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The Economics of North Dakota’s Oil Boom

Infographic: The economic impact of North Dakota’s Bakken oil boom:


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Startup Superstar Biz Plan Competition

Small business crowd funding pioneer 40Billion.com, the leading professional social funding platform, announced today that they are planning to launch Startup Superstar, a novel business plan competition that will help create jobs by supporting budding U.S.entrepreneurs.


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The $1,500 Business Card

The company is called Black Astrum, a small operation that produces diamond-encrusted custom business cards and invitations for an exclusive clientele.


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3D Printers are Coming to Home Depot

MakerBot 3D Printing and Scanning products will be showcased inside The Home Depot stores in specially designed kiosks that will encourage visitors to experience the wonder of 3D printing firsthand.


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Why Running a Restaurant is Getting Harder

A New York restaurant hired a firm to investigate why their service was getting slower.


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Radio Tags To Detect If Kids Are At School

Grade-school students in a northeastern Brazilian city are using uniforms embedded with locator chips that help alert parents if they’re cutting classes, the city’s education secretary said Thursday.


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Cold-Buster: From Disaster To Success

Initially designed as a fast and efficient way for Canadian soldiers to fight off hypothermia, the Cold-Buster – the culmination of 18 years of research using more than $1 million in funding – was promising to become a success with athletes and backcountry enthusiasts.


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Bake Out The Bedbugs

“People may have them for several months and not know it.


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Chopsticks: Made in USA

Nearly everything today is “Made in China”; nearly everything that is, except for two million chopsticks that are made each day in Americus, Georgia at Georgia Chopsticks.


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Couple Brew Up A Business In Library

After owning and operating DJ’s California Catering in Camarillo for the past 17 years, Doug and Jennifer Biggs have launched an additional venture.


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