It’s one of an entrepreneur’s worst nightmares: You get the funding that’s going to propel you to the big time from venture capital or another source, but you wind up giving up so much of your company in return that you lose control of it.
If you’re trying to get a startup company off the ground, chances are you don’t have a lot of money to do it with – and the money you do have would be better spent on R&D and marketing.
Are startups that are active in social media more likely to succeed? One company that funds startups thinks that’s the case – at least for online retailers.
Watch a group of would-be entrepreneurs during a marathon, 3-day business development and app-building session aboard a bus bound for the annual South by Southwest festival in Austin. A TIME video crew tagged along with one of about 50 teams competing for funding and a broader audience.
You’ve no doubt heard about cloud computing, but what you probably don’t know about this oft-used buzzword is just how much it changes the game in favor of startups.
I’ll never know what Jay-Z has against me or my new Internet venture. All I know is that after months (okay, weeks) of planning a SxSW launch party for our triple-awesome new journal of food, war and travel called Roads & …
Brett Farmiloe, founder of the pursuethepassion.com, talks about how he decided to quit his day job to be an entrepreneur.
Louis Lautman founded International Sales University, a sales training and development company that works with top Fortune 500 Companies and hosts public seminars. Here, he talks about how difficult it is to start your own …
The founder of Millennial Branding talks about establishing his position as the personal branding guru for Gen-Y.
The Mint.com founder talks about some of the challenges he faced while building his business.