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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

Clarkson University backs student entrepreneurs

Apr 25, 2012
With the cost of college climbing, a small private school offers students a way to get smart, and build a business -- tuition-free.
Posted In: college tuition, Entrepreneur, startup

Forbes names top female self-made billionaires

Mar 8, 2012
The youngest woman on the list, Sara Blakely, has a great background story.
Posted In: Forbes, female, Entrepreneur, Oprah Winfrey, Meg Whitman, Sara Blakely

When company founders fly the coop

Jan 18, 2012
What kind of impact does the exit of founders -- like Jerry Yang of Yahoo -- have on a company?
Posted In: Yahoo, ceo, technology, Entrepreneur

The long and short story of Jack Detroit

Jan 18, 2012
The luxury men's magazine didn't make it, but its founder may yet help get Detroit's economy off the ground.
Posted In: magazines, Detroit, Entrepreneur

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