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This Firm Offers Startups Mentorship For a Fee, Not an Equity Stake
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Knowledge powerhouse GLG just turned the startup mentorship model on its head, but small potatoes need not apply. Here's the inside scoop.
March 17, 2014 in Business News
Paul Graham Steps Down as President of Y Combinator

Paul Graham Steps Down as President of Y Combinator

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Sam Altman, previously a co-founder and CEO of the location-based social networking mobile application Loopt, will take the reins when Graham departs.
February 21, 2014 in Technology
10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator

10 Questions to Ask When Applying to a Startup Accelerator

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Insider tips on how to best find and apply to the right accelerator for your company.
December 9, 2013 in Startup Basics
How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process

How One Startup Aims to Revolutionize the Hiring Process

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This company uses technology to read between the lines to find the best hire in a sea of similar applicants.
November 24, 2013 in Hiring Center
Wannabe Social Entrepreneur? How to Navigate the Growing World of Impact Accelerators

Wannabe Social Entrepreneur? How to Navigate the Growing World of Impact Accelerators

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Impact accelerators are increasingly sprouting to support the specific needs of social entrepreneurs.
November 20, 2013 in Startup Basics
5 Questions Every Startup Should Ask Before Choosing an Incubator

5 Questions Every Startup Should Ask Before Choosing an Incubator

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With so many incubators to choose from these days, you want to be sure you're making the right decision. Here are five questions to help you get there.
November 13, 2013 in Startup Basics
Pebble's $10 Million Crowdfunding Secret: Keep It Simple

Pebble's $10 Million Crowdfunding Secret: Keep It Simple

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The buzzed about smartwatch was floundering raising money. Then it streamlined its message and took to Kickstarter.
October 24, 2013 in Payments & Collections
5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

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Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly.
October 22, 2013 in Startup Basics
Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions

Why You Should Ditch Your Billion-Dollar Business Ambitions

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In starting up, founders often set their sights too high. Here's why you should start a $1,000 business instead.
September 25, 2013 in Business Ideas

How a Chance Encounter on a Bus Inspired a Social Entrepreneur to Start Up

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The questions entrepreneurs ask themselves before launching are often just as pivotal as the idea itself. Here's a look at how one young trep made those tough choices.
June 27, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
Embrace Your Zany Side: Offbeat Ways Startups Win Over Hard-to-Reach VCs

Embrace Your Zany Side: Offbeat Ways Startups Win Over Hard-to-Reach VCs

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Having a killer business idea is key, but it won't necessarily help get your foot in the door when you're looking for funding. Sometimes the best way to grab someone's attention is to get creative.
April 24, 2013 in Startup Financing
Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

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Robert Greene, author of 'The 48 Laws of Power,' talks to Entrepreneur.com about how to become a master.
March 28, 2013 in Leadership
How One Young Trep Landed Venture Funding After Getting Booted from Y Combinator

How One Young Trep Landed Venture Funding After Getting Booted from Y Combinator

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In starting up, sometimes the best experiences can come from the worst ones.
February 24, 2013 in Startup Financing
Can Start-Up Incubators Really Help You?

Can Start-Up Incubators Really Help You?

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The news is filled with success stories from incubator-backed startups, but can these programs really help your startup? We weigh the positives and consider the negatives.
December 28, 2012 in Startup Basics

From College Dropouts to Y-Combinator Darlings

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Here's how one group of young entrepreneurs caught the eye of one of the U.S.'s top start-up accelerators.
December 4, 2012 in Starting a Business
How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding

How Accelerators Help Start-ups Get Funding

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Getting your venture accepted into an accelerator can help immensely when it comes to getting venture capital, thanks to a rigorous screening process and help from mentors and peers.
November 20, 2012 in Financing
Video: Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative WorldPlay Video

Crowdtilt and Its Vision for a More Collaborative World (Video)

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We speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.
June 11, 2012 in Profiles
How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup

How a Pile of Student Debt Inspired a Venture-Backed Startup

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ReadyForZero racked up $4.5 million in funding to help consumers pay their bills.
April 16, 2012 in Venture Capital
This Robot Will Do Your Business Traveling for You

This Robot Will Do Your Business Traveling for You

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Fed up with traveling for business? Anybot's 'personal avatar' can help.
June 21, 2011 in Leadership
How Two College Students Found a Niche in Custom Web Analytics

How Two College Students Found a Niche in Custom Web Analytics

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Two ASU students prove that there is much more to analytics than page views. Billions more.
April 26, 2011 in Success Stories
Y Combinator's Paul Graham on Why Some Companies Get His Cash and Others Don't

Y Combinator's Paul Graham on Why Some Companies Get His Cash and Others Don't

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Paul Graham spills: Why some companies get his cash and others don't
February 22, 2011 in Venture Capital

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