News and Articles About Business Ideas
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.
Virool gives businesses a self-serve, social video advertising platform to help get the kind of exposure that only a viral hit can bring.
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.
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.
Once you have a business idea, it's time to get to the real work of getting it off the ground and running. Here are three ways to get started.
It's often the case that necessity is the mother of invention. That's how a one-time management consultant grew a business-networking company from an urgent need to generate sales after his biggest client went under.
There are other more productive ways to come up with business ideas. Here are five effective alternatives.
In her new book Do Cool Sh*t, social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal talks about the importance of choosing an entrepreneurial venture based on fulfillment.
It takes more than a great idea to launch a successful business. Here are five qualities to have under your belt.
Everyone has experienced a dry spell when it comes to generating ideas. Here are seven steps to keep your idea well full.
As host of Lifetime's The Conversation, Amanda De Cadenet has amassed a huge following. Here's how the model/actress is making that viewership count.
Consumer Cellular made the call to target an older audience -- a move that's led to robust growth in revenue.
Getting inspired to start a new business means paying attention to the world around you. Here's how Virgin's CEO seeks out his own inspiration.
Even when the numbers tell you to press on, if your instincts are sending you warning signals, it might be time to step back and reevaluate your business idea. Here's one entrepreneur's story.
Kite Patch makes people virtually undetectable by mosquitoes and could save millions around the world from mosquito-borne diseases.
Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides insight into narrowing down business ideas and execution.
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.
In his new book, business professor Daniel Isenberg says if people think you're crazy, you're onto something.
PIxeled app lets users send images and animation to framed displays on their walls.
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.
Lauren Levy rushed to bring Magnificent Baby's "An Heir Is Born" clothing line to market. Find out how her hustle is paying off.
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.
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.
Silicon Valley's BizeeBee is a simple management and billing tool that aims to keep yogis on their mats and not their laptops.
Looking for your next business idea? Check out these five fields oozing with potential.