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5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving

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.
Why I Left My High-Paying Job at LinkedIn For 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.
These Entrepreneurs Want to Improve Public Restrooms

These Entrepreneurs Want to Improve Public Restrooms

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

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.
7 Lessons to Rock Both the Stage and 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.
How to Get Into the Nation's Elite 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.
7 Ways Fashion Startups Can Become the Next 'Rent the Runway'

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.
From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps

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.
5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs

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.
10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

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.
These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup

These 4 Pitfalls Could Crush Your Startup

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

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

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.
The 1 Thing That Can Save Your Sinking Startup

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.
3 Reasons Entrepreneurs Fail to Secure Funding

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.
Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors

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

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

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

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.
Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play

Pro Hockey Players' Entrepreneurial Power Play

Former NHL players more likely than other pro athletes to start successful businesses.
Blockchain.info CEO: This Is Why You Shouldn't Fear 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.
Knock That Startup Interview Out of the Park

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.
3 Tips to Improve Sales Conversations for Faster Growth

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

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

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.
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