When you’re launching a company, it’s natural to want to work on your site or product until it’s perfect. But turns out, this isn’t the best approach. Here’s why, plus other common mistakes new entrepreneurs make.
Interviewing with a start-up? You have two goals: to present yourself as the right candidate and to make sure you actually want the job. Here are a few smart strategies that will help you do both.
You often hear start-ups boasting about how many millions of users they have—but this number actually does little to tell the health of a company. Instead, focus on these three stats that really matter.
When you’re a start-up without the cash to pay big salaries, you might not think you have a lot to offer new employees. But the truth is—you do. Here are four factors that matter most to start-up employees, and how you can show your candidates that they’ll love to work with you.
Hiring at an early-stage start-ups is tough—you can’t pay market salaries or offer fancy perks, and most people have never even heard of you. So how do you find the right hires? One entrepreneur shares her secrets.
So you’ve started your company, you’ve been building like crazy, and you’ve just launched your first prototype. The next step: learn. Here are four great methods to collect feedback from your first users so you can keep improving on what you’ve got.
When you’re ready to start talking to investors, one of the most challenging parts can be just that: actually talking to investors. Here are five tricks one entrepreneur found useful in getting meetings with the right people.
So you’ve got a great new business idea–and quickly realized that you’re going to need a lot more money to get it off the ground. Get a quick primer on your options, from a start-up founder who’s been there, too.
So you’ve found a problem that you’re passionate about tackling, and you’re feeling ready to make a go of it as an entrepreneur. But first, take these three steps to make sure you give yourself and your business your best chances of success.