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A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup
Startup Business Ideas

A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup

When this woman's dog won a photo contest, she had a revelation -- that turned into a multi-million dollar business.
Christina Scotti
Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things
Starting a Business

Before You Quit Your Job, Do These 10 Things

In his new book Smart People Should Build Things, the founder of Venture of America Andrew Yang offers up advice on how aspiring entrepreneurs can begin getting their startup dream off the ground.
Andrew Yang
10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality
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10 Tips to Turn Your Startup Dream Into a Reality

Anyone can have a million-dollar idea. But turning your dream into a living and breathing startup, takes work. Here are 10 tips to get you started.
Adam Toren
The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America
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The 30 Fastest-Growing Jobs in America

A countdown of which specific jobs are expected to grow over the next decade.
On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs
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On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.
Susan Johnston
Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward
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Starting Up in the Developing World: More Risk, More Reward

Entrepreneurship consultant Sarah Green offers some perspective on starting up in the developing world, by way of Nigeria.
Sarah Green
Startups Mine 'Big Data' Too
Starting a Business

Startups Mine 'Big Data' Too

Though popularized by giant web companies Amazon and Netflix, startups are increasingly getting into the algorithm game -- hoping the practice not only cements life-long customers but also added sales.
Neil Parmar
A Dorm-Room Startup for Dorm Rooms?
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A Dorm-Room Startup for Dorm Rooms?

While the holidays are prime time for most U.S. businesses, back to school is this startup's sweet spot.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
How This Car-Sharing Company Is Growing Up, Fast
Starting a Business

How This Car-Sharing Company Is Growing Up, Fast

In the sharing economy, customers are your sellers, buyers and inventory. While efficient, the model may attract unwanted questions from regulators, as many startups are beginning to learn firsthand.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
So Many Business Ideas, Not Enough Time?
Entrepreneurs

So Many Business Ideas, Not Enough Time?

Co-founder of SkyMall Inc. and Worthworm Alan Lobock provides insight into narrowing down business ideas and execution.
Alan Lobock
How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy
Entrepreneurs

How to Launch an Ethical Brand After the Rana Plaza Tragedy

The Bangladesh garment-factory collapse has only increased consumers' interest in shopping ethically. See how retailers -- large and small -- are responding.
Lambeth Hochwald
The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash
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The Business of Turning Sports Fantasies into Cold Hard Cash

Increasingly enthusiasts are keeping up with the sport with the plentiful online Fantasy Sports Leagues. Here, one fantasy league founder gives us the low-down on his vibrant business.
Matt Villano
Forget Fair Trade and One-for-One Businesses, Do Good by Fixing the Education System
Entrepreneurs

Forget Fair Trade and One-for-One Businesses, Do Good by Fixing the Education System

If young people today are supposed to want to change the world, consider turning your attention to education. Here's how you can make a real and lasting impact.
Rebekah Iliff
The Creator of Funny or Die's 'Drunk History' on Wacky Business Ideas That Work
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The Creator of Funny or Die's 'Drunk History' on Wacky Business Ideas That Work

The web series 'Drunk History' just made its TV debut on Comedy Central this week. Derek Waters, the show's creator, offers some tips for brainstorming and taking risks.
Shira Lazar