Mid-level or even top executives who “grew up” in large companies often look with envy at startups, and dream of how easy it must be running a small organization, where you can see the whole picture and it appears you have total control. In reality, very few executives or professional stars from la Read More
The 13-year-old Noah Cahoon, CEO of Paper Box Pilots, gets the attention from Shark Tank investors Kevin OLeary, Barbara Corcoran and Robert Herjavec. Read More

Let Me Count The Ways Entrepreneurs Fund Startups

Let Me Count The Ways Entrepreneurs Fund Startups Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 292 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on October 18, 2014 8:13 pm
One of the most frequent questions I get as a mentor to entrepreneurs is “How do I find the money to start my business?” I always answer that there isn’t any magic, and contrary to the popular myth, nobody is waiting in the wings to throw money at you, just because you have a new and exciting busin Read More
Little is know about these other popular apps and it’s interesting to learn about what inspired the founders to create these now immensely successful apps. Read More
We’ve all heard the old joke “In a bacon-and-egg breakfast, the chicken is involved, but the pig is committed.” This quote epitomizes the true essence of commitment. We all know at least one small business owner who claims to committed, but seems to treat the business like a part-time hobby. They d Read More

Founders Finding Funding From Friends May Be Fools

Founders Finding Funding From Friends May Be Fools Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 294 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on October 15, 2014 10:46 am
In their passion to succeed, too many entrepreneurs treat friends and family investments as “low-hanging” fruit, only to find out later, after a stumble, that the pain of lost relationships is greater than the loss of their beloved startup. Other entrepreneurs never start their adventure, because t Read More

5 Ways To Expand Your Startup

5 Ways To Expand Your Startup Avatar Posted by leanometry under Startups
From http://blog.leanometry.com 294 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on October 15, 2014 1:53 am
Growth is a central tenet of business. Being able to continue on an upwards trajectory means being able to develop and expand healthily, rather than stagnate or falter. But for start-ups, it can hard to find ways to move forward. So what are the best ways to expand a business without having to inve Read More

How to Find Hundreds of Business Ideas

How to Find Hundreds of Business Ideas Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Startups
From http://articles.bplans.com 295 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on October 14, 2014 9:53 am
For some people, coming up with ideas is as easy as spotting chewing gum on the sidewalk. For others, it’s nearly impossible. Here's your key to having an endless stream of ideas... Read More

Pros and Cons: The New Sharing Economy and Small Business

Pros and Cons: The New Sharing Economy and Small Business Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 298 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on October 13, 2014 11:49 am
In recent years, many workers have found new ways to earn a living, becoming their own bosses as they enjoy a freelance lifestyle. Whether they’re offering rides to the airport through Lyft or Uber, or running errands through TaskRabbit, people are redefining the way they earn a living and blazing Read More

Before the Startup — A Paul Graham essay

Before the Startup — A Paul Graham essay Avatar Posted by thursdayb under Startups
From http://paulgraham.com 297 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on October 13, 2014 11:33 am
Startups are very counterintuitive. I'm not sure why. Maybe it's just because knowledge about them hasn't permeated our culture yet. But whatever the reason, starting a startup is a task where you can't always trust your instincts.

It's like skiing in that way. When you first try skiing and you Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

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