Project Grow The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Project Grow en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT In the Market for Financing? Take These Steps First. Do your research when wading through the multitude of funding options available to small businesses. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:30:00 GMT Stephen Sheinbaum 3 Angles for Understanding Angels Entrepreneurs seeking a heavenly relationship with their investors should know three things before pitching their business. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:30:00 GMT Debra Kaye How an Innovative Whiskey Brand Won Angel Investors (Without Getting Them Wasted) Cleveland Whiskey built its credibility before approaching angel investors for money and mentorship. Mon, 12 May 2014 14:00:00 GMT Jane Porter How This Denim Startup Raised More Than $500,000 on Kickstarter Barbell Denim met its funding goal in 47 minutes. It has since raised more than 34 times its initial crowdfunding target. Mon, 05 May 2014 17:27:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How This Pet Startup Raised $4.5 Million in Funding This pet insurance company looked to a non-profit venture development organization for funding in this series exploring options for startups outside Silicon Valley. Mon, 05 May 2014 15:00:00 GMT Jane Porter Think Like Cleveland: 6 Ingredients to Boosting Business Growth To understand growth, understand the factors that create a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 15:30:00 GMT Jane Porter Planning a MOOC? Keep This in Mind Thinking of teaching your own massive open online course? Our expert shares lessons drawn from first-hand experience. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:30:00 GMT Linda Lacina My First MOOC: The Planning Behind a Massive Open Online Course A business professor reveals the countless hours required to stage an online course for thousands of students from around the globe. Trust us, it's not for the faint of heart. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:25:00 GMT Jane Porter 3 Reasons Why Startups Should Consider Launching in the Midwest With 'Silicon Prairie' touting increased job growth and a cost-friendly lifestyle, the Midwest is a force to be reckoned with. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:00:00 GMT Matt Lautz Startups Eschew the Made in America Label For a variety of reasons, some U.S.-based startups are choosing to source their companies' products overseas. Doing so, however, comes at a price. Here's how three young founders are making it work. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:30:00 GMT Cindy Augustine Inside Breuckelen Distilling's Labor of Love A small-batch distillery in Brooklyn is part of a resurgence in American manufacturing. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 11:30:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Apple to Hire 700 Jobs for Manufacturing Facility in Arizona The site will be used for domestic crystal production and require 1,300 additional construction jobs. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 16:15:00 GMT Benjamin Kabin Step Aside, San Francisco: New York-Based Companies Expected to Steal the IPO Show As investor appetite improves and the Big Apple's tech scene continues to mature, analysts expect New York City to become a hub of tech IPO activity in coming years. Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:52:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Ready to Disrupt? How to Launch a Fin-Tech Startup Today's fin-tech companies are shaking up Wall Street. We ask three graduates of New York's FinTech Innovaton Lab about their best advice for starting up. Thu, 11 Jul 2013 06:30:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise How Fin-Tech Startups Are Disrupting Wall Street Entrepreneurs working in financial technology are helping banks grapple with everything from Big Data and cybersecurity threats to the growing number of customers using mobile and social media. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 06:30:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise Ad-Tech Gold Rush Is On The use of smartphones and mobile devices has exploded. When you combine that with the billions of dollars spent on advertising each year, you get a hot new sector: advertising technology. Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:30:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise Startups Give Fashion a Tech Makeover An app that helps you pick out high heels. An online service that sends you trendy socks. These tech startups aim to give the fashion industry a digital upgrade. Fri, 17 May 2013 06:30:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise Unveiling Fashion's Latest Trend: Technology The world's most glamorous industry is getting a digital overhaul as investors pour money into a wave of fashion-tech startups. Fri, 10 May 2013 09:33:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise A Dose of Advice for Health-Tech Startups With the U.S. spending $3 trillion on health care per year, the race is on to improve an inefficient system. We ask entrepreneurs at Blueprint Health accelerator to share their best tips for starting up. Fri, 03 May 2013 06:30:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise Tips for Launching an Ed-Tech Startup As investment grows in education technology, more entrepreneurs are looking to start businesses. Here are tips from those in the trenches. Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:30:00 GMT Colleen DeBaise