Starting a Business

Why Entrepreneurs Celebrate 'Independent's Day'
Starting a Business

Why Entrepreneurs Celebrate 'Independent's Day'

On this Fourth of July holiday, small business owners share why they're grateful to be calling their own shots.
Diana Ransom
Ready to Declare Your Independence? A Seven-Point Checklist
Starting a Business

Ready to Declare Your Independence? A Seven-Point Checklist

How to tell when it's time to say good-bye to the steady paycheck.
Gwen Moran
Help Us Celebrate Independence Day: Vote for Your Favorite Video
Starting a Business

Help Us Celebrate Independence Day: Vote for Your Favorite Video

Readers sent in short videos describing the moment they declared their independence. What's your top pick?
Laura Lorber
A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride
Starting a Business

A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride

How three brothers created a business by solving a common kid request.
Jennifer Merritt
Five Rules for Bootstrapping Success
Starting a Business

Five Rules for Bootstrapping Success

Follow these tips to get your dream business off the ground without seeking outside investors.
From Paycheck to Pay Dirt: Blazing Your Own Trail As a Business Owner
Starting a Business

From Paycheck to Pay Dirt: Blazing Your Own Trail As a Business Owner

First-time business owners starting a venture in unfamiliar waters face a special set of challenges. Here are three who tackled them with success.
Gwen Moran
How Veteran Franchise Centers Helps Veterans Follow Their Entrepreneurial Dream
Starting a Business

How Veteran Franchise Centers Helps Veterans Follow Their Entrepreneurial Dream

Lonnie Helgerson has headed up Ident-A-Kid, Expetec and Computer Doctor, but he's also a veteran of the U.S. Army. Helgerson's latest company combines his knowledge of both worlds.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Five Businesses Born at a Bar
Starting a Business

Five Businesses Born at a Bar

The back-of-the-napkin business plan is not just a myth. Here are just a few examples of business ideas that took shape over drinks.
Kara Ohngren Prior
Gourmet Coffee Bars: A Caffeine-Fueled Comparison
Starting a Business

Gourmet Coffee Bars: A Caffeine-Fueled Comparison

We look at some of the more notable coffee shops around the U.S.
Michelle Juergen
A Scrappy Entrepreneur's Plan B: Chewing Gum for a Cause
Starting a Business

A Scrappy Entrepreneur's Plan B: Chewing Gum for a Cause

When his first idea doesn't hold water, an entrepreneur turns to gum -- and a philanthropic business model.
Gwen Moran
Starting a Business

Poggled Serves Up Local Deals for Drinkers

This social network says it's more than just 'Groupon for nightlife.'
Jason Ankeny
A San Francisco Incubator Blends Foodie and Startup Culture
Starting a Business

A San Francisco Incubator Blends Foodie and Startup Culture

The Summit SF is helping entrepreneurs brew the next big idea.
Jennifer Wang
What Investors Really Think About Your Business Plan
Starting a Business

What Investors Really Think About Your Business Plan

At our Entrepreneur Magazine Roundtable, financial pros offer tough talk about the business plans of first-time entrepreneurs.
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