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Entries by Guy Cimbalo from 11/2012

A Fashion-Forward Startup Discovering New Talent

| Posted 11.06.2012 | Small Business

Einstein was a patent clerk who revolutionized physics while slacking off on the job. Wallace Stevens was an insurance salesman who wrote poetry on the side. For TrendSeeder founder and CEO Avani Patel, her path to high-fashion was similiarly unconventional.

A Startup Avoids the Hockey Stick of Staffing

| Posted 11.09.2012 | Small Business

One space that could use a healthy dose of the Slow Movement, however, remains largely unaffected. We speak, naturally, of the startup scene.

The Brooklyn Agency Behind Kanye's Startup (Sort of)

| Posted 11.15.2012 | Small Business

So how does a viral hit parlay its success into something that lasts longer than a head cold? "You don't," Ryder Ripps, co-founder of Long Island City agency OKFocus, told us.

A Side Project Wins an Emmy and Approval From George Lucas

| Posted 11.16.2012 | Small Business

While working at Vimeo, Casey Pugh used his flex time to create a full-length swede of Star Wars IV.

Why It's Tricky To Monetize Your Art

| Posted 11.27.2012 | Small Business

Light, as you may remember from physics class, is both a wave and a particle. Outside of the natural world, however, it's not quite as easy to occupy dual roles -- after all, for every successful actor-singer, there's a David Hasselhoff.

A Surprising Solution to Our Debt Woes

| Posted 11.27.2012 | Small Business

Rolling Jubilee buys bundled consumer debt for pennies on the dollar -- rather than pursue those debts through means both legal and otherwise, Rolling Jubilee simply cancels them.