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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.
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.
As investment grows in education technology, more entrepreneurs are looking to start businesses. Here are tips from those in the trenches.
A new report ranks the top cities for startups based on lending, business friendliness, hiring pool and local economy.
Running expert Eric Orton developed a new shoe to help athletes put their best foot forward.
A profitable startup that can make the world a better place? It's a win-win.
In launching a startup, a great idea and business acumen are key ingredients. But they're nothing without confidence. Here's how to win over investors, employees and customers.
Growing social networking site SoulPancake aims to be a 'question collective' where users discuss and debate their deepest philosophical quandaries.
Here's what you need to know to navigate the transition from working for someone else to being your own boss.
Childhood pals find big profits in stripped-down bicycles with their company Pure Fix Cycles.
Fertile Ground for Startups: 10 Sectors of the $207 Billion Cyber-Security Industry Poised to Take Off
As businesses move their data processing to the cloud, cyber-security is becoming an increasingly prevalent and mission-critical problem.
A Kauffman Foundation report finds entrepreneurship declined last year, with fewer men starting companies.
The America Invents Act, which went into effect March 16, has changed the process for patenting. These developments might not help entrepreneurs after all. Here's why.
Your business plan must be ready to accommodate rapid changes so that your company can follow suit. Here are five ways to make your business plan as lean and effective as possible.
After years of struggle, the golf cap company stands out in a crowded market with a customized approach to selling.
The video-game pioneer recounts his startup story, pointing out common pitfalls of aspiring entrepreneurs.
A new spin on a tech necessity propeled Eastern Collective's quick success.
Taplister helps customers and bartender up-to-date on what's being poured at their favorite bars.
Far from the maddening crowds, and five years since the financial crisis, we look at the entrepreneurship scene in Burlington, Vt.; Chico, Calif.; Lehi, Utah; Iowa City, Iowa; and Lansing, Mich.
Not sitting in the c-suite at a company, doesnt mean you cant be a leader. Business coach Antonio Neves offers three tips for becoming a vital resource at your company.
Florida's "happiest place on earth" may be best known for mouse ears, but you'll find startups working on everything from healthy school lunches to hybrid geothermal systems.
A trio of ad execs launches a line of air fresheners for modern men.
An unstable income is almost always guaranteed when just starting your business, but research shows it's one of the top fears that keeps Americans from becoming entrepreneurs.
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