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Why Ditching Silicon Valley for Paris Was the Best Decision for My Startup

Why Ditching Silicon Valley for Paris Was the Best Decision for My Startup

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Vayable co-founder Jamie Wong opens up about how leaving the Valley's "techno-chamber" helped her form deeper connections with customers.
October 17, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy

Attention Nonprofits: How to Wrangle in Volunteers and Keep Them Happy

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Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect startup delves into how focusing on value can help attract volunteers and ensure they will be in it for the long haul.
October 10, 2013 in Starting a Business
How This Startup Turned an Inventory Nightmare into a Customer Gold Mine

How This Startup Turned an Inventory Nightmare into a Customer Gold Mine

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The founder of OrigAudio opens up into how he turned a hard-knock situation into 8,000 new customers.
October 3, 2013 in Grow Your Business
Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another

Fundraising 101: Words of Advice From One Founder to Another

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For our series The Grind, the founder of Travefy offers up advice on securing external capital.
September 26, 2013 in Financing
Why Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Why Slow and Steady Wins the Race

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For our series The Grind, the founder of sports-drink company Amara offers up advice on how to expand intelligently.
September 19, 2013 in Starting a Business
How Systems Can Help You Through the Haze, Daze and Craze of Starting a Business

How Systems Can Help You Through the Haze, Daze and Craze of Starting a Business

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For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur and founder of eco-healthy restaurant Green Bean Sarah Haselkorn discusses the importance of implementing systems at businesses.
September 12, 2013 in Business Management
How the Founder of S.W. Basics Got Her Confidence Back

How the Founder of S.W. Basics Got Her Confidence Back

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When you are looking to raise growth funding, you'll often have to answer extremely tough questions about your business and yourself. Here's how one business owner rediscovered just how important it is to be confident.
September 5, 2013 in Venture Capital
Why Joining an Accelerator Isn't for Every Startup

Why Joining an Accelerator Isn't for Every Startup

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Co-founder of nonprofit Practice Makes Perfect dishes on what he wished he would have known before joining an accelerator.
August 29, 2013 in Startup Financing
The Greatest Risk to a Startup Could Be You

The Greatest Risk to a Startup Could Be You

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The CEO and co-founder of Vayable, a platform to request, design and book unique travel experiences, dishes on how stress was not only detrimental to her health but also her startup.
August 22, 2013 in Lifestyle
Why the Motto 'If You Build It, They Will Come' is BS

Why the Motto 'If You Build It, They Will Come' is BS

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Young entrepreneur David Chait delves into why startups should never assume a market exists for their product.
August 15, 2013 in Innovation

How Pivoting Helped This Startup Win Over Nordstrom

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The co-founder of OrigAudio Jason Lucash discusses how listening to customers led to a change in product strategy and a major bump in revenue.
August 8, 2013 in Grow Your Business

Pushy Sales Reps and Unreliable Vendors: How to Survive in the Unpredictable World of Business

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Green Bean salad-shop owner delves into how she handles dealing with unpredictable people.
August 1, 2013 in Grow Your Business

From Flop to Success, How Brand Tweaking Saved This Company

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Amara founder Greg Connolly talks about how tiny changes in your brand strategy can ignite sales.
July 25, 2013 in Starting a Business

From Birchbox to BeautyArmy, Grappling With the High-Cost of Freebies

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S.W. Basics founder Adina Grigore describes the internal questions that arise when marketers, wholesalers and subscription services request free products.
July 18, 2013 in Online Marketing

How to Make Lasting Connections in the Dizzying Startup World

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The founder of Little Duck Organics talks about how expanding his network and developing relationships helped his business thrive.
July 11, 2013 in Starting a Business
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