Startup Basics

For These Artisan Founders, Cute Small-Batch Goods Were Just the Beginning
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For These Artisan Founders, Cute Small-Batch Goods Were Just the Beginning

It's become a cliché -- the adorable little company making its cute, small-batch goods. But for some founders, that was just the starting point.
Matt McCue
Why We Need Startup Accelerators and Ecosystems
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Why We Need Startup Accelerators and Ecosystems

Mentorship and guidance are time-tested ways to ensure that you're at the top of your game.
Gerard Adams
These Companies Just Merged and Want to Help You Find the Perfect Co-Founder
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These Companies Just Merged and Want to Help You Find the Perfect Co-Founder

Onevest recently purchased FounderDating to better connect entrepreneurs with potential co-founders.
Nina Zipkin
This Social Network Engages Audiences Better Than the Rest
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This Social Network Engages Audiences Better Than the Rest

A new index looks at which sites will give your business the most value.
Nina Zipkin
4 Tips From the Founder of a Beyoncé-Backed Startup
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4 Tips From the Founder of a Beyoncé-Backed Startup

With the right preparation, anybody can achieve success and attract big-name investors.
Deep Patel
6 Shrewd Moves for Entrepreneurial Success
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6 Shrewd Moves for Entrepreneurial Success

Foundation determines how big your business can grow, so make it solid as a rock.
Toby Nwazor
The 3 Curve Balls That Strike Out the Most Entrepreneurs
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The 3 Curve Balls That Strike Out the Most Entrepreneurs

Every business has its unique challenges but there are some basics that every entrepreneur has to get right or get a job.
Ellen Rubin
5 Culture Truths Every Company Needs to Learn
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5 Culture Truths Every Company Needs to Learn

Maintaining a positive company culture fosters huge benefits, but it takes more that just crazy T-shirt Fridays.
Scott Beck
The 4 Mindsets That Will Make or Break Your Startup
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The 4 Mindsets That Will Make or Break Your Startup

Your startup mindset can make or break your business plan. Use positivity, passion and self-awareness for greater success.
Daniel Newman
How I Made $24,000 in 4 Weeks of Cold Calling
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How I Made $24,000 in 4 Weeks of Cold Calling

Anyone can do the same if they know the process and pair it with hard work.
Alicia Glenn
Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope
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Online Courses May Not Be as Valuable as You Hope

Sometimes it's just best to get in there and get your feet wet. You don't have to be a master before starting your business.
Alex Barker
You Can Never Elude the Shark, But You Can Learn to Swim With It
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You Can Never Elude the Shark, But You Can Learn to Swim With It

As your business grows, so does the potential for a shark attack -- a single slip can cost you everything.
Jack Skeels
Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up
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Good Software Is Essential, Even for the Penny-Pinching Start-Up

The Softmaker Office Suite, WorkflowMax and Socedo are just a few programs you'll need when starting your business -- and they won't break your bank.
Pratik Dholakiya
How an Entrepreneur With an Idea Can Develop Technical Expertise
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How an Entrepreneur With an Idea Can Develop Technical Expertise

Here's a 3-step plan that can help you build the technical knack required to take your startup places.
Pratik Dholakiya