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For Social Entrepreneurs, What Comes First: Business or Mission?

For Social Entrepreneurs, What Comes First: Business or Mission?

Entrepreneurs trying to both make money and benefit a social mission are often playing a game of chicken and egg. For some, the social cause rises above all else. For others, a successful business model comes first.
Catherine Clifford
Bike Company Takes Customization to a New Level
Marketing

Bike Company Takes Customization to a New Level

Big Shot Bike company allows customers to design their dream ride on an iPad-friendly interface.
John Patrick Pullen
5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business
Starting a Business

5 Things You Have to Understand Before You Start a Business

Five strategies for starting a business from the CEO and co-founder of web site creation and hosting service Weebly.
Laura Entis
The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now
Growth Strategies

The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now

Over the past year, the strengthening housing market has been helping small companies grow -- and fast.
Gabrielle Karol
An Investigative Report on Franchise Profits
Franchise

An Investigative Report on Franchise Profits

How much money can franchisees actually earn running their businesses?
How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business
Starting a Business

How 'Nightmare' Producer Tim Haskell Turned NYC's First Haunted House Into a Year-Round Business

Tim Haskell has transformed the first haunted house in New York City into a mix of theatre, audience participation and scares that won't stop evolving.
Kate Taylor
College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business
Starting a Business

College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.
Jodi Helmer
FreshDirect and RocketHub Team Up to Find the Next Major Food Innovation
Growth Strategies

FreshDirect and RocketHub Team Up to Find the Next Major Food Innovation

The online grocer and the crowdfunding site are collaborating on the 'Next Big Food Thing,' a contest to find the coolest new food-related innovation.
Catherine Clifford
How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career
Growth Strategies

How to Jump From Startup to Startup Without Hurting Your Career

It's not taboo to jump from job to job anymore. But you have to know the right way to do it.
Lindsay Broder
High-Tech Vending Machines That Serve Healthy Snacks See Rapid Growth
Franchises

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.
Kate Taylor
3 Steps to Deciding if Entrepreneurship Is Right For You
Starting a Business

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.
Brad Sugars
How Your Business Can Get in on the Sharing Economy
Growth Strategies

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.
Andrew Reid
Web Startup Sniffs Out E-Commerce Fraud
Technology

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
Starting a Business

Saying Yes to the Extreme Proposal Biz

Cleveland's Perfect Proposal transforms proposals into events rivalling the wedding itself.
Marti Benedetti