What happens when the VC money runs out? The founder of MEND Jewelry grapples with her own definition of success.
If you don't ask, you don't get. Successful people want to give back.
The co-founder of eco-friendly haircare brand HiBAR explains the startup's decision to go offline for the Global Climate Strike.
Hands & Feet is now Spoonful Apparel. The founder explains the decision to pivot 18 months after launch.
When you’re willing to be a beginner, you open yourself up to many more experiences.
Don't be afraid of what you don't know—reach out to mentors and friends for help. A board of advisors can be key to the success of your new venture.
Your new venture can't afford to overlook public relations. A PR exec makes the case.
An entrepreneur gets inspired to question the "rules" and prioritize what's really important to her and her company.
Bucking the co-working trend, wealth advisor Nicole Mittendorf invests in her business by laying down roots in Minnetonka.
Examining the spirit of March Madness, and how to capture that enthusiasm and loyalty for your own brand.
Don't limit your potential and avoid putting all of your eggs into marketing, suggests model-turned-entrepreneur Ashley Hawks.
Entrepreneurial drugs and the side effects.
The founders of Wise Ink Creative Publishing offer practical advice to turn your notes into a finished product.
Bria Hammel juggles an interior design firm and a furniture line.
Make sure you can answer these five questions confidently before starting a business of your own.
From court room to women’s intimates department. The founder of Bra Bridge explains the mindset that gave her the courage to take a major leap.
If you dread networking, take this advice on how to make conversations more memorable and meaningful. It can work for your brand, too.
Don’t mistake constructive criticism from loved ones for brand feedback. Your start-up needs a persona. Here’s how to develop one on a shoestring budget.
A founder reflects on the most pivotal year of her personal and professional life.
Three tips from a yoga studio owner who left the security of a salary and full-time benefits for the unknown, all in search of elusive enlightenment.
Entrepreneur Jess Schaack takes us behind the scenes at the largest statewide startup competition in the country.
From corporate communications to a bootstrapped fashion brand, the co-founder of Alice Riot discusses working beyond her comfort zone.
Why Startup Week matters for Minnesota, and how to get involved.
Filmmaker Maribeth Romslo strives to engage young women through storytelling to show them the possibilities in male-dominated fields, from science to movie making.
Eight tips for managing multiple brands without losing your mind.
A Twin Cities entrepreneur shares advice on building a storefront, peppered with lessons she learned the hard way.
Six fundamentals that will make the process more efficient for your business.
The founder of Thumbs Cookies on growing at your own speed.
The founder of Fly Feet Running invested in extensive research before leaving a corporate job to start her own business.
First-time vendors share their insights from the Great Minnesota Get-Together.
The founder of Ciel Loft & Home explains how his investor model favors the independent retailer.
There’s a long-term payoff if you assess your time before starting a new venture.
Because being home and working from home are two very different things.
The founder of women’s co-working/wellness space ModernWell on trusting your gut.
Securing a business partner early on allowed the founder of MEND Jewelry to quit her day job.