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Obama Regrets Syntax of 'You Didn't Build That' Comment

Obama Regrets Syntax of 'You Didn't Build That' Comment

The President says that everybody present when he made his now controversial comment understood what he meant.
Business Advice from 9 Successful Entrepreneurs

Business Advice from 9 Successful Entrepreneurs

These big names in business share the lessons they have learned on the road to success.
Young Entrepreneur Creates a Multimedia Music App

Young Entrepreneur Creates a Multimedia Music App

Part music magazine, part discovery engine, the free iPad app Groovebug pairs downloaded music with photos, videos, and reviews.
5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter'

5 Tips for Transforming Your Hobby Into a Business From the 'Toy Hunter'

What the reality show about toy collecting can teach you about turning your passion into a profitable business.
How to Jump-Start Your Business With an Accelerator Program

How to Jump-Start Your Business With an Accelerator Program

Two entrepreneurs fast-tracked their startup with help form Launchpad LA.
4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

4 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Follow Your Passion

How to know when it's the right time to start your own business.
5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

5 Young Millionaires Instigating Innovation

Our annual look at high-earning entrepreneurs aged 30 or younger with the creativity, smarts and guts to disrupt their industries.
Big Claims Aim to Boost Business at Mobile App Startup

Big Claims Aim to Boost Business at Mobile App Startup

With major clients like Microsoft and CBS Sports, Chaotic Moon app studio makes it big.
Young Entrepreneur Challenges the Way Americans Think About Their Cellphones

Young Entrepreneur Challenges the Way Americans Think About Their Cellphones

A Pakistani immigrant takes on the U.S. cell phone service model.
OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

OrigAudio Hits It Big With Fold and Play Recycled Speakers

Two friends create quirky portable speakers inspired by a takeout box.
Two Young Entrepreneurs Get Their Hands Dirty With Urban Farming

Two Young Entrepreneurs Get Their Hands Dirty With Urban Farming

An urban byproduct plants the seed for a big business.
Sealing the Deal

Sealing the Deal

Dotloop eliminates the briefcase of paperwork in favor of a virtual workspace.
How Two Entrepreneurs Created an Environmentally Friendly Camp Stove

How Two Entrepreneurs Created an Environmentally Friendly Camp Stove

BioLite CampStove could be a force in reducing air pollution and deforestation all while charging your cellphone and toasting s'mores.
Why Bend, Ore., Is the Next Big City for Entrepreneurship

Why Bend, Ore., Is the Next Big City for Entrepreneurship

Bend, Ore., offers serious benefits to small businesses and entrepreneurs, including growth rate, investment, government perks and lifestyle balance.
3 Tech Companies That Started in Bend, Ore.

3 Tech Companies That Started in Bend, Ore.

Bend, Ore., is a up-and-coming location for young entrepreneurs, here are three companies that got their start in the city.

3 Tips to a Speedy Launch

Student entrepreneur Karim Abouelnaga discusses how he managed to start up quickly and efficiently.
How to Build Your Business by Working With the Competition

How to Build Your Business by Working With the Competition

One entrepreneur grew his niche business by collaborating with bigger companies that didn't consider him competition.
Turning Passion Into Profits: A Wine Wizard Bets on Old World Science

Turning Passion Into Profits: A Wine Wizard Bets on Old World Science

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.
7 Frugal Startup Tips from Millionaire Entrepreneurs

7 Frugal Startup Tips from Millionaire Entrepreneurs

Even the most successful business owners pinched pennies when starting up -- and many still do. Consider their money-saving advice when starting a business.
Richard Branson on Turning a Disadvantage to Your Advantage

Richard Branson on Turning a Disadvantage to Your Advantage

The celebrated entrepreneur shares advice on how challenges can be the driving force for success.

How to Start Up from Your Dorm Room

Student entrepreneur Franco Capurro launched his startup from a crammed, two-bed dorm room in China.
4 Lessons for Overcoming Setbacks from Food Network Star Guy Fieri

4 Lessons for Overcoming Setbacks from Food Network Star Guy Fieri

What the Food Network host learned about listening to his customers after he lost his first restaurant in a fire.
Can You Turn Your Passion Into a Profitable Business?

Can You Turn Your Passion Into a Profitable Business?

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.
5 Lessons From Oprah's 'Startup'

5 Lessons From Oprah's 'Startup'

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.
Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails

Ginger + Liz and Their Vision for Healthy Nails

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.

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