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Want to Fail Fast? Do These Three Things

George Bradt | Posted 04.08.2013 | Small Business
George Bradt

Failing fast is one of those ideas that seems like a great thing -- for others to do. No one likes to fail, but if you're going to fail, do it fast: 1) talk to customers, 2) test and 3) make early sales.

Bring Your Own Device Schemes Should Set Alarm Bells Ringing

Norman Shaw | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business
Norman Shaw

With employees increasingly shuttling their hardware between home and office, businesses need to be sharper at ensuring they're covering the accompanying security risks.

Your Start-up Life: Best Business Books to Groom Your Team

Rana Florida | Posted 07.24.2012 | Business
Rana Florida

Insights about business can be gleaned from almost any good book -- whether it's a memoir by a professional athlete or a page-turning account of the ups and downs of a frenetic political campaign.

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.

Bibliographies Made Easy

Bryce Longton | Posted 06.17.2012 | Small Business
Bryce Longton

Making bibliographies used to be an gnarly battle involving ye olde card catalogue, thick citation manuals and reams of paper, but it is now an easy type-and-cite kind of deal thanks to online startup Easybib.

The Billion-Dollar Question: When Will the Fashion Tech Bubble Burst?

Vivian Weng | Posted 05.23.2012 | Style
Vivian Weng

I would argue that what we're seeing isn't a bubble per se, but rather a natural and very necessary trial-and-error process, where everyone -- entrepreneurs, fashion industry executives, investors -- is learning what works and what doesn't.

Now Is the Time

Nelson Davis | Posted 03.14.2012 | Small Business
Nelson Davis

It may not seem so smart to start a business in a down economy, but I'm in the school of thought that says the time is never perfect, but action overcomes obstacles. Getting your great idea out of your head and into reality is one of life's most satisfying experiences.

Should Women Be More Arrogant?

Christina Vuleta | Posted 10.11.2013 | Women
Christina Vuleta

Do we need to add arrogance and narcissism to our mission? Or are they really just alternate words for the positive outlook that helps you overlook obstacles and believe in yourself?

Israel at 63: What Part of Shut Up Do You Not Understand?

Bradley Burston | Posted 07.12.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

I love this place. Take it on faith. I do. I cannot explain it even to my own satisfaction. I am not blind to the faults of this place. I have never b...

Diary Of A Start-Up Winemaker: Still Fighting Prohibition In 2011

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.05.2011 | Food

With a vineyard planted in the "unproven" wilds of wheat country outside The Dalles, Ore., Scott Elder and Stephanie LaMonica struggle to promote thei...

Groupon Valued At $25 Billion

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Daily deals website Groupon could be valued at as much as $25 billion in an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported on Th...

Five Things Start-Ups Can Learn From Not-for-Profits

Robbin Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robbin Phillips

There's a value shift in America right now. And it's one of the gifts of the Great Recession. We want to work with our values front and center. So what can start ups learn from the not-for-profit world?

Tech Transfers: Turn-Offs or Start-Ups?

Angela Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Angela Haines

This December marks the 30th anniversary of the Bayh-Dole Act which in effect gave birth to the idea of tech transfer.

To Start an Artisan Food Company, You Don't Always Need a Business Plan (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

This little food story is for all of you home cooks out there who have always wanted to sell that one thing that your friends and family keep asking y...

Bravo, Tom Friedman: More Stimulation, Less Stimulus, and How CEA Is Building an Innovation Movement

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gary Shapiro

We have a tendency to think of innovation as a natural outgrowth of innate American ingenuity, rather than the result of a social and economic environment that has been carefully constructed.

Asana: Facebook Co-Founder Dustin Moskovitz Raises Cash For Startup | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz is starting a new startup called Asana to solve enterprise collaboration, and he just closed a $9 million series ...

Boulder/Denver New Tech Meetup Helps Entrepreneurial Community

Brett Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Brett Greene

Have you ever been to a networking event? Then you've had that cringing feeling in your stomach after entering a room full of strangers.

Despite the Economy, College Grads Set to Launch Innovative Product

Lola Olley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lola Olley

The BFF <3 necklace site provides security to tween girls who have synced their necklaces with other friends' necklaces, making them less susceptible to online predators.