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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
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
Inside a College Entrepreneur's Unique Coat Check Business
Starting a Business

Inside a College Entrepreneur's Unique Coat Check Business

A stolen jacket leads to a big business for an Indiana University grad.
Jodi Helmer
Grumpy Cat and the Thriving Cat Meme Marketplace
Starting a Business

Grumpy Cat and the Thriving Cat Meme Marketplace

These viral sensations may be hilarious. They're also becoming big business.
Jenna Goudreau
Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success
Entrepreneurs

Mailbox Co-Founder Gentry Underwood on Managing Success

When Underwood's company got snapped up by Dropbox, he says the rush of money and attention has taken some getting used to. Here, the entrepreneur opens to YE's Antonio Neves.
Antonio Neves
Eye on 'Gig City:' How Startups Thrive in Chattanooga
Starting a Business

Eye on 'Gig City:' How Startups Thrive in Chattanooga

With startup hubs cropping up across the U.S., we take a look at one burgeoning ecosystem to pinpoint how other city centers can spark their own entrepreneurial boom.
Kristin Luna
The Family Behind Luxury Lingerie Business Cosabella
Entrepreneurs

The Family Behind Luxury Lingerie Business Cosabella

A revealing look at the immigrant family driving Cosabella as the Italian fashion brand creates a new label for JCPenney, experiments with high-tech underwear and expands globally.
Brian Patrick Eha
Startup Advice From 7 Successful Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

Startup Advice From 7 Successful Entrepreneurs

We spoke with entrepreneurs we admire to cull the single best bit of startup advice they could muster -- and the experiences that led to it.
Matt Villano
In Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Becomes the Next $1 Billion Startup
Starting a Business

In Yahoo Deal, Tumblr Becomes the Next $1 Billion Startup

The blogging platform's 26-year-old founder, David Karp, will stay on as chief executive.
Jason Fell
Starting a Business

Fast-Growing Organic Food Startup Acquired by French Food-and-Beverage Giant

Paris-based Danone has purchased a majority stake in Happy Family -- a deal reportedly worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
Jenna Goudreau