• Women cash in on the marijuana boom

    Giadha DeCarcer, a former investment banker, is founder and CEO of New Frontier, a data analysis provider for the cannabis industry. The cannabis industry is quickly becoming a magnet for female entrepreneurs. Medical or recreational marijuana is legal in 23…

  • Lehman Brothers brand is reborn as a Scotch whiskey

    Lehman Brothers is synonymous with financial catastrophe, but one entrepreneur hopes the brand will make him a fortune — as a range of Scotch whiskey. James Green, 34, is launching three whiskies with Lehman Brothers on the label. The most…

  • How this STEM school is shattering stereotypes

    Dr. Ellis Crasnow (center) with students on the first day of school. At STEM3 Academy, sticking to the norm doesn’t work. In fact, the school was launched to do just the opposite. “Our emphasis is on learning versus teaching,” …

  • Meet the money managers who keep celebrities rich

    Celebrities usually have one person who doesn’t sugarcoat things for them: their business manager. A-list celebrities are used to getting what they want. A prime table at a full restaurant? No problem. Shopping after hours in an exclusive department store?…

  • Tech tackles the refugee crisis

    There are nearly 1 million displaced Syrian children. Techfugees wants to use tech to improve things like education. Solving the refugee crisis should be a collaborative effort. That’s the message of a global grassroots nonprofit called Techfugees. Techfugees held its…

  • Richard Branson picks Extreme Tech Challenge startup winner

    Eric Dy, co-founder and CEO of Bloom Technologies, accepting his award from Richard Branson after winning the Extreme Tech Challenge contest. Eric Dy is reeling from one of his most memorable experiences as an entrepreneur. Late Wednesday, Dy stood before…

  • You’re not making my doll

    Hillary Clinton is there. Ted Cruz is there. So are Bernie Sanders and Marco Rubio. Who’s not there in Bleacher Creatures’ newest lineup of plush dolls inspired by the 2016 presidential candidates? Donald Trump. Bleacher Creatures is best known for…

  • Want to clean up India? Turn trash into free Wi-Fi

    ThinkScream’s smart trash can rewards users with 15 minutes of free Wi-Fi for throwing things away. Trash belongs in the garbage bin. It’s a simple civic lesson that has frustrated two Mumbai entrepreneurs for years. “India is a country where…