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When Focused on Mundane Problems, Entrepreneurs Find Opportunity
Entrepreneurs

When Focused on Mundane Problems, Entrepreneurs Find Opportunity

Big, splashy, entirely-original ideas are great but entrepreneurs do something important, and prosper, just making life easier for people.
Sujan Patel
With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever
Crowdfunding

With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

The Coolest -- a cooler that comes equipped with a rechargeable blender for mixed drinks, a smartphone charger and other goodies -- is currently the second most funded project in the crowdfunding site's history.
Catherine Clifford
6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed
Alleynyc

6 Ways to Avoid Getting Screwed

Getting screwed is part of the game, but it doesn't have to happen as often as it does.
Jason Saltzman
The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success
Starting a Business

The Small-Business Market Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Success

While the consumer and enterprise markets, get all the attention, look to create solutions for the biggest segment of employers in the U.S.
Andy Miller
A Guide to Hiring the Right Type of Salesperson for What You're Selling
Leadership

A Guide to Hiring the Right Type of Salesperson for What You're Selling

Just as a relief pitcher and a starter are different types doing the same job, sales pros come in endless variety.
George Deeb
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These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks
Legal

These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks

When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks.
Adam Callinan
4 Tips From Experts on Hiring the People Who Make the CEO a Star
Hiring Employees

4 Tips From Experts on Hiring the People Who Make the CEO a Star

Startups, perhaps inevitably, are focused on the talent and vision of the founder/CEO but only a team can build a company.
Sarah Kunst
Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture
Startups

Applying What I Learned in Corporate Finance Improved My Startup's Culture

The button-down corporate world knows a lot about how to make a business work for the long term.
Jilliene Helman
'We're the Uber of X!'
Startups

'We're the Uber of X!'

A snapshot of the startups that are trying to become "the Uber" of food delivery, medical marijuana and other industries.
Laura Entis
How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business
Finding Customers

How to Win Clients Your First Week in Business

Businesses take time to build, but there are a few tricks to snagging key clients quickly and getting your company off the ground immediately.
Dorie Clark
8 Ways to Drive Entrepreneurial Stress Out From Your Life
Leadership

8 Ways to Drive Entrepreneurial Stress Out From Your Life

You can't keep putting yourself under so much pressure for too long without consequences.
Maite Baron
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Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives
Customers

Know Your Customers by Living a Day in Their Lives

Business products are generally purchased because they solve problems, so a deep understanding of the buyer is required.
Steve Blank
Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup
Partnerships

Coax the Right Tech Nerd to Partner With at Your Startup

If you have business savvy but lack technical skills, bring in a technologist to strengthen your leadership.
Martin Zwilling
Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.
Far Out Tech

Forget Drones. 'RoboBees' and 'RoBirds' Take Flight.

Taking robotics to new heights, scientists and engineers are developing electronic bees and birds to help solve some critical environmental issues.
Nina Zipkin