Jodi Helmer

Jodi Helmer

Jodi Helmer is a freelance writer living in Charlotte, N.C. Visit her online at www.jodihelmer.com.

How This Startup is Making Mobile App Development Easier
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How This Startup is Making Mobile App Development Easier

Gigster can find a developer ready to help you in 10 minutes or less.
How This Company Is Revolutionizing the Way Farmers Do Their Job
Innovators

How This Company Is Revolutionizing the Way Farmers Do Their Job

FarmLogs turns to big data to update age-old practices.
This Company Will Deliver Groceries to Your Door in Under an Hour
Groceries

This Company Will Deliver Groceries to Your Door in Under an Hour

Max Mullen is bringing new meaning to the phrase 'fast food.'
This Company Offers One-Stop Shopping For Artisanal Food
Business Unusual

This Company Offers One-Stop Shopping For Artisanal Food

Artizone lets the farmers market come to you.
6 Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

6 Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Crowdfunding

Understanding these innovations will help you get the most out of the brave new world of peer-to-peer financing.
Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings
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Mmmm, Crickets: How Exo Protein Bars Found Its Wings

Two entrepreneurs are singing the praises of cricket-based protein bars.
How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks
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How a Green Thumb Is Helping This Entrepreneur Earn Greenbacks

Smart Gardener brings ag-biz tech to the backyard.
Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights
Innovators

Game of Drones: How This Husband and Wife Team Took Photography to New Heights

Elevated Element combines unmanned technology and photography, and sales are soaring.
Bottom's Up: How a Kombucha Bar Took Root in Virginia
Starting a Business

Bottom's Up: How a Kombucha Bar Took Root in Virginia

A small-batch brewer rethinks the probiotic favorite.
Everfan's Custom Capes Take Off Among Superhero Worshipers
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Everfan's Custom Capes Take Off Among Superhero Worshipers

Meet the man who built a grown-up business from a childhood love of superheroes.
8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop
Crowdfunding

8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop

It seems like everyone and their mother has a Kickstarter campaign. Here's how to get yours noticed.
Business Unusual

Drink Out of Your Glass and Eat It, Too

Meet the startup creating tasty edible glasses that could take a bite out of landfills.
Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First
Ready To Launch

Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First

Finding the right name can make or break your business.
Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs
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Bedtime Gets High-Tech With Digital PJs

Inspired by QR-code technology, Juan Murdoch created cotton pajamas printed with a series of dots; when scanned with a smartphone, each dot launches one of 47 narrated bedtime stories,
College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business
Starting a Business

College Entrepreneur Creates Digital Care Package Business

Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.