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Starting a Business

Where to Find a Community If You're a Solopreneur

No entrepreneur is an island. From incubators to co-working spaces to networking events, support groups for fellow business owners are springing up across the country.
Antonio Neves
Downtown Las Vegas Reimagined as a Startup (Photos)
Entrepreneurs

Downtown Las Vegas Reimagined as a Startup (Photos)

In the last of a four-part series on Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's Downtown Project, we look at the city in the process of reinvention.
Teri Evans
A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups
Technology

A $50 Million Bet on Las Vegas Tech Startups

How the Vegas Tech Fund plans to help transform the tech scene in Sin City, in part two of our series on Tony Hsieh's $350 million Downtown Project.
Teri Evans
5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie
Entrepreneurs

5 Companies to Watch in the Silicon Prairie

Who says tech startups can't succeed outside Silicon Valley? Check out these new companies that are on the rise in Middle America.
Antonio Neves
Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities
Leadership

Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities

A long-term commitment and philosophy of inclusiveness are critical to sustainability and growth.
Brad Feld
Keys to a Thriving Startup Scene From VC Veteran Brad Feld
Next Big Thing

Keys to a Thriving Startup Scene From VC Veteran Brad Feld

Brad Feld of the VC firm Foundry Group has funded some the biggest tech success stories of the last decade. He shares his thoughts about the state of the startup scene.
Grant Davis
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Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea
Starting a Business

Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea

Do others feel your pain? Then you might just have a great business idea. A recent online kerfuffle underscores the power in harnessing the passion of a community.
Laura Lorber
How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business Growth
Finance

How Industry Clusters Can Spur Small-Business Growth

One way the SBA has sought to foster entrepreneurial growth is through industry clusters.The SBA's Karen Mills explains how.
Catherine Clifford
A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs
Finance

A Starbucks Initiative to Brew Up U.S. Jobs

An initiative by Starbucks and Opportunity Finance Network is pouring small-business funding into private lending institutions
Michelle Goodman
Creating an 'Ecosystem' for Minority Entrepreneurs
Leadership

Creating an 'Ecosystem' for Minority Entrepreneurs

To foster entrepreneurship among minorities and in urban centers, a concentration of wealthy investors and academic, government and business institutions first needs to come together. A recent panel at Rutgers University put a spotlight on the issues.
Colleen DeBaise
Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation
Starting a Business

Artopolis: The State of the Creative Nation

Arts entrepreneurs won't save the day for every city, but in some spots, they're the new oil (paint) barons.
Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga
Starting a Business

Why Artists Are Buying into Chattanooga

Artists gave Chattanooga's Southside a new life--and the neighborhood returned the favor.
Margaret Littman