News and Articles About Startups
To get and stay in front of the competition, you need to do more than just offer something different.
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.
Two new startups are trying to improve the often unpleasant public-bathroom experience.
Why it's best to have someone at your side that you occasionally butt heads with.
Touring musician turned startup employee shares advice from his former life that applies to growing companies.
We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started.
Jennifer Fleiss of Rent the Runway reveals how a startup can keep even the ritziest fashionistas allured by its user experience.
After building your product, it's important to scale up with an expanding sales staff and partnerships.
No one knows the future but, sometimes, you can make a very educated guess where things are headed.
Whether its a heartwarming adventure, irreverent comedy or thought-provoking documentary, these films can inspire and motivate a weary business owner.
If you're launching a product, avoid these business-derailing mistakes.
What happened when 15-year-old Erik Finman invested a $1,000 gift from his grandma in Bitcoin. Hint: Big money. New business.
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.
Getting off on a bad foot is not fatal for young companies. Serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank explains how a pivot can turn things around.
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.
There are instances when you should make friends with the "enemy" to create the best situation for both companies.
It can be as simple as thinking about the word differently or changing your focus.
The Academy Award-winning actor and musician has invested in tech startup Zenefits, an automated human resources company.
While some people envision starting a company, others dream of just being part of a newly-founded business.
Former NHL players more likely than other pro athletes to start successful businesses.
Know before you go. Nic Cary explains what Bitcoin is, how it works and what it can do for you.
Unlike big companies, hiring the wrong person can be very damaging to a startup, so make sure you're a good fit.
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.
Understanding customers, defining a clear business purpose and building the right team is crucial to a startup's success.
There are 7 big challenges you should be aware of before you attempt to take this major step.