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Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips
Pitching investors

Put Yourself in Potential Investors' Shoes With These 4 Tips

Ask that essential question: Would you put money into your business concept? Make sure your pitch explains why.
Peter Gasca
Google to Open Campus for Entrepreneurs in Madrid
Google

Google to Open Campus for Entrepreneurs in Madrid

After successfully launching startup community centers in London and Tel Aviv, the global search goliath is now cultivating its entrepreneurial reign in Spain.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Startup Wants to Change How Car Insurance Works
Entrepreneurs

This Startup Wants to Change How Car Insurance Works

Metromile has created a device that captures mileage data to determine how much people should pay for their insurance policies.
Cadie Thompson
6 Reasons to Ditch Your Corporate Job for a Startup
Working at a Startup

6 Reasons to Ditch Your Corporate Job for a Startup

While the corporate career path may offer perks and a safety net, working at a startup provides you a number of benefits.
Clay Clark
Have Funding? Great. Now Stop Burning Through Your Cash.
Finance

Have Funding? Great. Now Stop Burning Through Your Cash.

Some companies that are taking in large amounts of money don't seem to realize they need to generate income to stay alive.
Adam Callinan
The 10 Most Reliable Ways to Fund a Startup
Business Circle

The 10 Most Reliable Ways to Fund a Startup

Every funding decision is a complex tradeoff between near-term and longer-term costs and paybacks, as well as overall ownership and control.
Martin Zwilling
4 Fundamental Strategies for Launching a Successful Ecommerce Startup
Success Strategies

4 Fundamental Strategies for Launching a Successful Ecommerce Startup

Success is never guaranteed but when we get the basics right, it is much more likely.
John Rampton
Great Entrepreneurs Do What Can't Be Done
Leadership

Great Entrepreneurs Do What Can't Be Done

There is always a way to get things done. Nothing is impossible. That's what can set you apart.
Steve Tobak
Persistence and Planning Is Needed to Reach That 5-Year Milestone
Growing a Business

Persistence and Planning Is Needed to Reach That 5-Year Milestone

With dismal business failure rates, follow these five ways to help your company celebrate half a decade of operation.
Zach Cutler
Kickstarter Co-Founder's Next Chapter: A Nonprofit Discovery Platform
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Co-Founder's Next Chapter: A Nonprofit Discovery Platform

Perry Chen has been working with a team of volunteers every Monday night for the last year to come up with an organization that helps people discover and support nonprofits for $1 a day.
Catherine Clifford
Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene
Boston

Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene

Kayak founder Paul English is seeking to electrify Boston's startup scene with his new venture, Blade.
Geoff Weiss
Student Pulls Epic Skydiving Stunt to Land Startup Internship of Her Dreams
Risk

Student Pulls Epic Skydiving Stunt to Land Startup Internship of Her Dreams

'I'm terrified of heights,' says 19-year-old Anna Bezuglova, 'but for Alphatise, I'm willing to take the plunge.'
Geoff Weiss
11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned
Managing Employees

11 Strong Signs You're About to Be Canned

If it all sounds familiar by number six, stop reading and get busy on LinkedIn.
John Rampton
How Alibaba's Jack Ma Became the Richest Man in China
Leadership

How Alibaba's Jack Ma Became the Richest Man in China

How an English teacher turned a vision, a bunch of friends and $60,000 into the world's most valuable Internet commerce company.
Steve Tobak