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GoPro, the Maker of the Go-Anywhere Hero Camera, Files for IPO
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The San Mateo, Calif.-based company announced today that it plans to go public.
February 7, 2014 in News and Trends
A Football App Shares Strategies With Coaches

A Football App Shares Strategies With Coaches

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Former NFL assistant coach Charles Coiner launched FirstDown PlayBook DropBack for middle-school, high-school and college teams. The app has a database of more than 5,000 plays--many used in real-game situations.
October 17, 2013 in Apps & Software

The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash

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Increasingly enthusiasts are keeping up with the sport with the plentiful online Fantasy Sports Leagues. Here, one fantasy league founder gives us the low-down on his vibrant business.
July 18, 2013 in Young Entrepreneurs
A Startup Brings High-Tech Sports Analytics to School Teams

A Startup Brings High-Tech Sports Analytics to School Teams

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The online video and analytics platform Krossover analyzes plays for high school and college teams.
July 15, 2013 in Apps & Software
An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

An Analytics Platform That Has Mastered Sports Predictions

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NumberFire has built data models that have outdone the experts at ESPN.
May 23, 2013 in News and Trends

An App That Moves Sports Fans to Better Seats

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Evan Owens designed Pogoseat, an app that helps fans at an event swap seats.
March 27, 2013 in Apps & Software
Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes

Former NFL Running Back Tiki Barber Creates Online Marketplace for Athletes

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The ex-New York Giants star on his new venture and how his time as an athlete prepared him to become an entrepreneur.
February 19, 2013 in Business Ideas
Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures

Young Treps Kick Off New Sports Ventures

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As U.S. schools cut back on arts and sports programs, administrations are increasingly turning to private providers and startups to fill the gap.
February 14, 2013 in Business Ideas
Photos: Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers

Day #10: Our Top Picks for Sports Lovers

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On the last day of our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide, we roll out five products for the special angler, yogi or Frisbee player in your life.
December 5, 2012 in Business Ideas
Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles

Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles

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Woodworkers carve out a niche with an offbeat, high-end product.
November 25, 2012 in Business Ideas
Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

Sports Franchise Is Making Youth Sports Fun Again

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Brian Sanders started i9 Sports as a mellower alternative to the competitive nature of youth sports.
October 26, 2012 in Franchises
Inside the Success of Second-to-Market Companies

Inside the Success of Second-to-Market Companies

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Innovators may grab the glory, but late-to-market companies can still finish first.
October 25, 2012 in Growth Strategies
What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From NFL Innovator Steve Sabol

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Three lessons from the life of an entrepreneur who helped revolutionize sports broadcasting.
September 21, 2012 in Success Stories
What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

What Sports Can Teach You About Running a Business

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Consistent performance, whether in sports, sales or growing your business, pays off in more ways than simply sealing a big deal.
September 7, 2012 in Growth Strategies
Video: Tony Hawk on Giving Back and Inspiring ChangePlay Video

Tony Hawk on Giving Back and Inspiring Change (Video)

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The skateboard icon and entrepreneur shares the vision for his foundation, which donates millions to fund skateparks.
August 9, 2012 in 'Trep Talk
Four Fitness Startups Find a Unique Workout Niche

Four Fitness Startups Find a Unique Workout Niche

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Boutique health clubs are competing with established players like 24 Hour Fitness by creating unique ways to break a sweat. Here are four that are changing the way we work out.
July 28, 2012 in Success Stories
Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness

Kentucky Businesses Brace for NCAA Final Four Madness

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Here are three tips for how you can prepare for a sudden surge in sales.
March 30, 2012 in Sales
Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt

Martial Arts Franchise Kicks Butt

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A martial arts franchise aims to drop-kick bullies and raise self-esteem while helping owners bring a professional approach to their business.
March 24, 2012 in Franchises
Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

Six Tips to Turn Your Passion into Profit

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How Joe Reynolds and Ryan Kunkel parlayed their love of extreme adventure into a $30 million enterprise.
March 6, 2012 in Success Stories
How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

How College Sports Photos Became a Multimillion-Dollar Business

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A former Duke University All-American basketball player hit on a business idea for building and managing online photo stores for college athletic departments and sports teams.
November 9, 2011 in Success Stories
Startups Born from a Passion for Sports

Startups Born from a Passion for Sports

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A look at three companies that are claiming their stake in the arena of sports-related businesses.
September 8, 2011 in Success Stories
Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual

Three Franchises Far From Business As Usual

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From rock 'n roll to divorce to kickball, these companies take franchising to a new creative level.
September 7, 2011 in Franchises
A Mom Sees and Fills a Need in the Marketplace: Personal Hygiene Products for Boys

A Mom Sees and Fills a Need in the Marketplace: Personal Hygiene Products for Boys

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How an Atlanta entrepreneur launched Stinky Boyz, a line of sports-themed natural shampoos and body washes.
May 24, 2011 in Success Stories
Photos: Tackling Entrepreneurship

Tackling Entrepreneurship

The contenders in this year's Super Bowl aren't just football players. Some of them are savvy business owners, too.
May 27, 2010 in Starting a Business
Photos: Xtreme Entrepreneurs

Xtreme Entrepreneurs

Discover what it takes to turn your passion for Xtreme sports into a successful business.
May 27, 2010 in Success Stories

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