Starting a Business
News and Articles About Starting a Business
An urban byproduct plants the seed for a big business.
Dotloop eliminates the briefcase of paperwork in favor of a virtual workspace.
BioLite CampStove could be a force in reducing air pollution and deforestation all while charging your cellphone and toasting s'mores.
Bend, Ore., offers serious benefits to small businesses and entrepreneurs, including growth rate, investment, government perks and lifestyle balance.
Bend, Ore., is a up-and-coming location for young entrepreneurs, here are three companies that got their start in the city.
Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga discusses how he managed to start up quickly and efficiently.
One entrepreneur grew his niche business by collaborating with bigger companies that didn't consider him competition.
Winemaker Randall Grahm created the famously successful Bonny Doon Vineyard by making wines no one else dared attempt. Now, he's moved on to an even riskier bet.
Even the most successful business owners pinched pennies when starting up -- and many still do. Consider their money-saving advice when starting a business.
The celebrated entrepreneur shares advice on how challenges can be the driving force for success.
Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro launched his startup from a crammed, two-bed dorm room in China.
What the Food Network host learned about listening to his customers after he lost his first restaurant in a fire.
Not all passions make for a good business. Chris Guillebeau, author of "The $100 Startup," offers insights for aspiring entrepreneurs who seek to make a living doing what they love.
Oprah Winfrey's OWN network might be faltering, but don't count out the woman with the Midas touch. Here's what any entrepreneur can learn from her recent startup struggles.
When Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett set out to rid nail polish of toxins, they found a flawed beauty industry in need of a makeover. See how they're making their mark.
Upending the paper invite isn't the only goal for this company. Changing the way people communicate is the larger challenge for young visionaries Alexa and James Hirschfeld.
Choosing the right manufacturing partner is one of the most important decisions to make as a startup. Here are tips to find a winner right out of the gate.
Allison O'Neill, owner of children's retail shop Bundle in New York, partners with about a dozen similar small businesses to compete against the big players. Hear her story, plus expert tips.
The U.S. may be awash with sweet treats, but these ice-pop makers have given the tired category a makeover.
From artists to chefs to designers, making money is still considered taboo. But when you want to make it big in fashionable industries, being able to earn a buck is often key.
Starting a business is like a prizefight, you can project a path but the road is still full of surprise punches.
Sure, starting and running a business comes with risks. But a savvy entrepreneur knows how to minimize them by taking calculated risks instead of crazy ones.
If you're sailing your boat without a rudder, you're going to lose control when the water gets rough. A growing business needs a sound operations plan to survive.
Campbell McKellar describes her vision for a different kind of co-working space -- one where individuals get to choose where they work.
About to strike a business partnership? Attorney Nina Kaufman shares advice on how to do it right.