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VC Heavyweights to Fund Tech Startups Creating Google Glass Apps

VC Heavyweights to Fund Tech Startups Creating Google Glass Apps

New group called the Glass Collective calls Google's wearable computer "the future" of technology.
How to Outwit Your Competition

How to Outwit Your Competition

You don't have to reinvent the wheel to come up with a great business idea. Here are three ways to look at what your competition is doing -- and do it better.
A Startup Aims to Fill a Hole in the Housekeeping Market

A Startup Aims to Fill a Hole in the Housekeeping Market

A trio of ad execs launches a line of air fresheners for modern men.
Fresh Idea: The Unlikely Inspiration Behind Food-Saver FreshPaper

Fresh Idea: The Unlikely Inspiration Behind Food-Saver FreshPaper

Kavita Shukla spoke at the Women in the World Summit today about finding inspiration in uncommon places.

What's Trending WithÂ… Jason Silva? The Former Current TV Host Turned YouTube Star on Big Ideas

YoungEntrepreneur.com columnist and 'What's Trending' host Shira Lazar sat down with the ever inspiring Jason Silva. Here, he dishes on where the best ideas come from and how to cultivate them.
Stop Searching for 'The Next Big Thing:' Tips for Building the Best Business for You

Stop Searching for 'The Next Big Thing:' Tips for Building the Best Business for You

You don't need a revolutionary business idea to find success in entrepreneurship. Here are five steps for launching a startup that's ideal for you.
Grow Your Business By Getting Back to Basics

Grow Your Business By Getting Back to Basics

You don't have to venture far to find the next big idea. Growing your business is all about knowing where to look for opportunities. Here are five places to start.
How to Stop Making Excuses and Run With Your Business Idea

How to Stop Making Excuses and Run With Your Business Idea

There will never be a "perfect" time to start your business, so why not start now?
The Secrets of What Makes a Product Go Viral

The Secrets of What Makes a Product Go Viral

Author Jonah Berger shares insights from his new book about how ideas and products become contagious.
Opportunity Spotting: 4 Trends for Young Treps from SXSW 2013

Opportunity Spotting: 4 Trends for Young Treps from SXSW 2013

In the aftermath of this year's SXSW Interactive festival, we pinpointed four top trends that young entrepreneurs should consider.
Get Out of Limbo: How to Go From Dream to Decision

Get Out of Limbo: How to Go From Dream to Decision

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur who just can't take the leap or you're trapped in a tough business dilemma, consider these strategies to get unstuck.
Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming

Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming

How PodPonics transformed an unused lot in Atlanta into a productive farm.

Why the World Needs More Brilliant 'Stupid' Ideas

Next time someone says your business idea has more 'hair than brains,' consider the countless examples of fellow stupid-successful entrepreneurs.
Seth Godin on Why You Can't Wait to Get Noticed

Seth Godin on Why You Can't Wait to Get Noticed

Success won't be handed to you and the traditional safety net has disappeared, so why not jump in?
Maintaining Your Startup's Focus

Maintaining Your Startup's Focus

Too many passions can derail you. Find one that sticks.
Creative Problem-Solving Strategies to Test Your Business Idea

Creative Problem-Solving Strategies to Test Your Business Idea

How to use an approach called 'design thinking' when you're creating a new product or business.
Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

Most New Business Ideas Hatching for 6 or More Months

A new report shows that most new business owners spend months working on their business plan prior to starting up.

How a Stolen North Face Jacket Sparked a New Business Idea

Inspired by chaotic coat-checking systems at bars, this young trep built a startup that landed the attention of Shark Tank and Mark Cuban. See how he made it happen.

How a Stolen North Face Jacket Sparked a New Business Idea

Inspired by chaotic coat-checking systems at bars, this young trep built a startup that landed the attention of Shark Tank and Mark Cuban. See how he made it happen.
The Future of the Subscription Economy

The Future of the Subscription Economy

Last year may have given rise to a surge in startup-subscription services, but will larger competitors joining in this year spoil the mood?
Richard Branson on the Importance of Creative Thinking

Richard Branson on the Importance of Creative Thinking

Virgin Group's founder answers a reader's question on how his personality drives the success of his business.
How to Test Your Business Ideas

How to Test Your Business Ideas

Rather than viewing your business goals as a straight line, try this method of zigzagging your way to success.
Lessons from Seth Godin on Embracing Uncertainty

Lessons from Seth Godin on Embracing Uncertainty

Why getting comfortable with failure is part of the entrepreneurial struggle.
Unlocking Business Ideas Hidden in the Natural World

Unlocking Business Ideas Hidden in the Natural World

A look at how the growing field of biomimicry has led to innovations inspired by nature.
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