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Starting a Business

Lifestyle

Is Martha Stewart the Mentor From Hell?

Actress Blake Lively was looking to follow in Stewart's footsteps in launching her own lifestyle company. Stewart's response? 'Let her try.'
AlleyNYC

Meet Some of the Hottest Startups Melding Fashion and Tech

The inaugural class of the New York Fashion Tech Lab shows how big a business opportunity fashion can be.
Startup Mistakes

The Top 5 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business

Sure, you're idea is unique but how businesses survive, or don't, is the same for everybody.
Starting a Business

How Much of Your Company Should You Give to New Co-Founders?

It helps to bring in others to fill any gaps in your skill or experience. Here are five variables that will help you determine how much a new partner is worth.
AlleyNYC

Marc Ecko's Keys to Startup -- And Life -- Success

Laugh. Watch Will Ferrell movies. Kiss your kids. Intentionally sweat. Stay hydrated.
Startups

10 Essential Startup Lessons That You May Not Have Learned in College

To start a successful business, you'll have to quickly learn some techniques that aren't in any book.
Product Development

The 3 Biggest Roadblocks in Product Development

The three spots where product development startups are most likely to stumble - and how to get around them
Risk

How Much Risk Should First-Time Entrepreneurs Take On?

Accepting risks is a skill that can be learned. When you're ready to launch a venture, consider these five tips that have proven effective in the classroom.
Leadership Qualities

What Successful Poker Players and Entrepreneurs Have in Common

Managing the risk properly is the challenge. Use the right intelligence to make your moves.
Starting a Business

10 Things All Entrepreneurs Must Do Before Quitting Their Day Job

The steps you must take to turn a side hustle into a full-fledged business.
Starting Up

After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run

Apoorva Mehta's company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly.
Inspiration

I Admit It. I Have No Idea What I'm Doing. (And That's a Good Thing.)

When starting up, it's OK if you don't know what you're doing some of the time. Here's why you should always keep an open mind and keep learning.
Starting a Business

How to Build a Business in Just 10 Days

Get a thriving company off the ground with this plan.
Starting a Business

You Don't Need Disruptive Technology to Be a Success, Iteration Works Too

It can be tough selling a whole new concept, so consider following the lead of another company and making improvements.