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Couple Entrepreneurs Rekindle Romance by Starting Up
Starting a Business

Couple Entrepreneurs Rekindle Romance by Starting Up

While it's not uncommon for married couples to go into business together, on this Valentine's Day we take a look at those who started a business inspired by their own love.
Emily Meehan
3 Decades of Dell: From Dorm Room Inspiration to Multi-Billion Dollar Acquisition
Starting a Business

3 Decades of Dell: From Dorm Room Inspiration to Multi-Billion Dollar Acquisition

Following the announcement of a $24.4 billion acquisition deal, we take a look back at the tech company's history and accomplishments.
Jason Fell
Social Engagement Boosts Quirky Clothing Line
Starting a Business

Social Engagement Boosts Quirky Clothing Line

Online fashion upstart Betabrand is on a mission to create the world's first truly social clothing company.
Jennifer Wang
Think Like Zuck: The Secrets to Facebook's Success
Marketing

Think Like Zuck: The Secrets to Facebook's Success

Intel's social-media strategist and author of new book on Mark Zuckerberg Ekaterina Walter shares her insights on how the social network became so popular, as well as other business lessons.
Shira Lazar
College Entrepreneur Creates Wireless Headphones
Starting a Business

College Entrepreneur Creates Wireless Headphones

A young DJ mixes up a wireless sound solution with his startup EarTop.
Jodi Helmer
4 Inspiring TED Talks for Young Treps
Starting a Business

4 Inspiring TED Talks for Young Treps

From business books to online classes, learning the ropes of starting up is easier than ever. TED talks can also be enlightening for aspiring young entrepreneurs.
Matthew Toren
How 5 Successful Entrepreneurs Bounced Back After Failure
Growth Strategies

How 5 Successful Entrepreneurs Bounced Back After Failure

From stolen inventory to legal woes these five fearless 'treps clawed their way back from disaster.
Jennifer Wang
Barbara Corcoran on Projecting a Big Image and Living Up to It
Starting a Business

Barbara Corcoran on Projecting a Big Image and Living Up to It

Multimillionaire Barbara Corcoran shares lessons about the power of perception and why you should expand before you're ready at Entrepreneur's recent Growth Conference.
Barbara Corcoran
Top Advice from the Entrepreneurs of 2012
Growth Strategies

Top Advice from the Entrepreneurs of 2012

The winners of Entrepreneur's annual awards, handed out at Entrepreneur's recent conference in Dallas, offer a few key lessons that any business owner can -- and perhaps should -- take to heart.
Diana Ransom
Richard Branson: To Be Successful in Business, You Need a Little Luck
Starting a Business

Richard Branson: To Be Successful in Business, You Need a Little Luck

Highlights from the billionaire entrepreneur's recent video discussion with LinkedIn.
Jason Fell
Photographers Refocus on New Ventures
Entrepreneurs

Photographers Refocus on New Ventures

The line has long blurred between the amateur and professional photographer. Here, three former pro photographers who saw the changes coming early on and reinvented themselves with successful startups.
Alina Dizik
Zipcar Timeline: From Business Idea to IPO to $500 Million Buyout
Starting a Business

Zipcar Timeline: From Business Idea to IPO to $500 Million Buyout

A timeline of the car-sharing service, from inception through public offering to buyout offer.
Brian Patrick Eha
How a Leather Designer Keeps Musicians Traveling in Style
Starting a Business

How a Leather Designer Keeps Musicians Traveling in Style

Ryan Barr, founder of WhippingPost.com, makes durable leather goods for musicians, including a "picker's wallet" with a dedicated stitched pocket for a guitar pick.
Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles
Starting a Business

Two Entrepreneurs Find Niche in Custom Wooden Bicycles

Woodworkers carve out a niche with an offbeat, high-end product.
Jodi Helmer