Nichole L. Torres

Big Biz on Campus

Class is now in session for college entrepreneurs. Are you ready to enroll?

What You Need to Know About Zoning

Pay attention to your community's laws before opening your doors.

Starting a Glamorous Biz

Go glam! Take a behind-the-scenes look at what it's like to be a fashion designer, a restaurateur and more.

Projecting Startup Costs

How much to get your business off the ground? Get real when it comes to accurately projecting your startup costs.

Small Loans for Soon-to-Be Big Businesses

Use microenterprise loans to help make micro a temporary condition.

Connecting With Other Homebased Biz Owners

Trying to connect with other home-office entrepreneurs? They're closer than you think, and we show you where to look.

Fast Times

These entrepreneurs learned unexpected lessons from their former fast-food jobs.

Let's Do Lunch

Giving new meaning to the term "power lunch"

Planning for Gold

At business plan competitions across the country, judges sift through talented teams of presenters to find out who deserves the precious prizes--cash, services and VC exposure. Could your startup be the next to strike it rich?
Growth Strategies

Hire Learning

You can't just throw new hires into the workplace and hope for the best. First, you've got to train them right.

Willing and Able

This incubator targets entrepreneurs with disabilities

Saving Accounts

Pick up a few money-saving tips from these entrepreneurs as they share their startup stories.

Smart Ideas 11/04

Golf course advertising, air from paradise and more

The New You

When customers ask for more, change your business focus without losing it.

Paternal Instincts

Have a feeling that marketing to dads is a smart move? You're right on the money.