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A new Bravo show that follows startups through their growing pains is riling the high-tech hotbed. A look at what may be behind all the griping.
The celebrity chef knows how to rev up his staff to perform at their best. Here are seven lessons from the season premiere of Fox's 'MasterChef.'
More business owners are looking to barter for what they need. Here are seven tips for negotiating favorable trades.
When deals fall apart, it can often be for the best. For this business owner, the upside of losing angel funding was retaining equity and control over his company.
The story of the popular car-sharing service started by two moms in Massachusetts could be an inspiration for your new business.
TV spin-offs have something to teach business owners about getting more mileage out of their brands. Consider these five lessons from Cupcake Wars, Project Runway and other reality-TV favorites.
The Bravo show about a brutally frank salon consultant has a lot to teach business owners from all fields.
Local business competitions are growing more popular. Is it time for your company to enter one?
An Inside Look at How Teams Create Great Business Ideas When Subway Meets 'Mad Men' in AMC's 'The Pitch'
Subway takes a star turn in a reality TV series about ad agencies competing for a big account. Viewers get a peek at how creatives brainstorm and what makes big companies tick.
Though the passage of the JOBS Act opened the doors for crowdfunding, many startups are still seeking funding from venture capital firms, according to a new study.
Naming Your Business
Is your small business stuck charging low prices for your products or services? The problem might not be what you're selling. Here's how one business raised prices by changing its name.
The founder of Stumptown Coffee Roasters made a list of the 30 most influential people in the beverage industry. Here's why.
Why did small businesses go bankrupt in this downturn? They didn't plan for catastrophe. Here's a guide to the risks your business should consider and plan for to thrive no matter what.
One great way to stretch a small marketing budget is to find a marketing partner that can help you boost exposure for your products.
This weekend marks the 100th anniversary of the RMS Titanic's sinking. As a business owner, you want to avoid capsizing. Here are five lessons you can learn from Titanic's fate.
Growing Your Business
On 'Restaurant Impossible,' top chef Robert Irvine swoops into town with a $10,000 materials budget and remakes failing restaurants. Here's why sometimes, even this splash of TV publicity and a quick
Many startups fail because their founders don't take the time to talk to potential customers before opening. Here are a few tips on getting feedback effectively.