Corn country is no longer limited to Iowa, Nebraska, and Wisconsin. Farmers everywhere want to ride rising crop prices
The cafe chain is testing trucks on three college campuses
The 24-hour McDonald's on West Florissant in Ferguson, Mo., has electric outlets, Wi-Fi, and hot coffee, which has made it Ground Zero for some during the unrest
The company's product design director, Margaret Gould Stewart, discusses how she rolls out new features without alienating too many users
The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 are now farther apart than at any point in the last five years
Which ought to tell you something about the market for rare, weird cars
Facebook and Twitter connect most people in different ways. But why should the social networking giants imitate one another?
Goldman Sachs's junior employees are getting more money and more time off
The company, known for its credit card readers, raised new investment funding to extend “hundreds of millions” in small business financing
Founders: Cam Garner, Elaine Phillips, Malcolm Hill, and Adam Simpson
VC Investment over the last four quarters: $22.5 million
Founded in 2008, this nine-employee drug company develops products for the treatment of allergic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. "We identified a market that we believe has a true unmet medical need—in this particular instance there is no product approved by the FDA for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis," says a Meritage spokesperson in an e-mail. In the midst of the recession, its founders say that it is particularly important to stay focused on execution.
Key to startup success: "If we are able to successfully develop safe and effective products to meet the unmet medical needs of patients and their caregivers, we believe that capital will continue to be available."