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Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs

For the men and women of the U.S. military, starting a business in this economy can be tricky. Here are the government programs that aim to help veterans strike out on their own.
Diana Ransom
How to Sell to Grocery Giants Wal-Mart and Whole Foods
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How to Sell to Grocery Giants Wal-Mart and Whole Foods

Here are seven concrete suggestions on getting your products onto the shelves of major grocers.
Mikal E. Belicove
Starting Up Right Out of College
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Starting Up Right Out of College

Here's what you'll need to consider before deciding whether entrepreneurship is a good option for you.
How Winning Contests Helped a Startup Beyond the Launch
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How Winning Contests Helped a Startup Beyond the Launch

Kris Appel launched and developed her medical device company using the cash and services she won in business plan competitions
Michelle Goodman
How Three Classmates Hatched a Hi-Tech Approach to Learning
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How Three Classmates Hatched a Hi-Tech Approach to Learning

StudyEgg converts study materials into activities at home or on the go that optimize learning.
Joel Holland
How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business
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How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

A former Duke University All-American basketball player hit on a business idea for building and managing online photo stores for college athletic departments and sports teams.
Matt Villano
Who Counts As an Entrepreneur? (Opinion)
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Who Counts As an Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

Estimates of the number of entrepreneurs in the U.S. vary widely. If you want a more precise number, we'll need a definition of the word that everyone agrees on.
Scott Shane
Hitchswitch Simplifies Newlywed Name Changes
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Hitchswitch Simplifies Newlywed Name Changes

First comes love, then comes marriage... then comes the agonizing process of changing your name. The latest from our wacky business idea files.
Michelle Juergen
Three Financial Guesstimates Every Business Plan Needs
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Three Financial Guesstimates Every Business Plan Needs

Not a numbers person? Our columnist explains the fundamentals of financial projections that should go into your business plan.
Tim Berry
Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Entrepreneurs
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Obama 'Can't Wait' To Help Entrepreneurs

The Jobs Act didn't pass muster with Congress, so Barack Obama has issued some proposals without legislation. See what's in the works for small businesses.
Diana Ransom
Get Creative with Social Media: How to Make it Work for You
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Get Creative with Social Media: How to Make it Work for You

Social media marketing is a great way to network and share information.
Are Small Businesses Really Big Job Creators?
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Are Small Businesses Really Big Job Creators?

Small businesses create most of the jobs, we've often been told. But is it true? See which two types of businesses have been adding jobs, according to new data.
Carol Tice
Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes
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Lessons Learned from Scary Business Mistakes

Young entrepreneurs often share common stumbles. Here are three tips to avoid making the same startup mistakes.
Adam Toren
White House Alleviates Student Loans for Entrepreneurs
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White House Alleviates Student Loans for Entrepreneurs

President Obama announced a number of federal student loan reducing measures, which may also benefit entrepreneurs.
Diana Ransom
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