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What Does Mark Cuban Do First Thing in the Morning?
Mark Cuban

What Does Mark Cuban Do First Thing in the Morning?

For this billionaire entrepreneur, work is the breakfast of champions.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Shark Tank Star Mark Cuban: 'Money Can't Buy Happiness'
Mark Cuban

Shark Tank Star Mark Cuban: 'Money Can't Buy Happiness'

…But it sure makes life easier, the self-made billionaire says. Why? With it comes freedom.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Mark Cuban: There's No Playing Nice With Your Competition
Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban: There's No Playing Nice With Your Competition

If you go after the billionaire 'Shark Tank' star, prepare to get clobbered. He's in it to win it, whatever it takes.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Poor, Sleepy Border Town Just Won Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk's Business
Elon Musk

A Poor, Sleepy Border Town Just Won Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk's Business

Brownsville, Texas, will be home to the world's first commercial rocket launch complex, built by SpaceX.
Catherine Clifford
Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?
Leadership

Will University of Texas President Get the Ax?

Bill Powers' days as the head of UT's flagship campus are numbered. If he gets his way, he'll stay through next May. It's anyone's guess at the moment.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Everything is Big in Texas, Including These 6 Startups
Startups

Everything is Big in Texas, Including These 6 Startups

These Lone Star State companies cover things from senior care, Bitcoin and blogging.
Drew Hendricks
Google Becomes the Latest Victim of Patent Trolling
Growth Strategies

Google Becomes the Latest Victim of Patent Trolling

SimpleAir, a non-practicing entity that has gone after other tech giants, is seeking $125 million or more in damages for patent infringement.
Laura Entis
Philip Romano, Restaurant Artist
Starting a Business

Philip Romano, Restaurant Artist

With his incubator in Dallas, longtime restaurateur Philip Romano is looking to usher in a new generation of restaurants.
Brian Patrick Eha
Forget Silicon Alley. Stars Head to Houston for Pitch Contest
Starting a Business

Forget Silicon Alley. Stars Head to Houston for Pitch Contest

The Rice Business Plan Competition, set for April, is the biggest student competition of its kind -- and a symbol of Houston's thriving entrepreneurial side.
Sarah Max
Startups Bubbling Up in Houston
Starting a Business

Startups Bubbling Up in Houston

Austin isn't the only Texas town launching new companies. Here's a look at what's happening in H-Town, five years since the financial crisis.
Sarah Max
Texas: The Big Mama of Brands
Marketing

Texas: The Big Mama of Brands

We would be remiss to close our big, bad branding package without a nod to a brand that needs no introduction: Texas.
Michelle Juergen
How to Start a Business in a Recession
Starting a Business

How to Start a Business in a Recession

Economic cycles come and go, but businesses must thrive in good times and bad. Fat Straws Bubble Tea's Terry Pham launched during a recession and survived two downturns. Learn how Pham and other entrepreneurs made a go of it in tough times.
Big Moves: Leaving Corporate America -- and Relocating -- for a Franchise Opportunity
Franchise

Big Moves: Leaving Corporate America -- and Relocating -- for a Franchise Opportunity

Instead of letting a promising deal get away, a Texas couple moves across the state -- and finds even more than they bargained for.