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

Does your business have a high tolerance for uncertainty?

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Mark Zuckerberg Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | February 22, 2019

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's success comes from taking risks and keeping a casual yet productive office environment.

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Big Profits: 7 Companies Cashing In on Americans' Obesity
By Chad Brooks | February 21, 2019

The "plus-size" market has expanded to include all manner of lifestyle and home products aimed at making life easier for those considered obese

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How to Turn Your Idea Into a Product (and Launch It!)
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 21, 2019

Here's how to turn your next great idea into a prototype, and then, how to turn that prototype into a product and bring it to market.

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Sandlot Sports Shows How Small Businesses Can Delegate
By Bennett Conlin | February 20, 2019

While it might be difficult to pass off business duties to employees, it ultimately benefits your operation to delegate responsibility.

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Survey Finds Cash-Strapped Startups Thrive
By Andrew Martins | February 16, 2019

Think you need to be flush with cash before you can start your small business? A recent survey conducted by Kabbage Inc. suggests that may not be the case.

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How T-Shirt Company The 7 Line Created Customers and a Community
By Andrew Martins | February 16, 2019

Queens native Darren Meenan isn't only a small business owner – he's a New York Mets fan as well. At 38, the BMX rider-turned-entrepreneur shares how he turned fans' heartbreak into a clothing brand,...

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Study Highlights Accelerators' Use in Promoting Regional Entrepreneurs
By Andrew Martins | February 14, 2019

The U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy released a study on Tuesday that showcases how entrepreneurs are more likely to succeed when working with startup accelerators in their...

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Cash in on Cannabis: Business Ideas for the Emerging Industry
By Adam Uzialko | February 07, 2019

The cannabis industry is rapidly growing, creating a huge business opportunity for entrepreneurs looking to break into the space. These business ideas will introduce you to some of the types of...

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How to Get Private Funding for Your Small Business
By Matt D'Angelo | February 05, 2019

Private funding sources provide businesses with fast, flexible funding options.

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Warren Buffett Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | February 04, 2019

Warren Buffett's investment strategy has made him one of the richest men in the world.

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Software Lets Users Customize Online Product Purchases
By Business News Daily Editor | January 31, 2019

Citizen Made proves selling custom products online doesn't have to cost companies a fortune.

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Insightly Founder Anthony Smith on CRM for Small Business
By Nicole Fallon | January 31, 2019

Anthony Smith, the globe-trotting creator of project management and CRM system Insightly, shares his insights into the world of tech entrepreneurship.

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Do What You Love: The Architectural Photographer
By Nicole Fallon | January 31, 2019

Nico Marques has combined his interests in architecture, art and photography by photographing buildings for various clients and publications. Here's how he ended up doing what he loves.

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The Pros and Cons of Financing a Startup with Credit Cards
By Business News Daily Editor | January 30, 2019

Are you ready to put your personal finances on the line to start a new business?

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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.

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The Entrepreneurist: Jordan Fliegel
By Business News Daily Editor | January 29, 2019

What can businesses learn from Jordan Fliegel, particularly about passion in business?

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Pizza App Slice Empowers Local Pizzerias to Beat Out Big Chains
By Matt D'Angelo | January 26, 2019

This pizza-ordering platform is focused on providing local business owners with technology to leverage customer data and increase sales.

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T-Shirt Entrepreneur Gets Nostalgic with American-Made Goods
By Business News Daily Editor | January 26, 2019

Entrepreneur Ryan Vesler hasn’t forgotten the good old days. In fact, he created a business out of remembering them.

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Young Landscaper Grows Business Into Thriving 'Weed' Franchise
By Business News Daily Editor | January 25, 2019

What can you learn from Gairad DeCastro who was able to open two businesses before turning 24?

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Geeky Girl Reality on Staying Dedicated to Your Audience
By Sammi Caramela | January 25, 2019

Here's why and how Geeky Girl Reality stays dedicated to their audience, and what you can learn from them.

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Oprah Winfrey Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | January 24, 2019

From humble beginnings, Oprah Winfrey has gone on to become a business leader and entrepreneur.

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The Entrepreneurist: UsTrendy
By Business News Daily Editor | January 23, 2019

UsTrendy is an online fashion marketplace that hopes to help fashion designers break into the industry. Sam Sisakhti tells us how ecommerce saved the business.

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$500 and a Dream, the Road to Becoming a Hollywood PR Agent
By Jeanette Mulvey | January 23, 2019

Think you have to know someone to make it in Hollywood? Think again.

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6 Questions Every Business Plan Should Answer
By Business News Daily Editor | January 23, 2019

What investors, mentors and advisers look for in business plans.

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How to Start a Restaurant
By Sammi Caramela | January 23, 2019

Opening a restaurant will give you a full plate of responsibilities. Here's how to get started.

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Steve Jobs Biography
By Business News Daily Editor | January 22, 2019

Apple cofounder Steve Jobs revolutionized the computer industry.

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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...

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Hourly Nerd Offers Affordable Business Consulting
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

Giving businesses a necessary service at an affordable price.

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From Brando to Springsteen, Schott NYC Still Dresses the Stars
By Business News Daily Editor | January 18, 2019

Schott NYC's jackets have been worn by everyone from the Ramones to Jay-Z and they still make them here in America.