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INNOVATION NATION
Iowa replaces drivers license with app
David Goldman
Iowa's Department of Transportation will experiment with issuing drivers licenses via an app. More
SMALL & GLOBAL
For cut-rate dental care, head to Mexico
By Eilene Zimmerman, contributing writer
A stone's throw from the U.S. border, a small chain of Mexican dental clinics is doing booming business selling to Americans priced out of domestic dentistry. More
HOW WE GOT STARTED
Life is good in the T-shirt business
Interview by Dinah Eng
How a little moxie -- and a lot of optimism -- took the Jacobs brothers to a $100 million company. More
OWNER TESTED
What you get from a $14/hour overseas worker
By Marcia Turner, contributing writer
Small business owners can hire their own low-cost offshore workers with nothing more than a credit card -- but is it worth it? Here's how one sole proprietor's experiment went. More
TECH EDGE
Control the cloud
By Cindy Waxer
Frustrated with off-site data hosting? Try virtualization. More
BEST BOSSES
Grim outlook for small business jobs
By Aaron Smith
More independent businesses plan to reduce jobs, says survey, while hiring is on the decline. More
NEXT LITTLE THING
Where's my flying car?
By Maggie Overfelt, CNNMoney.com contributing writer
For almost 80 years, aviation entrepreneurs have dreamed up winged automobiles. Here's why we're still grounded. More
STARTUP SHOWDOWN
7 business plan superstars
By Emily Maltby
After winning competitions with their business plans, these 7 ventures turned their paper visions into thriving companies. More



QMy dream is to launch my own business someday. Now that it's time to choose a major, I'm debating if I should major in entrepreneurial studies or major in engineering to acquire a set of skills first. Is majoring in entrepreneurship a good choice? More
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- Spate, Orange, Calif.

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