Entrepreneurs interested in starting high-tech businesses, don't fret! Admittedly, the year has been difficult for many dotcom start-ups that launched with fanfare and publicity but didn't haul in the dollars they expected. Many new business ideas were tested--everything from targeted content sites to B2B exchanges--but few were able to execute.
Believe it or not, though, it's still possible to grow a business on the Web, using keen business sense and judicious money management. Let's put the past behind us and move forward, with five next-generation high-tech businesses you can start today.
Melissa Campanelli is a technology writer in Brooklyn, New York, who has covered technology for Mobile Computing & Communications and Sales & Marketing Management magazines. You can reach her at email@example.com.