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Startups Give Fashion a Tech Makeover
Starting a Business

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.
Colleen DeBaise
Unveiling Fashion's Latest Trend: Technology
Starting a Business

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.
Colleen DeBaise
A Dose of Advice for Health-Tech Startups
Starting a Business

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.
Colleen DeBaise
Tips for Launching an Ed-Tech Startup
Starting a Business

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.
Colleen DeBaise
Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom
Entrepreneurs

Ed-Tech Startups Aim to Reinvent Classroom

Investment in education technology has tripled in the past decade. We take a look at three startups seeking to solve big problems in today's schools.
Colleen DeBaise
In Health-Care Space, Startups Tackle Big Problems
Entrepreneurs

In Health-Care Space, Startups Tackle Big Problems

These companies, based at the accelerator Blueprint Health in New York, aim to use technological innovation to change the health-care system.
Colleen DeBaise
Health-Tech Startups Ride Digital Wave
Growth Strategies

Health-Tech Startups Ride Digital Wave

We take a look at this fast-growing sector that's changing the way the healthcare system works.
Colleen DeBaise
Why Everyone Wants a Piece of Ed Tech
Technology

Why Everyone Wants a Piece of Ed Tech

Startups with an educational focus are moving to the head of the class with investors.
Colleen DeBaise
How to Avoid Burnout
Productivity

How to Avoid Burnout

Business coach Ann Mehl provides tips on figuring out work-life balance as an entrepreneur.
Colleen DeBaise
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Finding Employees on a Startup Budget
Growth Strategies

Finding Employees on a Startup Budget

Attracting and hiring talented employees without the funds to invest in big salaries can be a challenge for companies just starting out. Here's what's working for startups now.
Getting Your Name Out There as a Startup
Marketing

Getting Your Name Out There as a Startup

Incubator advisers and entrepreneurs talk about what works when it comes to raising awareness for a new company
Colleen DeBaise
The Potential of Untapped Markets
Growth Strategies

The Potential of Untapped Markets

Bertrand Sosa and his brother co-founded NetSpend, a debit-card company, after realizing immigrants like themselves didn't rely on credit cards. Hear his tips for tapping new markets.
Colleen DeBaise
How to Network and Create Your Own Luck
Marketing

How to Network and Create Your Own Luck

Bertrand Sosa, who emigrated from Mexico as a child and later started NetSpend, says networking is a key to taking your startup as far as your wildest dreams.
Colleen DeBaise
Bertrand Sosa on Re-Energizing Small Businesses
Growth Strategies

Bertrand Sosa on Re-Energizing Small Businesses

NetSpend co-founder Bertrand Sosa says cities like Austin support entrepreneurs -- and there needs to more towns like that in the U.S. Plus, he recommends finding a partner.
Colleen DeBaise