Entrepreneur Magazine: December 2013
Cookbooks' resurgence in popularity reflects a broadening of our food culture, spurred by the rise of food TV.
The Suite Life
The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right, with a 50-year legacy stretching back to the golden age of rock 'n' roll. As the hotel enters its next phase, spotlight-shy owner George Rosenthal is opening up on its larger-than-life origins and the past, present and future of his multifaceted development firm Raleigh Enterprises. Here's your all-access pass.
How the Great Ones Got Great
Five traits you need to dominate Your field
Success With Help
Mentors can nurture your inner greatness
What's a Hero?
Seven reasons why bigger may not be better for your startup
Entrepreneur Magazine: November 2013
We're all in this together: Take a look at our exclusive list of 100 companies that are crowdfunding success stories.
An inside look at how these entrepreneurs got the crowd to fund their businesses to the tune of some big bucks.
Homeboy Industries' mission is to create jobs for former L.A. gang members. Now with a forward-thinking CEO and high-profile licensing and distribution deals, Homeboy is taking good works to an even greater business level.
The non-profit which employs former gang members is now selling a selection of food products at Ralphs and Food 4 Less chains.
Rude, crude, sexist and often mean-spirited, David Portnoy's Barstool Sports has become a go-to for young men. But can Portnoy continue to cash in on controversy?
Have You Reached Your Pivot Point?
Few startup ideas are perfect; that's why it's important to recognize when you need a course correction in your idea, pitch, product or execution.
Entrepreneur Magazine: October 2013
We spoke with leaders of eight successful companies to find out their secrets for galvanizing their staffs, clients and even themselves. Get ready to be inspired.
Two professors argue if the instinct to be your own boss is a product of nature or nurture.
The stories of entrepreneurs who needed just one big breakthrough, and the four scenarios that got them there.
A look at three companies who are using their cars to jump start conversation and generate revenue.
Take the time to consider your particular circumstances before deciding on a payment plan.
From sites that allow you to negotiate directly with lease owners, to apps that offer real-time reports on traffic, these tools take some of the stress out of driving.
Entrepreneur Magazine: September 2013
The Melman siblings opened several bars and restaurants to revitalize their father's 42-year-old hospitality company Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises to appeal to younger clientele.
Darian Shirazi turned down a $35 million acquisition offer from Google, and leveraged his massive local database to provide real-time information for sales teams targeting the U.S. small-business market.
The innovative cosmetic e-commence site, Birchbox is many things. For consumers, it's a chance to sample new products for a small fee and to replenish products they already enjoy, and for the founders, it's a platform that connects consumers and brands.
Virool gives businesses a self-serve, social video advertising platform to help get the kind of exposure that only a viral hit can bring.
Shradha Agarwal and Rishi Shah saw an untapped opportunity to bring video segments with tips on diet and exercise to patients in doctor office waiting rooms.
Zappos Labs brings startup spirit to an online powerhouse.
Entrepreneur Magazine: August 2013
Geek rebels Chris Hardwick and Peter Levin parlayed their passion for sci-fi, video games and superheroes into a new media empire for the Internet Age. All hail the Nerdist.
Power Mentors are super successful people who can offer startups a long-view perspective and wide network of contacts and resources. Here are some tips on how to find them.
It's known as 'The Stat,' and it's been misleading prospective franchisees for years, indicating wildly high rates of success. Why is it so hard to come up with accurate figures for the survival rate of franchised businesses?
Entrepreneur wanted in on the multibillion-dollar mobile gaming business. So we decided to build our own iPhone game and share everything we learned with readers. Here's the painfully true story of Bosshole.
A look at the next wave of open workspaces, where transparency, collaboration and sustainability are coming together to create environments that drive innovation.
We checked out the data and talked to the experts to find the best states that best cater to small business. Here, our look at the places that are going the distance for 'treps.
Entrepreneur Magazine: July 2013
From old-school to trendy and everything in between, here are the best bars for business in some of the best U.S. cities for 'treps.
Frends has transformed a way to listen to music into a must-have women's fashion accessory.
Republic Wireless is a $19-per-month voice, text and data service that relies on Wi-Fi as its primary network.
HitBliss, an online streaming site, allows users to pay for movies and TV shows with cash earned from watching ads.
Julie Uhrman has created Ouya, an affordable, open-source console that can access a robust online gaming library.
Celly builds mobile social networks that can be accessed by any cell phone, unlocking possibilities for group communication during social and political protests.
Entrepreneur Magazine: June 2013
Companies that are identifying and solving the problems we face every day.
Automated kiosks that buy back used electronics aim to ease the electronic waste burden and put cash in consumers' pockets.
Wickr gives users the ability to send self-destructing files securely and anonymously.
Smaller, less expensive 3-D printers are unlocking the ability for more people to be part of the maker movement.
No more waiting for a ride. Hailo aims to connect passengers and taxis within two minutes in cities all over the world.
Modern Meadow aims to combine 3-D printing and tissue engineering to meet the world's demand for beef and leather.
Entrepreneur Magazine: May 2013
From beautiful hotels to an airport bar and restaurant you'll actually enjoy, we have gathered our favorites in business travel.
We spoke with entrepreneurs we admire to cull the single best bit of startup advice they could muster -- and the experiences that led to it.
Mediterranean cuisine may well be the next big thing at American fast-casual restaurants. The staples of the Middle East and Greece are finding a growing niche among consumers --and franchises are leading the way.
With commercial applications that can improve business performance and enhance lifestyles, intelligent machines are making waves in an array of industry sectors -- and startups are leading the charge.
More companies are creating robotics for consumer use. Here's a look at four that you can take home today.
From agriculture to healthcare, these innovative companies are creating robots that have the potential to change lives.
Entrepreneur Magazine: April 2013
Whether they've been around for decades or were launched in the last two years, some companies just have a bit of magic when it comes to grabbing attention and establishing themselves as fan favorites.
Here's how one 'trep went from amateur photographer to web mogul, serving up the visuals that enliven the way we work, study, purchase and play.
Are you in need of some recharging? Is your staff looking a little drained? We've got the tools and tips to help you get back in action.
How five companies messed up -- and what they should have done.
How a little bit of personal attention can go a long way with customer loyalty.
To keep your business running smoothly, it's crucial to have a clear division of duties. Here's how to set up a business with shared responsibilities-- for greater satisfaction and greater rewards.
Entrepreneur Magazine: March 2013
He missed his shot at Olympic gold, his football career was sidelined by injuries. He has dabbled in modeling and TV presenting. Now, the golden boy may have finally found his footing, in what once would have seemed an unlikely arena: entrepreneurship.
Self-made business people will tell you that it's not what you've done, but how you did it that matters most.
Is it better to improve on existing ideas or to start from scratch?
Rare was the '80s office without a motivational poster. We caught up with the man whose Successories had businesspeople hanging on every word.
Sure, there are motivational books and tapes to help you succeed in business. But what if you're in the mood to be inspired by something a little less in your face--and a little more entertaining? We got that.
A motivational psychology expert suggests strategies to put into play once your initial enthusiasm about your startup starts to waver.
Entrepreneur Magazine: February 2013
He has one of the most-loved marketing blogs, has penned more than a dozen bestselling books and launched a social site that attracts more than 50 million viewers per month. Yet he makes little effort to cultivate a following. Here, in his first-ever major profile, Seth Godin shares how he does it.
From Red Bull's record-breaking sky diver to Ikea's tiny metro station apartments, these strokes of marketing genius got our attention.
Follow these steps to boost your company's security measures and thwart hackers -- keeping yourself, your employees and your customers safe.
As a social-impact entrepreneur, you need more than a passion for doing good. Here's how some 'treps are putting their chops to work to run successful enterprises and make the world a better place.
Employee retention is a key component to any healthy franchise operation. We spoke to company owners and employment experts who have learned the secrets behind worker longevity and the long-term business success that comes with it.
Entrepreneur Magazine: January 2013
Our first annual list of seven of the most innovative woman leaders from technology to retail to health and more.
Companies that target specific populations are a major force in the franchising upswing.
Failure is inevitable, but is there a right way to go wrong? An open mindset and a willingness to learn from mistakes can be all that stand between glorious comeback and utter collapse.
At FailCon, entrepreneurs study other's failures and how to prepare for their success.
From stolen inventory to legal woes these five fearless 'treps clawed their way back from disaster.
Adafruit's innovative DIY open-source electronic hardware kits make founder Limor Fried our Entrepreneur of 2012.