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Want to Start Up? Get a Job First
Starting a Business

Want to Start Up? Get a Job First

Student entrepreneur Brian Ballan on the importance of gaining industry experience before launching your own business.
Brian Ballan
Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses
Growth Strategies

Biggest Mistakes: Skillshare on Knowing Your Strengths -- And Weaknesses

When the education-sharing platform began hiring employees, making benefits decisions soon became a priority. But co-founder Michael Karnjanaprakorn now says he should have left that task up to a professional.
Diana Ransom
Lessons in Leadership From the Latest D.C. Debacle
Growth Strategies

Lessons in Leadership From the Latest D.C. Debacle

Of course, getting Congress to move in lockstep with the White House is obviously a challenge. But the latest impasse could offer some lessons for entrepreneurs in similar predicaments.
Adam Toren
How One Young Trep Landed Venture Funding After Getting Booted from Y Combinator
Starting a Business

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

In starting up, sometimes the best experiences can come from the worst ones.
Lyneka Little
The Next Big Thing in Crowdfunding: In-Person Events
Starting a Business

The Next Big Thing in Crowdfunding: In-Person Events

When it comes to landing funding, a smile and a handshake still go a long way. Check out the latest wave in crowdfunding.
Jason HeadsetsDotCom
Lessons in Traditional PR...From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist
Entrepreneurs

Lessons in Traditional PR...From a 14-Year-Old Philanthropist

How local and national publicity helped Julien Leitner, the 14-year-old founder of the Archimedes Alliance, spark change and move the world, $2 at a time.
Is Your Brain in Overdrive? 3 Tips for Finding Focus
Productivity

Is Your Brain in Overdrive? 3 Tips for Finding Focus

Just as your computer can crash when you have too many programs open at once, multitasking too much can crush your ability to focus. Business coach Antonio Neves offers some tips for finding focus.
Antonio Neves
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Angels in America: A Look at Angel Investment Growth Across the U.S. (Infographic)
Finance

Angels in America: A Look at Angel Investment Growth Across the U.S. (Infographic)

When it comes to raising financing, angel investors are increasingly spending with startups. Here's a snapshot of the angel-investor landscape.
Diana Ransom
Where the Founders of Young Startups Find Inspiration
Entrepreneurs

Where the Founders of Young Startups Find Inspiration

From Quirky's Ben Kaufman to Aaron Levie of Box, here's what inspires some of the hottest startups around.
Diana Ransom
Why Over-Optimism Can Crush Your Company
Starting a Business

Why Over-Optimism Can Crush Your Company

While painting your startup in the best light can generate attention from the media and investors. Just be careful to not to start also believing the hype.
Walter Chen
Save or Pay Off Debt? How to Weigh Your Options
Starting a Business

Save or Pay Off Debt? How to Weigh Your Options

Social entrepreneur and educator Steve Mariotti on the importance of a thorough analysis when it comes to your startup's finances.
Steve Mariotti
The Young Founder Behind a $100 Million Luxury Travel Business
Entrepreneurs

The Young Founder Behind a $100 Million Luxury Travel Business

How 31-year-old Joe Poulin bootstrapped Luxury Retreats, the villa-rental company he founded as a teenager.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Power of Huge Goals -- And How to Achieve Them
Growth Strategies

The Power of Huge Goals -- And How to Achieve Them

As the President prepares to give his State of the Union address -- replete with outsize goals -- consider making your own ambitious wish list too.
Matthew Toren
5 Tips for Harnessing the Power of On-Campus Events
Growth Strategies

5 Tips for Harnessing the Power of On-Campus Events

Student entrepreneur Michael Cauble on how school meet-ups helped him grow his startup.
Michael Cauble