An army of 400,000 crafters has made Etsy a hot start-up. Now founder Rob Kalin wants to make them successful.
Starbucks founder Howard Schultz describes how he overcame slumping sales and quality control issues.
University courses in entrepreneurship are better than they have ever been. Here are 10 we’d love to take.
Some savvy (and perfectly legal) snooping can give your company a competitive edge. We show you how.
Raymond Damadian invented the MRI device in 1977, then spent the next 20 years battling infringement suits.
A fan of quick meetings, SlideShare CEO Rashmi Sinha would rather make mistakes than overanalyze.
Greg Tseng (far left) and Johann Schleier-Smith were accused of spamming thousands of would-be customers.
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Norm Brodsky offers his advice on how to optimize your marketing message by better understanding the customer.
In order to build a viable business, columnist Norm Brodsky suggests exercising sound inventory control.
Government spending cuts will be painful, but private businesses could still see growth opportunities.
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When an employee asked for a promotion, Jason Fried was forced to reevaluate his organizational structure.
We sampled several apps designed to take the risk out of computing on your phone. Here are the results.
We tested three speedy printers with powerful processors. Here are the results.
One entrepreneur’s audio brochures stand out in a sea of direct mail.
A service that streamlines the loan application process for businesses
Tech Trends columnist John Brandon hopped on a plane with a tablet and a laptop to see how they stacked up. Here’s what he found.
A service that makes it easier to ask people in your social networks for trip advice
Too busy to search for the best car rental rates? Let AutoSlash do the work for you.
Ching’s favorite things include designer shoes, Japanese cookies, and good manners.
Erik Kullenberg explains how he uses Threadsy to organize his e-mail and social networking accounts.
Citibank recently announced a new type of credit card with a built-in computer chip that allows users to pay with the push of a button.
Bill Mixon, co-founder of real estate and development firm Brothers Company, trains red-tailed hawks to hunt.
Honeybee Robotics is developing miniature control moment gyroscopes that can be used in small satellites that can be deployed quickly to monitor natural disasters or track fast-moving asteroids.
Networking events such as FounderDating and Startup Weekend help entrepreneurs meet potential co-founders.
Daniel Hughes (near left) runs StorageByMail with Maurice Riley, the company's CMO and sole employee.
To spur innovation, Chile is offering American start-ups $40,000 in equity-free seed money.
New York City-based Butch Bakery takes a manlier approach to cupcakes. What should its marketing strategy be? We asked four entrepreneurs for suggestions.
A look at the companies that provide the digital downloads, online catalogs, and membership cards to a historic public library
With the help of entrepreneurs, Michigan governor Rick Snyder vows to bring a businesslike practices to the public sector.
Entrepreneur Amir Khella on how to scare yourself into action
The latest news on Marc Ecko, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, and Wayne Rogers
Inc. looks at hiring trends, the cost of ink, and sales of trucks and cargo vans.
Author Stephen Denny suggests identifying competitors' vulnerabilities and exploiting the hell out of them.
Inc. 5000 CEOs weigh in on the state of the small-business economy.
Researchers Stanislav D. Dobrev and Aleksios Gotsopoulos dispel the myth of the first-mover advantage.
An aviation pioneer who also made a fine guitar
When companies stumble, they bring back the founder.
Ben Kaufman's start-up, Quirky, helps members invent, develop, and market new products.
A company finds success selling 19th-century clothing.