When people decide that they want to start their own business and become their own boss, they do not always fully understand exactly what it takes to succeed. Let’s look at some tips that will help you start your business the right way. Find Something You Are Passionate About If you are going to start […]
BOSTON — Quantitative finance startup Quantopian is now allowing users to trade securities without paying a commission, through a partnership with the investing app Robinhood. Quantopian is one of four companies that integrated Robinhood’s technology on Friday, the first to offer Robinhood’s brokerage services other than Robinhood itself. Show More Summary
NEW YORK — In a world of free music and poorly compensated musicians, Wu-Tang Clan decided to put the art of music center-stage by selling their most recent album via Paddle8, a new auction house trying to modernize the art industry. On...Show More Summary
ST. LOUIS—Ellen Prinzi’s career has taken her to a lot of places over the last decade. Since her graduation from the University of Kentucky in 2006, Prinzi has held positions with Major League Baseball in San Francisco and New York, and from 2008 to 2010, she worked as coordinator of baseball operations for the St. Show More Summary
SAN ANTONIO — One technology company that crafted a robotic tripod device for cameras is launching a third rendition as the seed of investments are bearing fruit just before the holiday shopping season — as the company slides past the startup phase. Soloshot Inc. Show More Summary
A couple of years back, I sat in a presentation where a startup team dissed the idea of an advisory board. When I approached them afterwards, they stated that they had adequate technical experience in their industry. They ruled out advisors and completely missed the point. Advisers are often the founder’s wind. Show More Summary
The time of year where we are reminded to be thankful has come. Hopefully, thankfulness is a part of your daily rhythm, not simply relegated to an annual holiday, but even for the most intentional business person, true thankfulness can...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — Between holiday shoppers who started early this year, and a growing number of consumers who plan to buy gifts online from the comfort of home, some analysts suggest that the Black Friday rush is losing adrenaline. “The dynamics...Show More Summary
NEW YORK — From the time Paintzen secured seed funding last July, the New York startup has worked hard to expand nationally while also making the most of being in the Big Apple. Since its launch in late 2013, the company — which books...Show More Summary
SILICON VALLEY — Google’s “right to be forgotten” ruling in Europe is having an impact on a few major Silicon Valley tech companies. Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are among the top sites for E.U. citizen take-down requests, according to a new report out from Google on Wednesday. Show More Summary
DENVER — When John Scarborough's 13-year-old son showed an affinity for computer programming, he immediately started searching for an after-school enrichment program that would nurture that interest. It didn't take long before the Denver...Show More Summary
Some say that local news is a dying field. But for Josh Popichak, Publisher of Saucon Source in Saucon Valley, PA, it’s really just getting started.
"From E-Commerce to Web 3.0: Entrepreneur Journeys" is a look at the rise of the million-dollar Internet business from the perspective of the owners who built it from their garages, their homes, and their coffee tables.
As a business owner, one of the decision you need to make is where to establish your business. Rules — and costs — associated with establishing a business are determined by state law, so it’s important to understand the implications involved. Show More Summary
October is come and gone and retailers and consumers are seeing changes in how credit cards are accepted. Just recently at Home Depot I was prompted to use my credit card’s chip and pin to finish a transaction. The world of “swipe” and “sign” is just about over. Show More Summary
The billionaire is frustrated at the Republican "crazies" because, to him, they say "stupid" things that are actually anti-business.
The messenger brings with them a message that is not really their own. It has been given to them, to deliver to you. If you don’t like their message, if you don’t want to receive what they’re sharing, you may feel angry with them. You might want to shoot the messenger. But consider, is it the message you … Read More
We recently spoke with Kevin Crysler, owner of Mr. Handyman of Anne Arundel & NE PG, about what it takes to open a franchise.