Business Planning

Starting a Business

5 Trends Entrepreneurs Should Consider When Naming a Startup

When coming up with a name for your startup, don't consider it lightly. But do consider these business-name trends.
Starting a Business

6 Key Elements of a Good Business Plan

Venture capitalist, author and professor Peter S. Cohan answer readers' top questions about entrepreneurship.
Starting a Business

Is Working at a Startup a Waste of Time for Future Founders?

After a recent blog post detailing the vagaries of life at startups hit the web, we asked young treps to share their own experiences as start-up employees.
Starting a Business

From Starving Artist to Young Entrepreneur: Conor McCreedy on Making Creativity Pay

From artists to chefs to designers, making money is still considered taboo. But when you want to make it big in fashionable industries, being able to earn a buck is often key.
Starting a Business

3 Reasons to Skip the Business Plan

Starting a business is like a prizefight, you can project a path but the road is still full of surprise punches.
Starting a Business

How to Craft a Business Plan That'll Turn Investors' Heads

A business plan is the minimum requirement you need before asking anyone for money to build your business. Here is what it should include.
Starting a Business

What to Do When Friends Want to Be Co-Founders

One of the toughest challenges a young entrepreneur may face is turning away friends who want to join their companies. Here are some options.
Starting a Business

Successful Startups Often Come With a High Price

Most entrepreneurs expect to face the "normal" challenges of starting a business, which include finding the right opportunity, building and executing a winning plan, and financing their
Starting a Business

A Better Business Plan Can Lead to New Customers

These four steps can help get you on your way to enhancing and expanding your client base.
Business Plans

Updating Your Business Plan

Our coach explains why constantly updating your business plan is the key to growing successfully.
Business Plans

A Simple Business Plan

It's a biz plan, not a doctoral thesis! Find out why an elaborate plan can weigh you down -- and how to keep it simple.

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