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Business Model

Ready For Anything

Four Tech Founders Share Their Low-Tech Strategies For Success

Owning an innovative technology is just one part of building a successful startup.

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Successful entrepreneurs know how to recognize when the original plan is not working.

Franchise 500: Our Definitive Ranking of 2019's Strongest Franchises

What trends are tops? What brands have proved most lasting? What franchise may be the right opportunity for you? Explore, absorb, and learn from our annual list.

The 2 Aspects of Your Business Model That Can Make or Break Your Profitability

Your bottom line will thank you for paying attention to these key areas.

4 Effective Business Models That Built Billion-Dollar Companies

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