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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
Starting a Business

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
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
Why Emerging Technologies May Hold the Future of Fashion
Technology

Why Emerging Technologies May Hold the Future of Fashion

As fashion becomes more reliant on content marketing, startups focused on sophisticated analytics, 3D printing and other emerging technologies come to the industry's forefront.
Brian Patrick Eha
Biggest Mistakes: Paperless Post on the Need for Speed
Starting a Business

Biggest Mistakes: Paperless Post on the Need for Speed

When the invitation maker first started up, the focus was on creating perfection. Co-founder Alexa Hirschfeld now says she would have done things differently.
Diana Ransom
No Marketing Budget? 3 Proven Strategies for Direct Selling
Marketing

No Marketing Budget? 3 Proven Strategies for Direct Selling

For cash-strapped startups, spending big bucks on marketing isn't a possibility. Instead, here's how to drum up customers directly.
Michael Costigan