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Blast From the Dot-Bomb Past

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Same-day delivery services (think Webvan and Kozmo) crashed and burned in 2001. But a new crop of start-ups claims this time is different.Why It Might WorkToday's GPS-enabled smartphones can track couriers and goods much more efficiently. More important, fleets of vehicles and professional drivers are no longer required. Start-ups such as Deliv and Postmates crowdsource that work to a pool of vetted part-time drivers."That's the disruption," says Daphne Carmeli, CEO of Deliv, which is running a pilot in San Francisco and Chicago in which retailers foot the delivery bill. Postmates, in San Francisco, Seattle, and New York City, charges consumers [...]

Franchise of the Day: Hit a Grand Slam With This Franchise

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Any true fan will go to any length to watch the big game live. In the moments that product legendary moves, those fans want something to help remind them of history being made -- a buzzer beater, a hail mary or the game winning goal.Because of their love of sports, R. Daniel Burgner and Carl Hansson founded The Sports Section photography in 1983 to offer photo services for youth sports, schools and events.link buildinghttp://www.news18.com/business/ Based in Duluth, Ga., the company began franchising in 1984. Now with more than 200 locations, its currently ranked as No. 267 on Entrepreneurs Franchise 500 [...]

These Are the Signs the Right Time Is Right for You to Become an Entrepreneur

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Are you the type of person who cant sit still? Every time you go out with friends and family, do you start talking with everyone you see and meet? Do you love to read the news, books and articles of people who inspire you? If you identify with some of these statements, youre a natural entrepreneur.Entrepreneur in detail.social mediaBeing an entrepreneur can have different meanings to people. Some people imagine starting up their own shop. Others dream of starting a large business chain. Either way, youwould be starting your own business. But in order to have that business, you need [...]

Tech is outpacing Wall Street for job growth in NYC

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2.0kSharesNew York's tech industry is making up for slower job growth on Wall Street.business news in spainImage: Getty ImagesBy Emma Hinchliffe2016-08-20 15:25:15 UTCTech is leaping past Wall Street in New York.https://www.entrepreneur.com/ The tech industry is creating more jobs than the finance sector. William Dudley, the president of the New York Federal Reserve, said the technology industry was stepping in where finance used to support the local economy, according to CNBC.social mediaWall Street has in the past been integral to New York's recovery after an economic crisis, Dudley said. This time around, it was the tech sector that provided that key [...]

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