News and Articles About The Grind
The founder of skincare line S.W. Basics discusses how she has to sacrifice clients in order to gain others and how to deal with it.
There are times when entrepreneurs need to uproot their companies and move to a new country. One of the most challenging aspects is preparing your team. Here are a few pointers.
Getting customers to notice your startup in a sea of competitors can be tough. Using the roll-up strategy, entrepreneurs are able to acquire new customers -- quickly.
Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier.
During pitch competitions, entrepreneurs must go head to head with other ambitious founders to try and win a piece of the funding pie. To prepare for these competitions, entrepreneurs should concentrate on these three questions.
Hint: Its not because I ran out of money.
When starting a business, often it is just you running the show. Shifting from a 'solo entrepreneur' to a founder with a team can be challenging. Here are a few tips to make the process easier.
After skincare line S.W. Basics met with Target, the founder got a mixed receptions: some people cheered and others were scared for her business. Here is how she dealt with it.
With many entrepreneurs stating their major concern is capital, getting outside funding can be imperative to a startup's success. Here are a few tips on getting your first round.
For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Jason Lucash opens up about hitting the 30-year-old milestone and what advice he has for aspiring entrepreneurs.
If done correctly, pitching to clients, investors and partners can open doors for a startup, helping a company catapult to the next level. If done incorrectly, disaster can ensue.
Forming a board of directors is no easy feat. So don't waste this precious resource, milk it for all its worth.
Even with past failures, entrepreneurs often continue to persevere on, looking for their next venture to jump into. For our series The Grind, one entrepreneur opens up about why she isn't ready to throw in the entrepreneurship towel.
For a small startup, often passion can be more valuable than skills, as mindset cant be taught but capabilities can.
While troves of people scour LinkedIn hoping to land their ideal job or find the perfect connection, businesses can use the mega-platform to grow their business.
Pitching to investors can be a daunting and at times, tough on an entrepreneur's confidence level. Here are a few tidbits of advice on pitching from an entrepreneur who has been there, done that.
This in-between stage for a company can be challenging. The founder of S.W. Basics Adina Grigore discusses the issues and frustrations she is facing as a pre-teen company.
Business partnerships are often compared to marriage: If you find the right match, success will ensue. Otherwise, you may be headed for disaster (and a nasty breakup).
Entrepreneurs often spend a lot of money trying to stand out from the crowd. But one simple (and inexpensive) trick can help you gain attention from consumers.
Choosing business partners is not easy. If they are going to be with you in the long haul, you need to make sure they are a great fit. Here are a few things you should be considering.
When first launching an endeavor, getting the first few customers on board can be extremely challenging. Yet, they provide a load of information. Here is how to make sure they are happy.
From hockey-stick growth to flat lines, projections can run the gamut. For our series The Grind, the founder of S.W. Basics offers up advice about how she handled these, at times, elusive forecasts.
While Silicon Valley, New York and Boston's entrepreneurial ecosystem get the most media attention, these hubs don't make sense for all companies. For our series The Grind, globe-trotting entrepreneur Jamie Wong gives us the skinny on other amazing locations to start a company.
For our series The Grind, the founder of Practice Makes Perfect discusses how pivoting helped him not fall into the category of failures.
Thinking that you have to annihilate your competitors to dominate your industry may not be the best approach to scale your company. Here is why.