Categories Starting Up

Nothing is more exciting -- or terrifying -- than starting a new business.

You have an idea you love and believe in. Maybe you have a name, or a couple of names, you’re thinking about. You might even have a simple one-page (or even one-paragraph!) business plan to guide you. And you’re ready to dive in and get started. But you need help: from getting your potential customers to test your business model to finding your ideal mentor, starting up successfully is no easy task. Our mentors describe what it's really like -- and what they wish they'd known before they did it.

Problems Are Problems, No Matter How Young Your Startup Is

Parenthood can teach you a lot about startups and empathy.

Inside the Life of a Working Mom: How Women Can Have It All

You truly can have it all — if you follow these tips.

Meet Clifford Beckles, Co-Founder and Director of Streamline Systems Co. Ltd.

Remember that cash flow is king before you run out and make a big purchase after your first “big” sale.

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