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From 48 Cents in the Bank to Escape Velocity
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From 48 Cents in the Bank to Escape Velocity

Shane Snow, co-founder of Contently, recounts how he spent every last dollar of his savings in order to create a platform to connect freelancers with brands.
Dave Lerner
U.S. Remains Dominant Force in Global Entrepreneurship... For Now
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U.S. Remains Dominant Force in Global Entrepreneurship... For Now

A new report from Ernst & Young says that while the U.S. is home to one of the best entrepreneurial environments in the world, there is no 'margin for complacency.'
Catherine Clifford
3 Tech Startups That Are Reinventing K-12 Education
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3 Tech Startups That Are Reinventing K-12 Education

As back-to-school rolls around, teachers are increasingly using technology to help with everything from lesson plans to behavior management to communication with parents.
Shiwani Srivastava
New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City
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New Global Conference for Tech Startups Lands in Unexpected U.S. City

The three-day Startup Phenomenon conference will focus on how communities can foster entrepreneurship.
Brian Patrick Eha
Innovation Meets Temptation: SXSW Goes to Vegas
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Innovation Meets Temptation: SXSW Goes to Vegas

Entrepreneur Kai Sato reports from the scene of South by Southwest's new startup-focused event, SXSW V2V.
Kai Sato
Netscape's 18th Birthday Is Today. Here's Why You Should Care.
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Netscape's 18th Birthday Is Today. Here's Why You Should Care.

Netscape's memory has left a complicated free-market legacy, with some good and bad effects felt nearly two decades down the line.
Ray Hennessey
Hey, Innovators and Entrepreneurs: Your Complete Guide to SXSW V2V
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Hey, Innovators and Entrepreneurs: Your Complete Guide to SXSW V2V

South by Southwest expands to Las Vegas, with a four-day conference devoted to entrepreneurial innovation. Find out what's in store.
Jenna Goudreau
Geekbus Gives Future Entrepreneurs a Lift
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Geekbus Gives Future Entrepreneurs a Lift

The founders of a San Antonio coworking space have created an educational program on wheels intended to spark students' creative and entrepreneurial spirit.
Jim Morrison
Young-Social Entrepreneur Miki Agrawal on Blazing Your Own Trail
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Young-Social Entrepreneur Miki Agrawal on Blazing Your Own Trail

In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, Miki Agrawal discusses the importance of living the life you want, not what others expect of you.
Andrea Huspeni
What Bluffing, Folding and Betting Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship
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What Bluffing, Folding and Betting Can Teach You About Entrepreneurship

After participating in the World Series of Poker, Matthew Toren provides insight on similarities between poker and running a business.
Matthew Toren
The 5 Rules for Silicon Valley Success That Can Work Anywhere
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The 5 Rules for Silicon Valley Success That Can Work Anywhere

Silicon Valley is the startup capital of the world for a reason. Here are five key lessons from the place that every entrepreneur can apply to the way they do business, no matter where they are.
10 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Business Partner
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10 Questions to Ask Before Committing to a Business Partner

Having a partner could share the load...or create added burden.
Lisa Girard
The Most Important Test Your New Business Idea Needs to Pass
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The Most Important Test Your New Business Idea Needs to Pass

Even when the numbers tell you to press on, if your instincts are sending you warning signals, it might be time to step back and reevaluate your business idea. Here's one entrepreneur's story.
Peter S. Cohan
Students Funding Students: A Look at Campus-Based Investment Funds
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Students Funding Students: A Look at Campus-Based Investment Funds

In the race to find the next young entrepreneurial dynamo, VC firms are increasingly putting students in control of the selection process.
Susan Johnston