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This entrepreneur thought he had built in adequate legal protections to ensure his partner in a new venture would not get full control of the business. When the partner was ready to sell the company, however, the entrepreneur discovered he didn't have the leverage he needed to stop the company's sale.
Passionate about her business and experienced in number-crunching, entrepreneur Carol Frank nonetheless neglected to patent her product and to insist on a signed contract from her supplier. Next thing she knew, a competitor was copying her design. In the litigation that followed, the U.S. Customs and Frank's insurance company turned out to be surprisingly helpful.
From a lab at MIT to connecting 50,000 high school students live around the world, Norman Gaut's team at PictureTel were pioneers in connecting the world via real-world time, visual communications.
A young healthcare business enjoying investment and growth in this economy? Yes, it’s true. And the test-making company shows no sign of stopping.
An Ohio medical business specializing in the rapid detection of bacteria will expand its operations to eastern Ohio after the incubator it was using announced plans to close. Read more on NanoLogix and its bacteria detection test kits.
Starting a biotech or pharma business is easier with advice from those who have tried it. Read more about the books that share the successes and failures of biotech and pharma entrepreneurs.
While business incubators have gained popularity, one CEO is offering an alternative that he says is better. Read more about the pitfalls of incubators.
Accelerators provide lots of helpful things to startups, but don't really generate venture capital returns, according to a recent panel. Read more about the discussion.
As the cost of new technologies plummets, even small manufacturers can turn.
Even with trained and certified internal quality-improvement leaders, or "belts," Six Sigma efforts can fail because management does not understand the support they need. Such ignorance can mean that Six Sigma quality projects don't match company strategy, receive the right resources or financial support, or benefit from regular reviews by managers who can resolve such issues. Entrepreneurs thinking about implementing a Lean Manufacturing-oriented process need to have a full appreciation not only for the returns but also for the investments required, especially their own time and energy and that of their top team".
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