The Importance of Partnership Agreements, NDAs, and Security: Lessons from HBO’s “Silicon Valley”

Are you paying attention to your intellectual property? If not, you could be asking for trouble—as the characters of HBO's "Silicon Valley" know all too well.

Mary Juetten |

9 Invaluable Resources If You Want to Start a Gym or Fitness Business

Don't let the prospect of growing your gym or fitness business intimidate you. With these resources, you'll be able to learn about the industry, bring in new clients, and build a successful brand.

Candice Landau |

Research-Backed Strategies to Boost Your Gym’s Revenue

Your gym needs customers to be successful—but how do you get them to come back time and time again? Turns out, it's more intuitive than you'd think.

Candice Landau |

The Best Places Worldwide to Start Your High-Growth Startup

When it comes to high-growth startups, location matters—and if you start your business in the wrong place, you could end up dead in the water. Which cities provide the best resources and climate for startups?

Briana Morgaine |

How to Choose a POS System

When it comes to choosing a POS system, the options can be overwhelming. Our guide will walk you through the process of picking the right one for your business, and help you avoid costly mistakes.

Ellen Cunningham |

I Started My First Business at Age 9: Here’s What Kids Can Learn from Being Entrepreneurs

One childhood entrepreneur shares the life and business lessons she learned while running her first business. If you think entrepreneurship is only for adults, think again.

Tori Dunlap |

How to Develop a Positioning Statement for the Marketing Section of Your Business Plan

Having a good product or service just isn't enough. With a strong positioning statement, you'll be able to highlight how your business stands out from the crowd.

Tim Berry |

8 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs Started Their Own Businesses

Why do you want to be an entrepreneur? What drives you? We asked 8 successful entrepreneurs to share what pushed them to start their own businesses. Spoiler alert: None of them said money.

Briana Morgaine |


Free Resources for Entrepreneurs

Business Plan Template Download

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Tim Berry's Guide to Starting a Business

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The Art of Pitching for Funding eBook

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Free SWOT Analysis Template

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"Start, Run & Grow Your Business" ebook

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