Entrepreneur Magazine: March 2014
10 Up and Coming Leaders
You may not know their names yet, but you will.
How to Improve Your Leadership Skills
From encouraging dissenting voices to showing compassion, here are tips for leading with purpose and poise.
You Win Some, You Lose Some
Are champions born or are they made?
Entrepreneur Magazine: February 2014
These six innovators are applying their technological chops to revolutionize areas such as fashion design and pharmaceuticals.
With business continuing its shift from the desktop to smartphones and tablets, more than half of all companies now have sensitive information stored on mobile devices.
The road to excellence begins with defining and embracing a positive, effective company culture.
The exchange of goods and services rather than money is alive and thriving in today's startup economy. Here's how to get in on the action.
Urban locations present unique challenges: higher taxes, complicated real estate, lifestyle differences. But it's true what they say about big-city success: If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere.
Entrepreneur Magazine: January 2014
These seven innovators are having a major influence on technology, healthcare and the government. We've got our eye on these powerful women. You should, too.
Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch. The best ones, however, share a collection of characteristics -- from tenacity to the ability to tolerate risk -- that are crucial to any successful venture.
While multitasking may be necessary in the early days of a startup, it's important to recognize when it's time to hand off nonessential tasks.
From thousands of entries we selected 15 finalists. then readers voted on their favorites. We hope you're as inspired by them as we are!
The sector created an estimated 11,000 new establishments and 150,000-plus jobs in 2013, outpacing the overall U.S. economy in business formation and job growth.
The companies in our Franchise 500 are showing dramatic gains. Here are the sectors that are leading the charge.
Entrepreneur Magazine: December 2013
Cookbooks' resurgence in popularity reflects a broadening of our food culture, spurred by the rise of food TV.
The Sunset Marquis isn't just a place where entertainment icons stay and play--it's a Hollywood legend in its own right. Here's your all-access pass.
Great people, no matter their field, have similar habits. Learn them and then use them in your own quest to greatness.
If you want to be successful start by learning from those who already are.
What's a Hero?
Keeping a tight rein on expansion may actually be good for your company.
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?
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.