'Pot for profit' laws attract entrepreneurs

Jan 4, 2013
Colorado and Washington are magnets for new businesses, after voting to legalize recreational marijuana.

Creating the next Silicon Valley in Chicago

Oct 26, 2012
The Windy City tries to lure tech entrepreneurs to create a new startup ecosystem.

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.

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.
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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.

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.
Remember when Oprah Winfrey gave away cars to everyone in her audience? One of those cars turned a dream into reality for Kiley Russell, one member of the audience that day.
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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.

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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.

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.

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