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Starting a Business

Designer Tents Bring Cool to the Campsite

FieldCandy tents have offbeat graphics such as a block of cheese, leopard print and bubble wrap.
Starting a Business

How a First-Time Entrepreneur's Kickstarter Project Landed on Toys 'R' Us Shelves in Less Than a Year

Industry insiders laughed at the engineering toy for girls, but its inventor was determined to change the landscape of the 'pink aisle.' Entrepreneur Debbie Sterling shares how she transformed her id...
Starting a Business

Worthless, Impossible and Stupid? Why Contrarian Business Ideas Make It Big

In his new book, business professor Daniel Isenberg says if people think you're crazy, you're onto something.
Starting a Business

5 Industries Ripe for Young Entrepreneurs to Disrupt

Looking for your next business idea? Check out these five fields oozing with potential.
Starting a Business

Fitness Startups Put Their Own Spin on Indoor Cycling

Several fitness startups are hoping to grab a slice of the boutique cycling craze.
Starting a Business

Fertile Ground for Startups: 10 Sectors of the $207 Billion Cyber-Security Industry Poised to Take Off

As businesses move their data processing to the cloud, cyber-security is becoming an increasingly prevalent and mission-critical problem.
Finance

VCs See Ex-Wired Editor's DIY Drones Taking Flight

Chris Anderson left one of the most prominent posts in tech media to become CEO of 3D Robotics, a company that helps hackers and engineers build do-it-yourself drones. Last fall he locked up a $5 mil...
Starting a Business

What 3-D Printing Could Mean for Small Businesses

How the additive manufacturing trend could help you grow your business.
Starting a Business

100 Things You'll Need to Know About in 2013

With 2012 very nearly in the rearview mirror, check out this list of what you are going to hear about, talk about and spend your money on in 2013.
worth-knowing

Gluten-Free Lifestyle Offers a Growing Market for Entrepreneurs

As more average folks and celebrities alike find reasons to go gluten-free, more business owners are reaping the rewards of this once niche market.
Starting a Business

Why Your Business Plan Is Probably Incomplete

In creating a business plan, many entrepreneurs forget to bring along their roadmaps for how they'll accomplish goals. Here are a few can't-miss sights.
Project Grow

Cooking Up New Business Ideas from Old-World Recipes

How some entrepreneurs are drawing from the distant past to put a successful new spin on old ideas.
Starting a Business

How Zite's iPad Magazine Is Bringing Browsing Back

A hit from the start, this Vancouver, B.C.-based company delivers an (increasingly) personal reading experience for tablet-toters. Plus, a look at other ground-breaking businesses in the media space.
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