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While Silicon Valley and other traditional high-tech hubs claim dominance as places for startups, demand for health care and other business services has put places like Indianapolis and Salt Lake City on the entrepreneurial map.
Tech startup founders in their 20s and 30s make all the headlines, but when it comes to entrepreneurship, increasingly it’s baby boomers who are more likely to be in business for themselves.
This weekend in California an estimated 19,000 runners will try to outrun 500 zombies as part in a 5k obstacle course called Run For Your Lives.
From elves to vampires and reindeer wranglers, here's a look at some of the season's odder jobs. Wait, you want me to do what?!
Most U.S. small business owners are living under the false pretense that their business is safe from cyberattacks, but in reality, they are far from secure.
Model Launcher is a new website that features amateur photos of aspiring models. The public then votes on their favorites.
The teeth are pretty sharp on Wall Street but Father Sebastiaan van Houten, professional fang maker, makes them even sharper. Hsssssss!
So how do you go beyond traditional recruitment paths — job boards, referrals — to access the best in class? Consider the rosters of Silicon Valley's most talented "failed" entrepreneurs.
People who work from home some of the time tend to make more money than people who work exclusively at home or at the office, according to new data from the Census Bureau.
Will restaurants such as LeCirque take a cue from the airline and travel industries and charge more to eat during prime hours?
Call it "playing hooky," "taking a mental health day" or "pulling a Ferris Bueller," but any way you slice it, there are fibbers among us who call in sick when they are not. Here are some of the most outrageous excuses.
Despite the explosion of digitally downloaded music, avid collectors are keeping the market for CDs and music stores alive.
Forget face time, meetings and spending your nights and weekends in the office. There's a growing movement to dump the stereotypical signs that you're working hard in favor of actually working hard – and getting stuff done.
At the presidential debate last week, Mitt Romney injected new charges into the discussion of what will happen to small businesses if taxes are raised on the wealthy. So what's accurate?
One of the most popular — and already among the most funded — projects on Kickstarter is the Ostrich pillow, a hilarious yet practical product that gives you an instant napping environment — anywhere!
Want to build a fast-growth business? Key lessons from a boot camp for entrepreneurs.
If you're stretched thin in your venture, you may need to rethink your business relationship, The New York Times reports. Create a reporting system and other helpful tips.
Here's a low-overhead business: Selling New York City tap water! Yep, you wish you'd thought of it yourself, amiright?!
The number 18 has crept into President Obama's campaign speeches — as in, "We've cut taxes for small businesses 18 times," The New York Times reports. Is this true?
MOO.com, which is in the business card business, has done a survey of small business owners about where they network, and what makes a bad first impression
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