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.

Meet Jacob Layani, CEO of CrownTV

Look for someone who can support you emotionally as you navigate the twists and turns of entrepreneurship.

Meet Robby Berthume, CEO of Bull & Beard

Never count on future success that you’re not willing to work for.

4 Networking Tips From Anshey Bhatia, Principal at Verbal+Visual

Have people come to you to expand their network and mindset.

9 Industries We Can Say Goodbye to in 2020

Technological advances are killing these once-thriving industries.

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