BY Matt VillanoFor startups seeking critical seed money, business-plan competitions can be both a blessing and a curse.
BY Shira LazarLos Angeles has long been a mecca for creative types. Now it's attracting techies too.
BY Kara OhngrenStarting up when you're 13 may not be easy, but for some it could mean landing big bucks -- as ABC's hit show 'Shark Tank' looks for fodder on school campuses.
BY Diana RansomCampbell McKellar describes her vision for a different kind of co-working space -- one where individuals get to choose where they work.
BY Shira LazarWhen it comes to starting up in the fashion world, safety can be dangerous. See how SpiritHoods went to the edge -- and found success.
BY Tim GrayWhen marketing your startup, consider a softer sell -- or better yet, don't sell at all.
BY Jodi HelmerHow Flash Pals is gaining traction with its fuzzy animal-themed storage devices.
BY Irving FainDon't let the tech and start-up blogs fool you, finding an investor to part with big money is neither common nor easy. Here, the co-founder of CrowdTwist gives his top lessons for success.
BY Diana RansomChanging the age-old art business is no easy task. But entrepreneurs Alexis Tryon and Scott Carleton explain how they're trying to do just that.
BY Diana RansomWe speak with James Beshara the co-founder of the group-funding site Crowdtilt about what it's like to run a fast-moving young company with major investors watching.
BY Jonah LuptonEven as the shark-infested TV show can be intimidating, the business lessons are plentiful. Here are some inspired tips that even off-camera entrepreneurs can learn.
BY Scott ShaneIf your heart is set on running your own business, you could raise your odds of success by first getting some experience on your resume and money in the bank.
BY Jodi HelmerAn Ivy League economics assignment becomes a profitable business proposition: Work out or pay up.
BY Diana RansomOther than dispel the idea that men don't like shopping, flash-sale site founder Jason Ross is hoping to train his company's energy on making a one-stop-lifestyle-shop for men.
BY Diana RansomWhen Katia Beauchamp and Hayley Barna realized the flaws in the way women buy cosmetics, they started a company to revamp the system. Here, the Birchbox founders chat about their vision for the future of buying beauty and grooming products.