There’s no getting around it, running a business costs money. Sometimes it costs a lot of money. However, if you do everything in your power to avoid incurring debt early on, it will increase your odds for survival. More »Funding, Fraternity and Family: Turning three potential F’s for your business into A’s
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Resource Guide for the Yahoo Smart and Simple Guide to Starting a Business. Part 3: Ownership, Funding Family - three challenges in starting your business. More »Resource Guide for the Yahoo Smart and Simple Guide to Starting a Business. Part 3: Ownership, Funding Family - three challenges in starting your business.
Accomplished social entrepreneur and Dimagi CEO Jonathan Jackson shares some of his best startup advice in this exclusive YEC interview. More »YEC Member Spotlight: Jonathan Jackson, CEO, Dimagi
Starting up isn't as glamorous as it looks. It's meticulous, it's hard, and it costs money -- but you can succeed. Mizzen + Main clothing brand co-founder Web Smith tells the other side of the story. More »10 Must-Read Startup Tips for Young Brands [Gen]
How do you make an in-person startup event a social media phenomenon? Veteran marketer Alex Frias offers some savvy advice. More »5 Tips for Integrating Social Media Into Your Next Business Event
Young entrepreneurs are often dismissed by doubtful investors and colleagues. Here are 5 ways to show them you're very, very serious. More »5 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs Who Want to Be Taken Seriously
Question: What’s your favorite digital tool for collaboration or brainstorming and why? Question by: Ashley Producteev for Productive Collaboration “I highly recommend cross-platform tool Producteev for collaboration. It’s easy to set up, easy to use, and fantastic for team members who are working on many projects at the same time with others. There is space... More »10 Tools That Simplify Startup Collaboration
Your business plan must be ready to accommodate rapid changes so that your company can follow suit. Here are five ways to make your business plan as lean and effective as possible. More »How to Build a Lean and Efficient Business Plan
In a short five years, Dropbox has gone from 0 to 100 million users. That’s impressive. What’s even more impressive is the fact that they’ve done it with one of the most simple website designs ever. Since the first year, their homepage has featured only two main components—an explainer video and a download button. They’ve... More »From 0 to 100 Million Users: How a Simple Video Can Change Your Business
Question: What is the biggest perk of owning your own business? Question by: Ashley Lifestyle of Choice “Some people value creative freedom above all else. Some value work/life balance. Still others have their eye on the big bucks. For me, success is the ability to be picky about the projects I take on while still... More »15 Top Perks of Entrepreneurship
Recently, we announced a $5 million Series A round of financing. We started raising this round and talking to investors in late fall of last year. As you can probably imagine, going through this process involves taking a step back from the day-to-day work and looking at our overall strategy and evolution. Fundraising forces you... More »What I Learned From Raising a Series A
Is there an ideal age to do a startup? Not really, unless you live a monastic existence—something not very conducive to the networking needs of an entrepreneur. Are 20 something’s more suited to startups? Yes and no. Without question it is easier to pull off the time demands of a startup when completely unencumbered. I... More »When It Comes to Startups, Does Age Really Matter?
Chris Reiners is the owner and operator of the Fireside Cafe, a casual eatery in Walsenburg, Colorado. More »Startup Diaries: Three Free Ways to Advertise Your Business