Starting a Business

A Not-So-Nutty Business Idea
Starting a Business

A Not-So-Nutty Business Idea

Justin Gold put the squeeze on his product and found success in natural foods.
Margaret Littman
Three Ways to Get a Niche Product into Retailers
Starting a Business

Three Ways to Get a Niche Product into Retailers

After inventing a wallet that keeps people's credit-card data safe, Michael Aiello of DIFRWear faced a dual challenge: Educating customers about his unusual product, then getting retailers to sell it.
Colleen DeBaise
A Roadmap to Self-Reliance for Solopreneurs
Starting a Business

A Roadmap to Self-Reliance for Solopreneurs

One isn't always the loneliest number. In fact, it may be all that's needed to operate a successful business.
The Risk-Averse Entrepreneur's Guide to Startup Success
Starting a Business

The Risk-Averse Entrepreneur's Guide to Startup Success

Thinking about starting a small business? Here's a step-by-step guide for how to launch your business in a low-risk way.
Carol Tice
Senate Passes JOBS Act, Clears Way for Crowdfunding
Starting a Business

Senate Passes JOBS Act, Clears Way for Crowdfunding

After intense debate, the Senate adds a number of investor protections to the small-business bill. The Obama Administration indicated its support.
Catherine Clifford
Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up
Starting a Business

Paper Shower Looks to Clean Up

This new company puts the standard hand wipe to shame.
Michelle Juergen
How Three Businesses Broke Into the Mommy Market
Starting a Business

How Three Businesses Broke Into the Mommy Market

These entrepreneurs tapped into a lucrative market -- and so can you.
Jennifer Wang
Companies to Watch in the Mom-and-Pop Space
Starting a Business

Companies to Watch in the Mom-and-Pop Space

Is parenthood inspiring your entrepreneurial instincts? Consider the stories of these cool companies for modern parents from a range of industries.
Katherine Duncan
JOBS Act Hits Delays in Senate
Starting a Business

JOBS Act Hits Delays in Senate

A bipartisan bundle of legislation aimed at increasing entrepreneurs' ability to access capital sailed through the House, but has been slowed down in the Senate.
Catherine Clifford
Fresh Ideas: 10 Ways to Win Over an Unsupportive Family as a Young Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

Fresh Ideas: 10 Ways to Win Over an Unsupportive Family as a Young Entrepreneur

It's no secret that entrepreneurs often beget entrepreneurial children, but when entrepreneurs spring from employees, strife often develops. Entrepreneurs understand how the business of working for yourself works
Adam Toren
Three Ways to Make Your App Stand Out
Starting a Business

Three Ways to Make Your App Stand Out

Andrew Cohen of Brainscape makes dozens of educational apps. The trouble: Customers couldn't find them in Apple's App Store. Here's how he boosted sales.
Colleen DeBaise
Five Simple Ways Startups Can Save Money
Starting a Business

Five Simple Ways Startups Can Save Money

So you're launching a business on a shoestring. Here are a few money-savers that you may have overlooked.
Gwen Moran
A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store
Starting a Business

A Platform for Stylepreneurs: Pinterest Meets Online Department Store

With StyleOwner, fashionistas can help style-challenged friends and monetize their social networks
Kara Ohngren Prior
Skincare Startup's Lesson for Online Brands: Looks Matter
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Skincare Startup's Lesson for Online Brands: Looks Matter

The owner of a skincare line wises up to a basic tenet of packaging and watches online sales take off.
Jennifer Wang
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