News and Articles About Business Ideas
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.
Bandcamp simplifies music sales by handling all the back-end functions that enable artists to sell online without being forced into pricing structures.
Some small-business owners hawk their wares to America's motorists. But it's not just gas stations and fast food.
Seattle's Ballard Bee Company hopes renting hives to urban gardeners can ease the risk of 'beemageddon.'
Entrepreneurs are betting on a future full of flying robots that can do anything from survey crops to make a delivery.
These small businesses are finding success with innovative solutions to common problems.
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship doesn't just educate young people about business -- it gives companies a fresh perspective on their own innovation.
The more elegant and straightforward your product design, the easier it will be for you to attract customers. Here are three ways to streamline the way your product looks.
A flea market as restaurant incubator, hipster destination and, yes, great place to find a lamp.
You can order just about anything on your smartphone, so why are you stuck in line for nachos at the ballpark? These three startups keep you in your seat and concession stands hopping.
In business, as in life, your preconceived notions can wreck your future potential. To stamp them out, consider an attitude adjustment.
No matter how great your idea, if you don't have a solid market, you're wasting your time. Here are four ways to be more strategic about positioning your business idea for the right customers.