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Forget Brainstorming, Try Brainswarming Instead
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Forget Brainstorming, Try Brainswarming Instead

Innovators continually generate new ideas through a more continuous and dynamic process, here's how you can too.
Stephanie Vozza
College Entrepreneur Creates App to Sync Music With Running Speed
Technology

College Entrepreneur Creates App to Sync Music With Running Speed

Michigan State University students created TempoRun, an app that helps users run at their ideal pace by categorizing the music in their libraries from walking to 10 sprinting.
4 Ways to Fit Your Mobile App Into Your Business Strategy
Technology

4 Ways to Fit Your Mobile App Into Your Business Strategy

Ask the right questions and make the right choices and your mobile app could be an integral part of your growth strategy.
Rahul Varshneya
Saying Yes to the Extreme Proposal Biz
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Saying Yes to the Extreme Proposal Biz

Cleveland's Perfect Proposal transforms proposals into events rivalling the wedding itself.
Marti Benedetti
How Bacon in Your Ice Cream and Peanut Butter on Your Pizza Can Mean Money in Your Pocket
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How Bacon in Your Ice Cream and Peanut Butter on Your Pizza Can Mean Money in Your Pocket

Getting creative and surprising about what your restaurant menu offers is one way to set yourself apart from the competition.
David Koji
4 Tests to Fail-Proof Your Business Idea
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4 Tests to Fail-Proof Your Business Idea

Before pumping every last dime and ounce of sweat into launching your business idea, test it out with these four strategies.
Stephen Key
How to Capture a Trend-Setting Business Idea
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How to Capture a Trend-Setting Business Idea

Following trends can be dangerous, but if your business idea is ahead of the curve, you can expect success.
Brad Sugars
The Wild and Crazy Career Paths of 5 Self-Made Billionaires (Infographic)
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The Wild and Crazy Career Paths of 5 Self-Made Billionaires (Infographic)

Epic entrepreneurs Richard Branson, Mark Cuban and Elon Musk started young and started up often.
Catherine Clifford
What Salvador Dali and Jeff Bezos Have in Common
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What Salvador Dali and Jeff Bezos Have in Common

Think more like an artist and you'll unleash the kind of creativity and forward thinking that makes the greatest entrepreneurs thrive.
Duane Edwards
A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform
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A Facebook Alum Builds an Intelligent Sales Platform

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.
Jason Ankeny
Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business
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Harvard Students Reimagine the Cosmetics Business

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.
John Patrick Pullen
Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost
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Young Entrepreneurs Create a Formula to Give Ads a Viral Boost

Virool gives businesses a self-serve, social video advertising platform to help get the kind of exposure that only a viral hit can bring.
Jennifer Wang
Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business
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Siblings Revitalize Dad's Hospitality Business

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.
Jennifer Wang
College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms
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College Students Bring Targeted Media to Doctors' Waiting Rooms

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.
Michelle Goodman