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The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice
Starting a Business

The Secret to Hitting Startup Gold Twice

Former Mint vice president discusses how he launched another successful venture.
Stew Langille
Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014
Starting a Business

Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.
Jason Fell
Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees
Starting a Business

Where Are They Now: Meet Facebook's First 20 Employees

A look at Facebook's early team, which you might have never seen before.
Alyson Shontell
When to Say No to Venture Capital
Leadership

When to Say No to Venture Capital

Instead of seeking financing, Ryan Smith spent four years bootstrapping to get his company off the ground. Here's why.
Michelle Goodman
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This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer
Franchises

This 24-Hour On-Demand Ice Machine Is a Game Changer

A newcomer to the Franchise 500, IceBorn boasts a proprietary system that can be controlled and monitored by franchisees remotely via a smartphone.
10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence
Entrepreneurs

10 Inspirational Quotes from Successful Entrepreneurs on Declaring Their Independence

10 famous entrepreneurs tell us why they declared their freedom.
Matthew Toren
'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think
Starting a Business

'Shark Tank' Winner: You'll Always Need More Money Than You Think

Mr. Tod's Pie Factory Owner Tod Wilson, who lived in his car before appearing on the first season of 'Shark Tank,' attributes his success to persistence.
Daniel Bukszpan
The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Lifestyle

The 7 Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch. The best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture.
If I Knew Then: Indiegogo Co-Founder Makes His Mark Helping Others Follow Their Passion
Leadership

If I Knew Then: Indiegogo Co-Founder Makes His Mark Helping Others Follow Their Passion

While Indiegogo CEO and co-founder Slava Rubin has made a successful business out of giving his fellow entrepreneurs the opportunity to share their work, he has had his fair share of missteps in achieving that mission.
Nina Zipkin
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How Great Entrepreneurs Got Started
Growth Strategies

How Great Entrepreneurs Got Started

Everybody has a quirk or two. Successful people tend to take what makes them unique and put that to work for them.
Steve Tobak
Franchises

How 3 Franchisees Beat the Odds

Cancer, severe weather, economic uncertainty -- three franchise owners share their personal stories of overcoming obstacles to achieve success.
Gwen Moran
Richard Branson on What Makes a True Entrepreneur
Richard Branson

Richard Branson on What Makes a True Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur isn't just a label, it's a lifestyle.
Richard Branson
5 Takeaways From Michael Dell and Elon Musk's Power Pow-Wow
Starting a Business

5 Takeaways From Michael Dell and Elon Musk's Power Pow-Wow

Lessons from two of technology's greatest (if not controversial) entrepreneurs.
Rebekah Iliff
LISTEN: Tim Ferriss on the Rituals for Success
Starting a Business

LISTEN: Tim Ferriss on the Rituals for Success

The life-hacker, entrepreneur and author of 'The 4-Hour Chef' talks about his biggest fear, how to tackle them and how to cross items off a bucket list.
Lewis Howes