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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
15 Tips to Grow a Social-Media Audience for Your Startup
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15 Tips to Grow a Social-Media Audience for Your Startup

Get to know all the cool opportunities you have on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn.
Nathan Chan
Think of Your Startup Like a Pepperoni Pizza -- Use a Simple Recipe for Success.
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Think of Your Startup Like a Pepperoni Pizza -- Use a Simple Recipe for Success.

When it comes right down to it, the ingredients for a successful startup are not that different than those of a pepperoni pizza.
Peter Gasca
You Don't Need Money to Start a Business
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You Don't Need Money to Start a Business

But you do need to change your mindset, model success and start small, says Evan Carmichael.
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10 Top Startup Communities in Silicon Valley
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10 Top Startup Communities in Silicon Valley

All of these organizations are designed to fuel the next round of disruptive products and services that are driving a sustainable national economy.
Peter Daisyme
Successful Serial Entrepreneur David S. Rose: The Business Model All Startups Need to Be Using
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Successful Serial Entrepreneur David S. Rose: The Business Model All Startups Need to Be Using

The seasoned venture capitalist offers his advice for starting up lean with the long view in mind.
Nina Zipkin
5 Ways To Grow Your 'Fulfillment by Amazon' Business
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5 Ways To Grow Your 'Fulfillment by Amazon' Business

Getting an FBA business up and running is relatively simple. Growing it is where many entrepreneurs fail.
Thomas Smale
10 Startup Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make Again
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10 Startup Mistakes You Can't Afford To Make Again

These stumbling blocks will happen -- just try to avoid them the second time around.
Martin Zwilling
Perfection Is the Greatest Obstacle to Productivity
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Perfection Is the Greatest Obstacle to Productivity

To quote LinkedIn founder Reed Hoffman, 'if you are not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you've launched too late.'
Charlie Harary
5 Signs Your Startup Is Destined to Fail
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5 Signs Your Startup Is Destined to Fail

It's never too early to address harbingers like consistent turnover and your own cluelessness.
Jayson DeMers
6 Lean Startup Lessons From the Co-Founder of the Lean Startup Company
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6 Lean Startup Lessons From the Co-Founder of the Lean Startup Company

Heather McGough of Lean Startup shares her wisdom on mindset, disruption and more.
Jeff Boss
8 Big Business Tenets That Don't Work for Startups
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8 Big Business Tenets That Don't Work for Startups

Large companies with existing resources and qualified people have different rules than the little guys for innovative efforts.
Martin Zwilling