Growth Strategies

10 Single Mom Entrepreneurs Share Their Best Business Advice

 Author:KATE TAYLOR (Staff Writer. Covers franchise-related trends and topics.) Running your own business is no piece of cake. Neither is raising a family. These 10 single moms, all of whom have built successful companies, manage to do both with a mix of intelligence, creativity and sheer determination. For some of these mompreneurs, starting a business was a means of creating a better life…

When Looking for a Co-Founder Ask Yourself These 4 Questions

Author: AJ AGRAWAL When I wanted to start Alumnify -- an alumni- engagement platform -- I never paid too much attention on deciding who my co-founder would be. I chose my best friend, and we’ve in business together ever since. Looking back, I realize now how fortunate I was. Most of the other companies that my friends started around the same time were plagued with co-founder feuds. Stories…

5 Things to Know Before Starting a Business With Friends

Author : William Litvack (Entrepreneur, CEO and Founder of SquadUP, Inc.) Starting a business with your friends is incredibly rewarding, but it comes with its own unique challenges.You want co-founders who can push you, who can make you nervous -- the sort of people whose intelligence and drive make you feel as though you’ve got to operate beyond your limits just so you aren’t playing…

5 Things to Know Before Starting a Business With Friends

Author : William Litvack (Entrepreneur, CEO and Founder of SquadUP, Inc.) Starting a business with your friends is incredibly rewarding, but it comes with its own unique challenges.You want co-founders who can push you, who can make you nervous -- the sort of people whose intelligence and drive make you feel as though you’ve got to operate beyond your limits just so you aren’t playing…