How to Start a Business

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7 Key Steps Toward Starting Your Own Business

It's easy to become overwhelmed in the early stages of launching a company. Try these steps to guide you along the way.
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Choose the Right Incubator for Your Startup

Our expert explains what factors should go into your decision.
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How to Start an International Travel Tour Business

Reaching out to trade and government agencies are important first steps in starting a tour business.
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How to Create a Fair and Equitable Partnership From Day One

Our expert lays out how to register your business venture when one partner is providing the majority of the start-up capital.
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Will My Star-Wars Themed Product Idea Get Me Sued?

Our expert discusses nuances of copyright and trademark law.
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Learn how to start a small business with our small business startup guide. Learn everything from raising startup capital to building a brand image.

4 Best Practices for Making a Business Offer

Our expert says when making an offer to buy a business, it's essential to understand the seller and the business.

Want to Start an Investment Company? Go it Alone First.

Our expert explains that experience is paramount to building a solid investing track record
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Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.

Quitting your job to launch your own business can be a hard pill for your company to swallow, particularly if your company is in the same industry. Here's some advice.
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4 Tips for Taking the Awkwardness Out of Networking

Networking can make people squirm. Here are four ways to make it less uncomfortable.
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5 Tips for Getting Acquired

CEO of angel investment group Angel Capital Group Rachael Qualls provides young entrepreneurs insight into how to position their startup for acquisition.
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Before you Startup: Survival Tips for New Grads

Even if entrepreneurship is on the horizon, getting a job may be your most imminent need. Here, YE's Antonio Neves offers up some top pointers to recent grads.
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Bonnaroo Founder's 9 Tips for Throwing a Blockbuster Bash

Rick Farman, the co-founder of Superfly Presents, the production company behind music festival Bonnaroo, provides young entrepreneurs advice about crafting a successful event.
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Can't Find a Summer Job? Here's How to Launch an Online Business

If you can't find an internship, don't fret. Consider supplementing your college education with a summer business.
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How to Find the Right Mentor for Your Startup

Looking for a keen mentor can be challenging. Entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some tips for scoring an ideal match.