Michelle Goodman is a Seattle-based freelance journalist and author of The Anti 9-to-5 Guide.
30 Recent Stories
One is for early detection of ovarian cancer, the other is a microendoscope that gynecologists can use in their exam rooms. Both aim to make a difference in patients' lives.
Three tips to keep in mind when asking people who once managed or worked with you for money.
With hundreds of crowdfunding platforms online, it's hard to know which to choose. CrowdsUnite aims to cut through the confusion by providing a comprehensive review site of all the available options.
After a false start, Lindsay Gaskin tweaked her business model and gained the attention of major investors.
4 things to consider before asking mom and dad for money.
Think entrepreneurship requires putting your personal life on hold and working 100 hours a week? Think again. We spoke to successful 'treps who've learned to prioritize life outside of work. Follow t
SeedInvest aims to make it easier for startups to stand out from the crowd and give accredited investors the highest caliber of companies from which to choose.
Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah saw an untapped opportunity to bring video segments with tips on diet and exercise to patients in doctor office waiting rooms.
A men's clothing retailer pawns his Harley-Davidson to keep his store open.
A Certified B Corporation is a for-profit business dedicated to social and environmental issues. Here, what the certification entails, and how your own mission-driven startup can benefit.
Gust gives startups access to potential accredited investors, and allows investors to manage their deals on a secure platform.
A web personality takes six budding startups under his wing and gives them each $37 in financing.
Frustrated by the lack of access to startup capital, three serial entrepreneurs lobbied Congress to legalize crowdfund investing -- and won.
An art school uses an online lending matchmaker to find capital.
Can't just let it be? WotWentWrong.com offers assistance for the dumped.
Bank Loans and Microloans
Seeds, a free mobile game, lets players build a virtual civilization while microfinancing women entrepreneurs in Kenya.
As a social-impact entrepreneur, you need more than a passion for doing good. Here's how some 'treps are putting their chops to work to run successful enterprises and make the world a better place.