
Derek Andersen
7 Surprising Truths About Mentors
Mentors

7 Surprising Truths About Mentors

You may think you're in control and everything happens for a reason, but more often than not, things that matter are influenced by others.
Steve Tobak
5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses
Pivots

5 Reasons Why Pivots Are Crucial to Today's Businesses

A change in focus can lead to great things by bringing in new customers or providing a much need kick in the pants.
Zach Cutler
7 Tips For Hiring The Best Startup Talent
The Grind

7 Tips For Hiring The Best Startup Talent

For any entrepreneur, identifying and hiring your first non-founding employees is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make.
David Chait
A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise
Social Entrepreneurs

A 'Kool' Nerd's Lessons on Launching a Killer Social Enterprise

How do you build a business that both generates a profit and gives back to a worthy cause? An New York City entrepreneur shares his strategy.
Adam Callinan
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4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore
Startups

4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore

Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.
Rob Strandberg