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Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, spoke to School of Management students about concepts from his book, “Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future.” PHOTO BY JACQUI BUSICK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel lectures on his book at BUzz Lab event Tuesday

Competitive markets are not the best fodder for innovation. Pursuing higher education is a deterministic concept […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
People shop at the Prudential Center in Boston Wednesday. This Black Friday, a popular shopping holiday, fewer people participated than in previous years. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Retail stores find ways to keep Black Friday, holiday season mobbed

For many Americans, Thanksgiving weekend is family time as much as it is shopping time. Heralded […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Mei Mei is one of many Boston restaurants with food trucks and conventional restaurant locations. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Food truck trend lets Boston restaurateurs test-drive new ideas

Whether looking for a full meal or just a snack, businesspeople, college students and tourists alike […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
Massachusetts gas prices have fallen 3 cents this week, which is a trend of decreasing prices at pumps across the country, according to a Monday press release from AAA Southern New England. PHOTO VIA FREEPHOTO.COM

Massachusetts gas prices continue to fall below $3 per gallon

After years of high gas prices, drivers in Massachusetts will be able to fill up their […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
The market for gluten-free products is expanding as more people become aware of the health benefits of the diet. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gluten-free trend incites app startups, expects increased market value in coming years

Gluten, the protein composite that everyone loves to hate, has proven to be lucrative for businesses […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Jacqueline Thong is the co-founder and CEO of Klio Health, a web and mobile health care platform aimed at simplifying the health care system. PHOTO COURTESY OF JACQUELINE THONG

Women InBusiness: Jacqueline Thong of Klio Health digitizes healthcare

This is part of a bi-weekly series of profiles about women in business. Although it may […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Boston community members mingle before the “Intro to the Boston Design Community” at the General Assembly meeting at 51 Melcher St. Tuesday night. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

The ABCs of CSS: The InBusiness guide to coding programs in Boston

Although a U.S. Department of Labor report announced Friday the lowest unemployment rate since July 2008, […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
During the fiscal year 2014, 15 of 19 Boston colleges and universities enrolled in the voluntary Payment-in-Lieu-of-Tax, or PILOT, program failed to meet their suggested payment amount. GRAPHIC BY OLIVIA DENG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU falls short of PILOT payment, still contributes most of all other educational institutions

During fiscal year 2014, 15 of the 19 colleges and universities in Boston did not pay […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Natalie Siddique, a 2013 Boston University College of Arts and Sciences graduate, launched a web platform called Moja Gear Saturday for rock climbers to interact and buy gear. PHOTO COURTESY OF NATALIE SIDDIQUE

Women InBusiness: BU grad launches online hub for rock climbers

This is part of a bi-weekly series of profiles about women in business. Though Boston University […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Boston University College of Engineering seniors Kanav Dhir, Alex Wong and Deven Dayal create the Bzzy website at the Make_BU Hackathon in March. PHOTO COURTESY OF KANAV DHIR

BU ENG seniors developing app to measure busyness of given location

Ever wondered if there will be a seat open in the George Sherman Union? Or whether […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness