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.

Inside Urban FT With Kasey Kaplan

Kasey Kaplan shares how he maintains company culture across his three offices.

11 Tricks for Successfully Finding a Mentor

Rather than a cold ask, start by building a relationship with the person you would like to mentor you and your startup.

Audio Archives: The Future Stir

How can your company evolve with technology?

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