Starting a Business

Crash Course in Business Plan Competitions
Starting a Business

Crash Course in Business Plan Competitions

Business-plan competitions can yield more than seed money for your bright idea -- they can also connect you with mentors, collaborators and investors.
Michelle Goodman
Can School Make You a Better Entrepreneur?
Starting a Business

Can School Make You a Better Entrepreneur?

We've all heard the business success stories of famous dropouts like Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates. But are there benefits to studying entrepreneurship?
Antonio Neves
How a Trio of Apps Helped a Custom Menswear Shop Thrive
Retail Businesses

How a Trio of Apps Helped a Custom Menswear Shop Thrive

San Franciso clothier Taylor Stitch employs multiple apps for a custom commerce solution.
8 Ways to Come Up With a Business Idea
Starting a Business

8 Ways to Come Up With a Business Idea

If you're planning to start a business, you first need to figure out a winning concept. Consider these strategies to help get your creative juices flowing.
Jane Porter
The Twitter Conundrum: Why Are So Many Brands Ignoring Tweets?
Starting a Business

The Twitter Conundrum: Why Are So Many Brands Ignoring Tweets?

A recent study shows that fewer than one-third of big brands that have Twitter accounts answer customer tweets. They interact more on Instagram or Pinterest.
Matt Wilson
Richard Branson: To Be Successful in Business, You Need a Little Luck
Starting a Business

Richard Branson: To Be Successful in Business, You Need a Little Luck

Highlights from the billionaire entrepreneur's recent video discussion with LinkedIn.
Jason Fell
Hot Startups Born in Dallas
Dallas

Hot Startups Born in Dallas

Entrepreneur is hosting our annual Growth Conference in the Big D today. Here's a look at what some local hot entrepreneurs are up to.
Catherine Clifford
How Breast Cancer Sparked a Business Idea
Starting a Business

How Breast Cancer Sparked a Business Idea

Young trep Koray Lucas launched Radiant Wraps after his mother refused to wear a drab hospital gown during treatment.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Making Freedom Part of the Business Model: How a Young Trep Helped Fuel the Arab Spring
Starting a Business

Making Freedom Part of the Business Model: How a Young Trep Helped Fuel the Arab Spring

Silicon Valley-based AnchorFree gained prominence during the uprisings in the Middle East for helping protestors cover their web tracks. See how the company is doing since the tumult.
Susan Johnston
Photographers Refocus on New Ventures
Entrepreneurs

Photographers Refocus on New Ventures

The line has long blurred between the amateur and professional photographer. Here, three former pro photographers who saw the changes coming early on and reinvented themselves with successful startups.
Alina Dizik
Barbara Corcoran's 6 Pearls of Wisdom for Young Treps
Starting a Business

Barbara Corcoran's 6 Pearls of Wisdom for Young Treps

Ahead of her keynote address at Entrepreneur's annual Growth Conference, here are some of her choicest gems of advice for young entrepreneurs.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Reworking Your Business Plan? Consider These Tips
Starting a Business

Reworking Your Business Plan? Consider These Tips

If you're looking to run your business better, you'll need the discipline to stick to a plan. Here's how to make better choices from the start.
Tim Berry
The Top 10 Startup Events to Watch in 2013
Starting a Business

The Top 10 Startup Events to Watch in 2013

CES, the Webbys, Disrupt NYC, South by Southwest, Social Media Week, National Small Business Week, Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Clinton Global Initiative. . . A non-exhaustive list of the year's top 10 startup events for young treps.
How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business
Starting a Business

How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business

Chris Anderson, founder of Golden Fuel Systems, makes straight vegetable oil (SVO) conversion kits for diesel vehicles.
John Patrick Pullen
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