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New Product Makes You Invisible to Mosquitoes and May Save Lives
Starting a Business

New Product Makes You Invisible to Mosquitoes and May Save Lives

Kite Patch makes people virtually undetectable by mosquitoes and could save millions around the world from mosquito-borne diseases.
Jenna Goudreau
So Many Business Ideas, Not Enough Time?
Entrepreneurs

So Many Business Ideas, Not Enough Time?

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides insight into narrowing down business ideas and execution.
Alan Lobock
An Ohio Startup Cuts Its Teeth and Turns To Toothpaste
Starting a Business

An Ohio Startup Cuts Its Teeth and Turns To Toothpaste

Branam Oral Health began life as the maker of the Gibby-Oral pacifier. But when sales of its natural toothpaste took off, the company pivoted.
Sarah Max
Worthless, Impossible and Stupid? Why Contrarian Business Ideas Make It Big
Starting a Business

Worthless, Impossible and Stupid? Why Contrarian Business Ideas Make It Big

In his new book, business professor Daniel Isenberg says if people think you're crazy, you're onto something.
Catherine Clifford
Startup Offers a Digital Take on Art for Your Home
Technology

Startup Offers a Digital Take on Art for Your Home

PIxeled app lets users send images and animation to framed displays on their walls.
Michelle Juergen
Searching for Business Ideas? 9 Industries that Obama Policies Will Actually Help
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Searching for Business Ideas? 9 Industries that Obama Policies Will Actually Help

A report from market-research firm IBIS World delves into the segments of the economy most likely to be affected by laws out of Washington, D.C., in coming years.
Catherine Clifford
Business Finds Success With Clothing Fit for a Royal Baby
Starting a Business

Business Finds Success With Clothing Fit for a Royal Baby

Lauren Levy rushed to bring Magnificent Baby's "An Heir Is Born" clothing line to market. Find out how her hustle is paying off.
Shiwani Srivastava
Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech Startup
Starting a Business

Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech Startup

Today's fin-tech companies are shaking up Wall Street. We ask three graduates of New York's FinTech Innovaton Lab about their best advice for starting up.
Colleen DeBaise
The Creator of Funny or Die's 'Drunk History' on Wacky Business Ideas That Work
Marketing

The Creator of Funny or Die's 'Drunk History' on Wacky Business Ideas That Work

The web series 'Drunk History' just made its TV debut on Comedy Central this week. Derek Waters, the show's creator, offers some tips for brainstorming and taking risks.
Shira Lazar
How Software Is Helping Yoga Studios Keep Their Balance
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How Software Is Helping Yoga Studios Keep Their Balance

Silicon Valley's BizeeBee is a simple management and billing tool that aims to keep yogis on their mats and not their laptops.
Kim Wood
5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt
Starting a Business

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

Looking for your next business idea? Check out these five fields oozing with potential.
Adam Toren
Website That Benefits Both Musicians and Fans
Entrepreneurs

Website That Benefits Both Musicians and Fans

Bandcamp simplifies music sales by handling all the back-end functions that enable artists to sell online without being forced into pricing structures.
Jim Morrison
America's Most Unusual Roadside Businesses
Starting a Business

America's Most Unusual Roadside Businesses

Some small-business owners hawk their wares to America's motorists. But it's not just gas stations and fast food.
Daniel Bukszpan
Urban Bees For Hire
Starting a Business

Urban Bees For Hire

Seattle's Ballard Bee Company hopes renting hives to urban gardeners can ease the risk of 'beemageddon.'
Kim Wood