Michelle Goodman

Michelle Goodman

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Michelle Goodman is a Seattle-based freelance journalist and author of The Anti 9-to-5 Guide.

Ask the Expert

4 Tips for Finding Open-Minded Investors

They're out there -- but you'll need to look hard.
Project Grow

How a Snail Mail Startup Bust Shaped One Serial Entrepreneur

Learn how an engineer learned the value before building the product.
Ask the Expert

Want to Save Money on Equipment? Consider this Solution.

A marketplace matches cash-strapped startups with financing and leasing companies so they can build out their businesses.
Crowdfunding

Understand the Crowdfunding Shift That Could Transform How Startups are Funded

A new regulation has the potential to alter the way many startups are funded.
Startup Financing

Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow

A venture fund invests serious cash on startups in underserved communities.
Failure

What Failure Taught the Founders of One Subscription Startup

Every flop is worthwhile. Here, how a dead-end subscription startup shaped its founders.
Hobbies

How 5 Hobbyists Turned Passions into Million-Dollar Businesses

Your passion can get you a paycheck, and this advice can help.
Entrepreneurs

The Savvy Ways this Bracelet Maker Stays One Step Ahead

Joseph Ferlito anticipates potential future problems to ensure his company's success.
Food Startup

The Important Reason This Snack Company Didn't Wait for 'Perfect'

EPIC bars had imperfect production in the beginning, but it paid off perfectly.
Radicals & Visionaries

To Grow, This Home Stager Said 'Yes,' and Figured It Out Later

Screenwriter Meridith Baer began a home staging business by diving in before she'd nailed down the details.
Innovation

Innovation Gave This Yoga Company the Momentum it Needed

Meet the team that invented the yoga wheel and learn how they're keeping their idea fresh.
Expansion

To Protect Their Vision, These Founders Turned Down a 6-Figure Opportunity

Brett and Sven Newman grew their company, Daylight Design, by focusing on the clients and projects they were interested in, even though that meant walking away from a large sum of money early on.
Family Businesses

7 Tips For a Thriving, Sustainable Family Business That Lasts

Follow these pointers for keeping your business and your family together.
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