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This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia
Starting a Business

This Startup Just Raised $23 Million Thanks to Wealthiest Man in Asia

Egg-replacement startup Hampton Creek has raised its biggest round of funding to date thanks to the investment of Asian billionaire Li Ka-shing.
Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts
Marketing

Chipotle's New Series Feels Like House of Cards, But Without the Good Parts

Chipotle premiered the first episode of its comedy series Farmed and Dangerous this Monday on Hulu.
Kate Taylor
Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses
Finance

Online Marketplace Abe's Market to Start Funding Organic Businesses

The team behind online marketplace Abe's Market already gives natural product entrepreneurs a platform to showcase their products. Now, they want to help them grow their businesses by making direct investments.
Laura Entis
Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014
Starting a Business

Under the Radar: 10 Startups to Watch in 2014

Entrepreneur.com partnered with Social Media Week to come up with a list of startups that have potential for a breakout year.
Jason Fell
Pizza for Proposals, Kisses for Burritos: 5 Chains With the Quirkiest Valentine's Day Deals
Franchises

Pizza for Proposals, Kisses for Burritos: 5 Chains With the Quirkiest Valentine's Day Deals

Looking for low-cost dates this Valentine's Day? These five chains, including White Castle, Qdoba and Fazoli's, have you covered.
Kate Taylor
How This Food Blogger Convinced Chick-fil-A to Go Antibiotics Free
Franchises

How This Food Blogger Convinced Chick-fil-A to Go Antibiotics Free

Chick-fil-A announced yesterday it would be the first national fast food chain to use antibiotic-free chicken. Here's how Food Babe Vani Hari helped make it happen.
Kate Taylor
Health Department Isn't Laughing at Dumb Starbucks' Parody Coffee
Legal Center

Health Department Isn't Laughing at Dumb Starbucks' Parody Coffee

While Comedy Central was revealed to be behind Dumb Starbucks, it was the lack of proper permits that doomed the shop.
Kate Taylor
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Franchise Players: How This Pizza Chain Power Couple Balances Business and Romance
Franchises

Franchise Players: How This Pizza Chain Power Couple Balances Business and Romance

Phil and Denise Downing started as delivery drivers at Topper's Pizza in the late '90s. Here's how they've grown closer as they've moved up the ranks.
Kate Taylor
Will 'Dumb Starbucks' Be Smart Enough to Get Away With Selling Parody Coffee?
Legal Center

Will 'Dumb Starbucks' Be Smart Enough to Get Away With Selling Parody Coffee?

A coffee shop called Dumb Starbucks opened this weekend in Los Angeles. The only difference from the original? The word 'dumb' in front of its name.
Kate Taylor
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A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up
Starting a Business

A One-Stop Cooking and E-Commerce Site Heats Up

Food52 is both a curated cooking site and an online shop for kitchen and home goods.
Gwen Moran
Encouraged by Solid Year, Dunkin' Aims to Conquer New Markets
Franchises

Encouraged by Solid Year, Dunkin' Aims to Conquer New Markets

The first year that Dunkin' has sold commitments in California, the company increased revenue 8.5 percent.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Players: Franchising Gave This Young b.good Owner Real-World Experience
Franchises

Franchise Players: Franchising Gave This Young b.good Owner Real-World Experience

When Bill Zolper opened a b.Good franchise, his years studying entrepreneurship were put to the test.
Kate Taylor
Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire
Growth Strategies

Ladurée's Sweet Ascent: How a Fad Food Is Spawning an International Empire

The Holder family has turned the Parisian bakery Ladurée -- famous for its macarons -- into a global brand that's about to open its first American flagship and venture into ecommerce.
Geoff Weiss
We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger
Franchises

We the People Want McDonald's to Give Us a Veggie Burger

More than 87,000 people including celebs such as Ellen DeGeneres and Pamela Anderson have signed a petition asking McDonald's for a McVeggie.
Kate Taylor