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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.

How to Use Gamification to Build Your Business: Inspired by Playground Sessions
By Skye Schooley | April 04, 2019

Quincy Jones and Chris Vance explain how to best incorporate gamification into business.

Covenant CEO Wants to Fix Board Games
By Andrew Martins | March 30, 2019

Ever since he first started slinging Pokemon cards at a young age, Covenant CEO Zach Bunn desired to make tabletop gaming a more appealing experience. Now in his 30s, Bunn has teamed up with friends...

Opening a Restaurant? Here's Your Equipment Checklist
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 28, 2019

If you’re embarking on the journey of opening a restaurant, here’s what you need to get started.

How Cohen Architectural Woodworking Builds a Sustainable Culture
By Bennett Conlin | March 25, 2019

By hiring employees that others won't, Cohen Architectural Woodworking has built a sustainable culture.

10 Business Ideas for Sports Lovers
By Matt D'Angelo | March 22, 2019

If you're a sports lover, you can profit from your passion. Here are 10 sports business ideas to inspire you.

Office Depot and Alibaba Announce Partnership That Will Bolster American SMBs
By Andrew Martins | March 06, 2019

Two major B2B companies, Office Depot and Alibaba.com, announced a partnership that they hope will give American small businesses a chance to tap into a major global marketplace.

Artsonia Shares the Benefits of Giving Back to the Community
By Skye Schooley | March 02, 2019

Artsonia has perfected the art of giving back to the community. Learn how it benefits from donating and how you can too.

15 Great Jobs for Introverts
By Anna Attkisson | February 28, 2019

Looking for a job that affords you plenty of alone time to recharge your batteries? Here are 15 great career paths for introverted workers.

Cover Your Assets: An Insurance Primer for Small Businesses
By Business News Daily Editor | February 28, 2019


How idInfo Corporation Is Taking Disruption to the Next Level
By Adam Uzialko | February 28, 2019

Many startups launch with the intention of being "disruptive," but how can they bring disruption to the next level? The idInfo Corporation is doing just that with its blockchain platform for identity...

Women's Tech Startup Challenge Offers Cash Grants
By Andrew Martins | February 23, 2019

An annual startup funding challenge aimed at helping women leaders branch out in the tech industry will be held in New York City this May. Hosted by Women Who Tech, the challenge offers $50,000 in...

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

Does your business have a high tolerance for uncertainty?

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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,...

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...

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...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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

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

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.

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.