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Young Tibetans make success in India

Sep 15, 2010
The new generation of Tibetans are taking advantage of India's economic rise. Unlike their parents who laid low, for the most part, in India, younger Tibetans are using their entrepreneurial spirit to make Tibetans an essential part of the Indian economy.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Salam: No taxes for Americans abroad

Sep 13, 2010
Commentator Reihan Salam thinks that the U.S. government needs to stop taxing Americans working abroad as a way to encourage entrepreneurs domestically and abroad to exchange information and ideas about new markets.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Thinking outside the (cornbread) box

Sep 3, 2010
Tess Vigeland gets an update from Beverly Davis, the woman who was trying to save her house by selling cornbread mix.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Housing

Will Groupon go big or stay local?

Aug 20, 2010
Groupon usually focuses its offer on local small businesses, but yesterday launched their first deal with a big brand. Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith looks into whether this is a positive or negative step on the popular deals website.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Retail

Marketing affairs: How to advertise paramours

Aug 19, 2010
Marketplace's Sean Cole decides to give Noel Biderman a shot at something a lot of media outlets don't give him: A chance to talk. Biderman's company runs several niche dating websites, including one for married people looking for an affair.
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Patent applications jumped up during recession

Aug 19, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to David Kappos, the director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, about how the office is dealing with the huge jump in patent applications over the last few years.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Jobs

IPOs may be coming back, slowly

Aug 16, 2010
IPOs petered out during the recession, but a few high-profile ones -- General Motors leading the way -- are coming back. Marketplace's Amy Scott looks into whether this is the beginning of a trend or just a random blip in the stock market.
Posted In: Auto, Entrepreneurship, Wall Street

Cornbread Millionaire is $3,000 closer to goal

Aug 13, 2010
Tess Vigeland follows up with Beverly Davis, who is trying to save her Georgia home that went into foreclosure through selling cornbread mix and now t-shirts.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Fulfilling a desire through erotic writing

Aug 13, 2010
Sean McNeely is currently a cube drone and hating every minute of it. But he found his exit when someone asked him to edit an erotic story...
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Jobs

Trying to become a 'Cornbread Millionaire'

Aug 6, 2010
Tess Vigeland talks to Beverly Davis of Cornbread Millionaire about Davis trying to save her foreclosed home by selling cornbread mix, bumper stickers and a cookbook.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, Housing

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