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A Love Letter to DC

A Love Letter to Washington, DC by Brightest Young Things' Founder, Svetlana Legetic

When approached to write this letter, I was asked to be emotional and real and true to my feelings about Washington DC, and about how it has shaped me as an individual (and entrepreneur). If you know me, you know that I am neither outwardly emotional nor nostalgic, and so this was, well, a little bit of a challenge. But because it turns out that I do truly, legitimately love this place, here goes...

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How Tech is Leveling the Playing Field for Women Entrepreneurs

Women are less likely to bump into "growth entrepreneurs," but are more likely to succeed as owners of tech-startups. How? Tech is patching the gaps.

Finding entrepreneurs to jumpstart your small business is an old game, but the chances of bumping into the right one—between one looking to ride your idea and one looking to rig it with horsepower—depend on your gender and income level, a survey by the Kauffman Foundation has found.

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What We Hope to Learn From 30 Days of Honesty

What do you do when you're struggling with a company you love? Be honest.

What do you do when you're struggling with a company you love? Be honest.

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Location, Location, Location: The Boba Guys Find Their HQ

How do pop-ups decide where to pop up?

This week, we take a break from all the high-level business theory to dig into something tactical: How did we choose our location?

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We want to thank everyone for your comments on last week’s post; we will address the recommendations next week. This week, we return to our misadventures by tackling a frequently asked question: “Was there anything that surprised you about starting a business?”

We wish we had the profound epiphanies that people read about in memoirs and best-selling biographies, but the life of two guys running a food business is hardly rife with juicy scandals or chance encounters with billionaire investors. Instead, we will talk about three simple things that surprised us.

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Addiction Is the Mother of Invention: The Boba Guys Find a Business Opportunity

The Boba Guys on the importance of mastering your product and figuring out the vision of your business.

Welcome to the second chapter of the Boba Guys' story. The Boba Guys will be joining us from San Francisco twice a week to report on their efforts to build a business from the ground up. Make friends and follow along.

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