Starting a Business

How I Got To Pitch Mark Cuban My Business Idea Without Ever Going on 'Shark Tank'
Business Optimization

How I Got To Pitch Mark Cuban My Business Idea Without Ever Going on 'Shark Tank'

If you're in college, think about the many college business-plan competitions out there. Not in college? There are competitions for you, too.
Alicia Glenn
3 Free Things Shark Tank's Daymond John Says You Must Do to Help Your Startup Survive
Shark Tank

3 Free Things Shark Tank's Daymond John Says You Must Do to Help Your Startup Survive

Here are the marketing mogul Shark's top tips for how beginner entrepreneurs can prevent their businesses from sinking.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
You Must Have This Characteristic to Be a Successful Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

You Must Have This Characteristic to Be a Successful Entrepreneur

You'll go nowhere fast if you don't have this one key element in place from the start.
Michael Glauser
New Documentary Features Amazing Entrepreneurs Across America
Startups

New Documentary Features Amazing Entrepreneurs Across America

Join in this historic project to help people create their own companies
Michael Glauser
Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow
Ready To Launch

Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow

A venture fund invests serious cash on startups in underserved communities.
Michelle Goodman
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
Is Your One-Pager Scaring Away Investors?
Ready To Launch

Is Your One-Pager Scaring Away Investors?

Avoid these mistakes if you want your one-pager to attract the attention it deserves.
Nilli Donner
10 Reasons To Consider the Southeast for a Startup or Investment Location
southeast

10 Reasons To Consider the Southeast for a Startup or Investment Location

Affordability, nice people and business-friendly government are only some of the reasons to move south. Awesome barbecue is another.
Darrah Brustein
What Are They? Domain Names, Business Entity Names, Trademarks.
Domain names

What Are They? Domain Names, Business Entity Names, Trademarks.

If you've been using these terms interchangeably, stop right there.
Steve Cook
Sock Entrepreneur Olga Kay's 10 Easy Steps to Success
Make More Happen

Sock Entrepreneur Olga Kay's 10 Easy Steps to Success

Inside this performer's incredible sock-selling feat.
Jonathan Small
6 Essentials for Your Startup to Break Out of the Pack
Startups

6 Essentials for Your Startup to Break Out of the Pack

How quickly you achieve success depends on a number of factors, and not all of them are under your control.
AJ Agrawal
3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business
Starting a Business

3 Things Besides Money You Need to Start a Successful Business

Knowledge and expertise, embodied in a strategic plan, properly executed, can make all the difference for your startup.
Anthony Tumbiolo
These 10 States Make it Easier to Start a Business
Starting a Business

These 10 States Make it Easier to Start a Business

Start your next venture in a business-friendly climate.
Grace Reader
Don't Make These 5 Risky Franchise Ownership Mistakes
Franchises

Don't Make These 5 Risky Franchise Ownership Mistakes

If your goal it is be at home every night with your family, don't open a 24/7 shop.
Rick Bisio