PixSpree lets you dress like a Kardashian

February 25, 2011

When Joshua Lopour’s girlfriend spent an hour online searching for a dress she saw worn by a celebrity, he thought there had to be an easier way.

Entrepreneur creates green bed bug spray

February 24, 2011

bed bug magic

Fred Feldman likes to show how safe his bed bug treatment, Bed Bug Magic, is by spraying it on his hand and then licking it off.

Entrepreneur says youth must create their own jobs

February 18, 2011

When Brown University student Walker Williams had difficulty finding part-time job listings, his response was to launch his own job-search website, Jobzle.com. But a crucial factor in transforming the website from a hobby to a business was the funding it got through startup accelerator Betaspring.

Startup develops astrological algorithm to predict romance

February 14, 2011


If astrology can be used to predict such things as stock market crashes, surely it can help people make love connections. That was the thinking behind New York-based startup Moonit.com

Online sports gaming startup eyes Super Bowl boost

February 6, 2011

Nic Sulsky hopes this weekend’s anticipated record Super Bowl television audience helps boost traffic to his online sports gaming startup.

Cloud storage company Cirtas raises $22 million

January 26, 2011

— Alastair Goldfisher is the Editor-in-Charge of the Venture Capital Journal, a Thomson Reuters publication. —

12 steps toward reinventing yourself in 2011

January 12, 2011

SecondAct contributor Michelle V. Rafter covers business and workplace issues for a variety of national publications. She is based in Portland, Oregon. The views expressed are her own —

How to market your company with 5 simple videos

January 10, 2011

Jon Hyatt is a 22-year-old producer/director based out of Boston, Massuchusetts. This article originally appeared on Under30CEO. The views expressed are his own. —

Entrepreneur trades bestsellers for bracelets

January 7, 2011

— Melinda F. Emerson, known as the SmallBizLady, is an entrepreneur, professional speaker, small business coach and the author of “Become Your Own Boss in 12 Months“. In 2010, Forbes magazine named her as one of the Top 20 Women for Entrepreneurs to Follow on Twitter. This article originally appeared on Second Act. —

Health insurance advice for entrepreneurs

December 6, 2010

— Ryan Hanley is a Commercial Account Executive for Guilderland Agency Inc and author of the “Albany Insurance Professional” blog located at www.RyanHanley.com. This article originally appeared on Under30CEO. The views expressed are his own. —