| Sep 13, 2013
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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Coming this fall: advertisements pitching the opportunity to buy into hedge funds, private equity funds or early-stage companies.
The Securities and Exchange Commission lifted last week a Depression-era ban against private companies advertising the sale...
| Sep 8, 2013
Two 20-something Chicagoans are combining technology and dirty laundry to create a business.
The idea is to create a more efficient system for city dwellers to get their dry cleaning done than having to rely on a neighborhood store with limited hours....
| Sep 15, 2013
Two of Chicago's most prominent entrepreneurs, Brad Keywell and Glen Tullman, are going into business together.
The company will be called Zest Health. It will be a joint venture of their respective investment firms, Lightbank and 7wire Ventures.
| Jun 23, 2013
| 10:47 AM
Does this make me look fat? Steak or seafood for dinner? Is this appropriate for a first date?
Decisions, decisions, decisions. Life is full of them. Some are big, some are easy and some are more pressing than others.
Many times feedback is hard to...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:13 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Some people drop them. Others leave their mobile phone on the roof of the car and drive off. Or they slip the device into a purse or pocket and miss.
Whatever the cause, smartphones with cracked screens seem to be nearly as common as cellphones...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A spike in construction of new homes is always seen as a sign of an improving national economy. The same is true for channel launches.
A new channel is fundamentally an expression of faith -- belief on the part of entrepreneurs and investors that there's...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:32 AM
The vast majority of businesses, in their respective fields, are "me, too" operations, offering almost identical products or services. Therefore, each trade is saturated with next to nothing to differentiate one enterprise from another.
| Sep 9, 2013
| 8:30 PM
The new head of NBCUniversal's film operation is an eight-year Comcast vet who made his mark as an exec in the rough-and-tumble world of cable startups and regional sports nets.
During his long run at News Corp., Fox served as prexy of its cable networks...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 3:22 AM
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...