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A strong business name helps define your company in the market. Here is a guide to making yours meaningful and memorable.
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.
The world's most glamorous industry is getting a digital overhaul as investors pour money into a wave of fashion-tech startups.
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.
Workplace expert and entrepreneur Liz Elam offers some advice about starting a business with little experience.
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.
With graduation day just around the corner, find out the best places for new grads to live.
Being the little fish in a small pond can be advantageous for young entrepreneurs.
Can't just let it be? WotWentWrong.com offers assistance for the dumped.
A look at which major U.S. cities are the best for women business owners, and seven tips to help them get started.
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.
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.
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.
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