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.

12 Tips for Building Up Your Online Brand

What is the first thing that pops up when people Google you?

The Benefits of Mentorship and What It Can Mean for You

The relationship is just as significant for the mentor as it is for the mentee.

Resources All Female Entrepreneurs Should Have in Their Arsenal

What has been most useful to you as you grow your company?

5 Stress-Management Techniques for Entrepreneurs

You’ll feel stress again. Know how to face it next time you do.

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