Starting a Business

Skillshare and Changing the Way We Learn
Entrepreneurs

Skillshare and Changing the Way We Learn

Learning doesn't have to end at graduation. Here's how Malcolm Ong and Michael Karnjanaprakorn built a business that aims to put learning first.
Diana Ransom
How to Get Low-Cost Legal Services
Starting a Business

How to Get Low-Cost Legal Services

The secret? Persuade lawyers that your scrappy startup will one day be a paying client, says serial entrepreneur Mark Hirsch.
Colleen DeBaise
Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice for New Grads Gets Some Respect
Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship as a Career Choice for New Grads Gets Some Respect

While the number of employed young people remains desperately low, some experts suggest entrepreneurship as an increasingly worthy option.
Diana Ransom
How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner
Starting a Business

How I Did It: From Defense Contractor to B&B Owner

Here's how a stressed-out executive became an innkeeper -- and why she's glad she made the change.
Tony Hawk on Following Your Passion
Entrepreneurs

Tony Hawk on Following Your Passion

The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares insight on loving what you do and doing what it takes to find success.
Teri Evans
10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation
Starting a Business

10 Things Colleges Don't Tell Young Entrepreneurs at Graduation

A college degree can give grads confidence and poise. But it won't guarantee business success.
Adam Toren
A Young Fitness Business Inspired by Mom
Entrepreneurs

A Young Fitness Business Inspired by Mom

Giving thanks on Mother's Day -- and every other day -- is capitol for one young trep who looked to his mom for inspiration.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
Shaping Crowdfunding 2.0
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Shaping Crowdfunding 2.0

As the crowdfunding industry braces for a massive shift, its players are seeking rules that will serve both to protect investors and entrepreneurs.
Catherine Clifford
A Young Entrepreneur's Best Friend is His... Mom?
Starting a Business

A Young Entrepreneur's Best Friend is His... Mom?

A helping hand from mom -- or dad -- can be vital for newbie entrepreneurs. Here are six ways to make your career in entrepreneurship more palatable to them.
Adam Toren
Finding the Right Mentor to Help Grow Your Business
Starting a Business

Finding the Right Mentor to Help Grow Your Business

A look at how advisors can help you more than any business book ever could.
Brad Sugars
Reality Show Win Sweetens Outlook for California Cupcake Business
Take It From The Pros

Reality Show Win Sweetens Outlook for California Cupcake Business

Nothing can catapult a business into the big time like staring in a reality TV show. We check in with one young entrepreneur who scored a win on 'Cupcake Wars.'
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
How to Make Sure Siri Can Find Your Site in Local Searches
Starting a Business

How to Make Sure Siri Can Find Your Site in Local Searches

Search Engine Land editor Danny Sullivan explains which sites small-business owners should be listed on in order to be found by Apple's popular assistant, Siri.
Danny Sullivan
An Inside Look at Arizona State University's SkySong Incubator
Starting a Business

An Inside Look at Arizona State University's SkySong Incubator

Before you start up, you might want to consider getting a little help. Here's a look at how one incubator is successfully giving students and non-students a hand.
How to Deal With Copycats
Starting a Business

How to Deal With Copycats

If you're first to market, it's not unusual for others to rip off your product. Hear entrepreneur Michael Aiello's story, plus tips from Pinterest investor Brian Cohen on handling knock-offs.
Colleen DeBaise
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