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Overcoming the Groupon Effect: How to Sell Merchants on Your Start-Up Deal Site

Overcoming the Groupon Effect: How to Sell Merchants on Your Start-Up Deal Site

Faced with a glut of daily-deal sites, new entrants are having a tough time winning over merchants. Here's how to cut through the hype and build your client roster.
Young Entrepreneurs Weigh in on the 2012 Presidential Election

Young Entrepreneurs Weigh in on the 2012 Presidential Election

It's often hard to pigeonhole a generation of business owners, but as a voting block they do seem to come together -- at least on one issue.
Tech-Savvy and Fashion-Forward: A Look at Today's Stylish Startups

Tech-Savvy and Fashion-Forward: A Look at Today's Stylish Startups

Making it big in the fashion world has always been a tall task. Here's a look at how three startups are using technology to find an 'in' with customers and brands.
3 Hot Tech Startups Burning Up L.A.'s 'Silicon Beach'

3 Hot Tech Startups Burning Up L.A.'s 'Silicon Beach'

In startup world, Southern California is giving Silicon Valley a run for its money.
Online Pioneer Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship

Online Pioneer Steve Case on the Future of Entrepreneurship

Steve Case emerged from the most maligned merger in American business history to become one of the nation's leading proponents of entrepreneurship.
The Entrepreneur Who Captured the Record-Breaking Space Jump

The Entrepreneur Who Captured the Record-Breaking Space Jump

Jay Nemeth of FlightLine Films explains why he got into aerospace cinematography before there was a demand for it.
How Tech Giants Like Google and Apple Want to Improve the Internet

How Tech Giants Like Google and Apple Want to Improve the Internet

Entrepreneurs can now refer to Web Platform, a new site that offers online development and best practices.

4 Tips for Navigating Your Local Tech Scene

Student entrepreneur David D. Chait discusses the importance of leveraging like-minded people in your community.
Sean Parker: Running a Startup Is 'Like Eating Glass'

Sean Parker: Running a Startup Is 'Like Eating Glass'

The Napster and Airtime co-founder says too many people with terrible ideas are founding companies.
9 U.S. Cities You Wouldn't Think Are Hubs for Tech Startups

9 U.S. Cities You Wouldn't Think Are Hubs for Tech Startups

Beyond Silicon Valley and Silicon Alley, these are the places you'll find financial and other support for your business ideas.
Spotlight: Adafruit Industries' Limor Fried, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Spotlight: Adafruit Industries' Limor Fried, Entrepreneur of 2012 Finalist

Limor Fried created her open-source hardware and electronics company, Adafruit Industries, in her MIT dorm room. The story of how she grew her business makes her a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
What Is Vooza and Why Should You Care?

What Is Vooza and Why Should You Care?

Hilarious videos from possibly faux company Vooza can offer every business owner a lesson in creativity.
How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders

How to Ease Acquisitions from the Acqui-Hired Founders

Tech giants aren't just looking for talent, they're buying it. See what the transition has been like for start-up founders.
6 Lessons in How to Build a Successful App

6 Lessons in How to Build a Successful App

Development firm inMarket shares the secrets to building a successful app.
Andrew Rasiej on the Next Big Wave in Tech -- And How Young Treps Can Surf It

Andrew Rasiej on the Next Big Wave in Tech -- And How Young Treps Can Surf It

The NY Tech Meetup chairman offers his thoughts on the future of social media and helpful resources for starting up today.
6 Tech Startups With a Fun Spin on Fitness

6 Tech Startups With a Fun Spin on Fitness

Tech companies are taking the tedium out of training. Here are a few of our favorite digital fitness options.
How Fitbit Is Cashing in on the High-Tech Fitness Trend

How Fitbit Is Cashing in on the High-Tech Fitness Trend

How the device manufacturer is building a following by enhancing users' workouts through gaming and community-building.
How Lytro Offers a New View of Optical Photography

How Lytro Offers a New View of Optical Photography

The startup's technology is reinventing the digital camera and carving its own competitive niche.
Mike Jones on Ditching La La Land for Silicon Beach

Mike Jones on Ditching La La Land for Silicon Beach

Los Angeles has long been a mecca for creative types. Now it's attracting techies too.
Could Faculty Entrepreneurs Drive Innovation?

Could Faculty Entrepreneurs Drive Innovation?

To spur innovation, some support giving academics more freedom to start entrepreneurial ventures.
How Podio Brought in Revenue Before Even Finalizing its Product

How Podio Brought in Revenue Before Even Finalizing its Product

Selling subscriptions during the development phase allowed the company to pay the rent, and what you can learn from it.
The Latest Craze in Incubators: Pay-to-Play Accelerators?

The Latest Craze in Incubators: Pay-to-Play Accelerators?

Fee-based entrepreneurship accelerators and incubators are increasingly sprouting up. We take a look at some new programs and consider whether they're worth your time.
Pixelmags Takes a Unique Approach to Digitizing Magazines

Pixelmags Takes a Unique Approach to Digitizing Magazines

When Apple introduced its Newsstand feature last October, this startup was poised to provide much of the digital content magazine subscribers wanted.
How Gigmark Turned the Mundane Flash Drive into a $10 Million Business

How Gigmark Turned the Mundane Flash Drive into a $10 Million Business

Founders of this tech startup transformed the flash drive into an intelligent interactive marketing platform that produces real analytics.
Apple and the Kid App Maker Revolution

Apple and the Kid App Maker Revolution

The tech giant opened its developer conference up to teens as young as 13 this year. But perhaps the company should be even more inclusive? We take a look at the even-younger app makers making waves today.

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