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Instant Pot’s Inventor Shows It’s Never Too Late to Create

One of my Christmas gifts this year was an Instant Pot, a smart kitchen appliance that’s an all-in-one pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer and warmer. My new gadget got me wondering how it became an Internet sensation. Journalists … Continue reading

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Successful Entrepreneurs Likely to be Older, Finds New Study

As much as we love reading about young entrepreneurs who create killer businesses, these cases are the exception rather than the norm, says a new report. In reality, the average age of the most successful entrepreneurs is 45, according to … Continue reading

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Car Buffs Start a Business Offering 3D-Printed Auto Parts

As restorers and builders, Bill Hahn and Paul Vorbach often faced challenges when trying to locate rare and expensive components for cars.  They found help in an unlikely place:  3D printing The discovery led Hahn and Vorbach to co-found HV3Dworks … Continue reading

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60-Year-Old Entrepreneur’s Gaming App Makes History More Fun

History class could become a lot more interesting thanks to a new gaming app. Avery Chenoweth, 60, and a 65-year-old partner started Here’s My Story to make history and geography come alive by combining technology with storytelling. Here’s My Story recently … Continue reading

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What Business Owners Can Take Away From Pokémon GO

Okay, so what’s the big deal about Pokémon GO? You may be wondering because you’ve seen news stories. Or had groups of people milling around your business who look like they’re using their smartphones to hunt for something. First, a … Continue reading

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A Men’s Clothing CEO Gets Fired – And Starts Two Businesses

At age 66, George Zimmer, the founder of Men’s Wearhouse, has two new businesses. One is zTailors where customers can rent tuxedos online and get them delivered to their homes. On its website, the company says it “gives everyone an … Continue reading

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An Actor Turns to Entrepreneurship — And Finds Success

LeVar Burton’s long career in the entertainment industry spans a variety of roles: Geordi LaForge on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” Kunta Kinte from the famed television miniseries “Roots” and longtime host of PBS’ “Reading Rainbow” TV show. Now the … Continue reading

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