Starting a Business

A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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A San Francisco Incubator Blends Foodie and Startup Culture

The Summit SF is helping entrepreneurs brew the next big idea.
Jennifer Wang
Entrepreneurs Offer Advice to Budding Business Owners
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Entrepreneurs Offer Advice to Budding Business Owners

At our Entrepreneur Magazine Roundtable, the discussion turned to lessons learned along the way.
What Investors Really Think About Your Business Plan
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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.
When Was Your Independence Day?
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When Was Your Independence Day?

Help us celebrate Independence Day. Send us a video describing the moment you decided to start your own business. The Entrepreneur.com community will vote on favorites through the July 4th weekend.
Laura Lorber
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