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Brentwood Home Makes Your Bed. Naturally. Online.
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Brentwood Home Makes Your Bed. Naturally. Online.

Log onto Brentwood Home’s website, and before you even get to think about buying a mattress or a pillow (or a dog bed), you’ll find... More »

An untapped small business market: Hospitals
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An untapped small business market: Hospitals

Experts say small businesses may be missing out on one of the biggest American economic sectors.Growing Healthcare MarketGrowing healthcare spending... More »

Builder Depot: A small business re-inventing the Supply Chain
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Builder Depot: A small business re-inventing the Supply Chain

Go to a retail store and you’ll probably end up paying $50 for a square foot of high-end Italian tile—and up to $90 per square foot of mosaic.... More »

Soul Camp: Bringing your Personal Passion online – a business of the Heart
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Soul Camp: Bringing your Personal Passion online – a business of the Heart

The happiest entrepreneurs are those selling something whose goodness and worth they believe in with their whole heart and soul. Yahoo caught up... More »

Being Smart Is Not the Be-All and End-All: Apptimize CEO
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Being Smart Is Not the Be-All and End-All: Apptimize CEO

After learning about Apptimize co-founder and CEO Nancy Hua’s approach to improving app development, we asked her to talk about what she sees... More »

Rain Don't Go Away: myNoise launches a new business on waves of ambient sound
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Rain Don't Go Away: myNoise launches a new business on waves of ambient sound

When you press the key for middle C on a synthesizer keyboard, you always get a middle C. No big surprise there. However, depending on which... More »

Want to Run a Restaurant? Two Books Offer Recipes for Success
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Want to Run a Restaurant? Two Books Offer Recipes for Success

If you start a restaurant, odds are you will soon flop. Research indicates that 60 percent of restaurants fail within three years of opening. More... More »

A Startup with Big Backers Has Products to Jumpstart Your Brain
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A Startup with Big Backers Has Products to Jumpstart Your Brain

It’s a clever entrepreneur who figures out how to turn his college experiments with mind-altering substances into a viable business.... More »

Senate Committee Hears Strong Arguments for Expanding SBIR Program
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Senate Committee Hears Strong Arguments for Expanding SBIR Program

From artificial hearts to unmanned aircraft to robotic vacuum cleaners, thousands of technologies have been developed and commercialized with the... More »

5 Places to Look for Legal Trouble in Your Business
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5 Places to Look for Legal Trouble in Your Business

If you made a New Year’s resolution to get your business on strong legal footing, here’s a cheat sheet. LegalZoom General Counsel Chas... More »

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