Startups Must Embrace “Coopetition” for Rapid Growth

Startup founders are known for their passion for their startup idea, and for their passion to kill every competitor. Thus they often overlook the fact that their biggest growth opportunity may be a win-win collaboration with a serious competitor, known in the business as coopetition.

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4 Tactics to Put You Ahead of the Competition

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The Advice All Entrepreneurs Should Ignore

In 2011, my friend Kostas and I saw an opportunity. If we developed a hyper-accurate keyboard app—one that enabled users to type without looking at the screen—we could change the way people interacted with mobile technology.

The Unexpected Journeys of R&D: A Parable

This is a story about Randy and Dave (R&D). Today, Randy runs a small startup that has about two months’ worth of cash left, and...

How to Grow Your Business While Making a Difference

This year, the media has unearthed a lot of unscrupulous and unethical business tactics by large corporate entities and household names many of us...

5 Signs You Should Expand Your Business

It's important to know when you're ready to expand and how to begin the process without becoming overwhelmed. But how do you know the time is right?

5 Ways to Use Periscope for Your Business

Periscope is a way to use mobile live-streaming to market your business. The app is proving to be a powerful tool—it allows you to...

If You Want to Disrupt Your Market, Look to the People on the Sidelines

A huge opportunity for entrepreneurs lies in taking advantage of that very slice of the market: The people who are sitting on the sideline, waiting for you to show them why they should even buy a particular type of product or service at all. This is disruptive innovation at its best, and it's an increasingly viable way to achieve business success.

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