If you're a small business who's making money the old-fashioned way -- through profits gained by sales -- a company that's backed by a venture capital firm may not be one best to serve as a mentor to yours.
Karen Aiach had a desire to help her daughter suffering from a rare disease. That desire eventually led to the creation of a biomedical startup, Lysogene, which she founded in 2009.
U.N. Sustainable Development Goal 8 is an effort aimed at fostering the proper environment for entrepreneurs to succeed worldwide. Here's how you can help the endeavor.
Blake Barash started hand-painting sneakers for one shoe company and took that idea and started his own business. In his first year, he grossed $60,000 in sales with custom painted sneakers.
You've probably never heard of crowdfunding like this before. Imagine you could invest in valuable art work with others for a fraction of what it might cost to buy it yourself. Your purchases could then be stored as their value increased with the possibility of selling it in the future.
A new documentary series from Vox Creative highlights the stories of some successful entrepreneurs who were able to start a small business from nothing, essentially. The series explains how they made it from the financial doldrums and how you can emulate that success.
A U.S. opera house is taking a non-traditional approach to marketing a truly vintage art form. Apotheosis Opera is using modern technology to market its new take on operas. And the company is succeeding in large part because its new spin actually clues viewers in on the storylines.
There's still a place in this mobile-first world for an old-fashioned hand-written letter or card. That's what one 25-year-old entrepreneur in Arkansas is hoping for with the opening of her shop, Paperwerk.
Beth Cochran is a successful startup owner but says she felt like she was operating in a silo. That's when she decided to start SuccessLab, which she compares to a support group for other entrepreneurs in an interview with Small Business Trends.
What's the quality that connects most successful tech investors? Many of them are nerds. And if you have an opportunity to appeal to nerds through your business, you should be.
Summertime means fun in the sun for a lot of people. But it's also a time that's teeming with seasonal small business opportunities. Check out this list of business ideas for the summer.
Have you always wanted to be a globe trotting entrepreneur? Then listen to the story of Kisha Mays. Mays is a business development consultant and founder of Just Fearless. She regularly travels the world to work with her many clients on global business branding. Here's how she manages her company on the go.