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When Launching Your Startup, Consider These 5 Risks

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business has never been more exciting. The startup economy is rich with opportunity, innovation and potential. But at the same time, it is also fraught with high-stakes risks. And while it may be scary to take that leap of …

Boston 2034: The Big Agenda for Our June 10 Innovation Conference

We’re just three weeks away from Xconomy’s biggest conference yet: Boston 2034, an all-day look at what it will take to keep New England on the front …

4 Reasons Your Payroll Costs Will Soon Explode | Inc.com

What are the three biggest line item expenses on your income statement? If you're like most companies, the three are taxes, materials and payroll. If you're in the service business it's just taxes and payroll. Since the recession, payroll costs have not risen very much. And during this period, with …

Everything is Big in Texas, Including These 6 Startups

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Texas holds a lot of records, such as the biggest airport, the most parking lots, and of course the biggest state in the contiguous U.S. But is it about to add the best lineup of startups to that list?<p>They say everything’s bigger in …

Facebook Engagement Is the New Focus Group

Facebook engagement won't necessarily rev a brand's sales, but it does serve one purpose, according to a new report: It acts as market research for …

Google Will Reportedly Offer A Subsidized WiFi Network To Businesses

Google will offer the "commercial-grade" WiFi service to businesses like restaurants, medical offices, and gyms at a "steep discount," according to the report. It could unveil this worldwide as soon as this summer.<p>This would allow businesses to offer better WiFi service to its customers, which fits …