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America has an insatiable appetite for the undead -- and survivalist zomb-preneurs are rising up to meet the creepy demand.
Got a parking ticket? This new app disputes your tickets so you dont have to.
Good news for cat lovers: a cat sanctuary and tea house is trying to open in NYC, if it can raise $65,000 in startup funds.
What if a road existed that never had a crack or a pothole? Science might have a solution.
The year-old company is working to develop a portable gluten detecting sensor.
Cinemagraphs still photos with a moving element can be captivating. But are they just a passing gimmick?
David Benjamin, the founder of a design firm called The Living, talks about his next-generation architecture projects.
A new online service aims to find accommodations for brave, broke college students who are traveling.
A startup raises nearly $5 million to match companies with the well-educated consultants they need.
Casper raised $13.1 Million in Series A funding last week. We explain what this unique startup needs to do to battle sleeping giants like Simmons, Serta and Sealy.
Timeful, a mobile app, applies big data, machine learning and behavioral science to optimize your time and boost your productivity.
Piinpoint helps businesses choose where to open based on facts, not just intuition.
Graphic recording is a budding industry that helps companies foster creative thinking at meetings and events.
Toy rental is the latest entrant to the sharing economy. Pley shares its strategy for navigating this emerging and fickle industry.
This hybrid dessert trend created opportunity across the country. We explain what the Cronuts success can teach you.
San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Sidecar is running a pilot program where users headed in the same direction can split a fare.
"We've crushed cars and motor homes. We've even driven tanks through barns," says founder Tony Borglum
Jennifer Fleiss of Rent the Runway reveals how a startup can keep even the ritziest fashionistas allured by its user experience.
The co-founders of this tea mixer company talk mentors, starting up and marketing a product that's the first of its kind.
Some restaurant owners and chefs might cringe, but Dinner Lab's model shows certain advantages for getting a side of data with each dish served.
OpenStage uses multiple cameras and advanced algorithms to capture and display motion data in real time, no special suites or elaborate setups required.
There's opportunity in every industry, including the established ones, like breakfast cereal. To find success, you just need to think strategically.
Meet the startup creating tasty edible glasses that could take a bite out of landfills.
In a push to become a household name, the online rewards company just raised $60 million in funding and made Fandago's Chuck Davis its new CEO.