Startup Advice

Mentorship

OkCupid Co-Founder: Mentorship Can Bubble-Proof Startups

'It's not just about the capital. You need the minds around the table,' says Sam Yagen.
Startup Advice

Psst! Check Out These Pro Tips to Help Your Specialty Food Business Succeed

Need a mentor? Find out what these specialty food industry insiders have to say about creating a profitable business.
Startup Advice

The 5 Worst Pieces of Advice I Got While Building a $100 Million Company

Don't get emotionally attached to employees. Automate customer service. Don't take on any debt. Huh?
Starting a Business

6 Ways to Kill Your Startup

Follow this advice, and you have a great shot at failing.
Wisdom

6 Best Business Tips from 6 Top Entrepreneurs

In 'selfie'-style video clips, these business leaders share their one most impactful piece of advice.
Leadership

What Being an NFL Mascot Taught Me About Running a Business

Struggling through my day as Toro the Texan helped me understand what it's like to launch and run a business.
Trends

How Startups and Legacy Companies Can Both Cash In on Market Trends

What service or product can you provide to companies looking to ride the next big wave to sweep through a consumer market?
Advice

9 Top Venture Capitalists Share Their Best Advice for Entrepreneurs

When it comes to fundraising, it's a good idea to listen to the men and women doling out the dollars.
Business Lessons

5 Lessons I've Learned From Building Our Remote Startup Team

Think you need to be chained to New York or San Francisco to attract the most competent, talented employees? Fuggedaboutit!
Mastermind Groups

Are Business 'Masterminds' a Scam?

When they fail, they fail big. But a well-run mastermind can transport your startup into the future.
Startup Mistakes

6 Common Mistakes First-Time Business Owners Should Avoid

Leave your ego at the door, plan precisely and shoot for alignment, not consensus.
Careers

Should Entrepreneurial College Students Go Big or Go Small After Graduation?

Starting out at a large company might be the way for some. Others might prefer to shadow a CEO at a smaller firm.
Startup Success Stories

How Working for 8 Failed Startups Catapulted My Success

If at first you don't succeed in business, try try again using these tips.
Starting a Business

10 Business Elements Required to Rise Above the Crowd

What's your specific market segment? What's your sustainable competitive advantage? These are essential questions to ask.
Advice

5 Tips for Forming an Advisory Board

Who are the special people you want on your 'dream team'?