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- Feb 1 20172 minutes
The Transit Of Venus
I WOULD GUESS THAT MANY, IF NOT MOST, kids who eventually became entrepreneurs wanted to grow up to be sports or TV stars. When you’re a kid, that’s who your heroes are. So it’s a bit ironic how many sports and TV stars, having grown up, now want to
- Jan 14 20173 minutes
Goodbye, American Apparel
The 19-year old company has been purchased for $88 million, which may be the brand’s last great marketing feat.
- Sep 1 20161 minute
Understanding One Simple Truth Helped This Founder Raise $23 Million
This entrepreneur turned an unsexy subject into a successful business.
- Jan 1 20171 minute
02 We’ll Raise The Standard Of Ultra-Affordable Housing
New shelters are designed to help refugees and others with limited means.
- Sep 1 20161 minute
No.311 Isn’t It Romantic?
She had the contacts and the know-how. He had the perfect venue and the capital. Kim Hanks (then Gerlovich) tells how she pooled resources with Whit Hanks with the idea of becoming the top wedding-planning outfit in Dripping Springs—the “wedding capital” of Texas. One ceremony she hadn’t planned on: her own. Cue the chapel bells. The business partners became a couple and married in 2014.
- Sep 1 20153 minutes
How This Fan Company Is Proving It Has More Than Just a Good Name
Big Ass Fans shows big-time growth.
- Dec 12 201613 minutes
Google Returns To Earth
The company makes so much money, it never had to worry much about financial discipline. Then the new CFO showed up
- May 1 20133 minutes
The Ethics Coach on Pirating Software, Copycat Designing and More
This month we tackle thorny questions about pirates, extreme imitation and angry creditors.
- Nov 1 20141 minute
Welcome, Guesty: A Company That Helps Manage and Maintain Airbnb Properties
The company is a middle-man you never knew you needed.
- Feb 1 20171 minute
Navigating The Island
Think you’re ready to do business in Cuba, a socialist country with a trade embargo that’s just beginning to be loosened? It’s not impossible. Just very, very difficult.
- Aug 1 20165 minutes
Caffeine, Booze, And Dealmaking
Every city with a startup scene has that one spot where entrepreneurs flock. Inc.’s guide will have you acting like an insider on your next business trip
- Jan 1 20162 minutes
Tipping Point: Is It Time to Rethink Gratuity in Restaurants?
There's a growing movement to eliminate gratuities for servers. What does this mean for the restaurant world?
- Nov 1 20162 minutes
When You Don’t Know What You Need To Know
Running a startup demands different skills from the ones you used to create it
- Jan 1 20152 minutes
How Shyp Is Shaking Up the Process of Mailing Packages
The San Francisco-based startup picks up unpackaged items from customers, boxes them and ships them through major carriers and the USPS.
- Dec 5 20165 minutes
Stalking The Next Zuckerberg
The people behind Peter Thiel’s 1517 Fund connect young startup types with peers and cash | “They are an intimate part of my experience with Silicon Valley”
- Feb 1 20161 minute
How This Program Lets Etsy Businesses Grow Quickly
A new tool helps DIY-ers turn into full-fledged manufacturers.
- Jun 1 20152 minutes
How This Startup Is Aiming to Make HR Easier
GuideSpark, a video platform for employees, has sparked investor interest.
- May 1 20132 minutes
How Much Inventory Does Your Company Need?
Several factors go into deciding how much inventory you need to stock. We take a look at the essential elements to consider.
- Jan 1 20142 minutes
Naming Your Business? Consider These 3 Points First
Finding the right name can make or break your business.
- Sep 1 20162 minutes
Tickets to the Unknown
EVERYBODY KNOWS that New York City is expensive, which is okay if you’re a tourist who has saved up for a blowout trip of high-end shopping, fancy dinners, and a swank hotel. But for us locals, the city’s pleasures are increasingly out of reach. Sure
- Jan 27 20174 minutes
Firm Founded by a Trump Nominee Violated Trading Rules
A review of U.S. market regulatory filings raises questions about Virtu Financial, Vincent Viola’s high-frequency trading firm.
- Apr 1 20132 minutes
How Home Soda Making Devices Became the Next Big Thing
Sales of a carbonation device go from flat to sparkling.
- May 1 20162 minutes
The Zen Approach To Growth
Creating a successful company doesn’t mean building the largest one. It’s letting the right size find you
- May 1 20161 minute
How This Company Is Driving Down Energy Bills
An innovative analytics service promises to give you new power.
- Jan 1 20132 minutes
College Startup Re-Imagines Bike Sharing
ViaCycle set out to design a GPS-enabled, stationless bike-share system.
- Jun 1 20161 minute
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- Dec 1 20161 minute
Phyllis Borzi Got Us the Fiduciary Rule
After nearly a decade of trying, the U.S. Department of Labor finally got it done: a rule that will require financial advisers to act in their clients’ best interests when managing retirement assets—in other words, to act as fiduciaries. That rule w
- Jun 1 20151 minute
Too Much Paperwork? Embrace the Build-It-Yourself Online Form.
Form builders can be powerful small-business tools.
- May 1 20152 minutes
How a Data-Driven Meal Delivery Service Cooks Up Exactly What Customers Want
With help from some San Francisco-based software, Munchery can track customers' order histories and preferences. The results taste like success.
- Mar 1 20161 minute
How a Couple of College Kids Turned a Silly Sport into a Booming Business
Bubble soccer is the best kind of business bubble for Damon Grace and Lucas Andrews.