Business Model

Technology

Spotify to Musicians: Don't Hate On Us

The streaming music service is determined to convince artists, both big and small, that streaming can be a real money maker.
Growth Strategies

Affordable Custom Made Suits? It's No Longer an Oxymoron

Proper Suit stitches together bespoke tailoring and e-commerce so the American male can dress better for less.
Finance

Why VCs Often Turn Away Promising Investments

If you are rejected, don't automatically assume it's your business plan that's the issue. It could be the firm's approach to its fund's investment cycle.
Leadership

Ronald Coase, Lighthouses and Elon Musk

Many entrepreneurs may not know Ronald Coase, but their work has benefited from his ideas.
Growth Strategies

Crocs: From Footwear Fad to Billion-Dollar Company

This iconic shoemaker bounced back after the recession by revamping its product lines and distribution channel.
Starting a Business

The Investors Who Laughed at Zynga

It's been a banner week for Zynga with its long-awaited IPO. But there was a time when its founder was criticized for proposing a free-gaming business model.
Growth Strategies

A Five-Step Guide to Reinventing Your Business

How do you know when it's time to alter the strategy of your business? Here's how to pivot to a better business model midstream.
Project Grow

Five Tips to Transform Your Business

A look at the best turnaround tactics from small companies around the U.S.
Growth Strategies

Home-Remodeling Businesses Get New Business Models

These entrepreneurs revamped their businesses to survive the economic downturn.
Starting a Business

Banking on a New Business Model

How an online party glassware company saved its business by revamping how it goes to market.
Growth Strategies

Freemium: Is the Price Right for Your Company?

The try-before-you-buy business model can work -- if you can monetize your offerings.