What are the potential long-term economic and business effects of the massive protests sweeping Hong Kong?
Both the NFL and its adversaries pointed to the low number of blacked-out games as a reason the FCC should rule in their favor in a dispute over a regulation giving the league the power to punish fans for staying home
The U.S. has precisely the kind of robust infrastructure missing in West African countries struggling to contain the outbreak
Microsoft has given in to critics and brought back the traditional start menu that consumers will recognize from Windows 7
Gross’s success also coincided with one of the best times in history to be a bond investor
Inspired by sculptor Richard Serra, a New Jersey management consultant makes equipment that doesn't dictate how kids play
There are already kimchi and yogurt doughnuts available abroad, but Dunkin' Donuts' top chef sees fermentation coming to the U.S. menu in sandwiches
MBA students from top business schools traveled to the Italian riviera to network with each other in fancy boats last weekend.
Governor Jerry Brown vetoes a union-backed California bill to give franchisees more rights in fights with corporate partners
Long Beach, Calif.
Founded: 1996 (incorporated as for-profit in 2008)
2009 revenue: $1 million
Estimated 2010 revenue: $2 million
Mobis aims to make bicycling and public transit easier alternatives to driving. The company—born from the nonprofit Bikestation two years ago and backed with $500,000 in angel investment—designs, builds, and manages bike transit centers. The stations, located near public transit hubs, offer secure parking for bicycles, as well as such other services as repairs, changing rooms, and storage lockers. Mobis has helped develop 14 Bikestations in the U.S.—mostly in California—and expects to install from 15 to 20 this year. Most clients are local governments and transit agencies, but real estate developers and corporate campuses are showing interest, including a commercial developer in Vancouver, says Chief Executive Officer Andréa White-Kjoss, 35. "The goal here is to get more people using alternative transportation," says White-Kjoss, helping reduce the environmental impact of driving and making it easier for people without cars to get around.