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Starting Up

Family Businesses

All in the Family: How This Father-Son Team Built a $3.5 Billion Cybersecurity Business

For many, mixing family and work is a fraught exercise. For David and Orion Hindawi, it's just smart business.
Inspiring Your Team

The Challenge of Redefining Culture as Your Startup Grows

It all comes down to hiring the right people, although that's admittedly easier said than done.
Pitching

The Do's and Don'ts of Acing a Pitch Competition

These simple but important pointers will help you shine as you present your business to the judges.
Starting a Business

5 Ways to Make Time for Your Side Hustle

Here are some time-management tricks you can use to get everything done, while working a 9-to-5 job.
Entrepreneurs

The Founders of These 6 Startups Just Won a Trip to Hang With Richard Branson on His Private Island

The winners of Shopify's Build a Business contest will also be joined by Shark Tank's Daymond John, Seth Godin and Tim Ferris.
Entrepreneurs

5 Facts About Evan Spiegel, Snapchat's Often Controversial Co-Founder

Insights into the life and style of the ephemeral messaging app's controversial co-founder and CEO.
Crowdfunding

Which Crowdfunding Method Should You Choose for Your Startup? (VIDEO)

It depends on the stage of your business. Crowdfunding expert Sally Outlaw breaks it down.
Starting Up

Will Work for Praise! How Waiving Your Fee Will Grow Your Business.

The willingness to be paid in testimonials and referrals is good strategy when casting about for your first customers.
Starting Up

How BentoBox Is Ending the Era of Badly Designed Restaurant Websites

The company, which has built a platform for restaurants to create and manage their websites, recently graduated from Techstars New York City and is in the process of raising its seed round.
Shark Tank

With More Than $3 Million in Annual Sales, Why ZinePak Decided to Go on 'Shark Tank'

For years, co-founders Brittany Hodak and Kim Kaupe shunned outside investment. But when they were approached by the show's producers, the timing was finally right.
Productivity

10 Tips for Staying Focused From 10 Very Busy Young Entrepreneurs

The founders and co-founders of Techstars' graduating class share their favorite productivity hacks.
Quitting a Job

Sick of Working for Someone Else? Here are 3 Things You Must Do Before You Quit Your Job.

If you want to go out on your own, there are a few things you must do before you dive in head first.
Starting a Business

10 Guiding Principles for Growing a Startup Into a Business That Will Last

Nurturing a business requires a tolerance for uncertainty and an endless willingness to adapt to circumstances beyond your control.