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Entrepreneurs

How a Beastie Boy's Food Truck Helped the Rockaways Rebuild After Hurricane Sandy

Mike Diamond (aka the Beastie Boys' Mike D), celebrity chef Sam Talbot and designer/hotelier Robert McKinley address the continuing needs of the economically devastated New York beach community by transitioning their Rockaway Plate Lunch Truck from a relief effort into a sustainable business and mentoring program.
Entrepreneurs

What's on Your Mind?

You've got a lot to say, and we want to hear it. This new community page offers a place where you can share your thoughts on trending topics, breaking stories, share story tips with our editors and whatever else you want to discuss with us.
Growth Strategies

New York's Business Community Waxes Sentimental for Its Departing Billionaire

Despite bans on sugary drinks, smoking and trans fats, the 'nanny mayor' is looking a lot better these days.
Technology

Jack Dorsey Makes the Rounds With Square

The co-founder of Twitter and current chief of mobile-payment company Square is traveling across the U.S. and Canada to meet with business owners in the 'Let's Talk' series.
Entrepreneurs

How to Grow a Startup Community in Your Own Backyard

We've likely all benefited from startup events where we network with other like-minded entrepreneurs. But in the sometimes slower summer months, you should make these venues destination number one.
Starting a Business

Where to Find a Community If You're a Solopreneur

No entrepreneur is an island. From incubators to co-working spaces to networking events, support groups for fellow business owners are springing up across the country.
Growth Strategies

The Power of Giving Back: How Community Involvement Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Companies who value corporate social responsibility are well regarded by their customers, have improved employee morale, and may even experience a boost in sales.
Growth Strategies

How to Lead With Grace Through Tragedy

Jim Koch, the brewmaster behind Sam Adams Lager, talks about how his business responded to the Boston Marathon bombings.
Innovation Now

Want to Harness the Power of the Crowd? Consider These Tips

Crowdsourcing is altering the way companies come up with innovative ideas and accomplish large and small tasks.
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurs Take Lead in Building Vibrant Startup Communities

A long-term commitment and philosophy of inclusiveness are critical to sustainability and growth.
Marketing

5 Low-Cost Ways to Make a Marketing Splash in Your Local Community (Infographic)

Social media is an obvious way to market to a broad customer base, but if you're goal is to win over the customers closest to you, try these local strategies.
Starting a Business

How Community Building Helped Photojojo Find Success

The online forum and store is devoted to do-it-yourself photography tools and techniques, but the main goal is creating long-term relationships.
Starting a Business

Community and the Value of a 'Kinky' Business Idea

Do others feel your pain? Then you might just have a great business idea. A recent online kerfuffle underscores the power in harnessing the passion of a community.
Technology

Foursquare's Dennis Crowley on Building a Massive Community

The mobile and social technology trendsetter talks about blazing a path to the top.
Finance

What Do Pinterest and a Community Bank in Lubbock, Texas, Have In Common?

When it comes to converting companies into cash, an alternative investment marketplace is expanding beyond high-growth startups.