Starting a Business

AlleyNYC Founder on Running a Co-Working Space and Getting into One
Coworking

AlleyNYC Founder on Running a Co-Working Space and Getting into One

To find out how to catch the eye of the hottest co-working spaces, we chatted with Jason Saltzman of AlleyNYC.
Andrea Huspeni
How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16
Starting a Business

How One Young Entrepreneur Built a Credit Card Processing Empire at 16

You know what they say about one man's trash? It's another man's goldmine. Here's the story of how Harbortouch's Jared Isaacman saw an opportunity and grabbed.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Starting a Business

Where to Find a Community If You're a Solopreneur

No entrepreneur is an island. From incubators to co-working spaces to networking events, support groups for fellow business owners are springing up across the country.
Antonio Neves
6 Signs You're Ready to Declare Your Entrepreneurial Independence
Entrepreneurs

6 Signs You're Ready to Declare Your Entrepreneurial Independence

Think you are ready for startup land? Here are six signs you are ready to take the leap into entrepreneurship.
Adam Toren
America's Most Unusual Roadside Businesses
Starting a Business

America's Most Unusual Roadside Businesses

Some small-business owners hawk their wares to America's motorists. But it's not just gas stations and fast food.
Daniel Bukszpan
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life

Disabled veterans often find the return to civilian life difficult, especially when seeking jobs. Now, a university program thinks it has the key to their independence: turn them into entrepreneurs.
Brian Patrick Eha
Fin-Tech Startups Take On Wall Street's Pain Points
Starting a Business

Fin-Tech Startups Take On Wall Street's Pain Points

Five years since the crisis, opportunities in financial technology are plenty. We talk to three entrepreneurs who have grown their startups in New York's FinTech Innovation Lab.
Colleen DeBaise
Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value
Starting a Business

Want to Land Key Mentors for Your Startup? Give Them Something of Value

Being able to bounce ideas off of mentors will be vital for your business, but how do you find these key people? Here are three tips.
Dwight Peters
Start-Up Chile and Why Many Americans are Itching to Enter This Early-Stage Accelerator
Starting a Business

Start-Up Chile and Why Many Americans are Itching to Enter This Early-Stage Accelerator

With an attractive amount of capital, along with international connections, U.S. founders are turning to Chile to launch their ventures.
Andrea Huspeni
Fitness Startups Put Their Own Spin on Indoor Cycling
Starting a Business

Fitness Startups Put Their Own Spin on Indoor Cycling

Several fitness startups are hoping to grab a slice of the boutique cycling craze.
Katie Little
5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
Starting a Business

5 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

The Senate's epic fail surprises no one as interest rates on Stafford student loans double today, the end of Google Reader is nigh, Independence Day is predicted to be a legendary travel bonanza, according to a recent Orbitz survey, NEXT helps Parisian treps validate their startup ideas, Startup Weekend heads to Amsterdam… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?
Quizzes

Quiz: Do You Have What It Takes to Be an Entrepreneur?

If you're thinking about starting a business, it's time for some personal assessment. Take this informal quiz to see how your personality compares with the popular profile of today's successful entrepreneurs.
Carol Roth
Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Cathy Rodgers Distills Her View of the Aquatic Accelerator
America's Small Business Heroes

Unreasonable at Sea Mentor Cathy Rodgers Distills Her View of the Aquatic Accelerator

With the radical Unreasonable at Sea experiment docked, we asked one of the mentors on board to weigh in on the program.
Kristin Luna
The Rise of Online Entrepreneurs: Ecommerce By the Numbers (Infographic)
Marketing

The Rise of Online Entrepreneurs: Ecommerce By the Numbers (Infographic)

With online sales growing, more entrepreneurs are breaking into ecommerce. Here's a look at this thriving industry.
Kathleen Davis
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