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There are some advantages to starting a new business in a downturn. On the reality-TV show Jump Shipp, host Josh Shipp helps would-be entrepreneurs take the plunge.
When you've got a business idea, it's easy to get excited and start talking it up to possible investors. But if it's too soon, that can mean missed opportunities.
Wondering what makes investors back an invention? The new History Channel show 'Invention USA' points out a key factor that can make the difference in landing funding.
Dell just aired a six-part series of Webisodes on the winner of its America's Favorite Small Business contest. Here's what the company got out of starring in the series.
If you'd like to see other entrepreneurs take high-stakes business gambles, nothing beats Discovery Channel's hit Friday-night show 'Gold Rush Alaska.'
'Turnaround King' reality-TV star Grant Cardone broadcasts his mastermind group meetings on Ustream. Here are some entrepreneurship lessons from one of his recent discussions.
'Cake Boss' Buddy Valastro of Carlo's Bakery shows why his business is a success. No matter how weird the request, his customers are always right.
Though the TechStars program lasts three months, participants say the entrepreneurship lessons will stick with them forever. Here's a snapshot of what they learned.
On tonight's season finale of Bloomberg TV's reality series 'Techstars,' the show reveals the outcome for the program's entrepreneurs.
When banks aren't lending, entrepreneurs are increasingly turning to online pawn shops like this one.
Sometimes the only way to save a business is to start over, even down to changing its name. Here's how bar owners learned that lesson on Spike TV's 'Bar Rescue.'
Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran says being able to 'take a hit' is vital for entrepreneurial success. The show's stars hear 30 or more pitches a day and listen for passion and persistence as they make investment decisions.
A new reality TV show provides a behind-the-scenes look at how some fast growth businesses are able to land venture capital funding.
Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran describes how she grew the Corcoran Group, one sales person at a time. Starting from her couch, her real-estate firm eventually expanded to 1,000 people. Her bootstrapping followed a simple formula.
Here's a look at the many ways the stars of 'Pawn Stars' have leveraged their fame.
'Shark Tank' judge and investor Barbara Corcoran named a southern cake-making business as her best investment on the show. Here's how that baking entrepreneur's pitch stood out.
Joe Bechtold offers advice for turning unusual propositions into big business.
Shark Tank judge and angel investor Barbara Corcoran says it paid off to back an entrepreneur with passion and sales savvy. Her best investment so far has been Daisy Cakes (www.ilovedaisycakes.com). Here's why.
Mike Wolfe, creator and star of the TV show American Pickers, is leveraging a popular passion for the past to build the multimedia empire of the future.
How a commercial shoot for the History Channel's hit show brought several blocks of downtown Nashville to a halt one hot summer afternoon.
A new reality TV series starring Ben Kaufman and his product development firm Quirky is debuting tonight.
Here's how Grant Cardone of the new reality-TV show the 'Turnaround King' ramps up sales at floundering businesses.
The tech billionaire is joining reality series 'Shark Tank' and shares advice for entrepreneurial success.
A look at television programs that follow the lives of small-business owners.
From pitching your humble beginnings to finding the right point person, we've got the picture-perfect tips to get your business in the spotlight.
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