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Controlling the Uncontrollable
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Controlling the Uncontrollable

When getting a startup off the ground, entrepreneurs have to rely on others. Here is how to overcome the challenges of depending on external partners.
Sarah Haselkorn
Don't Just Develop Your Company Brand, Think About Your Personal One, Too
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Don't Just Develop Your Company Brand, Think About Your Personal One, Too

Building your own brand can do wonders for your business. Here are three quick tips to get your started.
AJ Agrawal
Dealing With a Communication Meltdown at Your Startup
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Dealing With a Communication Meltdown at Your Startup

For a close-knit team it is imperative everyone is on the page. If not, your startup could go into a tailspin.
Karim Abouelnaga
Growing Pains: How Expansion Causes Startups to Lose Customers
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Growing Pains: How Expansion Causes Startups to Lose Customers

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.
Adina Grigore
Preparing Your Team for a Move Across the Globe
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Preparing Your Team for a Move Across the Globe

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.
Moritz Plassnig
Here is One Way to Grow Your Customer Base
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Here is One Way to Grow Your Customer Base

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.
David Chait
Finding a Top-Notch Manufacturer for Your Startup
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Finding a Top-Notch Manufacturer for Your Startup

Finding manufactures is a daunting task, particularly when dealing with factories overseas. Here are a few tips on making it easier.
Jason Lucash
The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition
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The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition

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.
AJ Agrawal
Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy
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Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy

Hint: It's not because I ran out of money.
Sarah Haselkorn
6 Tips for Bringing on Your First Hires
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6 Tips for Bringing on Your First Hires

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.
Karim Abouelnaga
How to Get Your Startup Past the Debbie Downers
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How to Get Your Startup Past the Debbie Downers

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.
Adina Grigore
A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round
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A Step-by-Step Guide to Nabbing an Angel Round

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.
Greg Connolly
How I Found Success by Age 30
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How I Found Success by Age 30

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.
Jason Lucash
3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch
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3 Ways To Perfect Your Pitch

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.
AJ Agrawal