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Start Up Advice

Can You Start a Business Anywhere in the U.S.?

Donna Harris | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Donna Harris

Beyond the sheer grit of startups getting it done all over the country, the growing movement of successful entrepreneurs are volunteering and working to make their communities better places for the next generation of startups.

Financial Tips for Startup Entrepreneurs

James R. Kaufman | Posted 02.06.2013 | Miami
James R. Kaufman

Some entrepreneurs prosper with the right combination of timing and talent, but many don't make it. Here are a few tips to give your business a firm financial foundation and the best chance at a bright future.

Fringe Entrepreneurs: Struggling to Secure Start-Up Cash? Look Here

Neil Parmar | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Neil Parmar

Finding financing to launch a new venture in this shaky economy is tricky enough. But what are the odds that an aspiring business owner who is struggling with a mental illness or living in a rural area could secure start-up capital? Increasingly good, it turns out.

Unrequited Love

Steve Blank | Posted 09.23.2012 | Business
Steve Blank

If there's only one passionate party in a relationship it's unrequited love. Here's how I learned it the hard way.

America's Crisis of Confidence

Evan Burfield | Posted 08.27.2012 | DC
Evan Burfield

At 18 years old, I decided to jump off the path that everyone assumed I'd take and become an entrepreneur.

The Serial Entrepreneur

Evan Burfield | Posted 08.15.2012 | DC
Evan Burfield

I'm issuing an urgent challenge to the crazies, the rule breakers, the delusional optimists, the women and men with the ego and pride to persist until they make their dent in the universe. I'm calling on our entrepreneurs to reinvent this country.

Mompreneurs: Fighter Pilot's Wife Designs Babiators Shades

Sandy Abrams | Posted 06.26.2012 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

The founders started discussing the idea in mid-2010, incorporated Babiators LLC in the fall of 2010 and officially launched the product in May 2011. Today, Babiators can found in more than 250 stores and 15 countries worldwide.

The Startup Fog

Bo Fishback | Posted 06.05.2012 | Small Business
Bo Fishback

The tough part about building a company is much less about the effort required, and much more about the uncertainty and ambiguity surrounding every new twist and turn; you really don't know if it's going to work until after it does.

4 Tips for Finding the Right Web Developer

Tom Grasty | Posted 01.21.2012 | Small Business
Tom Grasty

Finding the right developer is often seen as a daunting, potentially overwhelming process. But it doesn't have to be that way, especially if you approach the process of hiring a developer like you're hiring a member of the team.