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U.S. Entrepreneurship Climbs to Highest Level in More Than a Decade (Infographic)

U.S. Entrepreneurship Climbs to Highest Level in More Than a Decade (Infographic)

More than one in 10 Americans were developing their own business in 2012, according to the U.S. Global Entrepreneurship Monitor released today. Here's a look at the demographics of the community.

To Be a Leader, You Must Know When to Follow

Student entrepreneur Nathan Grotticelli on learning from the trials and triumphs of those who are more experienced in entrepreneurship.
Startups Give Fashion a Tech Makeover

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.

10 Entrepreneurship Lessons College Didn't Teach New Grads

Think college taught you everything you need to know about the real world? Think again.
How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

How to Make Sure There's a Market for Your Business Idea

No matter how great your idea, if you don't have a solid market, you're wasting your time. Here are four ways to be more strategic about positioning your business idea for the right customers.

When to Ditch the Coffee Shop for Co-Working

Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam on knowing when to say when to working out of your local café in favor of more professional accommodations.
Crowdfunding Goes Mainstream: Why Donald Trump and Google Are Supporting Grassroots Financing

Crowdfunding Goes Mainstream: Why Donald Trump and Google Are Supporting Grassroots Financing

Google and Donald Trump have invested big money in crowdfunding projects, RocketHub and A&E are teaming up, and new CNBC reality show 'Crowd Rules' premieres tonight.
10 Questions to Ask Before Naming Your Business

10 Questions to Ask Before Naming Your Business

A strong business name helps define your company in the market. Here is a guide to making yours meaningful and memorable.

Melinda Gates on the Power of Technology in Making Human Connections

Social entrepreneur Melinda Gates spoke about the importance of making ethical choices and leaving a mark on humanity during her 2013 commencement speech at Duke University.
Unveiling Fashion's Latest Trend: Technology

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.
A Rude Experience Inspires a 'Good' Brand

A Rude Experience Inspires a 'Good' Brand

Kris Wittenberg vowed to put "Be Good to People" on a T-shirt after an unpleasant encounter. Five years later, she's ready to turn her sideline into a main event.

3 Tips for Newbie Entrepreneurs on Starting a Business

Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some advice about starting a business with little experience.
The Ethics Coach on Misrepresentation

The Ethics Coach on Misrepresentation

We tackle the ethical dilemmas of pretending to be bigger than you are, selling products you get for free, and quitting your job to become the competition.
The 10 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live After Graduation (Infographic)

The 10 Best Cities for Entrepreneurs to Live After Graduation (Infographic)

With graduation day just around the corner, find out the best places for new grads to live.
How Niche Players Can Compete Against Big Brands

How Niche Players Can Compete Against Big Brands

Being the little fish in a small pond can be advantageous for young entrepreneurs.
Social Media Platform Allows Users to Crowdsource Relationship Advice

Social Media Platform Allows Users to Crowdsource Relationship Advice

Can't just let it be? WotWentWrong.com offers assistance for the dumped.
Top U.S. Cities for Women Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Top U.S. Cities for Women Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

A look at which major U.S. cities are the best for women business owners, and seven tips to help them get started.
A Dose of Advice for Health-Tech Startups

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.
Essential Elements of Working With a Business Partner

Essential Elements of Working With a Business Partner

To keep your business running smoothly, it's crucial to have a clear division of duties. Here's how to set up a business with shared responsibilities-- for greater satisfaction and greater rewards.
10 Best States for Starting a Business

10 Best States for Starting a Business

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce study out this week breaks down what each state in the U.S. is doing to promote small-business growth.
Entrepreneurs See Brighter Days for Their Business, Not the Economy

Entrepreneurs See Brighter Days for Their Business, Not the Economy

In two surveys released today, small-business owners report being more optimistic about their company's future, though concerns persist about government regulation, the economy, taxes and health care.
Tips for Launching an Ed-Tech Startup

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.
The 10 Best Cities to Start a Business

The 10 Best Cities to Start a Business

A new report ranks the top cities for startups based on lending, business friendliness, hiring pool and local economy.
The Triple Bottom Line Goal of Sustainable Businesses

The Triple Bottom Line Goal of Sustainable Businesses

A profitable startup that can make the world a better place? It's a win-win.
How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

How an Endurance Coach Helped Change Running Shoes

Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
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