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Michelle Prather

30 Recent Stories

A Frog's Life

. . . hangs in the balance. Now what are tech businesses going to do about it?
May 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Big Money

Whether you want to spend the money, improve the world with it or just roll around in it, it's time you learn to build your billion-dollar business.
May 1, 2001 in Growing Your Business

Walk The Line

How far can you push the perfect opportunity?
April 1, 2001 in Growing Your Business

Sacrificial Rites

In the ceremony we call entrepreneurship, it's often family, friends and finances that end up on the altar.
February 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Beach Party

Profile of Bikini.com, a "bubble-gum retro" site
January 1, 2001 in Magazine

Weird Science

Profile of Creative Science Systems Inc., a software infrastructure provider
January 1, 2001 in Magazine

All I Knead

What do you get when you cross a bakery employee with an old family doughnut recipe? That's right-Doughnut Plant, a gourmet doughnut business.
January 1, 2001 in Magazine

Close Up: Virtual Celebrity

Taking a look at the world's first cyber newscaster, Ananova
January 1, 2001 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Express Lane

Profile of Optimal Robotics Corp. which created the U-scan Express, an automated self-checkout system
December 1, 2000 in Magazine

Sole Proprietor

Profile of Zappos.com Inc., an any-shoe-you-could-want Web site
December 1, 2000 in Magazine

Au Natural

Launching a skin-care company from the ground up
December 1, 2000 in Magazine

My Start-Up Failed

Failure loves company; this company loves failure.
December 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Fresh Peddlers

The skinny on selling pork rinds-the puffy white meat
December 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

The Honeymooners

Profile of online Honeymoon registry After I Do LLC
November 1, 2000 in Magazine

Playing Around

Profile of online music provider EverAd Inc.
November 1, 2000 in Magazine

Argh!

What's your biggest pet peeve when you're shopping online?
November 1, 2000 in Magazine

It Was in the Cards

All you used to do with sports cards was stick them in your bicycle spokes. Today, Red Barnes makes millions with 'em.
November 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Let's Make A Deal

Profile of Make Us An Offer Inc., a company with a site and software that allows consumers to electronically negotiate for retail products
October 1, 2000 in Magazine

Slave To Fashion

Profile of witty Web site fashion-icon.com
October 1, 2000 in Magazine

This Old House

A closer look at four of the companies that found space in a Boston-based incubator
October 1, 2000 in Magazine

Too Sexy

Charisma, charm, wit, success...maybe some people do have it all. Meet 11 of today's sexiest entrepreneurs.
October 1, 2000 in Magazine

You Win! Poor You!

Critics are following your every move. Competitors are targeting you. Your friends resent you. Now why'd you have to go and be a success?
October 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Close Up: In Bees-Ness

A closer look at bees and business
October 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Urban Development

Profile of urban subculture site Platform Network
September 1, 2000 in Magazine

Sticky Situation

Profile of e-mail marketing technology firm toggle Entertainment Inc.
September 1, 2000 in Magazine

Out Of The Closet

What do their closets say about these three successful entrepreneurs?
September 1, 2000 in Magazine

Read All About It

Profile of online publisher Nerve.com Inc.
August 1, 2000 in Magazine

Knowledge Is Power

Profile of educational software company Blackboard Inc.
August 1, 2000 in Magazine

Pedal Pushers

Read how these entrepreneurs are pursuing their dreams of owning bicycle touring companies.
August 1, 2000 in Magazine

Book 'Em

Review of The Power of Focus
August 1, 2000 in Entrepreneur Magazine