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Overcoming Your Kryptonite and Making the Leap into Entrepreneurship
Growth Strategies

Overcoming Your Kryptonite and Making the Leap into Entrepreneurship

When it comes to starting up, our insecurities can become our own worst enemy. Here's how one young entrepreneur overcame his inner demons.
Sarah Green
If I Knew Then: CEO of Kid-App Maker Toca Boca on Finding Intrapreneurial Success
Starting a Business

If I Knew Then: CEO of Kid-App Maker Toca Boca on Finding Intrapreneurial Success

Bjorn Jeffery delves into why serendipity led to his success in innovation.
Lyneka Little
Rookie PR Mistakes: Why Email Blasting and Harassing Editors are Major No No's
Marketing

Rookie PR Mistakes: Why Email Blasting and Harassing Editors are Major No No's

PR maven Rebekah Epstein dishes on what not do when pitching to the media.
Rebekah Epstein
What Bluffing, Folding and Betting Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship
Starting a Business

What Bluffing, Folding and Betting Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

After participating in the World Series of Poker, Matthew Toren provides insight on similarities between poker and running a business.
Matthew Toren
Pushy Sales Reps and Unreliable Vendors: How to Survive in the Unpredictable World of Business
Growth Strategies

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

Green Bean salad-shop owner delves into how she handles dealing with unpredictable people.
Sarah Haselkorn
Video-Game Designer Ben Ruiz on Doing What You Love
Starting a Business

Video-Game Designer Ben Ruiz on Doing What You Love

In this episode of Meet the Mentors, Adam Toren chats with Team Colorblind co-founder Ben Ruiz, who opens up about what helped him launch and advice he'd like to share with fellow entrepreneurs.
Adam Toren
A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies
Starting a Business

A Young VC on How Young Entrepreneurs Can Land Cash for Their Young Companies

Early-stage venture capital investor Mo Koyfman of Spark Capital talks dollar bills and IPOs, among other weighty topics.
Lyneka Little
Why You Shouldn't Scale Your Startup
Growth Strategies

Why You Shouldn't Scale Your Startup

One of the biggest startup killers? Scaling too fast, too early. Here's how to grow more deliberately.
Walter Chen
When to Ditch the Job for Your Startup Dream
Starting a Business

When to Ditch the Job for Your Startup Dream

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock dishes advice on the right time to leave your day job.
Alan Lobock
Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy
Starting a Business

Silver Lining in Motor City: How Detroit's Startup Scene is Shrugging Off Bankruptcy

With the dubious honor of filing for the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, cuts to various economic development programs may not be far off. Startups are unmoved, however.
Kristin Luna
Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today
Growth Strategies

Startups Get Hacked Too: 5 Security Tips to Implement Today

With startups becoming an easy target for cyber attacks, find out how you can protect your company.
How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends
Entrepreneurs

How to Avoid Getting Burned When Hiring Friends

Newbie founders do it all the time: hire their friends. While it may work out smashingly, it could also fail miserably. Here's how to prevent the latter.
Sean Haglund
University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat
Starting a Business

University-Backed Businesses That Put Students in the Driver's Seat

Student-run businesses aim to give aspiring entrepreneurs an opportunity to test their mettle.
Lisa Evans
What You Aren't Measuring Could be Killing Your Company
Growth Strategies

What You Aren't Measuring Could be Killing Your Company

To know where you're going, it often helps to know where you've been. Here's how to measure your startup's performance.
Kai Sato