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4 Task Consolidation Strategies to Help Entrepreneurs Clear Their Heads

Jose Vasquez | Posted 06.07.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

If you don't find a way to clear your head, you'll spend more time stressing about all the tasks you have than you'll spend actually completing them.

The 7 Most Important Secrets to Start Your Own Company

Elisheva Wexler | Posted 06.07.2014 | Small Business
Elisheva Wexler

Once confronted with the realization that my goal of creating an animated music video with a minimal budget and no directing experience was unlikely to yield a high quality product, I panicked.

A New Business: Helping Homeless Artists Become Visible

Liz Powers | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Liz Powers

Whenever a woman said that she did not know what to paint, I would tell her to paint "hope." Through my art groups, I helped women build strength, realize their talents, and develop more self-confidence.

First Day at My Dream Job and How I Landed It

Ahrif Sarumi | Posted 06.02.2014 | Small Business
Ahrif Sarumi

As cheesy as it may sound, I found my greatest joy in helping people whom our society forgets about or simply ignores, so nonprofit opportunities got on my radar.

Little Bradley Davis Tops Inc. Magazine's 2014 'Top 4 Under 4'

Steve Kenning | Posted 06.02.2014 | Comedy
Steve Kenning

today, having founded cx*j4$"'ly.tv, a global leader in open-source, crowd-funded, client-authoritative server distribution platforms, the now-potty-trained 28-month-old runs one of the world's most highly respected technology companies.

Choosing Baltimore to Build a Tech Startup

Renny McPherson | Posted 06.01.2014 | Small Business
Renny McPherson

It's not an established place for tech entrepreneurship. But with with all of the right elements in place, and a local business environment and government that generously support their neighbors here in Charm City, it is increasingly becoming one.

How to Choose the Perfect Domain Name For Your Business

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 06.01.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By .CO Having the right domain name helps you establish your credibility, makes it easier to promote your brand, and gives people a place to find y...

The 3 Deadly Mistakes of Crowdfunding

Lili Balfour | Posted 06.01.2014 | Small Business
Lili Balfour

As with any form of monetary solicitation, crowdfunding has its perils and setbacks. Let's walk through the three deadly mistakes entrepreneurs make with crowd funding.

Top Tips for Start-ups From Successful Entrepreneurs

Rana Florida | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business
Rana Florida

In this increasingly competitive world, entrepreneurs need all the tips and advice they can get. Here are some of the top tips for start-ups from successful start-ups.

7 Strangest Stores in Shopify's Build A Business Competition

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 05.31.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

Thousands of stores have entered Shopify's Build A Business Competition to see if they can sell the most in their category over a two-month period. ...

What Fatherhood Can Teach Entrepreneurs

Panos Panay | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Panos Panay

Above all, remember that babies and startups have one simple requirement. They need your love.

ESADE Business School Commencement Speech

Steve Blank | Posted 05.31.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

President Bieto, Dean Sauquet, members of the faculty, distinguished guests, and ladies and gentlemen....Thank you for the kind introduction. I'm hono...

3 Reasons SEO Isn't Going Away For Startup Tech Companies

Jose Vasquez | Posted 05.31.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Some analysts have speculated that in a matter of years, SEO as we know it will no longer be a relevant strategy for companies. However, for startup tech companies, I believe SEO will be a permanent fixture as a digital marketing strategy. Here's why.

The Myth of Overnight Success

Ciara Pressler | Posted 05.27.2014 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

In the age of "Do what you love!" there is an overabundance of gurus who tell you that all it takes is passion, an idea, and a website to be a success. They are not telling you the whole story.

10 Lessons Learned as a Startup Entrepreneur

Nicole Dash | Posted 05.27.2014 | Small Business
Nicole Dash

For me, this experience would not be possible without a strong community or network. With each success I am filled with gratitude and a desire to share what I have learned.

How A Fast Food Tray Turned Into A Business

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 05.26.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

By Steven Watts, Slyde Handboards Few businesses can say they got their start from a tray. But that's exactly where I got my idea for the busin...

Meet the 13 Teams Selected for Toronto's NEXT Program

Startup Weekend | Posted 05.26.2014 | Small Business
Startup Weekend

By Holly Knowlman of The Working Group Thirteen select early-stage technology startups have been chosen to participate in Toronto's inaugural NEXT p...

Accounting for Startups: Why Cash is King

Ryan Buckley | Posted 05.26.2014 | Small Business
Ryan Buckley

The thing you need to understand is exactly what "revenue" means. It's a word that gets tossed around a lot, but for accountants, it has a very specific definition.

Most Wearable Devices Will Fail and the Name of the Category Will Change From Wearables to Sense-ables

Richie Etwaru | Posted 05.24.2014 | Technology
Richie Etwaru

Be sensible -- build a sense-able, not a wearable.

The Secret Weapon Your iPhone Needs

Harley Finkelstein | Posted 05.24.2014 | Small Business
Harley Finkelstein

About two years ago, entrepreneur Laurence Hallier was sitting with his friend, American Idol host Ryan Seacrest, and talking about their love of iP...

5 Things Entrepreneurs Do Not Need to Start a Business

N. Kimron Corion | Posted 05.24.2014 | Small Business
N. Kimron Corion

While different people have different views as to what entrepreneurs need based on their experiences and expertise, I believe, however, it is important to note some of the things that entrepreneurs do not need when starting a business.

3 Mental Exercises To Overcome Stress In Startups

Jose Vasquez | Posted 05.24.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

Fortunately, no amount of stress is impossible to overcome, and taking time to adjust your perspective is often all you need to stop worrying and start coming up with solutions to your problems.

Responding to a Community: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.18.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Changing ourselves changes the world. In 2013, a group of daily givers, myself included, committed to provide seed funding to a fledgling social chan...

Mbloom's $10 Million Hawaii Tech Fund Begins to Take Shape

Jason Rushin | Posted 05.17.2014 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

Mbloom, the Maui-based incubator and investment fund, announced the closing of their $10 million investment fund back in December, but little has been...

4 Steps to Prepare for an IPO

Lili Balfour | Posted 05.19.2014 | Business
Lili Balfour

If you are building a company today, you may want to consider whether or not an IPO is right for your company. Here is a quick guideline to assist with your planning.