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Startup Success Fast Track

Startup Success Fast Track

How today's business owners are building thriving companies
November 7, 2011 in Success Stories
Community and Other C-Words to Build a Business On

Community and Other C-Words to Build a Business On

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Through core values that include a focus on collaboration, a company can make money without selling a thing.
October 25, 2011 in Success Stories
From Cancer Patient to a Multimillion-Dollar Beacon of Hope

From Cancer Patient to a Multimillion-Dollar Beacon of Hope

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How Lee Rhodes went from battling illness to creating a votive and candleholder company that offers comfort to consumers and financial support to cancer patients.
October 24, 2011 in Success Stories
How Tagged Made a Turnaround for Growth

How Tagged Made a Turnaround for Growth

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A look at how the third-largest social network built a following, plus hiring tips for expanding businesses.
October 20, 2011 in Success Stories
Fab Forward: How Fab.com Found a Niche in a Design Deal Social Hub

Fab Forward: How Fab.com Found a Niche in a Design Deal Social Hub

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With their site stuck in neutral, two entrepreneurs changed gears and paved a new road to success.
October 18, 2011 in Success Stories
Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink

Two Moms Build Buzz for a Boozy Spin on a Classic Drink

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A girls' night out inspires a new business for two 30-something moms.
October 17, 2011 in Success Stories
Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful InventionsPlay Video

Ben Kaufman on Quirky's Most Successful Inventions (Video)

Founder of the crowd-sourced product development company shares the items from everyday inventors that have become so popular -- and biggest winners to date.
October 13, 2011 in Success Stories
Startup Turns Your Tablet Into a Point-of-Sale System

Startup Turns Your Tablet Into a Point-of-Sale System

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Own Point of Sale offers cafes and coffee shops a way to ring up sales in the cloud.
October 11, 2011 in Success Stories
How SocialGuide Helps Drives Social TV

How SocialGuide Helps Drives Social TV

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This new website to watch aggregates social media comments about TV shows as they air and links them to program listings in real time.
October 10, 2011 in Success Stories
High Stakes: Launching a Startup at Harvard B-School

High Stakes: Launching a Startup at Harvard B-School

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Going to business school is a job in itself. Trying to start a company at the same time can be even more daunting. Daniel Gulati of FashionStake did both.
October 7, 2011 in Success Stories
'Pursuit of Happyness': Chris Gardner on Reinventing Yourself

'Pursuit of Happyness': Chris Gardner on Reinventing Yourself

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The star of a real-life rags-to-riches tale shares advice for people struggling through a midlife career transition.
September 30, 2011 in Success Stories
How a Craftsman Turned His Handiwork into a Cutting-Edge Business

How a Craftsman Turned His Handiwork into a Cutting-Edge Business

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He was definitely cut out for this business: Quintin Middleton shows off his chops with high-quality culinary cutware.
September 29, 2011 in Success Stories
An Entrepreneur With a Cheeky Message and a Social Conscience

An Entrepreneur With a Cheeky Message and a Social Conscience

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Sir Richard's delivers free condoms to developing nations, trading on the buy one, give one away model made famous by TOMS shoes.
September 26, 2011 in Success Stories
Ex-Ballplayers Offer Coffee's Answer to Chew

Ex-Ballplayers Offer Coffee's Answer to Chew

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Two former baseball players throw a curve at the consumer quest for caffeine. From our Business Unusual file.
September 16, 2011 in Success Stories
How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion WeekPlay Video

How a New Design Label Broke into Fashion Week (Video)

Porter Grey, a fashion line started by sisters Alexandra & Kristen O'Neill in 2006, is making its second appearance at Fashion Week. Find out how they learned the business and made it into one of the industry's biggest showcases.
September 9, 2011 in Success Stories
Entrepreneur's Nonprofit Rolls Out a Nontraditional Shelter for the Homeless

Entrepreneur's Nonprofit Rolls Out a Nontraditional Shelter for the Homeless

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EDAR offers mobile protection to give homeless people a roof as a low-cost alternative solution to a widespread community problem.
September 9, 2011 in Success Stories
Startups Born from a Passion for Sports

Startups Born from a Passion for Sports

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A look at three companies that are claiming their stake in the arena of sports-related businesses.
September 8, 2011 in Success Stories
How a B-School Networking Problem Became a $20 Million Opportunity

How a B-School Networking Problem Became a $20 Million Opportunity

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Bump Technologies co-founder David Lieb went to business school to make contacts. He left to build a new way to share them.
September 7, 2011 in Success Stories
Nine NFL Stars Turned Entrepreneurs

Nine NFL Stars Turned Entrepreneurs

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After a football fame, entrepreneurship beckons some gridiron vets. Here, a look at notable players now calling their own shots.
September 6, 2011 in Success Stories
Small Business Lessons from the Hottest Retailers

Small Business Lessons from the Hottest Retailers

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Here's how some retailers managed to thrive despite the nation's economic malaise.
August 17, 2011 in Success Stories
Digital Agency Launches its Own Successful Mobile App

Digital Agency Launches its Own Successful Mobile App

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Two co-workers convinced their boss to nurture a location-based app in-house.
July 26, 2011 in Success Stories
Savvy Marketing Turns a Hobby into a Successful Business

Savvy Marketing Turns a Hobby into a Successful Business

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How the founders of the YOLO Board have glided to the front of the stand-up paddling crowd.
July 26, 2011 in Success Stories
From Navy Jumpmaster to PostNet Franchisee

From Navy Jumpmaster to PostNet Franchisee

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A retired sailor sheds her sea legs and finds solid ground--and financial freedom--as owner of a franchise.
July 26, 2011 in Success Stories
Airbnb: From Scrounging for Rent to a $1 Billion Valuation

Airbnb: From Scrounging for Rent to a $1 Billion Valuation

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A business born of a need to find a way to pay the rent receives funding that values the company at more than $1 billion.
July 25, 2011 in Success Stories
A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride

A Virtual Business Built on a Piggyback Ride

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How three brothers created a business by solving a common kid request.
July 1, 2011 in Success Stories
A Scrappy Entrepreneur's Plan B: Chewing Gum for a Cause

A Scrappy Entrepreneur's Plan B: Chewing Gum for a Cause

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When his first idea doesn't hold water, an entrepreneur turns to gum -- and a philanthropic business model.
June 21, 2011 in Success Stories
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