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Entrepreneurship

You Just Bought a Small Business. Now It’s Time to Lead.

Four tips for tackling the unique challenges of entrepreneurship through acquisition.

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Innovation

Looking to Innovate? Ditch the Startup Mentality and Adopt a Venture Capitalist Mindset

Rather than cultivating one great idea, bet on as many as you can.

Innovation

Sure, Industry Outsiders Can Bring Fresh Ideas. But Are They Better Entrepreneurs?

New insights from a definitive study on what successful startup founders have in common.

Innovation

Why Family Businesses Sometimes Make Decisions That Seem Bad for the Family

Even non-family firms can benefit when they think beyond their immediate self-interest.

Entrepreneurship

4 Qualities Venture Capitalists Look for in an Entrepreneur

A serial investor explains why you need more than just a cool idea.

Entrepreneurship

Podcast: Why It’s Crucial for Startups to Define Their Identity Early

Plus, dispelling a pervasive myth about successful entrepreneurs.

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Entrepreneurship

Three Questions All Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Ask Themselves

Running your own business isn’t for everyone. Here is how to tell if it is right for you.

successful entrepreneurs are most often middle aged
Entrepreneurship

How Old Are Successful Tech Entrepreneurs?

A definitive new study dispels the myth of the Silicon Valley wunderkind.

Scientific research leads to patents more often that expected.
Innovation

Take 5: Make Your Big Idea a Success

Kellogg faculty share what it takes to find, foster, and sell innovation.

Entrepreneurship

Waiting to Protect Intellectual Property Could Doom Your Startup

Patent attorneys offer four tips for entrepreneurs on safeguarding ideas from the get-go.

Entrepreneurship

Take 5: How to Succeed as an Entrepreneur

Advice from Kellogg faculty experts on starting and running your own business.

Entrepreneurship

Finding the Right Partner Can Make or Break Your Startup

A Q&A on why you should “date before you marry” with an entrepreneur who took the plunge.

Innovation

Four Ways Innovators Can Use Time to Their Advantage

For creative success, here’s when to hustle and when to reflect.

Entrepreneurship

How to Make Your Startup Tech-Savvy

No matter the industry, it is important for entrepreneurs to be able to talk tech.

Entrepreneurship

Three Tips for Designing a Startup’s Marketing Plan

Even in R&D-focused industries, you don’t need to rely on a heavyweight to swoop in and buy your innovation.

Entrepreneurship

Can Your Invention Take the Heat?

An infant HIV test offers lessons for entrepreneurs designing for tough conditions.

Entrepreneurship

Podcast: What Does It Take to Bring an Ambitious Product to Market?

Tips for entrepreneurs on when to shift the finish line.

Entrepreneurship

Can Your Invention Take the Heat?

An infant HIV test offers lessons for entrepreneurs designing for tough conditions.

Entrepreneurship

Podcast: What Does It Take to Bring an Ambitious Product to Market?

Tips for entrepreneurs on when to shift the finish line.

An entrepreneur decides whether to pick an angel investor.
Entrepreneurship

Keeping the Angels at Bay

Startups should be wary of accepting too much money from angel investors.

Entrepreneurship

How to Foster Entrepreneurship in Emerging Markets

A Q&A with four entrepreneurs about the global startup landscape—and what governments can do to help.

Entrepreneurship

Discovering the Value of the “Corporate” Entrepreneur

How one established company benefited from a dogged intrapreneur.

Entrepreneurship

Should You Skip the Startup?

The case for entrepreneurship through acquisition.

Entrepreneurship

Growing a Company from Startup to Sale

A three-part podcast details how Enjoy Life Foods thrives in a market it helped create.

Entrepreneurship

When to Pass the Hat

Strategic timing can help startups get the most from their fundraising.

Entrepreneurship

A Crowdfunding App that Pays the Bills

A startup in Kenya captures an underserved market.

Innovation

How To Tango With Startups

Kellogg’s BrandVoice partnership with Forbes looks at how venture thinking can spur innovation in corporate settings