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The Complex Emotions of Mourning The Death of Your Startup, But Not Giving Up on Entrepreneurship
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The Complex Emotions of Mourning The Death of Your Startup, But Not Giving Up on Entrepreneurship

Brian Bordainick spent three and a half years building Dinner Lab. A couple of weeks ago, he had to pull the plug on it. It hurts, he says, but he already knows he will try again.
Catherine Clifford
Watch Livestream Video Interviews With the Tech World's Best-of-the-Best at Collision Conference 2016
Conferences

Watch Livestream Video Interviews With the Tech World's Best-of-the-Best at Collision Conference 2016

Entrepreneur Network partners Michael Donnelly and Maura Gaughan will be streaming live on Facebook talking to innovators and trailblazers at the New Orleans summit through April 28.
Erin Schultz
Food Tech Startup Dinner Lab Shuts Down
Dinner Lab

Food Tech Startup Dinner Lab Shuts Down

The New Orleans startup says it couldn't make pop-up dinner parties all that profitable.
Catherine Clifford
These Cities Are the Most Business-Friendly
Cities

These Cities Are the Most Business-Friendly

Meet the top 5 U.S. cities slicing regulatory burdens.
Grant Davis
Dinner Lab Drops Its Membership Paywall as It Looks to Triple Attendance
Dinner Lab

Dinner Lab Drops Its Membership Paywall as It Looks to Triple Attendance

The fast-growing dinner party startup will no longer require an annual membership fee.
Catherine Clifford
120,000 Miles Later, Dinner Lab Lands a Fresh Round of Funding
Dinner Lab

120,000 Miles Later, Dinner Lab Lands a Fresh Round of Funding

As the New Orleans-based startup grows, it's founder is learning that being headquartered in the Big Easy can be a big challenge.
Catherine Clifford
Marriott Targets Millennials With New Hotel Chain
Hotels

Marriott Targets Millennials With New Hotel Chain

With fresh design and craft beers, AC Hotels hopes to convince 20-somethings to start booking rooms.
Kate Taylor
Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger
Focus

Stress, Anxiety, Loneliness: How This Entrepreneur Lost Himself and Bounced Back Stronger

Brian Bordainick built a $16 million company in less than two years. At one point in his journey, Bordainick 'snapped' and he had to work to get his feet back on the ground.
Catherine Clifford
Young 'Trep on Launching 25 Businesses in 25 Weeks: 'I'm Loving Every Second'
Radicals & Visionaries

Young 'Trep on Launching 25 Businesses in 25 Weeks: 'I'm Loving Every Second'

We checked in with 29-year-old Colin Grussing, who announced an ambitious plan in March to launch a new business every week for the next year.
Geoff Weiss
Lessons from a Food-Tech Startup: Big Data Isn't Just a Buzzword -- It Can Be Your Secret Weapon
Young Influentials

Lessons from a Food-Tech Startup: Big Data Isn't Just a Buzzword -- It Can Be Your Secret Weapon

Pop-up meal company Dinner Lab owes its blockbuster success to its savvy analysis of information from its consumers.
Catherine Clifford
Trep Talk

The Founder of Dinner Lab On How to Manage the Unsexy Side of Rapid Expansion

Pop-up dining startup Dinner Lab was hiring new employees every five days in its early growth phase.
Catherine Clifford
This Food-Tech Startup's Secret Sauce: Employees First, Customers Second
Restaurants

This Food-Tech Startup's Secret Sauce: Employees First, Customers Second

Dinner Lab, which hosts pop-up dinners in overlooked, underused spaces across the country, empowers its staff with an important sense of ownership.
Catherine Clifford
This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry
Restaurants

This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry

New Orleans-based meal-experience company Dinner Lab depends on participants giving their honest feedback on every course.
Catherine Clifford
In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups
New Orleans

In New Orleans, 'Tis the Season for Startups

With New Orleans Entrepreneur Week underway, the event's co-founder discusses the state of small business in the Big Easy.
Jason Fell