Growth Strategies

Pitching Investors

When Pitching, Use Subtlety to Lure Investors

When pitching your product, there's no need to give it all away.
Innovation

Underdogs Can't Win Being Copycats

Don't just look at the current best in your industry and do what they do. Try to be the best you, but feel free to borrow from unlikely sources.
Accounting

Why Managing Accounts Receivable Could Save Your Business

Most businesses are profitable, but they still get into trouble by not paying enough attention to cash flow.
Kickstarter

After the Kickstarter Campaign: 3 Lessons for Startup Newbies

For the last year, college buddies Jake Huston and Vincent Ko have been building a startup together. Here's a look at what they have learned and where they are going.
Internships

5 Keys to Building a World-Class Internship Program

If you treat your young fellows as valued members of the team, they will provide you with fresh perspectives.
Leadership Strategy

Multitasking Is a Myth. Harness the Power of Focus to Achieve Extraordinary Results.

Doing a lot of things often results in not getting any one thing done. There is exhilarating clarity in concentrating, without distraction, on a single, major goal.
Design

Smart Design Connects the Dots

The best examples allow a consumer to coexist with a product or service in a seamless fashion.
Co-founders

Microsoft's Strategy Behind Taking Minecraft and Not Its Founders

Steve Blank explains the importance of 'outward facing' founders.
Hiring

5 Ways to Hire Someone Who's a Cultural Fit

Culture matters. Look for these qualities when taking on a new employee.
Sidecar

Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling

Ridesharing service Sidecar announced a $15 million Series B round from the Virgin co-founder and some top VC houses, including Avalon Ventures and Union Square Ventures.
Creativity

Moving From Brain Dead to Awakening Ideas

Have you ever been under the gun to create something new but the ideas just weren't flowing? Here's how to get over the creativity block.
Trep Talk

Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats

Adam Eskin took over a gym-rat focused food chain and has turned it into a farm-to-table restaurant with nine locations and counting.
Top Colleges

Top 25 Colleges for Entrepreneurship for 2015 (Graduate Programs)

The Princeton Review ranks the 50 best entrepreneurship programs
Top Colleges

Top 25 Colleges for Entrepreneurship for 2015 (Undergrad)

The Princeton Review ranks the 50 best entrepreneurship programs
Remote Workers

Going Virtual: Hiring the Right Team for Remote Work

While allowing employees to work remotely can be a great recruiter tool, managing this type of team can be challenging. Here are a few pointers to make the process easier.
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