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5 Tips to Help You Overcome Startup Struggles
Startup Basics

5 Tips to Help You Overcome Startup Struggles

It's at these points that our strength, tenacity, resiliency, courage and motives as entrepreneurs are tested and sharpened.
Andrew Medal
Full Speed Ahead? The 7 'Icebergs' That Sink Most Startups.
Startup Basics

Full Speed Ahead? The 7 'Icebergs' That Sink Most Startups.

Successful businesses have cash to hire skilled employees to serve a known market. It's remarkable how often founders overlook those basics.
Peter S. Cohan
3 Considerations in Deciding How Much to Pay Yourself
Compensation and benefits

3 Considerations in Deciding How Much to Pay Yourself

It's a question every entrepreneur faces at some point.
Adam Callinan
How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000
Startup Funding

How I Met 75 Investors and Raised $650,000

Eight tips on what helped make me a successful fundraiser three years ago and has continued to help me ever since.
Aihui Ong
The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery
Starting a Business

The Legal Lowdown on Starting a Brewery or Distillery

Find out what legal hoops you'll need to jump through in your state before starting a craft alcoholic beverage business.
Meet the Latest Startup to Catch Mark Cuban's Eye
Startups

Meet the Latest Startup to Catch Mark Cuban's Eye

Shark Tank star and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is part of a team that has invested $7 million in Unikrn, an electronic sports gambling startup.
The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner
Starting a Business

The 7 Different Loans You Can Get as a Business Owner

Find out the pros and cons of the types of loans you can get when financing your new business.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
10 Kevin O'Leary Quotes Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From
Shark Tank

10 Kevin O'Leary Quotes Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From

Shark Tank's "Mr. Wonderful" has some harsh, but wise, words for aspiring business owners.
Jonathan Long
6 Strategies for Marketing Your Retail Business Online
Starting a Business

6 Strategies for Marketing Your Retail Business Online

These tips will help your business increase its visibility online.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
How Do You Decide the Right Features for Your MVP?
Product Development

How Do You Decide the Right Features for Your MVP?

First, distinguish between the "must-have" features vs. those merely be "nice to have."
Rahul Varshneya
For Your Partnership to Succeed, It Needs to Be Balanced
Partnerships

For Your Partnership to Succeed, It Needs to Be Balanced

Several core agreements need to take place before work can begin.
Adam Callinan
8 Business Name Mistakes That Investors Hate to See
Business Name

8 Business Name Mistakes That Investors Hate to See

Names can imply strength, value, connection or friendliness, or they can set opposite tones.
Martin Zwilling
The Magic of New York for Startups
New York City

The Magic of New York for Startups

'If I can make it there, I can make it anywhere' proves especially true for people looking to open businesses.
Zach Cutler
How to Grow From Great Idea to Profitable Business in 3 Steps
Growth Strategies

How to Grow From Great Idea to Profitable Business in 3 Steps

Success doesn't require perfection or genius. A good idea and a lot of hard work executing the basics is usually enough.
Firas Kittaneh