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When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?
Startup Basics

When Are You Actually Ready to Launch a Startup?

How about 10 years, the time you'll need to gain expertise in your industry
Peter S. Cohan
3 Tips to Align Your Startup's 'Core Value' With Customers'
Core Values

3 Tips to Align Your Startup's 'Core Value' With Customers'

Consistency in your message will win you audience loyalty.
Jack Holt
4 Reasons to Stand by Your Midwest Startup Location
Location

4 Reasons to Stand by Your Midwest Startup Location

The Midwest region is home to 150 of the Fortune 500 companies and generates 22 percent of the nation's gross domestic product.
Chuck Cohn
How One Startup Accelerator Is Giving Social Impact a Spotlight
Impact Investing

How One Startup Accelerator Is Giving Social Impact a Spotlight

From crowdfunding legal defenses to helping immigrants and ex-cons, Venture Capital allows fledgling business the chance to develop and help underserved populations.
Dennis Price
Entrepreneurs Can Pay It Forward Through Angel Investing
Investing

Entrepreneurs Can Pay It Forward Through Angel Investing

This type of startup financing gets you in on the ground floor with companies of your choosing.
Brenton Hayden
5 Things Veterans Should Know to Start a Technology Business
Veterans

5 Things Veterans Should Know to Start a Technology Business

Veterans are well prepared to launch the next great startup. Many just need the right help to do so.
Peter Gasca
Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Own Business
Starting a Business

Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Own Business

The rebounding economy, low interest rates, less expensive technology and the state of regulation are all fair winds blowing in favor of new small-business owners.
Cindy Yang
4 Ways to Balance Urgency and Innovation in Your Startup
Startup Basics

4 Ways to Balance Urgency and Innovation in Your Startup

Balancing the long term and the short term requires finesse.
Chuck Cohn
8 Great Tools and Resources for When You're Ready to Build a Business
Startup Basics

8 Great Tools and Resources for When You're Ready to Build a Business

These applications and websites will help your business launch successfully and keep going strong into 2015 and beyond.
Sujan Patel
Fed Up With Bad Bouquets, These Friends Created the 'Etsy for Flowers'
Disruption

Fed Up With Bad Bouquets, These Friends Created the 'Etsy for Flowers'

Business is blooming for three friends who started BloomNation, a marketplace for locally designed, hand-delivered floral arrangements.
Michelle Goodman
To Help Your Startup Succeed, Invest in Your City
Community

To Help Your Startup Succeed, Invest in Your City

Here are a few tips to help support and strengthen the existing startup space in your community.
Jason Kulpa
How New York City Plans to Assist 5,000 Female Entrepreneurs
Women-business Owners

How New York City Plans to Assist 5,000 Female Entrepreneurs

A new partnership with Citigroup aims to provide free help to aspiring female-business owners.
4 Signs Your Startup Has Officially Matured Into an Established Enterprise
Growth Strategies

4 Signs Your Startup Has Officially Matured Into an Established Enterprise

While every business begins its life as a startup, here's how to determine that you're on the growth path.
John Boitnott
Don't Overlook Print When Mapping Out Your Startup Marketing Plan
Startups

Don't Overlook Print When Mapping Out Your Startup Marketing Plan

An exclusively online marketing strategy can't give potential customers something to hold onto.
Katherine Halek