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How NerdWallet Makes Headlines Without Landing Big VC Bucks
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How NerdWallet Makes Headlines Without Landing Big VC Bucks

Self-funded startup founders may get to keep all their equity, but the process is no cake walk. Here are three major obstacles of running a bootstrapped company and how to overcome them.
Jake Gibson
How to Grow a Startup Community in Your Own Backyard
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How to Grow a Startup Community in Your Own Backyard

We've likely all benefited from startup events where we network with other like-minded entrepreneurs. But in the sometimes slower summer months, you should make these venues destination number one.
Will Caldwell
Kickstarter's Crowdfunding Competitors That Also Help Deliver the Goods
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Kickstarter's Crowdfunding Competitors That Also Help Deliver the Goods

Once a successful crowdfunding campaign ends, the pressure is on for entrepreneurs to make good on their promises. These platforms can help.
Rachel Solomon
Why You Should Learn From Steve Jobs, Not Idolize Him
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Why You Should Learn From Steve Jobs, Not Idolize Him

The late-Apple CEO did much to further entrepreneurship, in spite of his famously difficult personality. Here are some of his pearls of wisdom you should take to heart.
Kelli Richards
Angel Investors' New Mantra: 'Go (South) West, Young Man' (Infographic)
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Angel Investors' New Mantra: 'Go (South) West, Young Man' (Infographic)

Silicon Valley may still be the king of the U.S.'s startup ecosystem but angel investors are increasingly spreading their wings.
Andrea Huspeni
How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy
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How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy

The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.
Lambeth Hochwald
3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute
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3 Weekly Accounting Habits to Install Right This Minute

To ease the pain of doing your taxes later, here are some good-accounting practices to implement now.
Amrik Randhawa
From Birchbox to BeautyArmy, Grappling With the High-Cost of Freebies
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From Birchbox to BeautyArmy, Grappling With the High-Cost of Freebies

S.W. Basics founder Adina Grigore describes the internal questions that arise when marketers, wholesalers and subscription services request free products.
Adina Grigore
The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash
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The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash

Increasingly enthusiasts are keeping up with the sport with the plentiful online Fantasy Sports Leagues. Here, one fantasy league founder gives us the low-down on his vibrant business.
Matt Villano
Calling All College Students: Clinkle Wants You
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Calling All College Students: Clinkle Wants You

Tech-darling Clinkle is opening up its waitlist to university students in the U.S.
Andrea Huspeni
Leadership Lessons From… Julian Assange?
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Leadership Lessons From… Julian Assange?

The recent documentary 'We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks' provides lessons to young entrepreneurs about what not to do as a leader of a startup.
Adam Toren
Learn Before You Earn: How to Figure a Startup's Pre-Money Valuation
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Learn Before You Earn: How to Figure a Startup's Pre-Money Valuation

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock gives us the skinny on determining pre-money valuation and the major role it plays when raising funds.
Alan Lobock
Forget Stock Options, Bitcoin Becomes a Must-Have Startup Perk
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Forget Stock Options, Bitcoin Becomes a Must-Have Startup Perk

Though controversial and full of risks, startups are hoping Bitcoin will help them reel in top talent.
Andrea Huspeni
A Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Business Credit
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A Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Business Credit

When it comes to launching a business, running out of cash is a big, albeit common, problem. To avoid this fate, here are ten steps for amping up your company's credit record.
Alanna Ritchie