Bright Ideas

Tyler Mathisen reports the story of one start-up that’s hoping to disrupt this nation’s political system and change American democracy for the better.

One entrepreneur hopes a healthier bread and a bright idea will help bring in the dough. Sue Herera has the story.

Tyler Mathisen reports on the three guys who turned their fix-it hobby into a big business.

One teenager’s device aims to help the millions who suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. Tyler Mathisen reports the details for this story.

Meet the entrepreneur who had the bright idea to super charge your cup of coffee, and how he turned that idea into a fast-growing business.

Meet the man who had the bright idea to reduce the risk of injury in America’s workforce.

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Ever get sick and tired of your job and crave a change? Tania Isenstein did just that. A lifelong dog lover and career lawyer, she gave up a high-paying job at Goldman Sachs to buy Camp Canine, a doggie daycare center in New York City… sounds crazy right? “All my friends looked at me and …

While on a family vacation in Paris this summer, 14-year-old Katie Rothstein fell off a Segway, hitting her head. She felt dizzy at first, but she seemed to recover quickly. Plus, she was wearing a helmet. Her parents thought she was fine. Almost three weeks later, her mother, Adrienne Rothstein, brought Katie in as a …

While today’s trends and inventions often deemed narcissistic (think the selfie stick), an interest in making the world a better place is also driving innovation. Yoobi, a Los Angeles-based school supplies company, falls in this camp. The startup connects customers to a mission to provide supplies to classrooms in need. Every purchase results in a …

Private athletic coaching used to be something for the pros, or the rich, but CoachUp, a Boston-based start-up is trying to change that. “It’s nothing new. At the highest level, all the best athletes in the world all do private coaching… that’s because it really works. It’s the best way to improve,” explained Jordan Fliegel, …

In 2003, only months after a Super Bowl victory, Casey Crawford gave up a lucrative NFL career and decided to cash in on a booming real estate business.

Go to college for four years, take out tens of thousands in student loans and hope that someone will hire you so you can pay off your debt. It may not be the American dream, but it has become the American standard. Flatiron School is hoping to change that. Students at the New York City-based …

When Renee Sandler read there were only 12 female CEOs at Fortune 500 companies back in 2007, she said, “something snapped.” Her daughters, aged 9 and 10 at the time, could enter a workforce and become limited by their gender. She decided it was time to begin teaching them, through business, what might be in …

Two Israeli doctors have come up with a wearable solution that promotes knee and hip alignment to reduce joint pain and it’s backed by former pro athletes.