Entrepreneur Stories

Steve Jobs Possessed the Entrepreneurial Leadership Apple Desperately Needs Once Again

The Man Behind the Money Monster In September 2012, the possibilities were literally endless.  At that point, Apple (AAPL) had been trading consistently at over $700 a share, the company had literally re-invented three new product markets over the past decade with its iPod, iPhone, …

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Richard Branson – You Need to be Bold to make Billions

Bold Risks Breed Great Entrepreneurs One of the most recognizable (aside from wildly successful) entrepreneurs of the past century probably needs no introduction, as his larger-than-life personality has led him to multiple feature articles and television interviews over his ambitious rise to fame and entrepreneurial …

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How Pinterest Created its Own Niche Market From Facebook Users

Scrapbooking, 21st Century-style In the few years since its original release as a beta in 2010, photo-sharing and social media community Pinterest has gained incredible traction both here in the United States, as well as in emerging communities around the world.     Designed much …

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Why Has Bill Gates Invested in this Startup?

Bill Gates Sees Opportunity in Batteries and Energy Storage Batteries are often taken for granted and the industry as whole has never been considered all that sexy. However, when you think about this industry, and its vital role in our technology-based society, you’ll realize that …

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Sean Parker: A Master of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Making Yourself Indispensable

Not the Sean Parker You May Have Been Introduced To Like many of the players and events in the early days of Facebook’s story, the image most people have of wunderkind entrepreneur and infamous social climber Sean Parker is most commonly the one portrayed by …

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Startup ClickChores Enters the Booming Micro Job Market – Can it Compete?

The Micro Job Market is Booming The Internet is notable for its ability to sustain the expansion and contraction of never-imagined markets on a daily basis.  From EBay to Facebook to the bitcoin debate that is grabbing headlines today, economies and new market opportunities have …

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The Only True Free Market Currency in the World?

Changing The Paradigm Many entrepreneurs aren’t familiar with what Bitcoin is or exactly how it works. And those who have read about Bitcoin online have most likely been subjected to misleading information, thanks to a lot of lazy journalism by writers who don’t have a …

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Tesla Motors Carving Out a Niche in the Luxury Auto Market

Saving the Earth in Style When the company unleashed its landmark Roadster, the first fully electric sports car, Tesla Motors suddenly became a brand to be mentioned along with such luxury luminaries as Mercedes, Jaguar, and BMW.  While electric cars have long been made available …

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Uber: A Great Startup Business But Can it Survive?

Uber Cool, Uber Fast As a Chicagoan, one of the worst experiences in the city one can have is arriving at Midway, on the heels of a long-delayed flight, to realize that the Orange Line is no longer running.  What this means for any downtown-bound …

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