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How a Coffee Lid Turned into a Million-Dollar Idea
Starting a Business

How a Coffee Lid Turned into a Million-Dollar Idea

Just days after going on sale, a tiny startup's product sells out. Here is how a drinking lid for Mason jars turned into an instant moneymaker.
Logan Kugler
Growth Strategies

Businesses Find Benefits in Going Green

At last, eco-friendly products and services are paying off in new and scalable ways. See how green can work for you by checking out these forward-looking business models.
Joanna L. Krotz
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life

Disabled veterans often find the return to civilian life difficult, especially when seeking jobs. Now, a university program thinks it has the key to their independence: turn them into entrepreneurs.
Brian Patrick Eha
If I Knew Then: CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks Dishes on Lessons Learned During His First Years as an Entrepreneur
Leadership

If I Knew Then: CEO of KIND Healthy Snacks Dishes on Lessons Learned During His First Years as an Entrepreneur

If Daniel Lubetzky had a time machine, he would have realized the importance of sticking to his brand's promise of quality.
Andrea Huspeni
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How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture
Entrepreneurs

How Two Recent Grads Turned a Study Abroad Trip into a Social Venture

The young founders of Serengetee are looking to social entrepreneurship to make the world a better place. See how they're helped by a few choice fabric swatches.
Kristin Luna
Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan on Pack Dynamics for Entrepreneurs and Other Animals
Leadership

Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan on Pack Dynamics for Entrepreneurs and Other Animals

Embracing the low moments of your career is what will ultimately bring you to the top. Here's the story of one entrepreneur who grew an empire from his passion for working with dogs.
Bryan Elliott
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Lego's Secrets for Brand Longevity
Growth Strategies

Lego's Secrets for Brand Longevity

How young entrepreneurs can emulate the success of powerhouse brand Lego.
Matthew Toren
Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples
Entrepreneurs

Dorm-Room Startup iCracked Gives New Life to Bad Apples

A college entrepreneur found a way to take the frustration out of fixing damaged mobile devices.
Gwen Moran
Why Steve Case Is Betting Millions on Lolly Wolly Doodle
Starting a Business

Why Steve Case Is Betting Millions on Lolly Wolly Doodle

How a children's clothing company stood out in social commerce, catching the eye of prominent investors.
Brian Patrick Eha
How Failure Made These Entrepreneurs Millions
Leadership

How Failure Made These Entrepreneurs Millions

Even the most successful entrepreneurs experience their share of failures. Here are five ways to use failure as a means to succeed.
Jane Porter
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10 Cool American-Made Products
Starting a Business

10 Cool American-Made Products

See some of the innovative products that are made in the U.S.
Heesun Wee
From Powering Businesses to Empowering Kids
Entrepreneurs

From Powering Businesses to Empowering Kids

Fresh out of college with an enviable consultant job, Andrea Lo decided to quit so she could create Piggybackr, an online platform that helps kids raise money for causes.
Joanna L. Krotz
10 of the Most Innovative Small Businesses of 2013
Growth Strategies

10 of the Most Innovative Small Businesses of 2013

These small businesses are finding success with innovative solutions to common problems.
Daniel Bukszpan
Launching With a Loved One? Five Lessons From Successful Startup Couples
Starting a Business

Launching With a Loved One? Five Lessons From Successful Startup Couples

If you're thinking of starting up with your significant other, consider the tips of those who've made the plunge before you.
Rebekah Iliff