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States With the Fastest-Growing Small Businesses
By Anna Attkisson | May 01, 2019

Amazon is helping SMBs grow through its Storefronts area, pushing Mississippi to the top.

Armed With a Philosophy of Ethics, Bubblr Aims to Change the Internet
By Adam Uzialko | April 17, 2019

Bubblr is a developing app that has Google and Facebook in its crosshairs.

Entrepreneurs Act, Learn, Build … and Act Again
By Ned Smith | February 23, 2019

Does your business have a high tolerance for uncertainty?

How Flewber Turned a Passion Into a Business
By Adam Uzialko | January 30, 2019

Marc Sellouk has always loved aviation, so when he sold his first company, he decided to enter the space with a new idea.

Stitch Fix: When Data Analytics Meet Fashion
By Nicole Fallon | January 30, 2019

Harvard MBA graduate Katrina Lake applied data analytics to fashion and created Stitch Fix, a mail subscription service that uses a combination of algorithms and personal stylists to send women...

Do What You Love: The Hollywood Monster Maker
By Jeanette Mulvey | January 29, 2019

Todd Tucker turned Brad Pitt into a baby and has created some of the most memorable special effects you've seen in movies lately. He tells us how he found a way to do what he loves and how you can,...

'Mompreneurs' Reveal Tricks for Work-Life Balance
By Business News Daily Editor | January 23, 2019

Tips from mompreneurs on how to manage personal and professional responsibilities.

In the Intimate Economy' We're All Potential Entrepreneurs
By Nicole Fallon | January 21, 2019

A part of the larger sharing economy, marketplace businesses facilitate online peer-to-peer transactions for private items like clothing and home goods. One company is calling this the "intimate...

Lost in Translation: 7 Funny Product Names
By Chad Brooks | January 20, 2019

No wonder no one wanted to buy those chickens.

45 Business Ideas We Loved in 2011
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

We're gearing up to give you more great business ideas in 2012, but first, here's a roundup of the top business ideas we featured in 2011. We hope they inspire you to do start your own business in...

TMI? Newest Entrepreneurs Advocate Open Source Culture
By Chad Brooks | January 16, 2019

Companies give employees more access in an effort to stem workplace volatility.

From Jibbitz to Geopalz, Entrepreneur Combines Savvy and Luck
By Business News Daily Editor | January 16, 2019

Sometimes success really is all about timing. Just ask Rich Schmelzer, whose business ventures largely have been defined not only by strong business plans and strategic planning, but also by the...

101 Reasons Being an Entrepreneur Rocks
By Matt D'Angelo | January 04, 2019

Being an entrepreneur can be difficult, but it's not without its benefits. Here are 101 of them.

What the Farm Bill's Hemp Legalization Means for Small Business
By Adam Uzialko | December 21, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill would federally legalize industrial hemp cultivation and harvest. Here's why this could be a good opportunity for entrepreneurs both in and outside the hemp industry.

Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started
By Matt D'Angelo | October 19, 2018

Finding the right visa and analyzing your business idea are two important steps to starting a new business in the U.S.

Grab Your Headphones: 50 Inspirational Songs for Entrepreneurs
By Sammi Caramela | August 17, 2018

Entrepreneurs share the songs that inspire them most, from classical and country to rock and rap.

Entrepreneurship Takes a Mental Toll: Here's How to Cope
By Sammi Caramela | May 18, 2018

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we interviewed entrepreneurs about their emotional struggles that prove you are not alone.

Starting a Business After College? Advice for Entrepreneurial Grads
By Paula Fernandes | May 14, 2018

Entrepreneurship is becoming an increasingly popular career choice for college graduates. Here's how to launch a business as a fresh post-grad.

Starting Over: How to Move on When Your Business Fails
By Paula Fernandes | April 19, 2018

About 20 percent of small businesses won't make it past the first year. But failure doesn't have to end your story.

4 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Business with a Spouse
By Sammi Caramela | March 22, 2018

Think you can handle running a business with your significant other? Be certain that you're both on the same page before you start the process of entrepreneurship together.

12 Ways Steve Jobs Changed How the World Works
By Jeanette Mulvey | February 01, 2018

Here are 12 ways Jobs' Apple has changed the way we work.

Meet the Man Who Keeps Microsoft Safe and Secure
By Jeanette Mulvey | January 16, 2018


Small Business Snapshot: Bonding Bees
By Nicole Fallon | January 16, 2018

Kayla Pickana started Bonding Bees to help couples connect with each other in the comfort of their homes. She explains her "date night" box subscription business.

5 Ways to Start a Successful Business During a Recession
By Business News Daily Editor | January 16, 2018

A recession can mean opportunity, and our experts showcase five examples to inspire business owners everywhere.

How We Went from Kickstarter to a Full-Fledged Company
By Sammi Caramela | December 29, 2017

Eric Shashoua's company, Kiwi for Gmail, started out as a Kickstarter campaign. Here's what he's learned about crowdfunding and raising capital for a growing business.

Valuing Family as the Root of Business
By Sammi Caramela | December 09, 2017

Randy Simon's father Freddy always wanted to open a burger restaurant, but never got the chance while he was raising six children and working full-time. Years later, Randy helped make his father's...

The Growth of the Gig Economy: A Look at American Freelancers
By Nicole Fallon | December 07, 2017

Gig work continues to grow rapidly as more Americans choose contract-based assignments over full-time employment. Here's where the gig economy stands today.

Family: The Key Ingredient to Success at Our Coffee Franchise
By Sammi Caramela | October 21, 2017

Todd Graeve learned from his parents early on that family matters most. He's taken that philosophy into his business, Scooter's Coffee. Here's his story.

Tragedy to Triumph: 7 Entrepreneurs Who Beat the Odds
By Nicole Fallon | August 24, 2017

Starting a business is hard enough on its own. These entrepreneurs triumphed over challenging personal circumstances and found business success.

Worker-Owned: A Guide to Starting and Running a Workers' Cooperative
By Adam Uzialko | July 31, 2017

The workers' cooperative model empowers worker-owners to influence business decisions and receive more equitable pay. Here's how to start and run one.