Growth Strategies

A Beer Veteran Tries His Hand at Cider
Growth Strategies

A Beer Veteran Tries His Hand at Cider

Brewmaster Gregory Hall brings 'advanced' cider to the U.S.
Changing the Startup Landscape for Scientists
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Changing the Startup Landscape for Scientists

Professor Steve Blank talks about I-Corps, the National Science Foundation's incubator program for scientists who want to turn inventions into profitable companies.
Colleen DeBaise
Mining Company Branches Out into Recreation
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Mining Company Branches Out into Recreation

Coal Creek Company's Brent Galloway added a recreation and camping site on the mine's property.
Margaret Littman
How to Insert the 'Real World' into Your College Courses
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How to Insert the 'Real World' into Your College Courses

Student entrepreneur Lila Wilson found balance through courses that offered outside-the-classroom opportunities.
Lila Wilson
Steve Blank: Inside the Lean Startup
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Steve Blank: Inside the Lean Startup

The professor who popularized the "lean" movement describes his Lean LaunchPad course.
Colleen DeBaise
4 Ways to Keep a Small Company Culture as Your Business Grows
Inspiring Your Team

4 Ways to Keep a Small Company Culture as Your Business Grows

How to keep a startup culture as your business becomes more successful.
Why Giant VCs Are Putting Trust -- and $1 Million -- into Cory Levy's One
Entrepreneurs

Why Giant VCs Are Putting Trust -- and $1 Million -- into Cory Levy's One

This social-discovery app co-founder may only be 20 years old, but he has the venture backing of someone twice his age. Here, we ask him to expand on his top entrepreneurial challenges and key drivers.
Lyneka Little
How to Analyze Your Business Expenses
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How to Analyze Your Business Expenses

Whether you are going it alone, or you just want to understand what your CFO is doing, here are the best strategies for analyzing expenses in your business.
A Data-Driven Reality Check for Your Marketing Budget
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A Data-Driven Reality Check for Your Marketing Budget

To make better marketing budget decisions, listen to what your business data can tell you. Here are some tips for getting started.
Dimitri Maex and Paul B. Brown
3 Tips for Taking Your College Startup Global
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3 Tips for Taking Your College Startup Global

James Hilton lived in an entrepreneurship community on campus when he launched his business. Here's how it helped him branch out.
James Hilton
Why a Star Hire Isn't Your Ticket to Success
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Why a Star Hire Isn't Your Ticket to Success

Too many businesses suffer from 'Magic Person Syndrome' -- waiting for the perfect executive to fix their problems.
David Waxman
How Square Earned a $3 Billion Valuation
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How Square Earned a $3 Billion Valuation

These three strategic choices allowed the mobile-transactions startup to become a major player in just three years.
Brian Patrick Eha
Five Retail Design Myths Debunked
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Five Retail Design Myths Debunked

Be creative in your store design and take a skeptical view of the conventional wisdom.
Jane Porter
Steve Blank: How to Grow Your Business
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Steve Blank: How to Grow Your Business

From up-selling to unbundling, professor Steve Blank outlines lean strategies for growing your customer base.
Colleen DeBaise