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The Embarrassing Acronym of an Exalted Law School Name Provides a Funny Branding Lesson
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The Embarrassing Acronym of an Exalted Law School Name Provides a Funny Branding Lesson

Before you skimp on hiring a branding pro, consider George Mason University's bungled attempt to honor the late Antonin Scalia.
Stephen J. Bronner
Startup Capital: 6 Ways To Fund Your Businesses
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Startup Capital: 6 Ways To Fund Your Businesses

Securing funding and capital for a startup will keep a new business operating for longer periods.
Tim Burd
Seeking Silver Bullets Sets Up Companies to Fail
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Seeking Silver Bullets Sets Up Companies to Fail

Drop the quick fix mentality and adopt this one simple system to minimize mistakes and ensure success.
Walter Chen
What An Accelerator Taught Me That I Could Not Have Learned at Google
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What An Accelerator Taught Me That I Could Not Have Learned at Google

eing a part of an accelerator will teach you core principles for running a startup.
Momchil Kyurkchiev
'Hey, Dummy. Right Here. Right In Front of You!' Said My Calling in Life as I Made a Dirty Martini
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'Hey, Dummy. Right Here. Right In Front of You!' Said My Calling in Life as I Made a Dirty Martini

My entrepreneurial niche involved something I did over and over every day as a bartender.
Eric Tecosky
Bootstrapping Is Much More Fun Than Investors
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Bootstrapping Is Much More Fun Than Investors

Bootstrapping does require a full confidence in your own passion with no investors to lean on or blame. But isn't that why you signed up to be an entrepreneur in the first place?
Martin Zwilling
Don't Have Money to Pay Employees? You Can Still Build Up a Great Team.
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Don't Have Money to Pay Employees? You Can Still Build Up a Great Team.

Business guru Evan Carmichael says you don't need cash to get the help you need for your startup.
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You Can't Control Speed at Scale
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You Can't Control Speed at Scale

Managing the sequence of activities keeps focus on producing the right things first.
Mark Peter Davis
How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money
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How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money

Don't overlook three options you have when starting on a shoestring.
Jayson DeMers
The Sharing Economy Is Offering to Fill to Your Tech Support Needs
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The Sharing Economy Is Offering to Fill to Your Tech Support Needs

A growing number of companies are offering just-in-time tech support for companies that can't afford full time techies but need help quickly.
John Boitnott
For Startups, Five Figures Is Nothing to Sneeze At. Here's How to Go From $0 to $10,000 in 5 Months.
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For Startups, Five Figures Is Nothing to Sneeze At. Here's How to Go From $0 to $10,000 in 5 Months.

Evan Carmichael explains how dead-broke startup entrepreneurs can quickly generate substantial income.
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These 2 Young Entrepreneurs Seized the Time -- and Success
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These 2 Young Entrepreneurs Seized the Time -- and Success

The co-founders of startup watch company MVMT took advantage of crowdfunding and social media to market timepieces in a whole new way.
Aimee Millwood
A First-Time Entrepreneur at 88, Earl Fultz, Now 91, Says His Business Is the Spice of His Life
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A First-Time Entrepreneur at 88, Earl Fultz, Now 91, Says His Business Is the Spice of His Life

Fultz bottles and sells the unique Moroccan spice, cHarissa. Here, he gives advice to aspiring entrepreneurs of all ages.
Carol Roth
Small Banks More Likely to Give Businesses the Funds They Need, Fed Says
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Small Banks More Likely to Give Businesses the Funds They Need, Fed Says

Business owners were more positive in 2015, but cash flow and retaining good employees remain large concerns.
Nina Zipkin