Grow Your Business

Venture Capital

Out of $85 Billion in VC Funding Last Year, Only 2.2 Percent Went to Female Founders. And Every Year, Women of Color Get Less Than 1 Percent of Total Funding.

Not only that, under 3% investment professionals at VC firms are black or Latinx. Meet some up and coming entrepreneurs and investors that are working to change the game.

(Podcast) How This Wife and Husband Founder Team Is Putting Smiles on Babies' Faces

Melissa and Trevor Schill, founders of Baby Teething Tubes, discuss the origins of their product and how they're growing the brand.
Real Entrepreneurs

This Facial Shop Focused on Helping People Instead of Pushing Products -- and Raised $8 Million in the Process

Heyday founders Adam Ross and Michael Pollak are on a mission to "take the facial out of the spa."
Leadership

3 Signs You Are Your Own Worst Business Enemy

It's hard to be objective about ourselves but if we really pay attention our colleagues will reflect how we are perceived and what it means for the business.
Motivation

Here's How to Get Excited Again When You're Bored With Your Business

Remember when your business was a tall challenge? You can recreate that.

Women Entrepreneurs: Here's How to Meet Your Growth Goals This Year

A recent study found 58 percent of women business owners expect to increase their revenue over the next 12 months. Here are tips for how to get started.
Growth Strategies

$1 to $1 Billion: A 4-Stage Formula for Company Growth

How you run your business will be very different depending on what stage you're in.
Small Business Heroes

Former Apple CEO John Sculley Shares 4 Key Strategies for Growing and Marketing Your Business

John Sculley helped build brands including Pepsi and Apple into what they are today. Here's how he did it.
Scaling

4 Steps to Quintuple Your Business in the Next 12 Months

Here's how you can scale from $20,000 to $100,000.
Leadership Strategy

Sowing the Seeds: What Gardening Teaches About Leadership

A garden is an ecosystem and so is your business. Designing, experimenting and prioritizing lead to a bountiful harvest.
Business Model

Can the 'Freemium' Model Work For You? Here's How to Know.

Offering 'freemium' products can be a smart way to acquire customers and build a lucrative business, but it's not the right move for every company.
Leadership

3 Ways to Harness the 'New Power' That Let Airbnb, Kickstarter and Other Companies Climb to the Top

The most powerful companies and movements use mass participation and peer coordination to grow and succeed.
Project Grow

Figuring Out What Can Sink Your Business -- and How You Can Save It

Here's how to spot hidden weaknesses within your operation and steel yourself for unexpected battles.
Entrepreneurs

7 Life Lessons From My Entrepreneurship Journey

Starting a business is tough and challenging on all fronts. Here's some wisdom that may ease your load as you navigate new terrain.
Grow Your Business

How to Grow Your Marketing Agency to 7 Figures

Eric Siu's tips on developing your own agency.