Julie Deane, founder of The Cambridge Satchel Company, says Tmall Global's rationale of checking the IP of each brand it has on its website gave her the confidence to sell her bags on the Alibaba-operated online marketplace.» Read More
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports how a young 17-year old entrepreneur was able to convince Yahoo to buy his startup company for reportedly just under $30 million. Summly has an app that summarizes news feeds for users.
Shafqat Islam, Co-Founder, CEO of NewsCred, explains how his startup business has been able to convince major brand companies they need to pay for the news.
Actor slash entrepreneur Wendell Pierce is opening Sterling Farms, grocery stores with fresh produce in Katrina-struck New Orleans.
A rundown of proposals, from tax deductions to the minimum-wage fight, that would impact small businesses.
Wendell Pierce, Sterling Farms co-owner; and Troy Henry, Henry Consulting, discuss how their full-service grocery service found fertile ground in an emerging market in New Orleans.
Roger Parloff, Fortune senior editor, says businesses are sprouting in states like Colorado and Washington, where selling cannabis is now legal.
Entrepreneur Nirav Tolia wants to leverage the power of technology to build happier, safer neighborhoods with his latest startup, Nextdoor.
A look at Toms Shoes that's trying to change the way people shop. Is the buy-one, give-one model the best choice for aspiring, social entrepreneurs?
Nicolas Beraudo, App Annie, reveals where to find the hottest next generation apps.
Josh Reich, Simple CEO and co-founder, explains how his company makes banking easier for customers.
Doug Ellin, "Entourage" creator, discusses Warner Brothers' decision to make a movie of his successful television series; and provides an inside look at the business of Hollywood.
Kenny Dichter, Juice Press chairman, explains why he thinks his new beverage business has the potential to become a billion dollar business.
West Coast, best coast? Not so, says the thriving New York City startup scene. During the past decade, the Big Apple has emerged as a top tech center for new companies and a hotbed for angel and venture capital funding.
One startup, Dealficks, offers theatergoers movie tickets for as little as $4.
Lifebooker.com allows you to find and book discounted beauty appointments. Dana Reichman, Lifebooker co-founder, explains how to use the site.
Jay Bregman, CEO of Hailo, discusses how android users can hail a cab with the help of his company's app.
Renaud Laplanche, Founder & CEO of LendingClub.com, explains how his online company is able to provide personal loans to borrowers while returning an average of ten percent to investors.
Young entrepreneurs have no shortage of resources at their disposal that give them a leg up on an older generation of competition.
A crowd-sourcing campaign on the Kickstarter website to raise $2 million for the project hit its goal in less than a day.
Carl Manneh, Mojang CEO, discusses how his privately-held company has become a more than $1 billion success, and why he has no plans of going public, despite acquisition offers.
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