Falwell was a pioneer at selling God

May 22, 2007
Funeral services for Jerry Falwell were held in Lynchburg, Va., today. Commentator Adrian Wooldridge says there was a side to Falwell that deserves some attention — that of religious entrepreneur.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Harrah's considers Biloxi a good gamble

May 15, 2007
Casino giant Harrah's announced it will team up with Jimmy Buffett on a $700 million casino and resort in Biloxi, Miss. It'll be the biggest investment in the state's Gulf Coast since Hurricane Katrina. Steve Tripoli reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Investing

(Cafe)Press your politics and profit

May 15, 2007
If you can think it up, you can sell it on a bumper sticker. Coffee mug. T-shirt. Thong (yes, the underwear). CafePress.com makes it easy to market your political views or random thoughts. A lot of people are doing it — and making money, Sean Cole reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Science

Health insurance weighs heavier on small biz

May 14, 2007
Finding, keeping and affording health insurance is a big headache for small businesses. Steve Tripoli reports on the challenge faced by a company he's been watching for years.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Health

Russian-Canadian deal aims at Chrysler

May 10, 2007
A billionaire from Russia's new breed of entrepreneurs is investing heavily in a Canadian auto parts giant, and the ultimate target of the deal may be a buyout of iconic U.S. carmaker Chrysler.
Posted In: Canada, Entrepreneurship, Investing

A little frosting on the cake

May 9, 2007
It's the dream of many an entrepreneur:Come up with a product that's so successful, you take it national.There's one of those stories happening right now in Beverly Hills. Lisa Napoli reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Retail

When business entered the New World

May 9, 2007
When The Virginia Company landed more than 100 settlers at Jamestown, Va., 400 years ago, things didn't start off so well. History professor Karen Kupperman talks with Kai Ryssdal about how the company operated.
Posted In: Books, Entrepreneurship, Investing, Jobs

Profiting from social responsibility

May 7, 2007
Capitalism's traditional view is that companies exist to make money for shareholders — period. But one group is trying to change that definition. Alex Goldmark reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Investing

Adapting to a new way of business

May 7, 2007
A company called Development Technology Workshop, or DTW, is trying to do well while doing good at the same time. Rachel Louise Snyder caught up with the man who runs it in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Posted In: Canada, Entrepreneurship

A different kind of paid internship

May 2, 2007
Internships have become so important for college students that many are willing to pay to get one. So maybe it was inevitable that entrepreneurs would see opportunity. Pat Loeb reports.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Jobs