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5 Steps to Getting Your Partner On Board with Your Startup

GoGirl Finance | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
GoGirl Finance

You've decided to start your own business -- opening a shop, taking on consulting clients, writing that book, or any of a hundred other business ideas out there -- congratulations! You know it's going to take time, money, and a lot of hard work, but you're ready to go.

Don't Put It Off: 5 Reasons to Start a Business Now

Jose Vasquez | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Jose Vasquez

If you find yourself wanting to start a business, but perpetually trapped in that loop of procrastination, consider these five reasons to start a business now.

Bridging the Intention-Interpretation Gap in Your Company

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.03.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The success of any business is a combination of several defining factors including quality of the product or service, competition level, team competency and more. Amongst these, clear communication is arguably one of the most important.

11 Amazing Things About Being an Entrepreneur and a Parent

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Raising a child and a business can give you a completely different perspective. We asked 11 entrepreneurs what they loved the most about balancing their two most important jobs.

5 Secrets to Festival Marketing

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Alexis Levine founded Savvy Media at age 23, and launched her project #savvycity at insider events at film and music festivals across the world. Sund...

Should My Startup Take Chinese Capital?

Murray Newlands | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Murray Newlands

In seeking startup funding, many entrepreneurs are now being actively pursued by Chinese investors and VCs who are eager to put their capital into U.S. companies. However, there are things to consider that may help you decide if your startup should work with Chinese investors.

Does Race Impact IVF Success Rates?

Deborah Anderson Bialis | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah Anderson Bialis

ltimately, we're left to wonder what might drive such uneven racial performance in a well-regarded clinic and whether such a disparity in outcomes is commonplace. Said differently, is this the only clinic experiencing a problem or is this the only clinic acknowledging its problem?

8 Financial Myths to Ignore

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

It's easy to get caught in these outdated financial "tips" that do more harm than good for your business. These eight successful entrepreneurs set the record straight.

The One Sign Your Startup Will Make You Rich

Brian de Haaff | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Who is going to be the next unicorn? Everyone always want to know. You hear news stories about them all the time -- these mythical companies that seem to appear from nowhere, bolstered by massive funding rounds.

Founder Perseverance

JD Gershbein | Posted 08.20.2015 | Business
JD Gershbein

Somewhere along the line I became fascinated with the term "founder perseverance." As a fan of human performance, I have the highest admiration for those entrepreneurs who absorb risk and stretch themselves to the limits in pursuit of a business goal.

Day 1  --  Deciding on the Business Idea #7DayStartup

Richard Eaton | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
Richard Eaton

Day 1 was all about coming up with the business idea I'll be launching on Friday. It also involved travelling from home (near Wetherby, Yorkshire) up to Kielder where I was planning to stay. I say "was planning to stay" as things didn't really go according to plan.

Unrealistic Expectations For Your Startup

Murray Newlands | Posted 08.18.2015 | Business
Murray Newlands

As with any great venture, new founders often enter the playing field with wide, optimistic eyes, and a singular goal to change their industry. However, eventually, reality begins to set in, (as it always does), and suddenly the landscape of opportunity feels much smaller than it once did.

6 Questions to Ask Before Launching in Startup Tech Companies

Jose Vasquez | Posted 08.28.2015 | Business
Jose Vasquez

New product launches are some of the scariest and most exciting moments you will experience as a startup tech company entrepreneur. Not only do you finally get to see your finished vision, but you'll also get a first glimpse at how well your business model will play out on a large scale.

4 Key Steps to Consider When Implementing the Latest Technology

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Author Chuck Cohn is the CEO and founder of Varsity Tutors, the leading curated marketplace for private tutors. The company operates a curated end-to-...

The Simplistic Importance of Shareholder Docs

A.J. Steigman | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
A.J. Steigman

It is better to address small issues upfront before they can exponentially multiply and permanently damage your venture... and even your friendships.

The Difference Between Hackers, Programmers, Engineers and Computer Scientists

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.13.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

If you want to effectively clarify business needs and project goals, it's important to understand that these are not all the same thing (though someone who can program a computer can utilize different skills to achieve different outcomes).

How to Harness Creativity and Innovation in Your Career: 3 Tips I've Learned

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.12.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

One thing I have learned about growing a business through my own experience co-founding a nontraditional marketing agency is that it's crucial to always keep thinking of new ways to be creative and innovative.

Should You Take Debt Equity or a Convertible Note?

Murray Newlands | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Murray Newlands

In the ever-expanding world of available funding opportunities for startups, convertible notes have emerged in the last few years as a popular alternative to debt equity. As a traditional option, more entrepreneurs are familiar with debt equity but are not sure which one may be right for them.

How Smart TVs Will Alter Small-Business Advertising Strategies

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.11.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

Despite being the "gold standard," TV advertising has been clumsy, lumbering and only useful for the biggest brands. But we are at the beginning of a radical change.

Why A Trillion-Dollar Enterprise Practice Desperately Needs Disruption

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

The software industry is moving fast, and I believe that tech leaders have to keep pace with not only what is being built but also how it's being built.

The Villain is the Hero of Your Story

Donna Griffit | Posted 08.07.2015 | Business
Donna Griffit

What do Star Wars, Silence of the Lambs and The Dark Knight have in common? Well yes, they all were huge Box Office hits. But they also have a larger than life Villain. Who can ever forget Darth Vader? Hannibal Lecter or Heath Ledger's haunting version of the Joker?

Entrepreneurs: Don't Get Too Confident, You Might Get Burned

Lili Balfour | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Lili Balfour

The worst thing you could do in a booming economic period is get overly confident and believe the bubble will never pop.

The One Funding Pitfall All Startup Founders Can Avoid

Dr. Sean Wise | Posted 08.05.2015 | Business
Dr. Sean Wise

If you, as a founder, cannot take direction, especially direction from your potential investors, you shouldn't be founding a company.

Obama Urges Entrepreneur Diversity At White House Demo Day

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business

Calling attention to the low numbers of women and minorities heading startups, President Barack Obama on Tuesday called for increased diversity among...

The Role of Email Marketing in Sales (Then, Today and Tomorrow)

Young Entrepreneur Council | Posted 07.31.2015 | Business
Young Entrepreneur Council

While personalized marketing and marketing automation are becoming the norm across industries, the future of email marketing may hold a lot of surprises for marketers and sales teams.