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Stanford University students are enrolling in a special program that aims to teach them how to become high-tech entrepreneurs.
Landegren set out to give Americans the kind of chocolate products they craved, made with better ingredient, “a superb business concept eh, yet it failed miserably.”
“Engineering doesn’t have to be this incredibly intimidating, math, science-y thing. We can start showing girls engineering actually changes people’s lives and it can help make the world a better place,” says the woman behind GoldieBlox.
One legendary coach is hoping to change the way fans watch football by using a second screen strategy.
They’ve been telling the Honest Tea story for years. “We grew it from five thermoses and an empty Snapple bottle with a label pasted on it to over a hundred million bottles a year,” Co-Founder and CEO Seth Goldman likes to say. Goldman and his former business professor at the Yale School of Management, Barry …
Crowdfunding is a way to raise money by asking many individuals to contribute funds, often in small amounts, to a specific business venture or cause. The contributions can be in small amounts, say $1, or large amounts such as in the thousands of dollars or even millions. Crowdfunding can also refer to the funding of …
Entrepreneurs love it and now federal regulators are taking notice and looking at setting up new rules.
A handful of counties in North Dakota are churning out more oil and gas than the entire state of Alaska. Welcome to the Bakken, the jewel of The Rough Rider State. But a look beyond the drillers working the state’s Bakken field reveals many players who see another opportunity: building North Dakota’s infrastructure. In May, environmental nonprofit group …
In 2008, presidential candidate Barack Obama realized he could raise a lot more money from millions of individual donors on the Internet making small contributions than he could by begging hundreds of traditional party big donors to write big checks. That discovery revolutionized American politics, and something similar may be about to happen to American business. That’s …
Huge demand for education improvement and massive upside potential is driving a surge of investment.
A trip to the beach several years ago inspired Madison Robinson to come up with a million dollar idea: FishFlops, sea-themed flip-flops for kids.
Tonight: Meet a 15-year-old entrepreneur whose Bright Idea became a very fruitful business.
John Jants, founder of Duct Tape Marketing, talks to NBR about how entrepreneurs can turn their passion into a successful business.
In this report for NBR, Brian Shactman profiles David Rees, an artisanal pencil sharpener who turned his bright idea into a business.
When Steve Richardson lost his job, he taught himself how to design and cut wooden jigsaw puzzles. Now it’s a booming business.