Monthly Archives: April 2012
The 'Shark Tank' investor shares his thoughts on youth and entrepreneurship, as well as business trends and using social media.
One of the riskiest times for any business is when it's just begun. Here are five key steps to take to make sure your startup survives that tough first year.
As House and Senate members bicker over how to pay for maintaining low rates on certain federal student loans, a July 1 deadline looms.
There's nothing like participating in a Startup Weekend to force you to concentrate on your business. But go into it with goals.
Engaging content starts and ends with a good story. Here's how to figure out which tale to tell.
Local Bigwig's Ray Madronio turned to big players in his industry to get free marketing help for his startup. Hear how he did it, plus expert tips.
New college graduates are facing never-before-seen student-debt levels. The White House is hoping entrepreneurship is the answer.
A discussion with Karmaloop's founder and CEO Greg Selkoe on how innovative techniques and practical thinking helped his company thrive in today's ever changing fashion marketplace.
One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
The ability to pull all-nighters moved three BYU students to the front of the competitive QR-code category.
The Roxy Theatre on Hollywood's Sunset Strip was on its way down when Nic Adler took over and restored it to prominence in the North American music scene.
Millions of people have tuned into an 11-minute video of entrepreneur Caine Monroy's cardboard arcade creation, but how did that video catch on when so many others don't? To figure it out, we asked the experts to give us their best viral-video tips.
To ramp up your young company's social-media presence, let your personality shine.
Like growing up in a family business, starting up early provides certain entrepreneurial advantages. Here are five.
The cosmetics darling will offer customers a 'Gossip Girl'-inspired selection of goodies in May. If this branding hookup is the harbinger of what's to come, consider these tips for amping up your own offerings.
Want to Spread the Word About Your Business? Consider a softer sell.
See how the actor's new media company SoulPancake is making a business out of helping you chew on life's big questions.
College graduates may not have many job offers these days. But if you are weighing a decision between corporate life and entrepreneurship, here are five factors to consider.
We spoke with the young entrepreneur about his experience as Pinterest's founding designer and his new company Gumroad.
In the quest for startup capital, don't overlook your most important asset: You.
With so many startups trying to follow in Facebook's -- and now Instagram's -- footsteps, they're forgetting one very important element: money.
Having older workers on the payroll can give your company an instant shot of wisdom, but it can also be tricky. Here's how one young CEO learned how to lead.
Starting up while still in school gives new meaning to the term work/life balance. Here's how to keep your business on track without cutting class.
Branding mishaps happen to the savviest of entrepreneurs. Here's how to use social media to change your young company's stripes.
Philip Estrada Reichen wanted to start an iPhone app, but lacked the programming skills. Here's how he connected with Philipe Fatio, a coder who became his business partner.