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7 Floors to Millions of Dollars

You've got a seven-floor elevator ride to sell your business idea to an investor. Can you do it? Probably not. Can you sell your business idea in a seven-floor elevator ride? You better be able...

Posted: February 4, 2013, 10:16 AM

5 Reasons to Avoid Silicon Valley

Sure, it seems like a great idea to start up in the Valley. But have you really taken a good look at the nation's most famous start-up hub? Many would argue that since Silicon Valley gets the...

Posted: February 4, 2013, 9:02 AM

How Equal Are 'Copreneur' Marriages Really?

Married couples that start a business together are more likely to have a female partner who takes on traditional gender roles according to surprising research. Imagine a successful...

Posted: February 4, 2013, 9:01 AM

Big Ideas in the Big Apple

Five years since the financial meltdown, we look at New York City's blossoming startup scene.

Posted: February 4, 2013, 8:00 AM

Case Study: Flat World Knowledge

Jeff Shelstad thought he had created a better way to publish textbooks. Just one problem: getting college kids to pay. The Backstory As an executive at textbook publisher Pearson Education, Jeff...

Posted: February 4, 2013, 7:00 AM

What It Takes To Get In “Trending Startups” On AngelList

You’re always told of how AngelList is so awesome for people looking for prospective investors and a host of other things. Of course, they never tell you what they’re doing to get investments, and...

Posted: February 4, 2013, 5:30 AM

Keep Your Start-up Ahead of the Competition

Want to stay ahead of the curve? Here are some simple reminders for what it takes to be better than the rest. You've probably heard by now that Dell has announced it will go private with CEO...

Posted: February 3, 2013, 12:28 AM

Getting a Piece of the $430 Million Super Bowl Pie

Through the NFL Emerging Business program, small businesses in New Orleans are getting a crack at the $430 million expected to come in from the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl is expected to provide a...

Posted: February 2, 2013, 12:00 AM