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When Picking a Startup to Join, Think Like an Investor
Working at a Startup

When Picking a Startup to Join, Think Like an Investor

Examine the opportunities skeptically, but when you're convinced you've found a winner, get on board with any job you can.
George Deeb
4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On
Young Entrepreneurs

4 Startup Founders Under 30 to Keep an Eye On

They're young and already changing the status quo. Discover and follow these four young entrepreneurs as they rise up.
Matthew Toren
5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year
Starting a Business

5 Ways for Bootstrapped Startups to Get Through the First Year

If you can launch a product with limited funds, investors will take you seriously. Follow this advice to up your chances.
Zach Cutler
Stop Playing So Nice With Your Competition
Competition

Stop Playing So Nice With Your Competition

The criticism of Uber's disruption of Lyft is misplaced. We should all be so competitive.
Ray Hennessey
3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect
Skills

3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect

The experiences of prisoners serve as an extreme, stark example of those of startup founders.
Andrew Medal
Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All
Alleynyc

Noah Kagan on Entrepreneurship, and a Tool to Help Us All

Words of wisdom From Noah Kagan, a friend and entrepreneur who knows the startup scene inside and out.
Jason Saltzman
Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season
Holiday Shopping

Support Innovation: Buy Gifts With True Startup Spirit This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving may feel a million miles away, but it -- and the holiday shopping season -- will be here before you know it. Spend your holiday shopping dollars investing in entrepreneurs and their innovations.
Catherine Clifford
3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup
Starting a Business

3 Unconventional Tips on Building a Startup

Startups are trying to buck the fail trend by increasingly turning to the business underground for their competitive advantage, learning how to "break the rules" and position themselves for success.
Justin Jones
3 Ways to Transform Yourself Into the Entrepreneur You Want to Be
Leadership Qualities

3 Ways to Transform Yourself Into the Entrepreneur You Want to Be

Are you a passionate, resilient and assertive new business owner? Even so, perhaps you're lacking in these critical areas that could help you become the best in your field.
John Rampton
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Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights
Technology

Bright Idea: Startup Finds Unexpected Use for Solar-Powered Lights

The M-KOPA Solar system is literally lighting up a cleaner, greener -- and safer -- future for one remote region of the world.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures
Success Strategies

The Foundation for Success Is Learning From Our Failures

Uncorrected errors of judgment cause more business failures than lack of financing or market upheaval.
Thomas White
5 Steps for Building a Great Startup Team
Hiring

5 Steps for Building a Great Startup Team

A serial entrepreneur shares his insights on creating an organization that rocks.
John Rampton
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7 Ways to Keep Your Team Hungry
The Grind

7 Ways to Keep Your Team Hungry

Startups are notorious for having long hours, a lot of bumps in the road and many projects occurring simultaneously. When times get tough and your team is down, here are seven ways to keep them motivated.
David Chait
Consider Inventing as a Form of Investment
Inventing

Consider Inventing as a Form of Investment

The risks may be high, but the rewards can be splendid, both monetary and intangible.
Christopher Hawker