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Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?

Is it Time to Move Your Business Out of the Spare Bedroom?

Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space.
Why Entrepreneurship is 'Catching Fire' at Florida Atlantic University

Why Entrepreneurship is 'Catching Fire' at Florida Atlantic University

Like 'Hunger Games' heroine Katniss Everdeen, successful entrepreneurs understand the need to be adaptable to survive in the fierce world of business.
Think Seattle's Only Claim to Fame Is Starbucks? Think Again.

Think Seattle's Only Claim to Fame Is Starbucks? Think Again.

Besides the success of the huge coffee maker, the Emerald City has other amazing startup stories -- both past and present.
Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Even after a few years, a startup still has an uphill battle against more entrenched competitors.
Need Guidance at Your Startup? Create an Advisory Board Keeping These 3 Things in Mind.

Need Guidance at Your Startup? Create an Advisory Board Keeping These 3 Things in Mind.

Figure out who your advisors will be, what role they'll play and what they'll get in return.
Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Why Entrepreneurs Should Plan for Failure, Not Success

Being practical and thoughtful about all of the possibilities and worst-case scenarios prompts allows firm to progress.
Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?

Do You Have the Right Attitude to Attract the Best Talent?

As a leader, you play an important role in setting the tone at your business. If your expectations are high, the quality of candidates should be too.
Step Aside, Silicon Valley: 7 Startups to Watch in the South

Step Aside, Silicon Valley: 7 Startups to Watch in the South

These innovative companies span fields and are saving big on overhead.
Think You're Ready to Launch? Answer These 8 Questions First.

Think You're Ready to Launch? Answer These 8 Questions First.

Before you get too carried away with excitement, it’s important to slow down, take a deep breath and make sure that you’re actually ready to launch.
11 Lessons I Learned at Startups That Keep Me Up at Night

11 Lessons I Learned at Startups That Keep Me Up at Night

Founding or working at a new business can be scary, but each experience can lead to improvements.
The 4 Gutsy Trade Secrets to Increase App Downloads

The 4 Gutsy Trade Secrets to Increase App Downloads

In the crowded mobile-app market, getting noticed is becoming harder by the day. Here are four growth hacks to Increase to help increase downloads for your mobile app.
$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

$30 Million Disaster: What Went Wrong at Clinkle

The startup boasts big-name investors and a 22-year-old CEO at the helm, but its much-hyped mobile wallet app still has yet to launch publicly.
How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life

How Being a Post-Punk Singer Prepared Me for the Startup Life

Tech founder on seeking funds for albums, booking tours and hanging with Dave Grohl.
The (Wrong) Price of Hooking Up: Viral Dating App Tinder Isn't Valued at $5 Billion After All

The (Wrong) Price of Hooking Up: Viral Dating App Tinder Isn't Valued at $5 Billion After All

Swipe right for mega money. Or not. Tinder almost just hit the hottie jackpot. Or so everyone thought, until...
Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'

Aereo Founder: If We Lose, 'We Have No Plan B'

Chet Kanojia, network TV's Enemy No. 1, is looking to expand his controversial business even as he heads to the Supreme Court to defend it.
5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

5 Things to Look for in a Venture Capitalist

Former VC says you should approach these funders carefully, and be thorough in your research.
Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card

Bitcoin Owners: There's Now a Bitcoin-to-Cash ATM Card

One startup has launched a game-changing service that swaps bitcoins for dollars and puts them on a prepaid debit card that works in regular ATM machines.
Why Millennials Are a Perfect Fit for Startups

Why Millennials Are a Perfect Fit for Startups

Members of this generation may take career risks that their parents would never have considered. And new companies can benefit from Generation Y's fast pace.
5 Must-Watch San Francisco Tech Startups in 2014

5 Must-Watch San Francisco Tech Startups in 2014

From mobile financial planning to a new way to share a ride, these are the hot companies coming from the Bay Area.
What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign

What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign

How one phone case company, which already beat its goal, prepared for its sophomore effort.
How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

How to Filter Conflicting Advice From Multiple Mentors

Getting different entrepreneurs' takes can be invaluable, but also confusing. Figure out what's best for you with these tips.
6 Ways Startups Can Play Nice With Corporations

6 Ways Startups Can Play Nice With Corporations

Entrepreneurs who properly leverage the resources of a corporation for their benefit will be at a significant advantage.
Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw

Stop, Drop and Apologize: Nest Halts Sales of Smoke Alarm Over Serious Flaw

The Google-owned startup has halted sales of its hand-gestured smoke alarm because -- oops -- it might not go off during a real fire.
Tinder Users Lured by Sexy Spam Bots Peddling 'Castle Clash' Game

Tinder Users Lured by Sexy Spam Bots Peddling 'Castle Clash' Game

Something fishy (more like spammy) is going on at Tinder. Here's the inside scoop from one not so satisfied user.
The 4 Elements of a Legacy Brand

The 4 Elements of a Legacy Brand

Anybody can follow the rules and be mediocre, but those who lead write their own rule books and strive to become better.
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