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Young people want to ditch the boss and strike out on their own

Apr 25, 2014
With Mark Zuckerberg as their model, how could they go wrong?
Posted In: Entrepreneur

Financing the best journalism you've never read

Apr 2, 2013
Did you know you're missing out on some great reads? Journalism that never sees the light of day because, well, one person decides it's just not interesting enough to publish.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, media, journalism

Want a U.S. visa? Got a spare $500,000?

Mar 29, 2013
The government is doling out a growing number of visas to immigrants who invest half a million dollars in the U.S.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, visa, Immigration, work visas

'Pot for profit' laws attract entrepreneurs

Jan 4, 2013
Colorado and Washington are magnets for new businesses, after voting to legalize recreational marijuana.
Posted In: marijuana, pot, legalization, Entrepreneur

Creating the next Silicon Valley in Chicago

Oct 26, 2012
The Windy City tries to lure tech entrepreneurs to create a new startup ecosystem.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, Silicon Valley, Chicago, Entrepreneurship, startup

Young entrepreneurs redefine 'family business'

Aug 15, 2012
Some generation Y entrepreneurs are turning the idea of going into the family business on its head -- by hiring their parents to work at their fledgling companies.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Small Business

Chasing dreamers: Life with an entrepreneur

Jun 1, 2012
While Meg Hirshberg's husband Gary chased his dream, she made the kind of sacrifices necessary to succeed.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurship, sacrifice

New York's tech industry booms

May 10, 2012
New York is now the second most important U.S. tech hub after Silicon valley, based on startups and job growth, new study says.
Posted In: New York City, Tech, start-ups, Entrepreneur

Big Girl Cosmetics owes its glow to Oprah

May 7, 2012
Seven years ago Kiley Russell sold the car she received as a lucky audience member at The Oprah Winfrey show. Today, that seed money has grown into a thriving cosmetics business.
Posted In: Entrepreneur, Small Business, cosmetics, Oprah

The Pivot: Why failure equals success in Silicon Valley

Apr 27, 2012
Why does the high-tech start-up culture from Palo Alto to San Francisco so embrace the concept of failure? It's all in the lexicon.
Posted In: start-ups, Entrepreneur

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