The 3 Questions Entrepreneurs Should Ask Before Making Tough Decisions

Everyone experiences self-doubt, but there’s no need to panic when faced with hard choices. February 5, 2020 6 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Business owners make myriad decisions every day. However, when it comes to the toughest choices, like whether to hire more talent, invest in technology or seek another […]

The 10 Best Cities for Young Entrepreneurs in the U.S.

Smaller cities beat out the big hubs in this year’s study of the U.S. cities with the youngest entrepreneurs. February 10, 2020 3 min read Starting your own business is often seen as a pipe dream for people in the early stages of their careers — something they do when they’re older and have more […]

How 15 African-American Entrepreneurs Funded Their Businesses

Daymond John turned $40 into a $6 billion brand when he founded FUBU. In 1992, John and his three friends wanted to make hats. They purchased $40 worth of fabric and got to work in John’s home in Queens, N.Y. The brand reached the height of its popularity in the 90s, and at its peak, FUBU […]

4 Ways Do-It-Yourself Entrepreneurs Can (and Should) Keep Things Simple

If you’re new to the DIY business model, make sure to do things the right way to protect your sanity. January 30, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The world of entrepreneurship can seem extremely complex. After all, entrepreneurs have a lot of different responsibilities on their plates. From […]

Here are the best ‘low-code’ database apps for entrepreneurs

When it comes to apps and platform tools to run your business, the choices can be overwhelming. If there’s a business management problem to solve, odds are there’s a tailor-made service to help out. The downside to this abundance is that you can easily find yourself wasting time choosing and using different apps for project […]

How entrepreneurs can use Kabbage to solve cash flow freak-outs

As financial and tech companies race to expand their small business credit products, one SoftBank-backed fintech CEO is actively looking for ways to issue customers less money. Rob Frohwein and his cofounders started Kabbage in 2009 to offer automated, fast lines of credit of up to $250,000 for small businesses struggling to get financing from […]

This App Is a Complete Business Suite for New Entrepreneurs, and It’s on Sale

Scale your business without scaling your overhead. January 18, 2020 2 min read Disclosure: Our goal is to feature products and services that we think you’ll find interesting and useful. If you purchase them, Entrepreneur may get a small share of the revenue from the sale from our commerce partners. When your business is just […]

Harvard alumna tells entrepreneurs don’t take funding they can’t repay

Debt financing is an accessible method of funding for many small businesses, but there are also risks to consider before applying for credit or loans.  That’s why Harvard alumna and funding expert Arielle Loren advises entrepreneurs to keep their jobs as backup income when they’re first starting their businesses.  Most importantly, Loren said, don’t take […]

The 20 biggest growth trends all entrepreneurs need to watch in 2020

Entrepreneurs and business owners look at things a little differently than investors do. There are certainly areas of overlap, but what works for Wall Street isn’t always the same as what works on Main Street. Ahead of 2020, Business Insider is taking a step back to look at the big picture of the major themes […]

The best industries and states for entrepreneurs to start million-dollar businesses in 2020

If you’re thinking about starting a business in 2020, it will help to be in a growing industry and in a location with a lot of opportunity. Business Insider used data from the Census Small Business Survey, the US Small Business Administration, the NAICS, financial market performance, and employment forecasts, in conjunction with analyses from […]

10 Entrepreneurs Share How They Turned Their Hobbies Into Successful Careers

Here’s how to turn that side hustle into a full-time vocation. December 20, 2019 15+ min read This story originally appeared on Authority Magazine Would you want to work doing something you absolutely love? Many people who have hobbies and passions have found a way to turn that from a side hustle to a full […]

The 10 best US states for entrepreneurs to start businesses in 2020

If you’re starting a small business in 2020, it helps to be in a state where the local economy is strong. Business Insider evaluated all 50 states based on past growth, diversity, and economic trends to find out which are the 10 best places for small businesses to succeed. We referenced data from the US […]

How Student Athletes Can Prepare to Become Entrepreneurs

New rules regarding name, image and likeness will create monetization opportunities. December 20, 2019 7 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In September, California signed into law a bill that, effective 2023, will allow student athletes to profit off their own name, image and likeness. Although student athletes are currently prohibited from […]

How to make a radical career switch, from entrepreneurs who jumped between industries and found big success

People change careers for many different reasons, and a new year can get you thinking about your next step. For some folks, that means leaving their nine-to-five job and starting a brand new career as an entrepreneur and business owner in a completely different industry. If you’re thinking about a career change in the new […]

How Entrepreneurs Can Adapt and Grow Their Businesses at Any Stage

Different skills are necessary for different points of your growing company. December 18, 2019 2 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars speaks with Keith Smith, the CEO and co-founder of Payability. The company helps vendors and sellers get cash faster. Smith got the idea for […]

How Cannabis Entrepreneurs Can Explain What They Do For A Living — Without Freaking People Out

In the canna-biz, when a stranger asks about your line of work, the answer can be a little awkward. December 17, 2019 5 min read This story appears in the December 2019 issue of Green Entrepreneur. Subscribe » You race from work to catch your kid’s soccer game, grab a spot on the bleachers as […]