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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-08-05

Checklist: 10 Rules for a Great Startup Idea

Even though it's trendy in startups to say that ideas mean nothing and execution means everything, the reality is much less binary and much more nuanced. For example, even the world’s best entrepreneur with incredible execution will fail if their idea is fundamentally flawed, or if their market is too small. Adeo Ressi, t... (more available)

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Posted by Joe Garza on 2014-06-18

How to Stimulate Business Growth, According to the Experts

Who doesn't want great advice?  But with the plethora of knowledge out there, who has the time to keep track of which advice is the have-to-know's or must-do's? We do! By sifting through recent articles, guides, top ten lists, and infographics written by experts around the web, we've distilled the Top 3 pieces of advice ... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-06-14

This Week’s Top Knowledge Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include the top 3 traits of successful entrepreneurs; the one thing that almost always destroys a startup; kickstarting your local startup ecosystem; and more. Check out the top startup and entrepreneur arti... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-06-11

3 Traits Every Successful Entrepreneur Must Have, According to the Experts

Who doesn't want great advice?  But with the plethora of knowledge out there, who has the time to keep track of which advice is the have-to-know's or must-do's? We do! By sifting through recent articles, guides, top ten lists, and infographics written by experts around the web, we've distilled the Top 3 pieces of advice ... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-06-07

The Top Entrepreneur Articles for Weekend Reading

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include an explanation why startups need to focus on sales instead of marketing; why you can't fool investors like 14th-ranked Mike Maples, Jr.; keys to exponential growth; and more. Check out the top startu... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-05-31

Been Busy? We've Got You Covered: Top Articles of the Week for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include branding tips for your startup; what personal computing legend Mitch Kapor thinks of the current state of startups; and more. Check out the top startup and entrepreneur articles from the week of May ... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-05-24

The Weekly Dose of Knowledge Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include an Investor Minute with Bloomberg Beta partner James Cham; an investor manifesto for Europe; two resources for crowdfunders; and more. Check out the top startup and entrepreneur articles from the wee... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-05-10

In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include Mitch Kapor asking startups to strive for impact; Manu Kumar saying CEOs should make themselves redundant; how social startups can make impacts; and 5 ways to scare off investors. Check out the top s... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-05-03

This Week’s Top Knowledge Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include the consensus advice on productivity; what angel investors look for in startups; how to charge money for non-existent products; and how successful entrepreneurs validated their ideas. Check out the t... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-04-30

The Consensus Advice on Productivity for Entrepreneurs, According to the Experts

Who doesn't want great advice?  But with the plethora of knowledge out there, who has the time to keep track of which advice is the have-to-know's or must-do's? We do! By sifting through recent articles, guides, top ten lists, and infographics written by experts around the web, we've distilled the consensus advice that e... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-04-26

The Top Entrepreneur Articles for Weekend Reading

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include top tips to develop a startup idea; what startup pivoting really is and should do; a case for developing your product publically; and more. Check out the top startup and entrepreneur articles from th... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-04-19

The Weekly Dose of Knowledge Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include a Mentor Minute with TrueCar CEO Scott Painter; a pair of blogs from female CEOs talking about their experiences from both a female and non-technical perspective, respectively; 3 new business books fo... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-04-12

Weekly Roundup of the Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include the pitches from past Founder Showcase winners; a hacker's guide to getting press for startups; the top 10 sources of seed funding; how to get over the intimidating talk about co-founder equity; and m... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-04-05

Been Busy? We've Got You Covered: Top Articles of the Week for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include an explanation how entrepreneurship is closely tied to creativity; why employees who solve problems make good startup founders; 100 great questions for entrepreneurs; how the Silicon Valley stereotype... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-03-29

This Week’s Top Knowledge Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with our Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include a breakdown of the differences between internal ventures and external startups; a Mentor Minute explaining why startup research should be done from the get-go; a helpful investor update template; an a... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-03-22

In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include a strong attempt to answer the question of what rising startups should focus on; a Mentor Minute with Phil Libin who says that your startup idea should almost be impossible to execute; why most startu... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-03-15

In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include a more nuanced look at the relationships between entrepreneurship and passion; a list of the best U.S. cities to launch a startup; a Mentor Minute with one of Australia's top Founder Insitute mentors ... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-03-08

In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include a break down on the differences for women starting a technology company; a list of social media tools for entrepreneurs; and a Mentor Minute with Evernote CEO Phil Libin. Check out our must-read arti... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-03-01

In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include an explanation on why the best ideas come in your late 30s; a Mentor Minute breaking down why you should hire for attitude, not aptitude; a guide to working with designers; and inspirational quotes fo... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-02-22

In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include a Mentor Minute with Founder Institute CEO Adeo Ressi; an infographic on creating a business plan; and advice on how great entrepreneurs should manage setbacks. Check out our must-read articles for t... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-02-15

In Case You Missed It: This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network. This week's top articles include an explanation of how to hire a programmer when you're not a programmer; advice on how to raise money through equity crowdfunding; a Mentor Minute video with Evernote CEO Phil Libin on being "epic"; a... (more available)

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Posted by Duke Lee on 2014-02-06

In Case You Missed It: Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

The Founder Institute has got you covered with the most insightful articles for entrepreneurs from around the web. These must-read articles include an argument for startup internships over traditional MBAs; a talk given by AngelList founder & CEO Naval Ravikant; what science says about positive encouragement versus criticis... (more available)

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-01-26

Our Most-Shared Entrepreneurship Articles of 2013

With chapters operating in over 66 and six continents, the Founder Institute keeps its ear to the ground on the best possible startup resources.

In 2013, we shared several thousand startup articles and resources across our Twitter and Facebook accounts, and in this post we celebrate the most shared articles of the year.

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Posted by Jonathan Greechan on 2014-01-22

This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the Founder Institute network.

This week's top articles include how to scale your startup for quick growth; how to build an addictive product; Mark Cuban's 12 rules for entrepreneurial success; and the common traits of successful companies.

Read on to see our picks for this week's top articles:

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Posted by Amity Sims on 2014-01-11

This Week’s Must-Read Articles for Entrepreneurs

Each week we scour the web for insightful articles to share with the FI network.

This week's top articles include how to dominate business in 2014; what makes Silicon Valley a massive hub for technology; how to split equity with your co-founder; and more.

Read on to see our picks for this week's top articles:

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