Starting a Business

7 Ways to Weigh Your Start-Up Risks -- and Reduce Them
Starting a Business

7 Ways to Weigh Your Start-Up Risks -- and Reduce Them

Starting up is obviously a risk, which can make jumping right in scary. Here's how to minimize those risks to boost your entrepreneurial rewards.
Adam Toren
Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order
Starting a Business

Five Steps to Get Your Business Finances in Order

Establishing solid corporate and accounting strategies from the start is critical when launching a business. Consider this advice to get off on the right financial foot.
Gwen Moran
Startup Helps Fend Off Car Repair Ripoffs
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Startup Helps Fend Off Car Repair Ripoffs

BodyShopBids clears the confusion around disparate car-repair quotes
Gwen Moran
Techie Networking for Women
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Techie Networking for Women

From Silicon Valley to New York, the tech world is disruptive, innovative and mostly male. Startup entrepreneur Amy Yazdian of I'm In The Kitchen tells how she fit in.
Colleen DeBaise
Congress Forestalls Student-Loan Rate Hike
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Congress Forestalls Student-Loan Rate Hike

Congress narrowly passes a bill to prevent student-loan rates from doubling as of July 1. Young entrepreneurs breathe a sigh of relief.
Diana Ransom
Startup Offers A New High-Tech Way to Pay on the Go
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Startup Offers A New High-Tech Way to Pay on the Go

Vitaband gives exercisers a comfortable alternative to carrying cash or cards
Matt Villano
The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?
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The Health-Care Law's Mandate: A Tax on Young Americans?

Minutes after the Supreme Court handed down its decision to uphold the health-care law, critics lambasted it for amounting to a massive new tax -- which would mostly affect young people.
Diana Ransom
Need a Business Idea? Tap Into Lifestyle Trends in the Evolving Luxury Market
Starting a Business

Need a Business Idea? Tap Into Lifestyle Trends in the Evolving Luxury Market

Here are three ways startups can tailor product offerings for growth industries.
Catherine Clifford
How to Start Up and Pay Down Your Student-Loan Debt
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How to Start Up and Pay Down Your Student-Loan Debt

New graduates face higher student loans than any other generation -- making starting up all the more intimidating. Here are five lean start-up strategies to help you shake off those debt woes.
Annie Mueller
Simple Sales Tips for Growing Your Customer Base
Starting a Business

Simple Sales Tips for Growing Your Customer Base

In this book excerpt, Steve Blank and Bob Dorf outline lean methods to get customers to spend more, and to send referrals your way.
Artsicle: On a Mission to Change the Art World
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Artsicle: On a Mission to Change the Art World

Changing the age-old art business is no easy task. But entrepreneurs Alexis Tryon and Scott Carleton explain how they're trying to do just that.
Diana Ransom
7 Tips to Create Winning Window Displays
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7 Tips to Create Winning Window Displays

How to design windows that will command attention and lure shoppers into your store.
Jane Porter
6 Steps to a Successful Business Launch
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6 Steps to a Successful Business Launch

How the founders of Tender Greens turned farm-fresh fare into a $16 million business -- and you can, too.
Juggling a Startup and a Baby
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Juggling a Startup and a Baby

More high-profile female entrepreneurs are showing they can start a successful company -- and a family. Here's a look at one fashion designer trying to do both, plus expert tips.
Colleen DeBaise
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