Investability of a Startup: Interview with BoxGroup’s David Tisch

David Tisch’s entrepreneurial journey started like many children’s – buying and selling baseball cards.  Setting up a table at trade shows turned into selling cards online in the late 90’s. ...


5 Traits That Differentiate Iowa Entrepreneurs

  I’ve traveled around the country, and regardless of your definition of success, or the level of success you’ve achieved there are 5 distinct characteristics that differentiate Iowa’s people f...


An Open Letter to Frustrated Entrepreneurs (A Response)

Last week Daniel DiPiazza wrote “An Open Letter to Frustrated 20 Somethings” on Under30CEO.  It blew up.  The article had over 100 comments on the first day.  Daniel’s premise: If...


5 Tips for Unemployed Grads to Become Entrepreneurs

It might not exactly be the recession anymore, but many recent graduates are still finding they are having a hard time finding their way in a fast-paced and constantly changing job market. Nearly half...


10 Best Industries to Start a Business in 2013

If timing is a critical factor in starting a business, then those interested in small business start-ups should take heed of growing trends in the society. A number of industries are seeing significan...


What One Skill Do All Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed?

Question by: Ashley PERSEVERANCE “Cash will run low, clients won’t close, team members will leave, the product will have bugs, and the roof will fall on your head. There will be times when...


13 Cool Ideas for Upgrading Your Office

Research shows people are happier if they like their office space. What is one tip you would give a fellow entrepreneur looking to make a fun, employee-friendly office upgrade? The following answers a...


5 Internet Marketing Secrets of Successful Entrepreneurs

Have you ever wondered what separates people that are struggling to make a living online and entrepreneurs that are successful? Many people seem to believe that it’s due to them knowing a few tricks...


Five Types of Clients Every Entrepreneur Will Face

Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur, or part of a budding start-up, you will need to deal with clients. The hard part is making sure that they are happy and you are profitable. Even though there a...


How True Entrepreneurs Seize the Opportunity

We have all heard it.  “Oh, if I had only acted on that idea back then, I’d be rich.”  Or, “I had the idea in my head but never acted on it.” Many people who say these things are not true ...