Startups

How One Man Turned a Layoff Into a Successful Business
Starting a Business

How One Man Turned a Layoff Into a Successful Business

A full-time job at a prospering company does not equate to job security, as one entrepreneur learned after getting laid off.
Ben Simkin
12 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Introverts
Low-Cost Business Ideas

12 Low-Cost Business Ideas for Introverts

Many introverts excel at running their own startups or being self-employed. Here's a list of low-cost business ideas that maximize on the skills of introversion for under $1,000.
Rose Leadem
The 4 Mindsets That Will Make or Break Your Startup
Ready To Launch

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
5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business
Starting a Business

5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Business

Do you catch yourself going back to the same idea when you lay your head down on your pillow each night?
Jess Ekstrom
How I Made $24,000 in 4 Weeks of Cold Calling
Ready To Launch

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
If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes
Business Optimization

If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes

Ninety percent of startups fail within a few years. Be aware of the common sources of failure so you can work to avoid the pitfalls.
Larry Alton
Sergey Brin: Don't Come to Silicon Valley to Start a Business
Silicon Valley

Sergey Brin: Don't Come to Silicon Valley to Start a Business

'I know that sort of contradicts what everyone here has been saying,' the Google co-founder said.
Jillian D'Onfro
Re-Integrating Founders: Becoming Normal Again
Make More Happen

Re-Integrating Founders: Becoming Normal Again

What to do after you founded your company. It can be tricky to find some kind of normalcy.
Mark Peter Davis
3 Steps to Building Credibility for Your Startup
Startups

3 Steps to Building Credibility for Your Startup

The majority of startups fail. Leverage what you've done in the past -- as well as who you know -- to beat those odds.
Kuty Shalev
Words of Advice on Succeeding in the New Business World
Startups

Words of Advice on Succeeding in the New Business World

Your college diploma doesn't automatically mean you can make it in the real world. Getting where you want to be is still a long learning process.
Eric M. Ruiz
You Can't Scale Your Startup If You Forget Your Customers
Customer Experience

You Can't Scale Your Startup If You Forget Your Customers

Create an outstanding customer experience and every other goal will be within reach.
Daniel Newman
4 Ways for Startups to Attract VCs
Venture Capital

4 Ways for Startups to Attract VCs

Even during venture capital dry spells, your startup can still get funding if it stands out.
Phillip Kingston
Payments App Circle Raises $60 Million in China Expansion
Apps

Payments App Circle Raises $60 Million in China Expansion

Circle allows the sending of payments to countries where it hasn't yet launched, with the payment transferred into bitcoin, then settled within minutes via the blockchain network that validates bitcoin transactions.
Twilio IPO Exceeds Expectations, Despite Brexit Angst
Technology Startups

Twilio IPO Exceeds Expectations, Despite Brexit Angst

The communications software provider on Wednesday defied stock market volatility by raising $150 million.