12 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Small Business, From ‘Billions’ And ‘Ridiculousness’ Star Rob Dyrdek

Other than “Can you give me Kirk Hammett’s email address?” (um, no), the question I’m most often asked on LinkedIn is, “How can I tell if I have a great idea for a new business?”  Ideas are easy to evaluate in hindsight. Objective criteria certainly apply, but predicting whether an idea forms the basis for a profitable, […]


How One Startup Went From Almost Shutting Down to Raising More Than $1 Million

September 17, 2020 5 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Raising capital is one of the most difficult stages in a startup’s journey. Not only do entrepreneurs need to locate and pitch investors, they are often exposed to macro-market movements that can dry up capital when industries experience times of stagnant growth. […]