Starting a Business

The Triple Bottom Line Goal of Sustainable Businesses
Starting a Business

The Triple Bottom Line Goal of Sustainable Businesses

A profitable startup that can make the world a better place? It's a win-win.
Grant Davis
How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes
Entrepreneurs

How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
John Patrick Pullen
When You Raise Capital, Think 'We' Instead of 'Me'
Starting a Business

When You Raise Capital, Think 'We' Instead of 'Me'

Serial entrepreneur Mike Jones on the nuances of building a business with other people's money.
Mike Jones
The Importance of Being Confident: 3 Tips to Startup Success
Starting a Business

The Importance of Being Confident: 3 Tips to Startup Success

In launching a startup, a great idea and business acumen are key ingredients. But they're nothing without confidence. Here's how to win over investors, employees and customers.
Mike Jones
How to Quit Your Day Job Gracefully
Starting a Business

How to Quit Your Day Job Gracefully

Here's what you need to know to navigate the transition from working for someone else to being your own boss.
Michelle Goodman
Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors
Starting a Business

Pitch Perfect: How to Prepare to Speak in Front of Investors

Here's a guide for how to prepare your pitch for angel investors and venture capitalists the likes of Chris Dixon.
Matthew Toren
3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors
Starting a Business

3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors

On Earth Day, we take a look at a crop of promising startups attempting to combat climate change.
Arlene Weintraub
11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week
America's Small Business Heroes

11 Startup Events and News to Watch This Week

RedBull launches a music-tech startup accelerator, 3rd Ward offers a networking opportunity in Brooklyn, HUB Bay Area helps social treps with PR, Berlin startups slay dragons, VCs and treps square off, the SBA gets social, NY Tech Day kicks off, TechCrunch Disrupt unleashes in NYC again, the Webbys wants your votes… This week's notable news and startup events for young treps.
Unreasonable at Sea: An Update From Mouhsine Serrar of Prakti Design
Starting a Business

Unreasonable at Sea: An Update From Mouhsine Serrar of Prakti Design

It's been a few months since the traveling treps of Unreasonable at Sea set sail. We check in with one young entrepreneur about his progress so far.
Kristin Luna
How a Group of Friends Made a Dent the $6 Billion Bike Industry
Starting a Business

How a Group of Friends Made a Dent the $6 Billion Bike Industry

Childhood pals find big profits in stripped-down bicycles with their company Pure Fix Cycles.
Startup Survival 101: It's All About Relationships That Work
Starting a Business

Startup Survival 101: It's All About Relationships That Work

In designing a healthy, efficient workplace, your employees have more power than you think.
Martin Zwilling
Startup Wedding Planners Explore Niche Markets to Stand Out
Take It From The Pros

Startup Wedding Planners Explore Niche Markets to Stand Out

To get a piece of the $51-billion wedding market, aspiring entrepreneurs embrace specialty planning services.
Emily Meehan
Fertile Ground for Startups: 10 Sectors of the $207 Billion Cyber-Security Industry Poised to Take Off
Starting a Business

Fertile Ground for Startups: 10 Sectors of the $207 Billion Cyber-Security Industry Poised to Take Off

As businesses move their data processing to the cloud, cyber-security is becoming an increasingly prevalent and mission-critical problem.
Catherine Clifford
Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries
America's Small Business Heroes

Bright Idea: Startup Aims to Advance Solar Energy in Developing Countries

With a low-cost technology, 21-year-old Eden Full seeks to make solar energy more efficient and affordable.
Sarah J. Robbins
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