Launching a Business

News and Articles About Launching a Business

Finally: An Honest Portrayal of Entrepreneurship
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Finally: An Honest Portrayal of Entrepreneurship

A groundbreaking new documentary reveals the unsexy and uncertain path to launch a business. With young Americans starting companies at multi-decade lows, it's a call to action we can't ignore.
Andrew Yang
How Justin Mares Validated His Business in 2 Weeks With $100
Launching a Business

How Justin Mares Validated His Business in 2 Weeks With $100

If your idea winds up being a dud, you're better off knowing that after a $100 investment than a $100,000 one.
Eric Siu
5 Ways Competition Can Help Your App Succeed
Customer Experience

5 Ways Competition Can Help Your App Succeed

Don't let fear of competitors dampen your launch plan. Instead, use them as case studies to build a better product and company.
Rahul Varshneya
The Simple Trick This CEO Uses to Prevent Burnout
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The Simple Trick This CEO Uses to Prevent Burnout

For our series '20 Questions' Jack Groetzinger, CEO and co-founder of event ticket search engine SeatGeek discusses his secret for staying on task and how work-life balance isn't real.
Grace Reader
That 9-to-5 Job You Hate Isn't As Safe As You Think
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That 9-to-5 Job You Hate Isn't As Safe As You Think

You won't regret spending your "free'' time growing your side project into a viable way to make a living.
Steve Eakin
The Tech That Helped This Restaurant Fix Its Scheduling Woes
Business Optimization

The Tech That Helped This Restaurant Fix Its Scheduling Woes

This natural-foods restaurateur found a system that helps her plan.
How I Started a Successful Online Business While Managing an Agency
Online Business

How I Started a Successful Online Business While Managing an Agency

This entrepreneur started a side-business online just to see if he could. Here's how he did it.
Michael Priyev
4 Signs That a So-Called Entrepreneur Is Just a 'Wantrepreneur'
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4 Signs That a So-Called Entrepreneur Is Just a 'Wantrepreneur'

Entrepreneurs build businesses. Wantrepreneurs find excuses.
Rahul Varshneya
Why Relying on Gig Workers to Fill Your Skills Gap is Lazy
Freelancers

Why Relying on Gig Workers to Fill Your Skills Gap is Lazy

The dazzle of the gig economy has blinded employers to the costs of high turnover and lack of continuity inherent in hiring temp workers.
Justin Gray
5 Things to Consider Before Registering Your Startup as a Nonprofit
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5 Things to Consider Before Registering Your Startup as a Nonprofit

Starting a nonprofit can offer perks, but don't overlook these five things.
Dan Steiner
Don't Cash Your Last Paycheck Before Your Business Is Ready to Grow
Lifestyle

Don't Cash Your Last Paycheck Before Your Business Is Ready to Grow

Keep your day job until you have money in the bank and a steady side income with prospects to grow.
Kimanzi Constable
The 5 Fundamentals for Growing Your Startup
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The 5 Fundamentals for Growing Your Startup

There are some things you have to do well no matter what business you are trying to build.
Kelly Bolton
Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills
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Tips for Starting a Company Without Any Business Skills

Our entrepreneur expert discusses how to launch a fashion startup without having a business background. Her advice can apply to all industries.
Jodi Goldstein
How Successful CEOs Make the Jump From Industry to Industry
Leadership Qualities

How Successful CEOs Make the Jump From Industry to Industry

A handful of foundational business skills, mastered, see them through a steep learning curve in their new sector. Here's what they are.
John McGrath