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Kim Orr

21 Recent Stories

The Traveler's Traveler

Joe Sharkey logs thousands of miles a year to help business travelers find an easier route.
August 11, 2009 in Business Travel

A Green Machine

They've already helped an entire football franchise stop and smell the roses. And it's only getting better.
May 21, 2009 in Business Ideas

Banking on Bankless Neighborhoods

These banking entrepreneurs used greed to achieve their mission of changing the face of low-income neighborhoods.
May 19, 2009 in Starting a Business

Just for Kicks

How the kings of funny keep people laughing--and coming back.
March 12, 2009 in Success Stories

Just for Kicks

How the kings of funny keep people laughing--and coming back.
March 12, 2009 in Forward Thinkers

Not Just Fun and Games

Play N Trade's franchise model incorporates a business-like devotion to fun and games.
February 15, 2009 in Franchises

Greenbox's Gurus Are the New Power Rangers

They're just your average tech moguls--saving the world, one power strip at a time.
January 19, 2009 in Starting a Business

Greenbox's Gurus Are the New Power Rangers

They're just your average tech moguls--saving the world, one power strip at a time.
January 19, 2009 in Forward Thinkers

Creativity Counts

Discover how to take your crafting hobby from downtime to big time.

Smooth Operator

Paul White developed a surgery system that cuts to the heart of the problem.
February 1, 2008 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Taste Test

Let customers see firsthand the value of your product by offering them a try.
December 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Startups Magazine

Green Scene

Chicago's new business center is all about doing some good.
September 1, 2007 in Going Green

Mineral Miracle

The salt of the earth was a natural niche for one curious couple.
September 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Raising the Roof

Monica Higgins' secret to earning rave reviews from customers? Making home renovations as painless as possible.
August 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Kitchen Couture

A mother-daughter duo looks to the past to turn a kitchen staple into a modern fashion statement.
June 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Lucky Charms

Medical ID tags have become high fashion thanks to this creative entrepreneur.
May 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Vend a Dog a Bone

Candy and soft drinks, move aside--vending machines are going to the dogs, thanks to one pet lover.
April 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Toll Freedom

Making toll transponders more attractive.
April 1, 2007 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Nailing It

By bringing manicures and pedicures to clients, this entrepreneur turned a friend's wish into a well-groomed business.
February 2, 2007 in Entrepreneur Startups Magazine

Sweet Tunes

In the time it takes to release a few Pez candies from their colorful dispenser, Patrick Misterovich took his business from concept to reality.
February 2, 2007 in Entrepreneur Startups Magazine

Taking the Plunge into Franchising

A former Navy diver discovered security in surveillance systems.
February 2, 2007 in Franchise Buying Guide