Michelle Goodman

Michelle Goodman

Michelle Goodman is a Seattle-based freelance journalist and author of The Anti 9-to-5 Guide.

How a Snail Mail Startup Bust Shaped One Serial Entrepreneur
Failure

How a Snail Mail Startup Bust Shaped One Serial Entrepreneur

Learn how an engineer learned the value before building the product.
Want to Save Money on Equipment? Consider this Solution.
Business Optimization

Want to Save Money on Equipment? Consider this Solution.

A marketplace matches cash-strapped startups with financing and leasing companies so they can build out their businesses.
Understand the Crowdfunding Shift That Could Transform How Startups are Funded
Crowdfunding

Understand the Crowdfunding Shift That Could Transform How Startups are Funded

A new regulation has the potential to alter the way many startups are funded.
Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow
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Meet the VC Fund Helping Startups in Underserved Communities Grow

A venture fund invests serious cash on startups in underserved communities.
What Failure Taught the Founders of One Subscription Startup
Failure

What Failure Taught the Founders of One Subscription Startup

Every flop is worthwhile. Here, how a dead-end subscription startup shaped its founders.
How 5 Hobbyists Turned Passions into Million-Dollar Businesses
Hobbies

How 5 Hobbyists Turned Passions into Million-Dollar Businesses

Your passion can get you a paycheck, and this advice can help.
The Savvy Ways this Bracelet Maker Stays One Step Ahead
Radicals & Visionaries

The Savvy Ways this Bracelet Maker Stays One Step Ahead

Joseph Ferlito anticipates potential future problems to ensure his company's success.
The Important Reason This Snack Company Didn't Wait for 'Perfect'
Radicals & Visionaries

The Important Reason This Snack Company Didn't Wait for 'Perfect'

EPIC bars had imperfect production in the beginning, but it paid off perfectly.
To Grow, This Home Stager Said 'Yes,' and Figured It Out Later
Radicals & Visionaries

To Grow, This Home Stager Said 'Yes,' and Figured It Out Later

Screenwriter Meridith Baer began a home staging business by diving in before she'd nailed down the details.
Innovation Gave This Yoga Company the Momentum it Needed
Radicals & Visionaries

Innovation Gave This Yoga Company the Momentum it Needed

Meet the team that invented the yoga wheel and learn how they're keeping their idea fresh.
To Protect Their Vision, These Founders Turned Down a 6-Figure Opportunity
Radicals & Visionaries

To Protect Their Vision, These Founders Turned Down a 6-Figure Opportunity

Brett and Sven Newman grew their company, Daylight Design, by focusing on the clients and projects they were interested in, even though that meant walking away from a large sum of money early on.
7 Tips For a Thriving, Sustainable Family Business That Lasts
Family Businesses

7 Tips For a Thriving, Sustainable Family Business That Lasts

Follow these pointers for keeping your business and your family together.
How This Company Is Profiting Giving Perks to Military Members and First-Responders
Online Marketplace

How This Company Is Profiting Giving Perks to Military Members and First-Responders

GovX's small customer base helped it cash in with investors.
This Company Asked Its Employees for Cash and Everybody Won
Ready To Launch

This Company Asked Its Employees for Cash and Everybody Won

For the right kind of business, a radical move like asking employees to finance the company can be smart and effective.
How This Mattress Company Got the Attention of New York Jet Eric Decker
Radicals & Visionaries

How This Mattress Company Got the Attention of New York Jet Eric Decker

This is what happens when a direct-to-consumer luxury mattress maker and celebrity backers get into bed together.