Mayank Goyal

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10 things I learned working at a startup

As a college student and aspiring entrepreneur, I have been infatuated with the startup segment ever since I was introduced to the concept. Since …

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, …

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6 Actions You Can Take Every Day to Build Your Self-Confidence

Author, Business Etiquette Expert and Founder of The Protocol School of Palm Beach<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even the greatest leaders lack self-confidence at certain times. Self-confidence is not a static quality; rather, it’s a mindset that takes effort to …

3 Ways to Identify Outstanding College Graduates

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s that time of year again, when college students toss their mortarboards into the air before heading out to the “real world,” to hand out their resumes. As employers, we judge these new grads almost exclusively on the content of those …

5 Tips for Launching a Startup Half a World Away

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone has heard the horror stories of launching a startup: sleepless nights, 20-hour days, sleeping bags under your desk, iteration after iteration of whatever it is you’re trying to perfect and bring to market. There’s no question …

5 Signs It's Time to Put Your Startup Out of Its Misery

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Up to 90 percent of start-ups don’t survive. Some of these may even last longer than they should, which means a loss of time, money and talent that could have been applied toward the next big thing.<p>Just like playing cards, you’ve got to …

11 Killer Free Tools to Launch and Build Your Startup

Use all of the resources you can find to your advantage.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yeah, we’ve all heard of the $100 startup, but free is way better, right?<p>Building startups can be hard. They’re worth it, but definitely not easy, although starting <b></b>can be simpler …

5 Steps to Becoming an Authentic Leader

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When you think about leaders who lead authentically, and want to follow their example, you may wonder what you will have to give up -- what the price of authentic leadership will be.<p>But that's the wrong question to ask because the fact is …

6 Things Startup Founders Should Do to Avoid the Devastation of an Incompetent Hire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The good news is that recent big company financial woes and layoffs have generated a flood of candidates with real experience seeking positions at startups. The bad news is that many of these frustrated employees may have already reached …

How I Grew My Company From $100 to $400 Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before launching my current startup, I started a company called Trace3 with $100 and grew it to over $400 million in revenue. Certainly, Trace3 has been successful as a technology consultancy and reseller, but I didn’t start the company …

9 Overlooked Ways to Market Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs typically operate with lean budgets and aggressive goals. So they should never pass up an opportunity to educate, build awareness or provide an offer to a potential customer. Sales should always be "up front and …

Hack PR for Your Startup With These 5 Tools

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Apparently, you can hack anything these days. I just read an article that taught me <i>9 Hacks to Making a Sandwich Faster.</i> (Don’t ask why I read it, it just sucked me in. Plus, who doesn’t want to eat anything sooner?)<p>Press is cool because …

What startups need to know about big business

“How can large companies stay innovative?”, “What can startups teach big business?”, “How to think like a startup”.<p>Whenever we talk about the differences between big beasts and startups, the emphasis often seems to fall on the strengths of the latter. Indeed, Google’s Eric Schmidt repeatedly says …

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10 pieces of “Marriage Advice” for startups

Eric Kim, Managing Partner, Goodwater Capital, tells you how raising funds from venture capitalists is just like entering into a marriage

10 Must-Have Tools for Startups

Facebook TwitterGoogle+LinkedIn<p>Over the years, there has been a dramatic upsurge in the number of start-ups across the globe. Well, it’s no wonder …

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How To Raise Money For A Startup

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Lessons Learned from Failed Startups

Autopsy.io is a new site that aggregates info on failed startups. As an entrepreneur, some of my most important lessons learned came from failures. …

18 mistakes that kill startups (Infographic)

The first infographic seems popular so here’s another one for the community. (Keep the upvotes and comments coming, folks!). Source and huge credits …

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