Starting Up

Innovation Now

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.
Inspiration

12 Ways to Find Inspiration

Founders and co-founders from Techstars' latest graduating class reveal where they turn when searching for new ideas and solutions.
Grow Your Business

From an Extra Bedroom to 20 Stores and Counting: How Kendra Scott Created a Multimillion-Dollar Jewelry Empire

In 2002, Kendra Scott started a business selling handcrafted earrings door to door. Last year, Kendra Scott Design took in $75 million in revenue and is opening new locations across the country.
Starting Up

From Prison to Silicon Valley: How One Entrepreneur Spun a Jail Sentence Into a Y-Combinator Backed Startup

Frederick Hutson shares advice for entrepreneurs with untraditional backgrounds who are seeking VC funding.
Startup Basics

4 Basics for Making the Move From Corporate Job to Entrepreneur

It takes passion to leave a steady gig for the uncertainties of your own business but making the move successfully requires some level-headed strategy.
Starting a Business

Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Own Business

The rebounding economy, low interest rates, less expensive technology and the state of regulation are all fair winds blowing in favor of new small-business owners.
Funding

The Dating App That Refused Mark Cuban's $30 Million Buyout Offer Just Raised $7.8 Million in Funding

Cuban asked the three sisters behind the dating app if they'd sell it to him outright, but they refused.
Entrepreneurship

You Need Not Be a 20-Year-Old Techie to Found a Successful Firm

Entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds can make the startup world their playground while putting stereotypes to rest.
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why More Millennials are Bullish on Entrepreneurship

Optimism is back in a big way among U.S. entrepreneurs, especially the millennial set.
Growth Strategies

Blending Mature Business Thinking With Startup Zeal Makes Success More Likely

Entrepreneurs often don't realize that even though they have just begun, they are already in it for the long run.
Starting Up

20 Inspiring Quotes on How to Build a Successful Startup

Don't be discouraged by the number of times you have tried and failed, but be inspired by the number of people who have failed and bounced back as successful entrepreneurs.