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Until you Find a Mentor, Coach Yourself entrepreneurs Startups Even lone wolves need startup guidance From the Editor's Desk
Aug 19

Entrepreneurs

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Even lone wolves need startup guidance

Until you Find a Mentor, Coach Yourself

You’ve finally decided to chart your own path and become an entrepreneur—now you could use a good mentor to light the way and open doors. Unfortunately this crucial relationship isn’t easy to... MORE
Comparing The Stages of a Business to a Human Life startups-misc Startups An analogy From the Editor's Desk
Aug 10

Startups Misc.

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An analogy

Comparing The Stages of a Business to a Human Life

We asked one of our staff writers to come up with a simple description of the business life cycle. You may have heard of the seven common stages most... MORE
Is Market Research Necessary for Small Businesses? business-plans Startups Yes, and you can do it yourself From the Editor's Desk
Jul 29

Business Plans

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Yes, and you can do it yourself

Is Market Research Necessary for Small Businesses?

Initial and ongoing market research is integral to every effective business plan. No matter how brilliant you think your product may be, its brilliance is irrelevant if you do... MORE
3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Borrowing fund-raising Startups How will you put the funds to work? Ty Kiisel From the Editor's Desk
Jul 22

Fund Raising

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How will you put the funds to work?

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Borrowing

David Gilbert of National Funding helps small business get the capital they need to grow. He tells Forbes.com that “many business owners have a difficult time articulating what the financing... MORE
Achieving Dreams: The Guide For Starting A Business entrepreneurs Startups From the Editor's Desk
Jun 28

Entrepreneurs

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Achieving Dreams: The Guide For Starting A Business

Starting a business can be both exhilarating and challenging. It requires your full attention and energy. It all starts with an idea, an observation that there is a problem... GO TO ARTICLE
What Billion Dollar Companies Looked Like at Series A startups-misc Startups History of startup legends From the Editor's Desk
May 27

Startups Misc.

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History of startup legends

What Billion Dollar Companies Looked Like at Series A

Behind every successful startup are humble beginnings, where often brilliant ideas were underestimated.GO TO ARTICLE
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May 19

Startups Misc.

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How To Select The Right Entity For Your Business

Choosing which business entity is best for your startup may not be obvious at first. Here are some of the implications of various options.GO TO ARTICLE
8 Things Billionaires Can Teach Us About Growing a Business startups-misc Startups Words of wisdom from the top Drew Hendricks From the Editor's Desk
May 12

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Words of wisdom from the top

8 Things Billionaires Can Teach Us About Growing a Business

When billionaires give startup advice, we should all take notes, especially on fundamentals they all agree on.GO TO ARTICLE
So You’ve Got Problems? That’s Probably Great News startups-misc Startups Every company encounters trouble Howard Tullman From the Editor's Desk
May 06

Startups Misc.

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Every company encounters trouble

So You’ve Got Problems? That’s Probably Great News

It’s normal for startups to encounter hiccups, so don’t panic—just learn to accept and deal with them.GO TO ARTICLE
You Can’t Do It All: 3 Things to Outsource entrepreneurs Startups Free up your hands Anita Campbell From the Editor's Desk
Apr 29

Entrepreneurs

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Free up your hands

You Can’t Do It All: 3 Things to Outsource

There comes a point when in order to scale, you have to let go of some of the tasks you do and entrust them to others. Go from “doing everything”... GO TO ARTICLE