Starting a Business

How to Successfully Turn (Almost) Anyone into Your Mentor
Starting a Business

How to Successfully Turn (Almost) Anyone into Your Mentor

Behind every great entrepreneur, there's often a great mentor. Here's how to find one and turn this person into your biggest asset.
Phil Drolet
4 Tips for Dealing with Founder Depression
Starting a Business

4 Tips for Dealing with Founder Depression

When you feel down, try these tips to fight self-doubt and get back to running your business.
Nadia Goodman
How Straying From the Pack Can Open the Door to Success
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How Straying From the Pack Can Open the Door to Success

In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, Miki Agrawal discusses the importance of marching to your own drum and surrounding yourself with supportive people.
Andrea Huspeni
A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform
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A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market.
Jason Ankeny
Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business
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Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business

The innovative cosmetic e-commence site, Birchbox is many things. For consumers, it's a chance to sample new products for a small fee and to replenish products they already enjoy, and for the founders, it's a platform that connects consumers and brands.
John Patrick Pullen
Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost
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Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost

Virool gives businesses a self-serve, social video advertising platform to help get the kind of exposure that only a viral hit can bring.
Jennifer Wang
Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business
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Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business

The Melman siblings opened several bars and restaurants to revitalize their father's 42-year-old hospitality company Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises to appeal to younger clientele.
Jennifer Wang
College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms
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College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms

Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah saw an untapped opportunity to bring video segments with tips on diet and exercise to patients in doctor office waiting rooms.
Michelle Goodman
How Kat Cole Went from Hooters Girl to President of Cinnabon by Age 32
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How Kat Cole Went from Hooters Girl to President of Cinnabon by Age 32

Cinnabon president Kat Cole skyrocketed through the corporate ranks and got her MBA without having a bachelor's degree. Her secret sauce, she says, is to see the positive and the possible.
Catherine Clifford
With Its Eye on High Schoolers, LinkedIn Announces University Pages
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With Its Eye on High Schoolers, LinkedIn Announces University Pages

Wanting to expand its reach and get users hooked at a younger age, LinkedIn announces a new service targeted towards prospective college students.
Andrea Huspeni
Richard Branson on Building a Killer Mobile App
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Richard Branson on Building a Killer Mobile App

The Virgin CEO shares what qualities it takes to create an app bound for success.
Know a Kick-Ass Startup? Nominate It.
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Know a Kick-Ass Startup? Nominate It.

Nationwide search is underway for the best young companies to work for.
Andrea Huspeni
How Not to Bomb the Pitch of Your Dreams (Like This Writer Did)
Starting a Business

How Not to Bomb the Pitch of Your Dreams (Like This Writer Did)

Ask the right questions and be prepared and you'll avoid screwing up on a pitch that's big for your business.
Stephen Key
Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back
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Keys to Success: Overcoming 5 Fears That Hold Entrepreneurs Back

Here's how to move past your personal obstacles and get your startup idea off the ground.
Lewis Howes
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