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The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs
Marketing

The Fabulously Entrepreneurial Life of Ronnie Biggs

Crime may not pay, but the life of Great Train Robbery player Ronnie Biggs was a study in marketing, ingenuity and branding.
Ray Hennessey
We're a Country of Binge-Watchers, and We Feel Pretty Good About It
Technology

We're a Country of Binge-Watchers, and We Feel Pretty Good About It

Half of Netflix users watch an entire season in a week, according to a new survey.
Laura Entis
Meet the Chefs Who Are Bringing Quality Food to the Masses
Franchises

Meet the Chefs Who Are Bringing Quality Food to the Masses

A number of top culinary minds are aiming to expand their reach with franchised fast-casual restaurants that serve up high-quality, reasonably priced meals.
The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?
Technology

The Next Startup Frontier: Mars?

In a matter of years, perhaps your next startup company will be located on the red planet.
Jason Fell
The Secrets of the World's Most Successful Mobile Apps
Technology

The Secrets of the World's Most Successful Mobile Apps

From Evernote to Instagram to Snapchat, here's a look at how these apps found their early success.
Rahul Varshneya
Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector
Starting a Business

Bringing Silicon Valley's Accelerator Model to the Media Sector

Q&A with Corey Ford, the managing partner of an accelerator that urges startups to rethink journalism.
Bruce Schoenfeld
What's in the Stars this Month for Entrepreneurs?
Entrepreneurs

What's in the Stars this Month for Entrepreneurs?

For the month of December, famed astrologer Jennifer Angel provides an entrepreneur-focused horoscope for each astrological sign. What's in your sign?
Jennifer Angel
8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)
Starting a Business

8 Successful Companies Didn't Start That Way (Infographic)

Early iterations of now famous tech startups are almost unrecognizable.
Meet the Company Creating Jobs for Former Gang Members
Growth Strategies

Meet the Company Creating Jobs for Former Gang Members

Homeboy Industries' mission is to create jobs for former L.A. gang members. Now with a forward-thinking CEO and high-profile licensing and distribution deals, Homeboy is taking good works to an even greater business level.
How Homeboy Industries Landed a Distribution Deal With Supermarkets
Marketing

How Homeboy Industries Landed a Distribution Deal With Supermarkets

The non-profit which employs former gang members is now selling a selection of food products at Ralphs and Food 4 Less chains.
Fast Facts on Apple's Recent Buying Spree
Technology

Fast Facts on Apple's Recent Buying Spree

Apple's purchase of Topsy rounds out what has been a busy year of acquisitions by the consumer-electronics giant.
Laura Entis
Olive Garden Debuts First Ever Burger: The Italiano
Franchises

Olive Garden Debuts First Ever Burger: The Italiano

Long known for its pasta and bread sticks, Olive Garden is serving up a new Italian twist on an American classic.
JeeYeon Park
Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on
Marketing

Creating a Banner Ad Worth Clicking on

Dispop sources click-worthy banner-ad proposals from a network of designers.
Jason Ankeny
FDA Tells 23andMe to Quit Selling Genetic Testing Kits
Entrepreneurs

FDA Tells 23andMe to Quit Selling Genetic Testing Kits

The Food and Drug Administration said the popular genetics testing kits are being sold without 'marketing clearance or approval.'
Karma Allen