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Trend Watch: You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down

Trend Watch: You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down

As women continue to launch companies at a rate exceeding the national average, here's a look into the growth trends of their enterprises.
March 9, 2012 in Women's Center

Anatomy of the Entrepreneur

What makes entrepreneurs tick?
March 2, 2012 in Magazine
CEO Case Studies: A Role Model and a Cautionary Tale

CEO Case Studies: A Role Model and a Cautionary Tale

One to study if you want to lead well. Another if you want to fail miserably.
February 22, 2012 in Growing Your Business
A Grow-Your-Own Business For Herbivores

A Grow-Your-Own Business For Herbivores

With Urban Cultivator appliances, foodies can grow fresh herbs and greens in their kitchens year-round.
February 11, 2012 in Success Stories
How to Negotiate a Noncompete Agreement

How to Negotiate a Noncompete Agreement

Selling your business? You may have to sign a noncompete. Here's how to negotiate the best terms.
January 24, 2012 in Selling Your Biz
Startup has Sky-High Aspirations for Roadable Aircraft

Startup has Sky-High Aspirations for Roadable Aircraft

An aviation enthusiast's invention leaps from the road to the wild blue yonder.
January 13, 2012 in Profiles
Building a Business on Solving an Aching Dilemma for Women

Building a Business on Solving an Aching Dilemma for Women

Day2Night's convertible shoes offer women a fashionable heel height for any occasion.
December 19, 2011 in Profiles
What's Hot (or Not) for Franchises in 2012

What's Hot (or Not) for Franchises in 2012

Burgers, hotels, frozen treats -- it's all looking (and tasting) great. Fancy hams and tanning salons? Outlook not so good.
December 16, 2011 in Franchise 500
Business Trends From 2011 We're Sick Of

Business Trends From 2011 We're Sick Of

From daily deals to Ashton Kutcher, some of the trends not #winning this past year.
November 29, 2011 in Business Ideas
Get Out of Town With Wanderfly

Get Out of Town With Wanderfly

This New York-based travel inspiration service offers recommendations that can send users packing.
November 29, 2011 in Success Stories
Three Companies Carving a Niche in Snow Sports

Three Companies Carving a Niche in Snow Sports

These small businesses are keeping the powder (and the industry) fresh.
November 22, 2011 in Innovation
Hitchswitch Simplifies Newlywed Name Changes

Hitchswitch Simplifies Newlywed Name Changes

First comes love, then comes marriage... then comes the agonizing process of changing your name. The latest from our wacky business idea files.
November 7, 2011 in Business Ideas
Wine Lovers Design a Lid to Keep Out Bugs

Wine Lovers Design a Lid to Keep Out Bugs

Hats off to Greg and Renee Plumlee, the creators of BevHat, a mesh cover designed to keep insects out of drinks. From our Wacky Ideas That Just Might Fly file.
October 21, 2011 in Business Ideas
Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink

Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink

A girls' night out inspires a new business for two 30-something moms.
October 17, 2011 in Success Stories
Teenager Finds a Niche in Man-Scented Candles

Teenager Finds a Niche in Man-Scented Candles

Would you like your house to smell like bacon? Or perhaps a new mitt? A young entrepreneur creates his own masculine take on the scented-candle business.
September 8, 2011 in Young Entrepreneurs
The Top 50 Entrepreneurship Programs

The Top 50 Entrepreneurship Programs

The Princeton Review surveys more than 2,000 schools each year to rank the 50 best entrepreneurship programs. Here's our 2011 list, plus a look behind the numbers.
August 1, 2011 in Business Management
Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts

Building a Home Decor Business on Recycled Bicycle Parts

A Texas designer uses her passion for sustainable living to strike out on her own.
July 26, 2011 in Women's Center
Co-creation: How to Harness It For Your Business

Co-creation: How to Harness It For Your Business

Co-creation is turning consumerism into teamwork, enabling buyers to be part of a company's innovation.
July 26, 2011 in Grow Your Business
Gourmet Coffee Bars: A Caffeine-Fueled Comparison

Gourmet Coffee Bars: A Caffeine-Fueled Comparison

We look at some of the more notable coffee shops around the U.S.
June 21, 2011 in Restaurant Center
This Robot Will Do Your Business Traveling for You

This Robot Will Do Your Business Traveling for You

Fed up with traveling for business? Anybot's 'personal avatar' can help.
June 21, 2011 in Leadership
Here Comes the (Stress-Free) Bride

Here Comes the (Stress-Free) Bride

My Wedding Concierge makes planning for the big day easy with a curated wedding search engine
June 7, 2011 in Online Marketing
Aging Boomers Become a Business Idea Goldmine

Aging Boomers Become a Business Idea Goldmine

The active aging population holds numerous opportunities for entrepreneurs who can fill a niche.
June 7, 2011 in Hot Trends
A Mom Sees and Fills a Need in the Marketplace: Personal Hygiene Products for Boys

A Mom Sees and Fills a Need in the Marketplace: Personal Hygiene Products for Boys

How an Atlanta entrepreneur launched Stinky Boyz, a line of sports-themed natural shampoos and body washes.
May 24, 2011 in Success Stories
For This Entrepreneur, Velvet Elvis Paintings Were Just the Start

For This Entrepreneur, Velvet Elvis Paintings Were Just the Start

A Portland painter finds her niche with customized paintings on the 1970s' favorite fuzzy fabric.
April 26, 2011 in Success Stories
An Entrepreneur Helps Turn Unmentionable Business into a Fancy Affair

An Entrepreneur Helps Turn Unmentionable Business into a Fancy Affair

An Atlanta entrepreneur helps turn unmentionable business into a fancy affair.
March 22, 2011 in Success Stories
Venture Capital Investor Brad Feld on What It Takes to Succeed As an Entrepreneur

Venture Capital Investor Brad Feld on What It Takes to Succeed As an Entrepreneur

Brad Feld dives into the trenches of entrepreneurship to learn what makes some businesses successful
March 22, 2011 in Startup Basics
How Goodreads Got Started

How Goodreads Got Started

By tapping into the collective popularity of books, Goodreads quickly built a devoted following in the multiple millions.
February 22, 2011 in Success Stories
Billionaire Tycoon Gives Monopoly a Run for Its Money

Billionaire Tycoon Gives Monopoly a Run for Its Money

Forget Monopoly. A new board game trades Marvin Gardens for Saudi cattle farms.
January 25, 2011 in Lifestyle

A Green Lifestyle Turned Money Making Enterprise

The Beekman Boys find the simple life ain't so simple when you're trying to make a living at it.
May 17, 2010 in Success Stories
How to Win Hearts--and Sales

How to Win Hearts--and Sales

WarmlyYours reached its peak--and weathered the recession--by putting staff and customers first.
April 7, 2010 in Success Stories

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