News and Articles About Business Unusual
From dog grooming to vintage accessories, many entrepreneurs are taking their businesses on the road.
David Troya's startup wants to take camping to the next level with treehouses, yurts and teepees.
Flying high with a water-powered jet pack can now be a reality for thrill-seeking tourists thanks to Raymond Li's invention.
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.
Sales of a carbonation device go from flat to sparkling.
Not happy about the dearth of women in engineering? Debbie Sterling thinks overly-girlie toys are to blame.
Kris Wittenberg vowed to put "Be Good to People" on a T-shirt after an unpleasant encounter. Five years later, she's ready to turn her sideline into a main event.
Detroit startup Are You a Human hopes gamification will outsmart the spambots for good.
Icon produces artisan-quality, custom-made rides out of scrapyard-bound vehicles.
A prepaid campus laundry service offers a lesson in entrepreneurship.
A husband and wife tap into the urban-farmer trend and build a $2 million operation.
After getting dumped, one entrepreneur founded I Do Now I Don't, an e-commerce site that turns heartbreak into cold hard cash.
Popular GoPro cameras offer a 'you're there' perspective on life.
Online fashion upstart Betabrand is on a mission to create the world's first truly social clothing company.
Philip Nappi discovers that his passion of footwear runs in the family.
Coal Creek Company's Brent Galloway added a recreation and camping site on the mine's property.
A CEO's knack for buying low and selling high combined with his love of vintage musical instruments led him to revive Chicago Music Exchange.
An investment-banker-turned-entrepreneur finds success in a line of bikinis designed to stay on, no matter how rough the surf.
The entrepreneur behind this unconventional attraction went all the way.
A couple's last-ditch entrepreneurial effort fends off bankruptcy in favor of a balmy future.
After a near-accident while training for a marathon, an entrepreneur develops a line of identification gear for outdoor athletes.
A boudoir photographer focuses on customers' private moments.
KonaRed squeezes a smart business out of coffee production leftovers.
Mark Highland's Organic Mechanics is blooming.
A former Duke University All-American basketball player hit on a business idea for building and managing online photo stores for college athletic departments and sports teams.