Starting a Business

To Find Your Next Great Business Idea, Narrow Your Focus
Starting a Business

To Find Your Next Great Business Idea, Narrow Your Focus

A winning business opportunity often isn't obvious at first. Successful entrepreneurs can identify new niches and whether they can be profitable.
Brad Sugars
Why Most Loyalty Programs Are Missing the Point
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Why Most Loyalty Programs Are Missing the Point

Many times, companies reward frequent shoppers for their patronage. But a better way to measure loyalty extends beyond the cash register.
Irving Fain
How Square Earned a $3 Billion Valuation
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How Square Earned a $3 Billion Valuation

These three strategic choices allowed the mobile-transactions startup to become a major player in just three years.
Brian Patrick Eha
College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship
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College Students Who Pivoted Into Entrepreneurship

Picked the wrong major? Young entrepreneurs like Austin Hackett of CrowdHall and Julie Sygiel of Underbrella are finding success outside their college degrees.
Brian Patrick Eha
The Forgotten Issue? Romney, Obama Stay Mum on Capital
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The Forgotten Issue? Romney, Obama Stay Mum on Capital

Neither candidate has said much about what they would do to help small businesses get the funding they need to run their business.
Catherine Clifford
Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit
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Finding Start-Up Success Through Serious School Spirit

University of Oregon grad Abraham Choe wanted more university-branded goods. So he launched a business to make it happen.
Kara Ohngren Prior
How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months
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How Teen Inventor Went From Sketch to Prototype in 6 Months

Fourteen-year-old entrepreneur Carter Kostler is hoping his fruit-infused water bottle will be his ticket to entrepreneurial success.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail
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10 Top Reasons Why First-Time Entrepreneurs Fail

You never want to make the same mistake twice, but isn't success sweeter when you don't make any? Here are some reasons why businesses fail and tips for how to avoid it.
Martin Zwilling
The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons
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The Shark Tank Effect: Top Success Stories from the First 3 Seasons

Just in time for the premiere of season four, a look back at 11 of Shark Tank's most successful entrepreneurs.
Carol Tice
Steve Blank: How to Grow Your Business
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Steve Blank: How to Grow Your Business

From up-selling to unbundling, professor Steve Blank outlines lean strategies for growing your customer base.
Colleen DeBaise
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's Triumphs and Tribulations
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Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's Triumphs and Tribulations

Three lessons from the successes and missteps of the world's largest social network.
Jason Fell
Starting a Business

How to Raise Real Cash for Your Startup

Small business expert Kevin Hiser of QStart Labs answers readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Kevin Hiser
Entrepreneurs Who Turned Hobbies into Million-Dollar Businesses
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Entrepreneurs Who Turned Hobbies into Million-Dollar Businesses

These business owners started with an enjoyable pastime and learned marketing, finance and other business skills to find success doing what they love.
Jane Porter
Starting a Business

Rock The Post's Tanya Privé on the Future of Crowdfunding

This start-up crowdfunding site isn't just up against giants like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, it also has the JOBS Act to contend with. Here, the founder dishes on the site's progress and overcoming obstacles.
Lambeth Hochwald
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