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The Most Important Test Your New Business Idea Needs to Pass
Even when the numbers tell you to press on, if your instincts are sending you warning signals, it might be time to step back and reevaluate your business idea. Here's one entrepreneur's story.
Investment Playbook: 4 Factors to Consider Before Investing
Investing in a startup means putting your faith and money in another person's vision. Here are some key factors to keep in mind before taking the plunge.
Fran Tarkenton on Winning as a Self-Taught Entrepreneur
The football-pro and serial entrepreneur will speak in Washington, D.C., at National Small Business Week. Here he reflects on what he learned along his entrepreneurial journey.
Lessons From a Startup That Scored $836 Million in VC -- and Failed
Better Place, based in Palo Alto, Calif. won funding from investors like General Electric and Morgan Stanley, yet had to shut its doors in May. Here are lessons to learn from the startup's missteps.
Can Tumblr Survive Yahoo's Buyout? A Look at Four Failed Startup Acquisitions
While Yahoo's acquisition of Tumblr may be on the minds of many young entrepreneurs these days, keep in mind not all buyouts are successful.
I Screwed Up: How 3 Famed Entrepreneurs Learned From Failure
Barbara Corcoran, David Mintz and Fran Tarkenton reveal their biggest business mistakes and the lessons they learned.
How Stagnation -- and Pivoting -- Can Crush a Startup
Stagnation may warrant radical change, but 'pivots' are too often punts -- not thoughtful, strategic redirections. Rather than undertake drastic measures in haste, startups ought to consider a regimen of constant flux.