Julep-Jane Park

Curated Commerce

Julep is changing the way women purchase cosmetics by creating unique offerings for subscribers who receive a monthly box of products, curated for their personal style.

Phobio’s Phone Trade-Ins: Two Clicks and Boom!

Responding to demand for smartphones in developing markets, an Atlanta-based startup devised a way to collect used devices and sell them abroad.

CREO Capital Finds Its Mojo with Food Focus

Buying a troubled frozen meatball maker forced CREO Capital Partners to hone its kitchen skills, leading to a growing portfolio of scalable food brands.

Private Equity Plugs Into the Internet of Things

The “Internet of Things”—a proliferation of Internet links to everyday objects, such as phones, apparel and industrial equipment—promises great opportunity for investors.

Plexing Innovative Muscles

Cloud-based enterprise resource planning is not new, but Plex’s technology is transformative—shifting makers of everything from kettle corn to airplane parts to the cloud.