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3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

3 Strategies for Dealing With Toxic People

Unfortunately, you can't change them. But you can change the way you interact with them.
April 15, 2014 in Lifestyle

Keep Your New Year's Resolution: 7 Wearable Fitness Devices

You're out of excuses: The latest in wearable fitness tech syncs to your computer and smartphone, making it easier and more stylish than ever to get off of the couch.
January 8, 2014 in Lifestyle
App Syncs Phone and Tablet Screens to Create One Big Picture

App Syncs Phone and Tablet Screens to Create One Big Picture

The Mosaic app allows users to sync multiple iPhones or iPads to create one giant screen on which to share files or view photos and video.
December 18, 2013 in Apps & Software
6 Quirky Fitness Events

6 Quirky Fitness Events

Check out these off-beat races to get the blood pumping.
December 7, 2013 in Health & Fitness
Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes

Meditation Site Promises to Help You De-stress in 10 Minutes

Headspace,a guided-meditation platform, allows the busy entrepreneur to destress, reduce anxiety and refocus -- all in ten minutes.
November 25, 2013 in Lifestyle
Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials

Employment Trend for 2014: Miserable Millennials

Unemployed and living with their parents, Millennials can't get no satisfaction.
November 19, 2013 in News and Trends
How a Workwear Business Grew to Support Women's Leadership

How a Workwear Business Grew to Support Women's Leadership

Red Ants workwear for women has a heavy-duty impact.
October 13, 2013 in Profiles
Designer Tents Bring Cool to the Campsite

Designer Tents Bring Cool to the Campsite

FieldCandy tents have offbeat graphics such as a block of cheese, leopard print and bubble wrap.
July 27, 2013 in Business Ideas
Startup Offers a Digital Take on Art for Your Home

Startup Offers a Digital Take on Art for Your Home

PIxeled app lets users send images and animation to framed displays on their walls.
July 13, 2013 in Apps & Software
GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together by Crowdsourcing Software

GitHub Is Helping Companies Work Together by Crowdsourcing Software

The online hosting service makes it easy for millions of developers to create and share software projects.
May 23, 2013 in Apps & Software
An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

NumberFire has built data models that have outdone the experts at ESPN.
May 23, 2013 in News and Trends
How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings

How a Breakup Led to an Online Marketplace for Used Engagement Rings

After getting dumped, one entrepreneur founded I Do Now I Don't, an e-commerce site that turns heartbreak into cold hard cash.
April 13, 2013 in Business Ideas
What a Language-Translation Platform Learned From TechStars

What a Language-Translation Platform Learned From TechStars

VerbalizeIt facilitates global conversations with translators. Here's a look inside their time in the TechStars incubator program in Boulder, Colo.
February 19, 2013 in Startup Basics
Incubator Helps Online Social-Recruitment Tool Take Off

Incubator Helps Online Social-Recruitment Tool Take Off

AngelPad helps RolePoint, an online recruitment platform, think bigger.
January 22, 2013 in Evaluating Your Idea
Best and Worst Franchise Trends of 2012 (Infographic)

Best and Worst Franchise Trends of 2012 (Infographic)

Our look at the trends on fire, the ones that have cooled -- and everything in between.
December 31, 2012 in Franchises
How TechStars Gave an iPhone Relocation App a Boost

How TechStars Gave an iPhone Relocation App a Boost

An app that eases the packing-up process gets some help from the New York City incubator of startup accelerator TechStars.
December 18, 2012 in Startup Financing
The Top 3 Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make and How to Avoid Them

The Top 3 Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make and How to Avoid Them

Messy legal issues can derail a new business. It's best to keep it clean from the start.
November 19, 2012 in Legal Basics For Startups
Smile Squared Donates Toothbrushes to Children in Need

Smile Squared Donates Toothbrushes to Children in Need

A buy-one-give-one program brightens the smiles of kids in living in poverty around the world.
November 7, 2012 in Profiles
Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue

Count Me In Helps Women Entrepreneurs Increase Their Revenue

The nonprofit provides resources, business education and a supportive community to help women turn their ventures into serious moneymakers.
October 3, 2012 in Financing
Language-Learning App Can Open Opportunities for International Business

Language-Learning App Can Open Opportunities for International Business

PlaySay allows users to collaborate with native speakers to master a new language.
October 2, 2012 in Apps & Software
Storm Chaser Turns Entrepreneur

Storm Chaser Turns Entrepreneur

Weather buff Martin Lisius founded Tempest Tours after years of chasing storms himself.
September 3, 2012 in Success Stories
Tech Startup Aims to Make Real Estate Transactions Easier

Tech Startup Aims to Make Real Estate Transactions Easier

Dotloop eliminates the briefcase of paperwork in favor of a virtual workspace.
August 28, 2012 in Young Entrepreneurs
Building a Business on Backyard Camping

Building a Business on Backyard Camping

A look at how one entrepreneurial couple is finding success with its suburban version of the great outdoors.
August 11, 2012 in Profiles
Startup Allows Customers to Design Their Own Soft-Drinks

Startup Allows Customers to Design Their Own Soft-Drinks

uFlavor is banking on personalization as the next big thing in the beverage industry.
July 11, 2012 in Profiles
PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling

PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling

An eco-minded entrepreneur finds inspiration for his paper products from an unlikely source.
June 8, 2012 in Going Green
An Indie Publisher Brings a Creative Comic Spin to Business Books

An Indie Publisher Brings a Creative Comic Spin to Business Books

How SmarterComics is graphically translating non-fiction books for byte-size appeal.
May 23, 2012 in Profiles
How Two Friends Turned a Crafty Hobby into a Business

How Two Friends Turned a Crafty Hobby into a Business

In a business that's not only fun but therapeutic, these two childhood friends have been lucky with word-of-mouth and press coverage.
April 6, 2012 in Success Stories
Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up

Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up

This new company puts the standard hand wipe to shame.
March 21, 2012 in Success Stories
Texas: The Big Mama of Brands

Texas: The Big Mama of Brands

We would be remiss to close our big, bad branding package without a nod to a brand that needs no introduction: Texas.
March 20, 2012 in Branding
A Hot Business Idea -- Between the Sheets

A Hot Business Idea -- Between the Sheets

Inspired by athletic wear, two former coaches develop high-performance bedsheets.
March 10, 2012 in Success Stories