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How This French Fry Franchise Spreads Its Quirky Company Ethos Via Mobile Gaming
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How This French Fry Franchise Spreads Its Quirky Company Ethos Via Mobile Gaming

To educate consumers and incoming employees alike, French Fry Heaven CEO Scott Nelowet knows that people like to learn through play.
Geoff Weiss
Have a Bitcoin Business Idea? This Is What You Need to Do.
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Have a Bitcoin Business Idea? This Is What You Need to Do.

Kick-start your entry into the hot market with these expert tips and resources.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Design a Workspace to Spark Extreme Creativity
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Design a Workspace to Spark Extreme Creativity

This digital design agency brings the concept of cool startup spaces to a whole new level.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Why This Whiskey Entrepreneur Is Willing to Forgo Easy Cash
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Why This Whiskey Entrepreneur Is Willing to Forgo Easy Cash

Raj Peter Bhakta, the founder of whiskey company WhistlePig, knows that he is losing some cash in the short term by only making a 10-year-old product. But that's part of the plan.
Catherine Clifford
What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk
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What Separates Entrepreneurs From Mere Mortals: The Ability to Take Risk

Raj Peter Bhakta launched WhistlePig whiskey in the middle of a recession, and there were some cold, lonely nights where he felt alone in his mission. But he kept on.
Catherine Clifford
This Entrepreneur Almost Gave Up On Himself. Now, He Runs a Million-Dollar Brand.
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This Entrepreneur Almost Gave Up On Himself. Now, He Runs a Million-Dollar Brand.

Raj Peter Bhakta could be called crazy for some of his previous endeavors, but he seems to have hit it right with WhistlePig whiskey.
Catherine Clifford
All Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 3 Things
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All Successful Entrepreneurs Do These 3 Things

WhistlePig Founder Raj Peter Bhakta experienced his fair share of business flops before founding a multimillion dollar brand. In this video, he summarizes what he has learned about building a successful business.
Catherine Clifford
Why This Entrepreneur Makes All New Hires Live With Him for a Month
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Why This Entrepreneur Makes All New Hires Live With Him for a Month

The founder of whiskey company WhistlePig brings all new employees up to his farm in rural, middle-of-no-where Vermont for at least a month. It's costly both in time and money, but he says it's worth every penny.
Catherine Clifford
No Sci-Fi Here: Your Own Personal Robot Is Coming
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No Sci-Fi Here: Your Own Personal Robot Is Coming

Brian David Johnson, Intel's futurist, talks to Entrepreneur.com about Jimmy, his 3-D printable, open-source robot, and why he thinks everyone will have their own Jimmy in the future.
Catherine Clifford
A Look at Tomorrow's Tomorrow: We Will Live Inside Computers
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A Look at Tomorrow's Tomorrow: We Will Live Inside Computers

Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel, predicts how human beings will interact with technology in the future. We sat down and talked to him at The Feast social innovation conference in NYC this fall.
Catherine Clifford
Zipcar Founder: Having a Social Mission as No.1 Is Not Enough to Make You a Success
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Zipcar Founder: Having a Social Mission as No.1 Is Not Enough to Make You a Success

Robin Chase says that to make positive change on a large scale, social entrepreneurs need to make sure they are first and foremost catering to the needs of their customer.
Catherine Clifford
Pitching a Fashion Line to Investors? Brush Up on Your Storytelling Skills
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Pitching a Fashion Line to Investors? Brush Up on Your Storytelling Skills

Paige Dellavalle's jewelry line survived Shark Tank on ABC and the founder says she owes it all to her mastering the art of the pitch.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture
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The Entrepreneur Behind Flickr Opens Up About Past Mistakes, Lessons Learned and Her Latest Venture

Caterina Fake, the serial entrepreneur behind Flickr, Hunch and Findery talks about the pain of hiring the wrong people, being surrounded by others smarter than you and always needing to be on your toes.
Nina Zipkin
To Succeed in Fashion: Find Mentors, Vendors and Business Partners You Trust
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To Succeed in Fashion: Find Mentors, Vendors and Business Partners You Trust

Emerging designers share how they're overcoming fashion industry hurdles.
Tanya Benedicto Klich