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Entrepreneurial Launch Code: Learn the Keys to Success
By Joel N. Sussman | November 23, 2016

Some people are born with a knack for entrepreneurship, but can the skills needed to launch a startup be taught? These experts think so.

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Small Business Snapshot: Bumkins
By Nicole Fallon | November 17, 2016

Jakki Liberman, founder and president of Bumkins, shares the story behind her baby and parenting product business.

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Small Business Snapshot: VivoAquatics
By Nicole Fallon | November 11, 2016

Willan Johnson, CEO of VivoAquatics, shares the story behind his aquatic management business.

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The State of Small Business: South Carolina
By Adam Uzialko | November 08, 2016

What is it like doing business in South Carolina? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: South Dakota
By Adam Uzialko | October 11, 2016

What is it like doing business in South Dakota? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Nebraska
By Adryan Corcione | October 04, 2016

What's it like to own a small business in Nebraska? To find out, Business News Daily asked real entrepreneurs there.

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Diving into the Deep End as a Swim School Franchise Owner
By Shannon Gausepohl | September 18, 2016

Rita Goldberg, CEO and founder of British Swim School, took a chance in the 80s overseas and eventually franchised her business in America.

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The State of Small Business: West Virginia
By Adam Uzialko | September 15, 2016

What is it like doing business in West Virginia? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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Communication Failures on 9/11 Pushed Me to Launch a Wireless Networking Startup
By Shannon Gausepohl | September 07, 2016

Robert Schena, CEO and founder of Rajant Corporation, saw a colleague struggle to make contact with a loved one in the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. This inspired him to solve communications...

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Clearing Away Self-Doubt Got My Junk Removal Business Out of a Rut
By Shannon Gausepohl | August 30, 2016

Josh Cohen, founder and CEO of Junkluggers, realized that sometimes business is messy. Here's how he overcame his own self-doubt and negative thoughts, and kept his company thriving.

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Small Business Snapshot: Chicken Salad Chick
By Shannon Gausepohl | August 25, 2016

Stacy brown, founder of Chicken Salad Chick, shares the story behind her chicken salad franchise and charity foundation.

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The State of Small Business: North Dakota
By Adam Uzialko | August 25, 2016

What is it like doing business in North Dakota? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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A Devastating Fire Inspired Me to Give Back with My Marijuana Business
By Shannon Gausepohl | August 11, 2016

Michael Ray, founder of Bloom Farms, is using his marijuana business to destigmatize responsible cannabis use, and give back to his community.

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The State of Small Business: Tennessee
By Adam Uzialko | July 29, 2016

What is it like doing business in Tennessee? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Indiana
By Adam Uzialko | July 20, 2016

What is it like doing business in Indiana? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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We Walked Away from a Shark Tank Deal and Our Business Grew Anyway
By Shannon Gausepohl | July 20, 2016

Michael Barnett, Co-Founder and CEO of Romp n' Roll and his wife Babz declined the offer of two Sharks on Shark Tank, only to succeed internationally.

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From Fraud Victim to Finance Guru: Family Financial Tragedy Inspired My Business
By Business News Daily Editor | July 14, 2016

Financial adviser Stephen Rischall recounts a story of fraud, which inspired his entrepreneurial nature.

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Kylie Jenner Loved My Lip Balm and My Business Changed Forever
By Business News Daily Editor | July 14, 2016

Brenda Mierzejewski shares how a chance endorsement on Kylie Jenner's Instagram boosted sales for her company, Mizzi Cosmetics.

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A Night Out with the Girls Led Me to Start a Franchise
By Shannon Gausepohl | July 14, 2016

Harriet Mills, Founder and CEO of Wine & Design describes her journey from laid off to successful franchiser after a very inspiring glass of wine.

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The State of Small Business: Maryland
By Adam Uzialko | June 29, 2016

What is it like doing business in Maryland? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Connecticut
By Adam Uzialko | May 19, 2016

What is it like doing business in Connecticut? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Maine
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

What is it like doing business in Maine? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders, and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Massachusetts
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

What is it like doing business in Massachusetts? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Nevada
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

What is it like doing business in Nevada? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Oregon
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

What is it like doing business in Oregon? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Vermont
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

What is it like doing business in Vermont? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Missouri
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

What is it like doing business in Missouri? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders, and development organizations to find out.

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The State of Small Business: Oklahoma
By Adam Uzialko | May 06, 2016

What is it like doing business in Oklahoma? Business News Daily interviewed small business owners, lenders and development organizations to find out.

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Part-Time Entrepreneur? Why It's the Way to Go
By Mark Henricks | April 30, 2016

You don't have to quit your day job to be an entrepreneur. Author Patrick McGinnis shares why a part-time side business is the best way to start out.

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9 Surprising Things Successful Entrepreneurs Do Every Day
By Nicole Fallon | April 09, 2016

A day in the life of an entrepreneur may not be exactly what you'd expect. Founders and executives shared one surprising task that appears on their daily to-do list.