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  • Book review: Finding business worth in 'Worthless'

    Book review: Finding business worth in 'Worthless'
    This is a good time to be an entrepreneur. As the global economy has teetered on the edge of collapse, and former pillars of society from bankers to politicians have become mired in scandal, business founders have been lionized across the world as the...
  • Community-minded hackers code well for the future

    Community-minded hackers code well for the future
    On a recent day at work in a San Francisco loft, Moncef Belyamani was sporting a hipster "LOVE" T-shirt and riffing, with obsessive detail, on the evolution of vinyl record production. The Android coder and sometime dance-club DJ wrapped up by...
  • Howard County to aid start-ups with a Conscious Venture

    Howard County to aid start-ups with a Conscious Venture
    The Maryland Center for Entrepreneurship, a program of Howard County's Economic Development Authority, will put up $800,000 to help start Conscious Venture Lab – a project officials say will help startup businesses that profess to serve the public...
  • Triangle incubator startup develops patient info tracker

    Triangle incubator startup develops patient info tracker
    A firm getting its start in the Triangle Business Incubator aims to grow with the new model for health-care being required by the Affordable Care Act. A problem posed by Maris “Buster” McCrabb’s nephew who works in patient...
  • Taxi apps take guesswork out of getting a ride

    Taxi apps take guesswork out of getting a ride
    Like many Southern California residents, I resisted ever hailing a taxi. The region's traffic and sprawl hinted at exorbitant fares. Figuring out whom to call and then waiting on hold to order a cab added to my reluctance. But now with a smartphone,...
  • Startup Quest launches in South Florida

    Startup Quest launches in South Florida
    DAVIE - The pace was fast, presentations top-notch and atmosphere highly competitive. When entrepreneurship program Startup Quest kicked off Thursday in South Florida, professionals from lawyers to accountants sat transfixed, listening to 18 seasoned...
  • 'Startup Rising' takes a look at e-commerce in the Arab world

    'Startup Rising' takes a look at e-commerce in the Arab world
    At a moment when the world is transfixed by bloody political dramas unspooling in Egypt and Syria, a book about business start-ups in the Arab world might seem poorly timed. But many of the same social and technological factors behind the region's...
  • Davie-based Mako Surgical to be sold for $1.65 billion

    In one of the biggest acquisitions in South Florida's bio-medical industry, Stryker Corp. announced Wednesday it will buy Davie-based startup Mako Surgical Corp. in a $1.65 billion deal. Mako has yet to turn a profit. The purchase shines a positive...
  • Finalists named in Maryland's startup contest

    Maryland's competition for startup companies — with three grand prizes of $100,000 each — was narrowed to nine finalists Monday. The companies, based largely in Baltimore and Montgomery County, were part of an original field of nearly 260...
  • Fort Lauderdale startup makes mobile game apps that benefit nonprofits

    Coming to your mobile phone or tablet this month: A game app that supports South Florida's Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation and its mission of marine conservation. Fort Lauderdale-based startup GoodWorldGames.com is launching a musical-bingo game app that...
  • Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks

    Hopkins startup Healthify targets overlooked factors in evaluating health risks
    A doctor might ask for a patient's family disease history, or exercise or smoking habits, but whether they have trouble getting food onto the table or paying energy bills is unlikely to appear on any clinic questionnaire. Those sorts of factors could...