September 2014 Issue
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With his startup SwiftKey, Jon Reynolds is breathing new life into the act of typing on a keyboard.
Do it right, and a trade show can lead to more funding, new customers and lots of buzz.
How Sweet It Is
Because grown-ups need the occasional sugar fix, too.
For better returns, should you invest in businesses engaged in social responsibility, or those on the opposite end of the spectrum?
With her startup Getaround, Jessica Scorpio is connecting individual car owners with renters.
With his startup Everlane, Michael Preysman is cutting out the middleman markups from high quality fashion.
With his startup Kiip, Brian Wong is connecting consumers with brands by rewarding engagement.
Turn, Turn, Turn
These companies revamped their models while staying true to their core values, gaining new generations of customers along the way.
Where the gap between the digital and the real starts to blur.
How they did it, and how you can, too.
In this issue, we celebrate our Young Millionaires. These are the faces and the inspiration of tomorrow.
Sustainability takes a refreshing turn
25 Bedford launches with high-quality separates
A Perfect Fit
ModCloth taps into an overlooked segment
Aloft leads the pack in the tech-savvy select-service hotel category.
Imagination Yoga uses storytelling to encourage kids to move through a series of yoga positions.
May I Help You?
This category, which includes children's enrichment, fitness, spa and senior care services, is among the fastest growing in the franchise world.
A consultancy with a twist
All Fired Up
Grill-cleaning can make for a grate opportunity for franchisees.
Ask the Money Guy
Peace of Mind
Q: What kind of insurance does my business need?
Are We There Yet?
Two years after President Obama signed the act into law, we lay out the good and the bad.
Take the Money and Run
To preserve equity, fight for a higher valuation rather than paring back much-needed cash.
Three Little Words
Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.
Q and A
The Search Is On
There are folks out there who want to buy your company with someone else's money
Traffic lights for toilet stalls cuts down on bathroom wait times at concerts, stadiums and other venues.
Who Has VC?
Welcome to the 'Hood
A social network that verifies local users' identities attracts $100 million in funding
Ask A Geek
.florist? .coffee? .technology? The options are vast, but are any of these new domain extensions worth the money?
If it works for dates, it should work for matching students with tutors.
The Samsung Chromebook 2 is light and built for conducting business on the fly.
Start by disclosing your failure as soon as you know you've failed.
It all comes back to communication.
Who's Who in Marketing
Think of it as a way to connect with your audience's audience.