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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a Business

Start-ups face an uphill battle--from financing, to hiring, to distinguishing themselves from the vast crowds of competitors fighting for market share and publicity. The potential rewards might be great, but there's a lot to navigate between here and there.<p>In the process, they commit many mistakes. …

Small Business

The 21 coolest new businesses in Los Angeles

Ever heard of an urban flour mill? Or how about a company devoted to making the most comfortable underwear ever?<p>Those are just two of the coolest new small businesses we found in L.A. (We defined "new" as any business that opened in the past five years or so.)<p>Know a cool small business we missed? …

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How to Choose a Great Name for Your New Business

<i>In their book</i> Start Your Own Business<i>, the staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. guides you through the critical steps to starting your business, then supports you in surviving the first three years as a business owner. In this edited excerpt, the authors offer smart tips to help you choose a name that</i> …

Small Business

5 things you should do right now to scale your new business

After all, it requires putting everything on the line for an idea that may not resonate with the market, and there are plenty of potential missteps along the way. The risks are clear: Half of all businesses fail within the first five years, according to Gallup research.<p>To help you avoid that route, …

Small Business

SMB Business Management Startup Booker Books $35 Million In New Funding

As more business moves online, service industry professionals are leveraging new tools to improve how they connect with their customers. To serve those customers, Booker has raised $35 million in new funding to help small- and medium-sized businesses providing services in the offline world to …

Small Business

Luxe Confirms $20M In New Funding, As It Hires A Business Chief And Expands To New Markets

Last week we reported that on-demand valet startup Luxe had raised $20 million in Series A funding from Venrock Partners and Redpoint Ventures to expand its service into new markets. Today the company is confirming that funding, while also providing a bit more detail about where and how it hopes to …


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Report: Apple moving into health monitoring

Apple seems set to turn its sights to mobile health monitoring, with rumours emerging about an app called Healthbook for iOS 8.<p><b>A number of rumours are circulating that suggest Apple could make a big push into mobile health monitoring in the near future.</b><p>The still-in-no-way-confirmed Apple iWatch has …


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Dwyane Wade Says LeBron James Replaced Kobe Bryant as Favorite Opponent to Play

For the last four years, LeBron James and Dwyane Wade were having fun playing basketball together with the Miami Heat and taking part in postgame photobombs. Now, with LeBron heading back to Cleveland, Wade will still have an affinity for his former teammate, but in a different way.<p>Speaking to …


Triple-Chocolate Mousse Cakes

With three shades of chocolate, these cakes are as pleasing to the eye as they are to the sweet tooth.