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Why Do So Many Start-ups Fail?

Every year, legions of start-ups come roaring out of the gates armed with plenty of energy, passion and commitment with an innovative new product that will take the world by storm. The harsh reality is that a staggering 90% of them fail. How can so many well-meaning entrepreneurs misread the market?<p>…

Entrepreneurship

5 lessons you can learn from my failed startup

It suddenly dawned on us that our product would not sell. And unless we did something about it, the startup was doomed. This was December 2014.<p>Dreamy eyed noobs that we were, we made tons of mistakes. I hope this post helps you avoid some of those mistakes because as much as we glorify failure in …

Start-up founders get all the glory, but 'joiners' are just as important

When it comes to thinking about entrepreneurship, we may be getting only half the picture.<p>As a society, we place so much emphasis on the rock star founders of entrepreneurial start-ups that we often forget about the "joiners" — all the other early employees at start-ups who help turn a great idea …

Are Entrepreneurs Born Or Made?

When it comes to entrepreneurship, is it nature or nurture that’s most important? Lyndon Wood, the founder of insurance business Moorhouse Group, is convinced it’s the former. Business education is over-rated, Wood suggests as he launches a new TV show, <i>Fortune Hunters</i>, aimed at British …

Entrepreneurship

Five morale boosters that kept a dying business afloat until it finally thrived

Sometimes in business winning is simply staying in the game through countless losses until you win the big victory. That is exactly what Brian Young, CEO of Home Painters Toronto, discovered:<p>"It's a mind game and mental battle from start to end and never gets easier," he said.<p>Brian was named the …

Are You a Broke Entrepreneur Like Me? Here Are 5 Options to Consider | Inc.com

"Time is up, I need a job"<p>This is the stark reality that many entrepreneurs often face.<p>This is the reality that I face today.<p>It's not that earth-shattering of a confession really. After all, depending on which statics you read, somewhere between 70 - 90% of entrepreneurs fail.<p>But, what if you're …

20 Inspirational Quotes That Will Inspire You To Succeed

20 biggest reasons why startup companies fail

Startup companies seem to have all the fun. They create new markets, disrupt old ones, get ridiculous amounts of money from venture capital firms, …

Startups