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High-Tech Vending Machines That Serve Healthy Snacks See Rapid Growth

High-Tech Vending Machines That Serve Healthy Snacks See Rapid Growth

Two franchises are seeing rapid growth by offering consumers convenient and nutritious snacks in high-tech vending machines.
3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You

Sometimes starting a business seems like the best antidote to having a boss and job you don't like. But there's more to it than that. Here are three key factors to consider.
How Your Business Can Get in on the Sharing Economy

How Your Business Can Get in on the Sharing Economy

The 'sharing economy' is more than just a buzzword. An entire economy has emerged around the exchange of goods and services between individuals. Here's how to adapt your business.
Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud

Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud

Sift Science is a cloud-based service that tracks consumer e-commerce behavior patterns and assigns every user a "fraud score."
Saying Yes to the Extreme Proposal Biz

Saying Yes to the Extreme Proposal Biz

Cleveland's Perfect Proposal transforms proposals into events rivalling the wedding itself.
Serial Inventor Behind UrgentRx Proves Where There's a Will, There's Room on the Shelf

Serial Inventor Behind UrgentRx Proves Where There's a Will, There's Room on the Shelf

Jordan Eisenberg has squeezed into consumers' overstuffed wallets, invented new ways to sell his product at the drug store checkout counter and, most recently, scored marketing gold by wiggling his product into celebrity swag bags.
Why Your Mobile App Sucks And Will Never Sell

Why Your Mobile App Sucks And Will Never Sell

Make these six mistakes when developing and marketing your app and you'll be hard-pressed to see success.
3 Ingredients to a Kick-Ass Restaurant

3 Ingredients to a Kick-Ass Restaurant

If you want to open your own restaurant, be prepared for stiff competition. Here are three ways to make your establishment stand out from the pack.
Out of Fresh Business Ideas? Try This.

Out of Fresh Business Ideas? Try This.

Everyone has experienced a dry spell when it comes to generating ideas. Here are seven steps to keep your idea well full.
How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company

How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company

When their border collie had trouble seeing during a game of fetch, Roni and Ken Di Lullo invented Doggles, tinted sport goggles for dogs.
3 Tech Startups Poised to Disrupt the Comic Book Industry

3 Tech Startups Poised to Disrupt the Comic Book Industry

Comic-Con is sold out. Comic book movies are cleaning up. Are comic books a thing of the past? Not if these digital startups can help it.

Software and Biotech Companies Lead the Pack in VC Funding

Venture-capital funding increased slightly in the second quarter from the previous quarter, according to a new report.
AlleyNYC Founder on Running a Co-Working Space and Getting into One

AlleyNYC Founder on Running a Co-Working Space and Getting into One

To find out how to catch the eye of the hottest co-working spaces, we chatted with Jason Saltzman of AlleyNYC.
How a New Grocery Store Concept Reduces Waste and Increases Profits

How a New Grocery Store Concept Reduces Waste and Increases Profits

Two brothers created a zero-waste, packaging-free grocery store that operates in a smaller space and provides healthier food choices.
The Rise of Online Entrepreneurs: Ecommerce By the Numbers (Infographic)

The Rise of Online Entrepreneurs: Ecommerce By the Numbers (Infographic)

With online sales growing, more entrepreneurs are breaking into ecommerce. Here's a look at this thriving industry.
Frozen-Yogurt Franchise Fight Heats Up

Frozen-Yogurt Franchise Fight Heats Up

'Go self-serve or go home,' says one competitor. Franchises get creative to differentiate themselves in an increasingly crowded frozen-yogurt market.

Startups and Investors Bet on the Drone Economy

Entrepreneurs are betting on a future full of flying robots that can do anything from survey crops to make a delivery.
Venture for America and Its Quest to Spread Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley

Venture for America and Its Quest to Spread Entrepreneurship Beyond Silicon Valley

In an effort to expand entrepreneurship across the U.S. and provide some much needed jobs, this nonprofit is looking to the nation's college students.
Emerging Players in Tech-Fashion Innovation

Emerging Players in Tech-Fashion Innovation

Think creating the next iPhone is tough? Try making the perfect pocket or purse to hold one.
How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

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.

Obama Offers $200 Million Prize to Build 3 Manufacturing Innovation Hubs

The White House announced today that it will expand on its program to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S., an effort to drive global competitiveness.
How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
Behind a Brand Extension: How a Sweatshirt Raised Over $1 Million on Kickstarter

Behind a Brand Extension: How a Sweatshirt Raised Over $1 Million on Kickstarter

Flint and Tinder's founder shares tips on how he successfully branched out with a new product -- and you can, too.
Tipping Its Hat to a Younger Generation, Pukka Headwear Finds Success in the Golf Industry

Tipping Its Hat to a Younger Generation, Pukka Headwear Finds Success in the Golf Industry

After years of struggle, the golf cap company stands out in a crowded market with a customized approach to selling.
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.

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