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12 Essential Tips for Starting a Profitable Company

Here are a few things that I've learned along the way that will help you to starting a more profitable business.<p>How many business owners do you know that opened a business with the intention of that business failing? Hopefully that figure is low--like zero percent low. But failure is often a part …

Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship

America's GDP Is Largely Decided By These Five Cities

Image Source: HowMuch<p>Economic contribution as measured by gross domestic product (GDP) across major U.S. cities is about as lopsided as the country’s …

Economics

The 25 Best Cities for Starting a Business

Before you began your most recent apartment search or house hunt, you probably considered location—but did you know geography also counts when it comes to starting a business? Knowing that—and in honor of Women's Small Business Month—personal finance site NerdWallet identified the top metropolitan …

Opinion: The best six months for stocks is about to begin

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (MarketWatch) — Odds are that the Halloween Indicator will be especially good for the stock market this year.<p>That’s encouraging …

Stock Markets

Need Money for Your Business Idea? Here are Some Options

Business ideas are a dime a dozen. The biggest divider between wantrepreneurs and entrepreneurs is the ability to execute their ideas. If you're an entrepreneur with a grand vision -- but stuck at a job you hate -- you're probably anxious to throw in your two-week notice and begin building your …

Investing

How to Start a Side Business While You're Still Employed

Credit: Rawpixel/Shutterstock<p>Thinking about starting a business? You aren't alone. Forty-four percent of people are more interested in doing so now …

Small Business

58 Business Apps and Tools to Make Your Life Easier as an Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for tools to help give you that edge above the competition.<p>Whether that be a tool to manage your …

Small Business

You don't need an MBA; but your business plan does need these 5 things

We get it — it's an exciting time for new businesses. Technology has put the world at your fingertips and seemingly eliminated the gap between the …

A Mega-Investor's 6 Best Marketing Tips for Social Businesses and Nonprofits

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A major challenge for any business is finding the best and most effective ways to market itself. When your business is mission-driven, whether that be through a social business, non-profit status or otherwise, there is the added …

Nonprofits

These are the 10 best colleges for women looking to create their own companies — and get them funded

Studies show that it is likely harder for them to get venture capital funding, and that once they do, they still have to deal with the casual sexism that seems to pervade the tech industry.<p>But despite that, there is also evidence that their companies succeed — even though they make up only around …

College & University

$50 TRILLION IN DEBT: This is what the '3rd wave' of the 2008 financial crisis looks like

It became a bit of a symbol of the economic and financial turmoil in China and much of the rest of the developing world: Growth has slowed, but debt is sloshing around like never before.<p>Goldman Sachs recently published a piece of research that boldly described events in the world's emerging …

Economics

5 biggest entrepreneurial misleads ever

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Can I skip the first boring preview paragraph and lead you directly to the meat? Because I am sure you got the idea by title, what the F00K I am gonna …

Entrepreneurship