Launching a Business

Technology

7 Companies Reinventing 'Old' Fields With New Tech

Meet the entrepreneurs behind instant relationship coaching, automatic coupon code testing, online wedding registries and more.

This Cosmetics Company CEO Turned a $1 Million Packaging Fail into Quadrupled Sales. Here's How.

Carisa Janes, founder and CEO of Hourglass Cosmetics, had to pull more than 10,000 units of foundation off Sephora's shelves in 2012. She went into fix-it mode and turned things around.

How the Rifle Paper Co. Founders Turned a Side Hustle Into a Thriving Lifestyle Brand

Anna Bond and her husband Nathan had no money, no jobs and no business experience when they decided to launch the now-beloved stationery brand. Here's how they went from broke to $22 million in revenue.

She Built Her Startup With No Money or Team. How the CEO of Piazza Did It.

Pooja Sankar gave new meaning to the word 'scrappy' as she built her online question-and-answer forum.
Money

4 Practical Tips for Building Up Your Savings to Launch Your Small Business

These everyday fixes can supercharge your stash and help you reach your goal.
Starting a Business

Follow These 6 Steps to Open Your Own Crazy Themed Cafe

These themed cafe owners went above and beyond offering a regular cup of joe and free Wi-Fi. Here's what they did to make their dreams a reality.
Starting a Business

How Do You Choose Just the Right Niche for Your Ecommerce Business? A Checklist

The first question to ask yourself? What are your personal interests? And are you game to do a whole lot of market research?
IPO

3 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Spotify, Which Won Over Taylor Swift and Just Made its Billion-Dollar IPO

Shares of the streaming service opened at about $165, valuing the company at close to $30 billion.
Kidpreneurs

How I Built a $100 Million Company by the Time I Was 17 Years Old

This kidpreneur started his company at 12 but then had to face some distinctly adult challenges.
Launching a Business

8 DIY Tools You Need to Get Your Business off the Ground

Why spend all your resources on expensive consultants when you can do it yourself?
Project Grow

How You and Your Business Can Combat the Goldilocks Syndrome

Trying to be all things to all people is not your smartest move. Here's what you should do instead.
Crowdfunding

3 Crowdfunding Tips Every Company Forgets From a Brand That Raised $800,000 and Got Acquired

Wearable brand Misfit explains how to position yourself, avoid disappointing backers and keep things fresh.
Marketing

5 Ways to Get a Journalist to Respond to Your Pitch

You can be heard, you can get great responses to your pitch, you can find the right approach -- however -- you'll rarely recover from being annoying.
Sleep

What Would You Do With the Extra Time If You Didn't Have to Sleep?

A new poll asked what challenges people would take on if they didn't need to take time to rest.
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