How is launching a startup different from starting a small business?

Abdo Riani •
Forbes

Walmart was once a small business with a single store. After proving he could build a profitable business for five consecutive years selling products at lower prices, Sam Walton and his team expanded by replicating the business model in different locations in the city, country, and internationally. Facebook was once a startup. After validating the

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How small businesses can grow on a tight budget

Serenity Gibbons •
Forbes
Attractive businesswoman heads strategy meeting in board room

Growth rarely comes easily. As small businesses expand, they need capital to hire new workers, pursue new projects, and pay off debts. Even companies with good long-term prospects can fold when capital problems create short-term headaches. According to Investopedia, nearly half of small businesses that fail do so because they run out of funding. Owners

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