In today's entrepreneur-obsessed era, startups are growing like weeds in every industry. But how many of those new businesses develop into financially stable companies? Sadly, not as many as you'd think. It's no easy feat to bring a new idea to life, but the challenge quickly switches from "starting up" to designing a sustainable and profitable business. Bravo to those who have sprouted their startups, that's half the battle. Now use these business edicts to nurture and grow your seedling into a lucrative and prosperous company.